The University of Washington Bothell is known for providing a participatory student experience grounded in hands-on learning, close relationships with faculty as teachers and mentors, and the personalized support of staff who are dedicated to student success. The campus is also distinguished by its focus on cross-disciplinary research and creative practice, connected learning and community engagement.
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Total FTE: 5,669
625 (579 FTE)
5,370 (5,090 FTE)
First-Year & Pre-Major Programs
School of Business
School of Educational Studies
School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences
School of Nursing & Health Studies
School of Science, Technology, Engineering & Math
Access and Opportunity
In fall 2017, 45 percent of incoming first-year students and 41 percent of incoming transfers would be first in their families to earn a four-year degree.
35 percent of incoming first-year students and 32 percent of incoming transfer students are eligible for federal Pell grants.
More than 300 students at
UW Bothell are eligible for veterans benefits.
94% of incoming first-year students and 92% of incoming transfer students in fall 2017 come from Washington State.
Of the incoming transfers, 86% come from a Washington state community college.
Top Counties of Residence
Top Five Cities of Residence
- 15% Seattle |||||||||||||||
- 8% Bothell ||||||||
- 7% Lynnwood |||||||
- 6% Bellevue ||||||
- 6% Everett ||||||
- 76% (18-25)
- 17% (26-35)
- 7% (36+)
Student Ethnic Diversity
American Native or
Black or African
Hispanic or Latino
Native Hawaiian or
Two or more races
In 2016-17, UW Bothell students engaged with more than 375 businesses, not-for-profit organizations, government agencies and other community partners where they were able to work on projects that advanced their education and our partners’ goals.
Source: UW Bothell Division of Advancement & External Relations
total impact to the state of Washington
Source: University of Washington 2014 Economic Impact Report
Faculty & Staff
Source: Office of Organizational Excellence & Human Resources
UW Bothell Alumni
According to the latest data from the Washington Education Research & Data Center, the median earnings one year post-graduation for undergraduate alumni of all four-year public universities in Washington is $37,900. For UW Bothell alumni, it is $49,474.
In 2016-17, 53 percent of undergraduate students and 59 percent of graduate students graduated debt free.
Source: Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships
9 out of 10 UW Bothell alumni live and work in the state of Washington.
All data was provided by the UW Bothell Office of Institutional Research unless otherwise indicated.