Fast Facts 2016-2017


  • 5,735 Headcount

    Undergraduate: 5,113
    Graduate: 622

  • 5,420 FTE

    Undergraduate: 4,836
    Graduate: 584

Enrollment History Autumn FTE 2012-2016


All statistics obtained from the UW Bothell Office of Institutional Research.

Average Class Size

Undergraduate: 27
Graduate: 17

Average Credit Load

Undergraduate: 14
Graduate: 9

UW Bothell Personnel

Headcount: 329
FTE: 259

Headcount: 360
FTE: 283


50% male and 50% female at UW Bothell

Counties of Residence

King: 58%
Snohomish: 29%

Top Five Cities of Residence

Seattle: 15%
Bothell: 8.5%
Everett: 7%
Lynnwood: 6%
Bellevue: 6%

Student Body

In State: 90%
Eligible for Veterans Benefits: 281
Incoming First Year Students: 820
Incoming Transfer Students: 858

Age Range

18-25: 75%
26-35: 17%
36 & older: 6%

90% of UW Bothell students are from the state of Washington. 87% from king and snohomish counties
Headcount pie chart by school
Headcount pie chart by school

Did you know?

  • 49%of incoming first year students will be the first in their families to earn a four-year degree.
  • #1UW Bothell undergraduate students have the highest salaries one-year after graduation of all undergraduates from public universities in the state.
  • 9/10Nine out of 10 UW Bothell graduates live and work in the state of Washington.
  • 55+is the number of degrees and programs offered at UW Bothell. 31 added within the last five years.


UW  Bothell retention and graduation rates are in the top 15 percent of similar public four-year universities in the nation.


  • 70% of first year students are from diverse backgrounds.
  • 34% of undergraduate students are eligible for federal Pell grants.
  • 109+ UW Bothell students provided working solutions to 109 external organizations in the last year including Fortune 100 companies, not-for-profit organizations and government agencies in our state.
  • UW Bothell's economic impact to the state of Washington is $231.6 million and to the City of Bothell, $125.5 million.
  • 68% of graduation students are satisfied with their experience at UW Bothell.

Offering more than 55 degrees