All materials must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the appropriate application due date to receive priority consideration. Only complete applications will be reviewed.

  • Late applications will only be considered if space is available.
  • Materials submitted with the application will not be returned.
  • All documentation and recommendation forms may be duplicated 

Submitting Your Application

Online Application is available at:
(use post-bac application)
Application fee: $60

Included in online application:

  • Personal Resume
  • Essay Questions
  • Academic Breadth

Hard copies of only the following application materials must be received in the UW Bothell Admissions Office by 5:00 p.m. on the application date:*

  • Official College Transcipt(s) showing Bachelor's degree and all Academic Breadth coursework (must be in original sealed envelope)
  • Three Recommendation forms
  • Documentation of Experience with Children form(s)
  • Hard copy results of WEST-B and WEST-E tests
  • OSPI Character and Fitness Supplement form
  • Measles Immunization form (required to register for courses)

    Please note: all enrolled matriculated students are required to provide proof of measles (rubeola) immunity. Students will not be allowed to register for any classes until the UW Bothell Registrar's Office confirms that they have satisfied this requirement. Students born before 01/01/57 are considered to be immune to measles and therefore do NOT need to submit proof of immunity.


Hard copies may be mailed to:

University of Washington Bothell
K-8 Teacher Certification Application
Office of Admissions
Box 358500
18115 Campus Way NE
Bothell, Washington 98011-8246

You may also drop off your application materials at the Admissions Office:

Husky Hall
10909 NE 185th St
Bothell, WA 98011
(425) 352-5000

*Do not drop off application materials at the School of Educational Studies office.

Tuition Information and Financial Aid

Visit the Office of Student Affairs for specific information on tuition rates and financial aid.


Applications will be processed and reviewed by a team of professional educators.

Program finalists will be invited to the campus for an interview in early February.

Notification of Acceptance

Notification generally occurs by late February for this program. Applicants will have until mid-March to confirm their acceptance and secure their place in the program through a tuition deposit. A waiting list for entry into the program will be maintained until the start of spring quarter.