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University of Washington Available Degrees, Graduation Requirements, & Faculty Information

Seattle, WA

Academic Calendar System
Quarter
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • Acting
  • Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering
  • American Indian/Native American Studies
  • Ancient Near Eastern and Biblical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
  • Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Mathematics, Other
  • Architecture
  • Area Studies, Other
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Asian Studies/Civilization
  • Astronomy
  • Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Botany/Plant Biology
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Canadian Studies
  • Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology
  • Ceramic Arts and Ceramics
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
  • Chemistry, General
  • Chinese Language and Literature
  • Chinese Studies
  • City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computational Mathematics
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer Science
  • Dance, General
  • Danish Language and Literature
  • Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
  • Design and Visual Communications, General
  • Directing and Theatrical Production
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Ecology, Evolution, Systematics and Population Biology, Other
  • Economics, General
  • Education, Other
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
  • Engineering, Other
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
  • Environmental Health
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental Studies
  • Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
  • European Studies/Civilization
  • Film/Cinema/Video Studies
  • Finance, General
  • Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
  • French Language and Literature
  • General Studies
  • Geography
  • Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • Geophysics and Seismology
  • Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator
  • History and Philosophy of Science and Technology
  • History, General
  • History, Other
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Industrial and Product Design
  • Informatics
  • Information Technology
  • Islamic Studies
  • Italian Language and Literature
  • Japanese Language and Literature
  • Japanese Studies
  • Jazz/Jazz Studies
  • Jewish/Judaic Studies
  • Journalism
  • Keyboard Instruments
  • Korean Language and Literature
  • Korean Studies
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Latin American Studies
  • Latin Language and Literature
  • Legal Studies, General
  • Linguistics
  • Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Materials Engineering
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mathematics, Other
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronics, Robotics, and Automation Engineering
  • Microbiology, General
  • Middle/Near Eastern and Semitic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
  • Music History, Literature, and Theory
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music Theory and Composition
  • Music, General
  • Music, Other
  • Natural Sciences
  • Neurobiology and Anatomy
  • Norwegian Language and Literature
  • Oceanography, Chemical and Physical
  • Operations Research
  • Orthotist/Prosthetist
  • Painting
  • Percussion Instruments
  • Philosophy
  • Photography
  • Physical and Biological Anthropology
  • Physician Assistant
  • Physics, General
  • Physiology, General
  • Political Communication
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Political Science and Government, Other
  • Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Health Education and Promotion
  • Public Health, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Russian Language and Literature
  • Scandinavian Studies
  • Sculpture
  • Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • South Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • South Asian Studies
  • Southeast Asian Studies
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Statistics, General
  • Stringed Instruments
  • Swedish Language and Literature
  • Theatre Literature, History and Criticism
  • Uralic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
  • Visual and Performing Arts, Other
  • Voice and Opera
  • Women's Studies
Most Popular Disciplines
Social sciences, Biological/life sciences, Engineering, Computer and information sciences
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
None
Special Programs
Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
Some online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
1,842
Part-Time Faculty
603
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
62%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 11% of classes
10-19 students: 21% of classes
20-29 students: 25% of classes
30-39 students: 10% of classes
40-49 students: 9% of classes
50-99 students: 12% of classes
Over 100 students: 11% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 6% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 18% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 57% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 13% of discussion sections/labs
40-49 students: 6% of discussion sections/labs
50-59 students: 1% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
9,620,353
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
859
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Not Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Master of Library and Information Science, Master of Laws, Master of Education, Master of Music, Master of Marine Affairs, Master of Science in Material Science and Engineering, Master of Health Informatics and Health Information Management, Master of Arts, Master of Fine Arts, Master of Nursing, Master of Arts in International Studies, Professional Master's, Master of Science in Engineering, Master of Social Work, Master of Science in Dentistry, Master of Business Administration, Master of Science in Civil Engineering, Master of Health Administration, Master in Teaching, Master of Professional Accounting, Master of Science in Chemical Engineering, Master of Science in Information Management, Master of Prosthetics and Orthotics, Master of Applied Bioengineering, Master of Aerospace Engineering, Master of Public Health, Master of Science, Master of Science in Information Systems, Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Master of Occupational Therapy, Executive Master of Health Administration, Master of Science in Construction Management, Master of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Master of Public Administration, Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, Master of Urban Planning, Master of Science in Technical Communication, Master of Science in Supply Chain Management, Master of Communication, Master of Forest Resources, Master of Landscape Architecture, Master of Environmental Horticulture, Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Architecture, Master of Science in Astronautics and Aeronautics, Master of Science in Industrial Engineering

Master's Programs of Study

  • Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering
  • Animal Behavior
  • Asian Languages
  • Asian Studies
  • Astronomy
  • Atmospheric Sciences
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Biostatistics
  • Chinese
  • Civil Engineering
  • Classics
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Clinical Research
  • Cognitive Sciences
  • Communication Disorders
  • Comparative Literature
  • Construction Engineering
  • Developmental Psychology
  • East European and Russian Studies
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Epidemiology
  • Fish, Game, and Wildlife Management
  • Geography
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • German
  • Hydrology
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • International Health
  • Japanese
  • Law
  • Legal and Justice Studies
  • Materials Engineering
  • Materials Sciences
  • Maternal and Child Health
  • Mechanics
  • Music Education
  • Nanotechnology
  • Near and Middle Eastern Studies
  • Neuroscience
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Pharmacy
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science
  • Psychology--General
  • Public Administration
  • Public Affairs
  • Public Policy
  • Religion
  • Social Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Statistics
  • Structural Engineering
  • Sustainable Development
  • Taxation
  • Theater
  • Transportation and Highway Engineering

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Doctor of Physical Therapy, Doctor of Education, Doctor of Nursing Practice, Doctor of Musical Arts, Juris Doctor, Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Dental Surgery, Doctor of Medicine, Doctor of Audiology

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering
  • Animal Behavior
  • Asian Languages
  • Asian Studies
  • Astronomy
  • Atmospheric Sciences
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Biostatistics
  • Cell Biology
  • Chinese
  • Civil Engineering
  • Classics
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Clinical Research
  • Cognitive Sciences
  • Communication Disorders
  • Comparative Literature
  • Construction Engineering
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Economics
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Epidemiology
  • Fish, Game, and Wildlife Management
  • Geography
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • German
  • Hydrology
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • International Health
  • Japanese
  • Law
  • Legal and Justice Studies
  • Materials Engineering
  • Materials Sciences
  • Maternal and Child Health
  • Mechanics
  • Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry
  • Molecular Biology
  • Music Education
  • Nanotechnology
  • Neuroscience
  • Pathobiology
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmacy
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science
  • Psychology--General
  • Public Administration
  • Public Affairs
  • Public Policy
  • Religion
  • Social Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Statistics
  • Structural Engineering
  • Sustainable Development
  • Taxation
  • Theater
  • Transportation and Highway Engineering

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