University of Washington

1400 NE Campus Parkway, Seattle, WA 98195-4550

School Details

In 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest state-supported institutions of higher education on the Pacific coast. The University is comprised of three campuses: the Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges whose faculty offer educational opportunities to students ranging from first-year undergraduates through doctoral-level candidates; the Bothell and Tacoma campuses, each developing a distinctive identity and undergoing rapid growth, offer diverse programs to undergraduates and to graduate students. The primary mission of the University of Washington is the preservation, advancement, and dissemination of knowledge. 

The University of Washington offers bachelors, masters and doctoral degrees from the following colleges and schools:

  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • College of Built Environments
  • Foster School of Business
  • School of Dentistry
  • College of Education
  • College of Engineering
  • College of the Environment
  • The Graduate School
  • The Information School 
  • School of Law
  • School of Medicine
  • School of Nursing
  • School of Pharmacy
  • Evans School of Public Affairs
  • School of Public Health
  • 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.

Accreditation & Licensing

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities

School Overview

  • Sector Of Institution:
    Public, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:
    Not applicable
  • Highest Level Of Offering:
    Doctor's degree
  • Total Enrollments:
    42,444
  • Adult Age Enrollments:
    13,689
  • Percent Admitted:
    53%
  • Calendar System:
    Quarter

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