How to Apply

UW Bothell School of Business Applicants: Autumn 2022 Applications are Open. 

*The Autumn Application deadline for transfer students is August 1, 2022. Check back quarterly for updates or changes.



One application to UW Bothell and the School of Business


Step 1: Check application deadlines

  Admission Quarter Application Deadline*

Current UW Bothell Pre-Majors and Transfer Students



 July 1-Open



October 1-Closed



February 7-closed

* Applications received and/or completed before the application deadline will be considered for admission on a quarterly basis.

Degree program locations include the Bothell campus and the Eastside Leadership Center (ELC) in Bellevue.

  • Applications to Bothell campus are accepted for Autumn, Winter and Spring quarters.
  • Applications to the Eastside Leadership Center in Bellevue are accepted for Autumn and Winter quarters (subject to change). 

Applicants should have a minimum of seven business prerequisites and 60 transferable credits completed (80 credits preferred) prior to submitting a Business application.

Step 2: Complete an application form

Transfer students (includes current UW Seattle and UW Tacoma Students)

Returning UW Bothell Students

  • If you were previously enrolled at UW Bothell, submit Returning Student Application to the University of Washington Bothell online.
  • Returning students will also need to submit an updated personal statement and resume to the Bothell School of Business.

Current UW Bothell Students (pre-majors) - submit online to School of Business

  • Internal Application to the Bothell campus and the Eastside Leadership Center in Bellevue.
  • The online application login requires all students to use their UW email address.


Step 3: Complete supplemental application requirements

Please submit all materials to UW Bothell Admissions Office.

A. Complete a writing assessment option

Writing assessment options:

  • Submit your Personal Statement and your grade on the Advanced Composition Course Pre-requisite

  • Submit official SAT W or ACT score to UW Bothell Admissions

  • Register for the Writing Skills Assessment (WSA) prior to the posted application deadline

B. Submit transcripts: 

Current UW Bothell (Pre-Major) Students: Provide one unofficial transcript from each college or university you have attended with your application. This will also include your UW transcripts. 

Transfer Students: Provide official transcripts from each college or university you have attended with your application. 

All official transcripts can be sent to the address below:

University of Washington Bothell
Office of Admissions, Box 358500
18115 Campus Way NE
Bothell, WA 98011-8246


See the transcripts FAQ for additional information.

C. Submit personal statement

Prepare a personal statement (no more than two pages double-spaced) that addresses each of the following:

  • Your preparation and motivation to pursue upper-division studies in business.

  • Your ability to contribute to the educational experience of other students at UW Bothell campus or the ELC in Bellevue

  • Other factors that you would like the Admissions Committee to consider (i.e., academic or personal challenges).

D.  Submit resume

Prepare a resume (maximum one page in length) that includes education, employment, volunteer/extracurricular activities, and interests.

E. Additional information

Complete applications received by the application deadline will be assured of a review; complete applications received after the application deadline will be reviewed on a space-available basis. Admissions will remain open until the program is full.

Your admission is contingent upon receipt of transcripts verifying successful completion of all prerequisite courses prior to the quarter you will begin classes at the University.

Additional information about these requirements can be found on our Admission
Requirements page

Please contact an UW Bothell if you have questions about any of these requirements.