University of Washington Bothell


The Computing & Software Systems program at the University of Washington Bothell provides a wide variety of degrees that will help you enrich and develop your abilities.

To learn more about how to apply to any of our degrees, please see their Admissions pages below:

Admission Advising

All applicants are encouraged to meet with an admission advisor before applying. Currently enrolled UW Bothell students are encouraged to contact the department directly for admission questions. To contact the Computing & Software Systems program directly, please call (425) 352-5279 or email

Admission to the Computing & Software Systems program is competitive. All CSS prerequisite courses (with the exception of statistics) MUST be completed by the application deadline. Applications with prerequisite courses in progress will be held without being reviewed by the Admission Committee until those grades are received. All updated transcripts must be official.

To contact a UW Bothell admission advisor, please call (425) 352-5000 or email

*Major planning worksheet can be found here:,-ce,-csse,-imd-admissions-planning-worksheet-2014-2015.pdf.

Application Deadline

Only applications that are completed by the deadline (see below), will be considered by the CSS Admissions Committee

Finishing your prerequisites in... Eligible to Apply Deadline
Autumn Winter
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

For priority consideration for admission into the CSS majors starting Autumn quarter all final grades and test scores must be recieved by July 31st.  Any grades or test scores for applicants received past that date will still be considered for the Autumn quarter, but it will be on a space available basis.