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University of Washington

Seattle, WA

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Overview

University of Washington is a University institution located in Seattle, WA, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 1410 NE Campus Parkway
Seattle, WA  98195
United States
Contact Phone: 206-543-2100

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Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
Architectural And Building Sciences/technology Checkmark
Architectural History And Criticism, General Checkmark
Architecture Checkmark
Architecture And Related Services, Other Checkmark
City/urban, Community, And Regional Planning Checkmark
Environmental Design/architecture Checkmark
Interior Architecture Checkmark
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Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
African-american/black Studies Checkmark
American Indian/native American Studies Checkmark
Area Studies, Other Checkmark
Asian Studies/civilization Checkmark
Canadian Studies Checkmark
Chinese Studies Checkmark
East Asian Studies Checkmark
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, And Group Studies, Other Checkmark
European Studies/civilization Checkmark
German Studies Checkmark
Japanese Studies Checkmark
Korean Studies Checkmark
Latin American Studies Checkmark
Near And Middle Eastern Studies Checkmark
Russian Studies Checkmark
Russian, Central European, East European And Eurasian Studies Checkmark
Scandinavian Studies Checkmark
South Asian Studies Checkmark
Southeast Asian Studies Checkmark
Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Biomedical Sciences, General Checkmark
Botany/plant Biology Checkmark
Cell/cellular And Molecular Biology Checkmark
Ecology, Evolution, Systematics And Population Biology, Other Checkmark
Environmental Biology Checkmark
Marine Biology And Biological Oceanography Checkmark
Microbiology, General Checkmark
Neurobiology And Anatomy Checkmark
Physiology, General Checkmark
Zoology/animal Biology Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Construction Management, General Checkmark
Entrepreneurship/entrepreneurial Studies Checkmark
Finance, General Checkmark
Human Resources Management/personnel Administration, General Checkmark
Logistics, Materials, And Supply Chain Management Checkmark
Management Information Systems, General Checkmark
Management Science Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
Transportation/mobility Management Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Political Communication Checkmark
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Drama And Dance Teacher Education Checkmark
Early Childhood Education And Teaching Checkmark
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Elementary Education And Teaching Checkmark
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Teacher Education And Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other Checkmark
Teaching English As A Second Or Foreign Language/esl Language Instructor Checkmark
Technology Teacher Education/industrial Arts Teacher Education Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Aerospace, Aeronautical, And Astronautical/space Engineering, General Checkmark
Bioengineering And Biomedical Engineering Checkmark
Ceramic Sciences And Engineering Checkmark
Chemical And Biomolecular Engineering Checkmark
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Civil Engineering, General Checkmark
Computer Engineering, General Checkmark
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Environmental/environmental Health Engineering Checkmark
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Materials Engineering Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
Mechatronics, Robotics, And Automation Engineering Checkmark
Metallurgical Engineering Checkmark
Mining And Mineral Engineering Checkmark
Operations Research Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
Creative Writing Checkmark
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Professional, Technical, Business, And Scientific Writing Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Apparel And Textile Manufacture Checkmark
Apparel And Textiles, General Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Ancient Near Eastern And Biblical Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Checkmark
Ancient/classical Greek Language And Literature Checkmark
Chinese Language And Literature Checkmark
Classics And Classical Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, General Checkmark
Comparative Literature Checkmark
Danish Language And Literature Checkmark
East Asian Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, Other Checkmark
French Language And Literature Checkmark
Germanic Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, General Checkmark
Italian Language And Literature Checkmark
Japanese Language And Literature Checkmark
Korean Language And Literature Checkmark
Latin Language And Literature Checkmark
Linguistics Checkmark
Middle/near Eastern And Semitic Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, Other Checkmark
Norwegian Language And Literature Checkmark
Romance Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, General Checkmark
Russian Language And Literature Checkmark
Slavic Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, General Checkmark
South Asian Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, General Checkmark
Spanish Language And Literature Checkmark
Swedish Language And Literature Checkmark
Uralic Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology/technologist Checkmark
Clinical Nutrition/nutritionist Checkmark
Communication Sciences And Disorders, General Checkmark
Community Health And Preventive Medicine Checkmark
Dental Hygiene/hygienist Checkmark
Dietetics/dietitian Checkmark
Emergency Medical Technology/technician (emt Paramedic) Checkmark
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Health Information/medical Records Administration/administrator Checkmark
Occupational Therapy/therapist Checkmark
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Pharmacoeconomics/pharmaceutical Economics Checkmark
Physical Therapy/therapist Checkmark
Physician Assistant Checkmark
Public Health Education And Promotion Checkmark
Public Health, General Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History And Philosophy Of Science And Technology Checkmark
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Humanities/humanistic Studies Checkmark
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Library Science Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Applied Mathematics, General Checkmark
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Computational Mathematics Checkmark
Mathematics, General Checkmark
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Statistics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Human Biology Checkmark
Human Computer Interaction Checkmark
Natural Sciences Checkmark
Nutrition Sciences Checkmark
Sustainability Studies Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
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Fishing And Fisheries Sciences And Management Checkmark
Forest Management/forest Resources Management Checkmark
Forest Sciences And Biology Checkmark
Forestry, Other Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation, Other Checkmark
Urban Forestry Checkmark
Wildlife, Fish And Wildlands Science And Management Checkmark
Wood Science And Wood Products/pulp And Paper Technology/technician Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Parks, Recreation, And Leisure Facilities Management, General Checkmark
Sports, Kinesiology, And Physical Education/fitness, General Checkmark
Sports, Kinesiology, And Physical Education/fitness, Other Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Islamic Studies Checkmark
Jewish/judaic Studies Checkmark
Philosophy Checkmark
Religion/religious Studies Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Astronomy Checkmark
Atmospheric Chemistry And Climatology Checkmark
Atmospheric Sciences And Meteorology, General Checkmark
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Geological And Earth Sciences/geosciences, Other Checkmark
Geology/earth Science, General Checkmark
Geophysics And Seismology Checkmark
Oceanography, Chemical And Physical Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Psychology, Other Checkmark
Research And Experimental Psychology, Other Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Corrections And Criminal Justice, Other Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology, General Checkmark
Archeology Checkmark
Economics, General Checkmark
Geographic Information Science And Cartography Checkmark
Geography Checkmark
Physical And Biological Anthropology Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Political Science And Government, Other Checkmark
Social Sciences, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Acting Checkmark
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Art/art Studies, General Checkmark
Ceramic Arts And Ceramics Checkmark
Dance, General Checkmark
Design And Visual Communications, General Checkmark
Directing And Theatrical Production Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Fiber, Textile And Weaving Arts Checkmark
Film/cinema/media Studies Checkmark
Fine Arts And Art Studies, Other Checkmark
Graphic Design Checkmark
Industrial And Product Design Checkmark
Interior Design Checkmark
Jazz/jazz Studies Checkmark
Jewelry Arts Checkmark
Keyboard Instruments Checkmark
Music History, Literature, And Theory Checkmark
Music Performance, General Checkmark
Music Theory And Composition Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark
Music, Other Checkmark
Musicology And Ethnomusicology Checkmark
Painting Checkmark
Percussion Instruments Checkmark
Photography Checkmark
Printmaking Checkmark
Sculpture Checkmark
Stringed Instruments Checkmark
Theatre Literature, History And Criticism Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts, Other Checkmark
Voice And Opera Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

