University of Washington Bothell

Undergraduate Admissions

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At UW Bothell, you'll earn your University of Washington degree with an emphasis on experiential learning, hands-on undergraduate research and community engagement.

Why UW Bothell?

Explore why UW Bothell is a unique and incredible place to get your undergraduate education.

Explore academics

Explore student life

Explore career connections

Costs & Aid

Explore opportunities to fund your education at UW Bothell.

Tuition & Fees

Scholarships

Financial Aid

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Find your passion.

Turn one of our 40+ majors into an exciting career.

Explore Academics

First-year
students

First-year students have not attended a college or university following the summer of their high school graduation or obtaining their GED.

How to apply

Admissions requirements
 

*The 2022 first-year application is now closed. The 2023 application will reopen in September.

Transfer
students

Transfer students have completed (or will complete) college coursework from a regionally-accredited college or university before applying to UW Bothell.

How to apply

Admissions requirements
 

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International
students

International students live in countries other than the United States but wish to earn their undergraduate degree in the United States.

First-year international students

Transfer international students

English Language Proficiency

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No.1 ROI

UW Bothell ranks
No. 1. in the nation for public colleges that provide the
greatest return on investment (CNBC Make It 2020). 

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Debt-free

In 2020-21, 64% of undergraduate students and 66% of graduate
students graduated
debt-free.

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Average Class Size

The average class size for undergraduate classes
is 29, with a faculty to
student ratio of 17:1.

Eleanor Wort

"My first few weeks at UW Bothell, l felt like I was at home. The sense of community I felt with the professors and other students was something I hadn’t experienced at other institutions, mostly due to smaller class sizes."

- Eleanor Wort, Class of 2015
B.A. in Applied Computing