University of Washington Bothell

About UW Bothell

UW Bothell: Celebrating 25 years of access to excellence

With nearly 5,000 students and 40 undergraduate and graduate degree programs, the University of Washington Bothell is the fastest-growing four-year public university in the state of Washington.  

During the 2014-15 academic year, UW Bothell celebrates its 25th anniversary of providing access and opportunity to students from North King and Snohomish counties and across the state of Washington.

UW Bothell: A national reputation

  • In 2014, Money magazine named UW Bothell no. 37 among all schools and no. 10 among all public universities in terms of educational quality, affordability and alumni earnings. 
  • Washington Monthly ranked UW Bothell no. 6 in the nation in the “best bang for the buck” category.
  • The Center for Education Reform recognized UW Bothell Bothell  as one of just 19 colleges in the nation that score well on measures of access, affordability and success. 


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UW Bothell at a glance:

  • One of three University of Washington campuses; graduates earn a fully accredited UW degree
  • Campus boasts award-winning architecture, state-of-the-art technology and breathtaking views of nearby wetlands and Cascade Mountains
  • Two options for Campus student housing with additional options coming soon.
  • Nearly 40 undergraduate and graduate-level programs available, offering day and evening classes. 
  • Innovative teaching methods and interdisciplinary approaches; on-hands preparation for real life and career.
  • Outstanding student support services; award-winning on-campus library with access to full UW library system; career center; writing center; personal counseling; computer support; mentoring available for first-generation students and English language learners (ELL).
  • One of the most diverse college campuses in the nation; nearly 46 percent of UW Bothell students are students of color or the first in their families to attend college.