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Whether you’re into art or food, history or tech, city living or the outdoors, there’s a community for you here.

Seattle is a city of self-starters who believe that anything is possible when we work together.

We’re adventurous and entrepreneurial, caffeinated and connected. This global epicenter of innovation is an international hub for turning ideas into action, and the UW is at the heart of it.

BEAUTIFUL SUMMERSDespite its rainy image, Seattle summer days are often sunny and dry.
A CITY OF ARTYou'll find public art wherever you go — throughout each neighborhood, at every light-rail station and at the arts hub of Seattle Center.
The iconic, historic Pike Place Market offers a colorful array of farm-fresh foods, crafts, curiosities and more, in the heart of downtown overlooking Elliott Bay.
BOOM TOWNThe Seattle area has a population of about 4 million residents and is one of the fastest growing cities in America.
FEEL THE POWDEREnjoy world-class skiing and snowboarding less than an hour's drive from Seattle.
a delicious cup of coffee"Best coffee city in America" - WalletHub, 2020
"#1 Best City for Outdoor Activities" - Niche, 2021
MUSIC AND ARTS FESTSMore than 100 festivals each year, including the renowned Bumbershoot and Northwest Folklife music fests and Seattle International Film Festival.

The U District

The University of Washington anchors the U District neighborhood. Up and down 45th Street, Brooklyn/Roosevelt and “The Ave” (University Way NE) you’ll find everything you need, from shops and restaurants to activities and essential services.

Visit Seattle

Learn more about Seattle activities, lodging, restaurants and other attractions.

Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA)

With flights across the state and around the globe, Sea-Tac (as the locals call it) connects the world to campus by light rail or a short drive.

Sea-Tac website