43,778
Applied
24,467
Accepted
35,582
Enrolled
56%
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Female Admissions

23,346
Females Applied
14,147
Females Accepted
61%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

20,432
Males Applied
10,320
Males Accepted
51%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

80
Application Fee
3.79
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Essay
Required for some programs Transcript of high school record

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen November 16th March 15th
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer February 15th June 30th

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

10,629
In-state
37,998
Out-of-state
10,629
In-district
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Fees

1,116
Full-time student fees
13,887
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens

Financial Aid

17,977
Avg. Financial Aid Package
17,346
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
4,985
Avg. Loan Aid
4,351
Avg. Grant Aid
16,978
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
94% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
77.6%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
27%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

35,582
Total Undergrad students
13%
International Students
20%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 9.16%
Black or African American 3.23%
White or Caucasian 35.94%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.4%
Asian 26.49%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.43%
Two or more races 7.73%
Other 1.56%

Gender

Male (45.44%)
Female (54.56%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 12%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
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Campus events:
Dawg Daze and Fall Fling, Spring Concert and Taiwanese Student Association Night Market

Student Services

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Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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More
National PanHellenic Council, United Greek Council
Most popular organizations:
Interfraternity Council/Pan-Hellenic Council, Taiwanese Student Association, Chinese Student Association, Yacht Club and Asian American Intervarsity Christian Fellowship/Muslim Students Association

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery Checkmark No No
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
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Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Football Checkmark Division 1A Checkmark
Golf No Division 1 Checkmark
Gymnastics No No No
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Rowing Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Rugby No Checkmark No
Sailing Checkmark No No
Skiing (cross-country) Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Squash Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Triathlon Checkmark No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Wrestling Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery Checkmark No No
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball Checkmark No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Crew Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Checkmark Checkmark
Gymnastics No Division 1 Checkmark
Ice Hockey No No No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Rowing Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Rugby No Checkmark No
Sailing Checkmark No No
Skiing (cross-country) Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Squash Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Triathlon Checkmark No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Wrestling Checkmark No No

Faculty

2,947
Total Faculty
20:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 1,854
Part-time - 1,093
Male - 1,574
Female - 1,370
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