University of Washington

1400 NE Campus Parkway, Seattle, WA 98195-4550

School Details

Over 40,000 students are enrolled at the UW, and the university offers bachelors, masters and doctoral degrees.  The UW has 140 academic departments that are located within the universities colleges and schools, which include the following:

  • College of Built Environments
  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies
  • Michael G. Foster School of Business
  • College of Education
  • School of Dentistry
  • The Graduate School
  • College of the Environment
  • School of Law
  • School of Medicine
  • School of Pharmacy
  • School of Nursing
  • School of Public Health
  • Daniel J. Evans School of Public Affairs
  • School of Social Work

To accommodate the busy lifestyles of students that are unable to attend UW in the traditional campus environment, a variety of courses, graduate degree programs an certificate programs are available entirely online, and also through a combination of classroom and online instruction.

The UW library system is the 18th largest library in the country.  UW is the recipient of more federal research funding than any other university in the country.  UW has an early college entry program, UW Academy for Young Scholars that chooses up to 35 Washington State 10th graders who skip their last two years of high school, and enroll at UW as freshmen students in the Honors Program.

UW teaches students to become globally responsible citizens by providing a challenging academic environment.  diverse, innovative staff and faculty from around the world contribute to UW’s vibrant learning environment.  The academic programs at UW enhance student’s analytical and critical thinking skills, and have a focus on the power of discovery.  UW provides exceptional opportunities for learning and its intellectual community consists of well-known researchers, award winning faculty members and outstanding students.

UW is the recipient of more federal research funding than any other university in the country. UW houses over 270 specialized research centers.  Some of the leading research centers at UW include the Center for Cell Dynamics, Autism Center, Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center, Global Health Resource Center and the Pacific Northwest Center for Human Health and Ocean Studies.

UW has more than 500 student organizations available for students wishing to participate in activities outside of the classroom.  Freshmen are not required to live on campus.  UW residence halls emphasize green living through recycling and energy conservation.  The UW athletic teams are part of the NCAA Division 1=Pac 12 conference.

Tuition is approximately $10,579 for in state students and out of state tuition is approximately $28,058.  Financial aid is available for eligible students.

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School Overview:

  • Sector Of Institution:
    Public, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    N/A

  • Highest Level Of Offering:
    Doctorate degree
  • Total Enrollments:
    42,444
  • Adult Age Enrollments:
    N/A
  • Percent Admitted:
    58%
  • Calendar System:
    Quarter

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