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COLLEGE PROFILE

University of Washington

Seattle, WA

Academic Calendar SystemQuarter
Summer SessionOffered
General Catalog/BulletinOnline Catalog

UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION

Undergraduate Majors
  • Accounting
  • Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering
  • African-American/Black Studies
  • Air Force JROTC/ROTC
  • American Indian/Native American Studies
  • Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Mathematics, General
  • Architecture
  • Army JROTC/ROTC
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Asian Studies/Civilization
  • Astronomy
  • Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General
  • Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
  • Bilingual and Multilingual Education
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Biostatistics
  • Botany/Plant Biology
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Canadian Studies
  • Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology
  • Ceramic Arts and Ceramics
  • Ceramic Sciences and Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry, General
  • Chinese Language and Literature
  • City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Commercial and Advertising Art
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer Science
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Construction Management
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Dance, General
  • Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician
  • Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • East Asian Studies
  • Economics, General
  • Education, General
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Engineering, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Health
  • Environmental Studies
  • European Studies/Civilization
  • Fiber, Textile and Weaving Arts
  • Fishing and Fisheries Sciences and Management
  • Forest Engineering
  • Forest Management/Forest Resources Management
  • Forest Sciences and Biology
  • Forestry, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • General Studies
  • Geography
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • Geophysics and Seismology
  • German Language and Literature
  • Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies
  • History and Philosophy of Science and Technology
  • History, General
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Industrial and Product Design
  • Information Science/Studies
  • Interior Architecture
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Italian Language and Literature
  • Japanese Language and Literature
  • Jewish/Judaic Studies
  • Keyboard Instruments
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Latin American Studies
  • Latin Language and Literature
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Management Science
  • Materials Engineering
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology
  • Metal and Jewelry Arts
  • Metallurgical Engineering
  • Molecular Biology
  • Music History, Literature, and Theory
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music Theory and Composition
  • Music, General
  • Musical Instrument Fabrication and Repair
  • Musicology and Ethnomusicology
  • Natural Resources Management and Policy
  • Navy/Marine Corps JROTC/ROTC
  • Near and Middle Eastern Studies
  • Occupational Therapy/Therapist
  • Oceanography, Chemical and Physical
  • Orthotist/Prosthetist
  • Painting
  • Pharmacy
  • Philosophy
  • Photography
  • Physical Therapy/Therapist
  • Physician Assistant
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Printmaking
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Administration
  • Public Health, General
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Russian Language and Literature
  • Russian Studies
  • Scandinavian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
  • Scandinavian Studies
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Sculpture
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • South Asian Studies
  • Southeast Asian Studies
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Statistics, General
  • Stringed Instruments
  • Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
  • Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
  • Voice and Opera
  • Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management
  • Women's Studies
  • Wood Science and Wood Products/Pulp and Paper Technology
  • Zoology/Animal Biology
 
Most Popular DisciplinesSocial sciences, Biological/life sciences, Business/marketing
Combined Liberal Arts/
Professional Degree Programs
None
Special ProgramsDouble major, Honors program, Independent study, Student-designed major, Teacher certification, Cooperative education program, Internships
Study AbroadOffered
Online DegreesSome online degree programs

CURRICULUM AND GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
ComputerNot required
Foreign LanguageRequired
Math/ScienceRequired for all students

FACULTY AND INSTRUCTION

Full-Time Faculty1,643
Part-Time Faculty1,021
Full-Time Faculty with
Ph.D./Terminal Degree
90%
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 15% of classes
10-19 students: 22% of classes
20-29 students: 24% of classes
30-39 students: 9% of classes
40-49 students: 8% of classes
50-99 students: 12% of classes
Over 100 students: 9% 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: 56% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 12% of discussion sections/labs
40-49 students: 5% of discussion sections/labs
50-59 students: 3% of discussion sections/labs
Over 100 students: 0% of discussion sections/labs

ADVANCED PLACEMENT

International BaccalaureateAccepted
Advanced Placement (AP) ExaminationsAccepted for placement and credit
Sophomore StandingAvailable through AP examinations

ACADEMIC RESOURCES

Libraries
Library Available on CampusYes
Holdings9,645,059
Computing
Computer OwnershipStudents not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus450
Internet/E-mail AccessNot reported

