A lineage of teaching with love

Dr. Raissa DeSmet encourages her students to embrace their whole selves by creating projects that center their experiences and identities.

Read about Dr. DeSmet's teaching philosophy and praxis.

Stories of impact

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Our students, faculty and staff apply their knowledge and experience to address critical problems in the world.

Care and compassion in our community

As we celebrate National Nurses Month, meet some of our students and alumni who work at UW Medicine.

The art and practice of disability justice

By the numbers

We provide access to an excellent UW education — and the opportunities and resources students need to succeed.

Debt-free graduation

In 2022-23, 70% of undergraduate students and 66% of graduate students graduated debt-free.

Education made possible

About 40% of first-year and transfer students will be the first in their families to get a four-year degree.

Best value in state

UW Bothell is #2 on a 2023 list of best value colleges in the state of Washington.

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Our academic distinction

We are known for professors who bring research into the classroom, for elevating diverse perspectives and for project-based learning with real-world impacts.

55+ degree choices

From the sciences to business, education to health care, humanities and the arts, our undergraduate and graduate programs can prepare students for any career.


5 schools and more

Our schools include Business, Educational Studies, Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences, Nursing & Health Studies and STEM. Take your pick — or check out the First Year & Pre-Major program.