University of Washington Bothell

About UW Bothell

University of Washington Bothell: Providing access to excellence 

With nearly 6,000 students and 55 undergraduate and graduate degree programs, the University of Washington Bothell has a reputation for access to excellence and a leading-edge educational experience. Our graduates are ready to change Washington and the World.  

For nearly 30 years, UW Bothell has fulfilled its mandate to provide access and opportunity to students from North King and Snohomish counties and across the state of Washington.

Proven outcomes

  • UW Bothell graduates "best ROI" among all alumni from Washington state colleges, making $609,000 in 20 years than high school graduates do.  The national average is around $225,000. (source:
  • UW Bothell retention and graduation rates are in the top 15 percent of similar public four-year universities in the nation.
  • We are committed to service: UW Bothell students provided working solutions to 375 external organizations in the last year, including Fortune 100 companies, not-for-profit organizations and government agencies in our state.

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You're invited!  Visit our campus or attend an event

Many of our campus events are open to the public. Check out the events on our campus calendar. 

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UW Bothell at a glance:

  • One of three University of Washington campuses; graduates earn a fully accredited UW degree
  • Campus boasts award-winning architecture, state-of-the-art technology and breathtaking views of nearby wetlands and Cascade Mountains
  • Two options for Campus student housing
  • There are 55 undergraduate and graduate-level programs available, offering day and evening classes. 
  • Innovative teaching methods and interdisciplinary approaches; hands-on preparation for real life and career.
  • Outstanding student support services; award-winning on-campus library with access to full UW library system; career center; writing center; personal counseling; computer support; mentoring available for first-generation students and English language learners (ELL).
  • UW Bothell is known for its diversity. This year, 50 percent of incoming first-year students and 39 percent of incoming transfers are the first in their families to earn a four-year degree.  Read our 2018-19 Fast Facts.

Explore Bothell & beyond

Bothell is a growing city with endless possibilities to explore. Urban adventures and natural escapes are easily accessible even with a only few hours to spare. Here are some things to check out in UW Bothell’s backyard. Visit the City of Bothell's website for information on events, parks, and services available.