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Office of Admissions
Schmitz Hall
1410 NE Campus Parkway
Box 355852
Seattle, WA 98195-5852
The UW is one of the world’s preeminent public universities. Our impact on individuals, our region and the world is profound — whether we are launching young people into a boundless future or confronting the grand challenges of our time through undaunted research and scholarship. Ranked No. 14 in the world on the 2018 Academic Ranking of World Universities, the UW educates more than 54,000 students annually. We turn ideas into impact and transform lives and our world. For more about our impact, visit our news site, UW News.
So what defines our students, faculty and community members? Above all, it’s our belief in possibility and our unshakable optimism. It’s a connection to others near and far. It’s a hunger that pushes us to tackle challenges and pursue progress. It’s the conviction that together we can create a world of good. Join us on the journey.
  • Key Dates & Deadlines
    • Application window for the Autumn 2021 quater opens September 1st and closes November 15th
  • How To Apply
    • The University of Washington is one of 150 public and private universities across the U.S. that comprise the Coalition for College, a free college planning and application platform. To start planning for college, and eventually apply to the UW, you’ll need an account.
  • Holistic Review
  • Application Webinars
  • CADRs
  • I applied. Now What?
Choosing to go to college is an investment in yourself. Not only do you stand to make more income over your lifetime but you will expose yourself to opportunities and experiences you wouldn’t have encountered otherwise. So, how do you make sure what you’re doing now is setting yourself up to get where you want to go? The following resources are a good place to start.