Bachelor of Arts in Health Studies

How to Apply

Transfer Students

Transfer Students apply by completing the UW Bothell new student application and selecting Health Studies as their intended major.

Current Students

Current UW Bothell Students can pick up an application from a CUSP Advisor or from the Nursing and Health Studies Office in UW1-211.


Application Deadlines

Priority will be given to applications received by the priority application deadline.

Competitive Applicant Expectation

Competitive applicants to Health Studies will have completed the required and preferred admission requirements, have the recommended minimum GPA, and will be able to demonstrate evidence of a background and/or interest in public health in their Personal Statement. The Personal Statement will cover:

  • The main reasons for choosing the Health Studies degree program
  • Personal and professional goals as they relate to health
  • Relevant experience that has influenced your desire for a Health Studies degree

Limited Enrollment

Eligibility for admission to Health Studies does not ensure acceptance into the major. Due to volume of applications, we are unable to accept all interested students. In these situations, the most highly qualified students will be selected up to the enrollment limits in the specific programs.

To Learn More

Current UW Bothell students who are interested in the Health Studies major should contact their CUSP advisor for more information.

Transfer applicants who would like to learn more about Health Studies should contact an Admissions Advisor. Admissions Advisors will explain more about the major and the application process.

In addition, Information Sessions presented by the program are held throughout the year. Be sure to check the calendar for an Information Session.