University of Washington Bothell


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Apply to University of Washington Bothell

Your possibilities are boundless at University of Washington Bothell. Information on how to start your online application is below.

If at any time you have questions, please feel free to contact us by email at or at 425-352-5000. You can also click here to connect with your Admissions Advisor. We're here to help!

If you are an international student, please visit the UW Bothell Center of International Education webpage for additional information about how to apply as an international student.

Select your application type:


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First Year Student

You are a first year student if you have not attended a college or university* following the summer of your high school graduation or obtaining your GED.

*If you have taken Running Start, IB, AP, and/or College in the High School, please submit a First Year application.

Start your First Year application


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Transfer Student

You are a Transfer Student if you have completed (or will complete) college coursework from a regionally-accredited college or university following the summer after your high school graduation.

Start your Transfer application


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Graduate Student

You are a Graduate student if you have completed a bachelor's degree and are seeking a master's degree or PhD.

To access the graduate application for a UW Bothell graduate program, navigate to the website of your desired program via the button below.  

Learn more about UW Bothell graduate degrees


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Post-Baccalaureate Student

You are a Post-Baccalaureate student if you have earned a bachelor’s degree, and are seeking admission for an additional bachelor’s degree and NOT a Master’s degree.

Start your Post-Baccalaurate application  


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Returning UW Bothell student

You are a returning student if you have previously attended UW Bothell, but did not complete your degree program.

Start your Returning Student application


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Non-Matriculated Student

You are considered a Non-Matriculated student if you are not pursuing a degree or certificate, instead taking courses for personal enrichment, career advancement, salary increases, etc.

Start your Non-Matriculated application


Application Fees


First Year



Post Baccalaureate


Domestic Students

$60 $60 $60 $60 $60

International Students

$75 $75 $75 $75 $75

Applicants with Disabilities

The University of Washington Bothell is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education, and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the admission and application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 425.352.5307(voice), 425.352.5303 (TTY), 425.352.5455 (fax), or

The University's admission policy provides for a selective admission process with the objective of attracting students who demonstrate the strongest prospects for high quality academic work. This selective admission process shall assure that the University’s educational opportunities shall be open to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, or military status. The process of admission shall be mindful of the need for diversity in the student body and for highly-trained individuals from all segments of the population. (Presidential Executive Order No. 31)