Department of Human Centered Design and Engineering College of Engineering University of Washington

Department of Human Centered Design and Engineering College of Engineering University of Washington

Seattle, WA
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
62%
38%
student ratio
185
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 15
fall application deadline
30%
acceptance rate
4 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • User Centered Design Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Human Centered Design And Engineering Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 60
    • Doctoral Degrees 2
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

30% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 641
    • Accepted 194
    • Acceptance Rate 30
    • Enrolled 134
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $85
    • Application Fee - International $85
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 15th January 15th Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's Degreesminimum GPA of 3.0, transcripts, 3 letters of recommendation, and curriculum vitae, personal statement of objectives
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.0, transcripts, 3 letters of recommendation, and curriculum vitae, personal statement of objectives
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 600 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsFebruary 28
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Tuition Waivers, Career or Field-Related Internships, Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students185
    • Female Percentage62%
    • Male Percentage38%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students185
    • Part-time Percentage44%
    • Full-time Percentage56%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / LatinoNot Reported
    • Black / African AmericanNot Reported
    • White / CaucasianNot Reported
    • American Indian / Alaskan NativeNot Reported
    • AsianNot Reported
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific IslanderNot Reported
    • Two or more racesNot Reported
    • UnknownNot Reported

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty15
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage60%
    • Male Percentage40%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchUsability testing; rhetorical and empirical exploration of basic communication phenomena; computer documentation; technology assessment; educational assessment; Web, multimedia and user interface design
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$2,065,000

Location & Contact

Department of Human Centered Design and Engineering

College of Engineering
University of Washington

428 Sieg Hall Box 352315
Seattle, WA 98195-2315
United States

Dr. David McDonald

Professor/Chair

Phone: 206-685-2945
Fax: 206-543-8858
Email: hcdechr@uw.edu

Pat Reilly

Academic Services Manager

Phone: 206-543-1798
Fax: 206-543-8858
Email: preilly@uw.edu


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