Frequently Asked Questions

You have questions. We have answers.  Search below for the category that best fits your question.  If you still can't find your answer, our Admission Advisors are here to help!

First Year Students

Students are considered First Year Students if they have not attended a college or university following the summer after high school graduation (includes students who participated in Running Start, IB, AP, and College in the High School).

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Transfer Students

Transfer students are those who have earned college credit following the summer past high school graduation and have not earned a Bachelor’s degree are considered transfer. 

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International Students

International students are those who require an F-1 visa or other non-immigrant visa to study in the U.S.

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What is a personal statement? Where do I go to apply online? The application process can be complicated, but we want to make it as simple as possible.

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Submit Your Transcripts

You will have official academic records at every school where you have attempted credits, and UW Bothell requires that you submit an official transcript from each school.

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Financial Aid

Our Office of Financial Aid is a great resource in answering any questions you may have regarding applying for aid, filling out the FAFSA, finding available scholarships, and much more!

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Active Military and Veterans

If you are an active military member or veteran, we thank you for your service and want to help you achieve your educational goals. 

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Program Admissions

When applying to a degree program, you will find that each may have different components which you need to fulfill.

Click here for answers about the Business and Nursing program applications.