ACADEMIC SUPPORT SERVICES

Remedial InstructionOffered
TutoringAvailable
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 Arts in Teaching, Master of Fine Arts, Master of Environmental Horticulture, Master of Library and Information Science, Master of Science in Construction Management, Master of Marine Affairs, Master of Professional Accounting, Master of Science in Dentistry, Master of Science in Supply Chain Management, Master of Architecture, Master of Science, Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Master of Urban Planning, Executive Master of Health Administration, Master of Music, Master of Science in Astronautics and Aeronautics, Master of Communication, Master of Forest Resources, Master of Health Administration, Master of Occupational Therapy, Master of Science in Chemical Engineering, Master of Science in Material Science and Engineering, Professional Master's, Master of Science in Information Management, Master of Health Informatics and Health Information Management, Master of Arts in International Studies, Master of Science in Engineering, Master of Science in Technical Communication, Master of Business Administration, Master of Science in Civil Engineering, Master of Social Work, Master of Landscape Architecture, Master of Prosthetics and Orthotics, Master of Applied Bioengineering, Master of Laws, Master of Education, Master of Aerospace Engineering, Master of Arts, Master of Nursing, Master of Public Administration, Master of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Master of Public Health, Master of Science in Information Systems, Master in Teaching, Master of Science in Industrial Engineering
Master's Programs of Study
  • Accounting
  • Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Arts and Design--General
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Applied Physics
  • Architecture
  • Art History
  • Art/Fine Arts
  • Asian Languages
  • Asian Studies
  • Astronomy
  • Atmospheric Sciences
  • Bioengineering
  • Bioethics
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Biostatistics
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Business Education
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Chinese
  • Civil Engineering
  • Classics
  • Clinical Laboratory Sciences/Medical Technology
  • Clinical Research
  • Communication Disorders
  • Communication--General
  • Community Health
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computational Sciences
  • Computer Science
  • Construction Engineering
  • Construction Management
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Dance
  • East European and Russian Studies
  • Ecology
  • Economics
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Measurement and Evaluation
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • Educational Policy
  • Educational Psychology
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • English
  • English Education
  • English as a Second Language
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Environmental Management and Policy
  • Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Epidemiology
  • Fish, Game, and Wildlife Management
  • Forestry
  • Foundations and Philosophy of Education
  • French
  • Genetics
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • Geophysics
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • German
  • Health Informatics
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Health Services Research
  • Higher Education
  • Hispanic and Latin American Languages
  • History
  • Horticulture
  • Human Development
  • Hydrology
  • Industrial Design
  • Industrial/Management Engineering
  • Information Science
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • International Business
  • International Health
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Law
  • Legal and Justice Studies
  • Library Science
  • Lighting Design
  • Linguistics
  • Management Information Systems
  • Management of Technology
  • Marine Affairs
  • Marine Geology
  • Materials Engineering
  • Materials Sciences
  • Maternal and Child Health
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics Education
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechanics
  • Medical Informatics
  • Multilingual and Multicultural Education
  • Museum Studies
  • Music
  • Music Education
  • Nanotechnology
  • Natural Resources
  • Near and Middle Eastern Studies
  • Nursing--General
  • Nutrition
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Oceanography
  • Oral and Dental Sciences
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Pharmacy
  • Philosophy
  • Photography
  • Physical Education
  • Physical Therapy
  • Physics
  • Political Science
  • Portuguese
  • Public Administration
  • Public Affairs
  • Public Health--General
  • Public Policy
  • Reading Education
  • Rehabilitation Sciences
  • Religion
  • Russian
  • Scandinavian Languages
  • School Psychology
  • Science Education
  • Slavic Languages
  • Social Sciences
  • Social Sciences Education
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Special Education
  • Statistics
  • Structural Engineering
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Sustainable Development
  • Taxation
  • Technical Communication
  • Theater
  • Toxicology
  • Transportation and Highway Engineering
  • Urban Design
  • Urban and Regional Planning
  • Veterinary Sciences
  • Writing
Doctoral Degrees Offered
Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Musical Arts, Doctor of Nursing Practice, Doctor of Education, Doctor of Dental Surgery, Doctor of Audiology, Doctor of Physical Therapy, Doctor of Medicine, Juris Doctor, Doctor of Pharmacy
Doctoral Programs of Study
  • Accounting
  • Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering
  • Allopathic Medicine
  • Animal Behavior
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Applied Physics
  • Architecture
  • Art History
  • Asian Languages
  • Asian Studies
  • Astronomy
  • Atmospheric Sciences
  • Bacteriology
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioengineering
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Biophysics
  • Biostatistics
  • Biotechnology
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Business Education
  • Cell Biology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Chinese
  • Civil Engineering
  • Classics
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Clinical Research
  • Cognitive Sciences
  • Communication Disorders
  • Communication--General
  • Community Health
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computational Sciences
  • Computer Science
  • Construction Engineering
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Dentistry
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Ecology
  • Economics
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Measurement and Evaluation
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • Educational Policy
  • Educational Psychology
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • English
  • English Education
  • English as a Second Language
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Environmental Management and Policy
  • Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Epidemiology
  • Fish, Game, and Wildlife Management
  • Forestry
  • Foundations and Philosophy of Education
  • French
  • Genetics
  • Genomic Sciences
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • Geophysics
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • German
  • Health Informatics
  • Health Services Research
  • Higher Education
  • History
  • Horticulture
  • Human Development
  • Hydrology
  • Immunology
  • Industrial/Management Engineering
  • Information Science
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • International Affairs
  • International Business
  • International Health
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Law
  • Legal and Justice Studies
  • Library Science
  • Lighting Design
  • Linguistics
  • Management Information Systems
  • Management of Technology
  • Marine Geology
  • Materials Engineering
  • Materials Sciences
  • Maternal and Child Health
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics Education
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechanics
  • Medical Informatics
  • Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Molecular Medicine
  • Multilingual and Multicultural Education
  • Music
  • Music Education
  • Nanotechnology
  • Natural Resources
  • Near and Middle Eastern Studies
  • Neurobiology
  • Nursing--General
  • Nutrition
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Oceanography
  • Oral and Dental Sciences
  • Parasitology
  • Pathobiology
  • Pathology
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmacy
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education
  • Physical Therapy
  • Physics
  • Physiology
  • Political Science
  • Psychology--General
  • Public Administration
  • Public Affairs
  • Public Policy
  • Reading Education
  • Rehabilitation Sciences
  • Religion
  • Russian
  • Scandinavian Languages
  • School Psychology
  • Science Education
  • Slavic Languages
  • Social Psychology
  • Social Sciences
  • Social Sciences Education
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Special Education
  • Statistics
  • Structural Biology
  • Structural Engineering
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Sustainable Development
  • Taxation
  • Technical Communication
  • Theater
  • Toxicology
  • Transportation and Highway Engineering
  • Urban Design
  • Urban and Regional Planning
  • Women's Studies
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