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

  • Seattle, WA
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 54%46%
    student ratio
  • 210
    total students
  • Not Reported
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • January 15
    fall application deadline
  • 46%
    acceptance rate
  • 7 Degrees
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Global Technology And Communication Master of Science (MS)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • User Centered Design Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Human Centered Design And Engineering Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Inter-Engineering Technical Japanese Master of Science in Engineering (MSE)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 47
    • 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? Yes
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Alternate accepted
    • Doctoral Degrees Required, Required and preliminary, general, and final exams
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

46% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 379
    • Accepted 177
    • Acceptance Rate 46
    • Enrolled 84
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $75
    • Application Fee - International $75
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • 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 DegreesGRE General Test, minimum 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
    • In-state tuition *Not Reported
    • Out-of-state tuition *Not Reported
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$390.00
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • 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 Students210
    • Female Percentage54%
    • Male Percentage46%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students210
    • Part-time Percentage69%
    • Full-time Percentage31%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino5%
    • Black / African American3%
    • White / Caucasian65%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native1%
    • Asian19%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown7%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty35
    • Full-time Percentage51%
    • Part-time Percentage49%
    • 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$867,000

Location & Contact

Department of Human Centered Design and Engineering

College of Engineering
University of Washington

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

Dr. Jan Spyridakis

Professor/Chair

Phone: 206-685-1557
Fax: 206-543-8858
Email: jansp@u.washington.edu

Gian Bruno

Academic Counselor

Phone: 206-543-1798
Fax: 206-543-8858
Email: gbruno@u.washington.edu



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