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
56%
44%
student ratio
227
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 15
fall application deadline
35%
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 55
    • Doctoral Degrees 5
    • 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

35% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 554
    • Accepted 197
    • Acceptance Rate 35
    • Enrolled 91
  • 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 availableResearch Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Tuition Waivers, Career or Field-Related Internships, Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students227
    • Female Percentage56%
    • Male Percentage44%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students227
    • Part-time Percentage70%
    • Full-time Percentage30%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino6%
    • Black / African American3%
    • White / Caucasian67%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native1%
    • Asian19%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander1%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown3%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty28
    • Full-time Percentage68%
    • Part-time Percentage32%
    • Female Percentage50%
    • Male Percentage50%

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$1,371,000

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. Jan Spyridakis

Professor/Chair

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

Lauren Witt

Academic Services Manager

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


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