International Students

UW Bothell English Program

*The UW Bothell English Program is not offered in Winter 2016*

UW Bothell English Program

Finish your English proficiency requirement in two academic quarters--instead of three--on the UW Bothell campus with the UW Bothell English Program. Successfully complete level 5 and begin your university-level studies the next academic term!

The UW Bothell English Program is a highly intensive 2-quarter English Program offered jointly by University of Washington Bothell and University of Washington International & English Language Programs (IELP). All classes are held on the UW Bothell campus and meet for 4-5 hours per day, Monday through Friday.

The UW Bothell English Program offers qualified international students:

  • 450 hours of academic preparation coursework, including Academic Reading, & Writing, Academic Listening & Speaking, Grammar, and Applied Academic Skills
  • Small class size with highly qualified instructors
  • Level 4 and 5 courses only.

Tuition and Fees Per Quarter

Tuition & Fees $4,634
Health Insurance
Required for all students on a F1 visa, except for government sponsored students
Total $4,918

Admission Requirements

To be eligible, applicants must have one of the following to prove their level of English proficiency:

For Level 4

  • TOEFL iBT of 65 (no sub-score below 16)   OR
  • IELTS of 5.5 (no sub-score below 5.0)   OR
  • Successful completion of IEP level 3 at UW Seattle with 80% or higher

For Level 5

  • TOEFL iBT of 76 (no sub-score below 18)   OR
  • IELTS of 6 (no sub-score below 5.5)   OR
  • Successful completion of IEP level 4 at UW Seattle with 80% or higher


Conditional Admission to UW Bothell--apply today!  


All students admitted to the UW Bothell English Program are eligible to live in campus housing.  UW Bothell offers apartment-style housing within a 5-minute walk from campus.  For more information on housing, please visit our housing website.

For more information about the UW Bothell English Program, please contact International Admissions at