About UW Bothell

Fast Facts 2015-16


  • 5,279 Headcount

    Undergraduate: 4,698
    Graduate: 581

  • 4,932 FTE

    Undergraduate: 4,402
    Graduate: 530

Enrollment History Autumn FTE 2011-2015


All statistics obtained from the UW Bothell Office of Institutional Research.

Nationally ranked

As UW Bothell matures, it is being recognized in the national rankings for quality, value and success of its alumni.

Money magazine betst college #1 - Money Magazine ranked UW Bothell best in the Pacific Northwest in terms of quality, affordability and outcomes.

#1 - UW Bothell undergraduate students have the highest salaries post-graduation of all undergraduates from public universities in the state.


Average Class Size

Undergraduate: 29
Graduate: 16

Average Credit Load

Undergraduate: 14
Graduate: 9

UW Bothell Personnel

Headcount: 306
FTE: 230

Headcount: 353
FTE: 262


51% Female and 49% Male

Counties of Residence

King: 52%
Snohomish: 35%

Top Five Cities of Residence

Seattle: 15%
Bothell: 7%
Everett: 7%
Lynnwood: 6%
Bellevue: 6%


Student Body

In State: 89%
Military Veterans: 251
2015 Incoming First Year Students: 691
2015 Incoming Transfers: 775

Age Range

18-25: 74%
26-35: 18%
36 & older: 8%


Did you know?

  • 45+is the number of degrees and programs offered at UW Bothell - 27 of them added within the last five years.
  • 87%of graduating students are very satisfied with their experience at UW Bothell.
  • 48%of incoming first year students are the first in their families to earn a four-year degree.
  • 35%of undergraduate students are eligible for federal Pell grants.

UW Bothell is one of the most diverse public universities in Washington.

Nine out of 10 UW Bothell graduates live and work in the state of Washington.

UW Bothell's economic impact to the state of Washington is $231.6 million and to the City of Bothell, $125.5 million.

15% UW Bothell retention and graduation rates are in the top 15 percent of similar public four-year universities in the nation.

64% of first year students are from diverse backgrounds.

59 undergraduate students are receiving the Washington State Opportunity Scholarship.

Half of UW undergraduates graduate with zero debt.

120+ UW Bothell student projects provided working solutions to more than 120 community partners including Fortune 100 companies, not-for profit organizations and government agencies in our state.

175% - UW Bothell faculty have experienced a 175 percent increase in research funding in the past five years

15% - University of Washington tuition will be reduced by 15% over the next two years.

Offering more than 45 degrees