Admissions

Application Information

UW Bothell Premajors can download the CSSE, Computer Engineering, and Applied Computing application here (PDF).

Please drop applications off at the front desk in Discover Hall, Suite 352.

Computing & Software Systems accepts applications for the BS in CSSE for the Autumn, Winter, and Spring Quarters (see chart below).  Only applications that are completed by the deadline, will be considered by the CSS Admissions Committee.

Application Deadlines

Finishing your prerequisites in... Eligible to Apply Deadline
Autumn Winter
Spring
November 1st
February 1st
Winter Autumn May 1st (Priority)*
July 1st (Standard)**
Spring Autumn July 1st
Summer Autumn July 1st

*Decisions will not be made until the committee receives the final grades for all prerequisite courses

**Statistics may be in progress

The only soft prerequisite is Statistics.  All other prerequisites are required, no exceptions.

Personal Statement

Suggested information to include in your personal statement: work experience, extracurricular activities, and unusual circumstances. Please limit your statement to no more than two double spaced typewritten pages.

Selection Criteria

Enrollment and admission into the CSSE program is highly competitive. The admissions committee uses a holistic approach when reviewing applications and takes into account, academic performance (GPA in prerequisite courses, overall GPA, grade trend), activities outside the classroom, and the personal statement.