University of Washington

Seattle, WA

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The University of Washington, founded in 1861, is a public, comprehensive institution. UW has earned an international reputation for its research in such fields as Asian languages and literature, cell biology, computer science, forestry, international studies, nursing and physics. Its 703-acre campus, graced by Collegiate Gothic architecture, meandering paths and immaculately landscaped grounds, is located in a residential section of Seattle five miles from downtown. 

Website: www.washington.edu/

Public
Co-ed
31,331
Undergraduate
Students
(52.9%) 16,566 Women
(47.1%) 14,765 Men
14,835
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Very difficult
Overall Admission Rate
46% of 44,877 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
November 15

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.79
SAT Math
670 average
600-730 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
640 average
590-690 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
29 average
27-32 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $25,948
Out-of-state: $49,986
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $10,753
Out-of-state: $34,791
Room and Board
$11,691
Average Percent of Need Met
79%
Average Freshman Award
$17,500
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$19,880
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Quarter
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
2,055
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
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Campus Life

Seattle Population
634,535
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Seattle, WA
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are not guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
27% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I, National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
Huskies
Sororities
15% of women participate
Fraternities
16% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.5% American Indian/Alaskan Native
28.2% Asian
3.5% Black/African-American
9.2% Hispanic/Latino
8.5% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.5% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
46.8% White
2.9% Unknown
International Students
14.6% from 84 countries
First-Year Students Returning
94.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
65.0%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
61%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Very Difficult: More than 50% of freshmen were in the top 10% of their high school class and scored over 1230 on the SAT I or over 26 on the ACT; about 60% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma or equivalent is not required
High School Program
 

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English 4  
Mathematics 3 4
Science 2 4
Foreign Language 2 3
Social Studies 3 4
History   1
Academic Electives 1  

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required December 31
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT    
SAT Subject Tests Only  
SAT Essay Component Policy Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy SAT: Used for admission
ACT: Used for admission

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
 
City, State, Zip
Seattle, WA 98195
Phone
(206) 543-9686
Fax
 

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
November 15
Application Fee
$70
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
March 15
Accept Offer of Admission
May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student cannot defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
 
Early Decision Notification
 
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
 
Early Action Notification
 

Application Form

Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
 
Other
 
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
46% of 44,877 applicants were admitted
Women
48% of 24,418 applicants were admitted
Men
44% of 20,459 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
7,511 (36%) of 20,833 admitted students enrolled
Women
4,084 (35%) of 11,755 admitted students enrolled
Men
3,427 (38%) of 9,078 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
 
Early Action Admission Rate
 
Students Offered Wait List
 
Students Accepting Wait List Position
 
Students Admitted From Wait List
 

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
3.79
3.75 and Above
65%
3.50 - 3.74
26%
3.25 - 3.49
6%
3.00 - 3.24
2%
2.50 - 2.99
1%
2.00 - 2.49
 

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
670 average
600-730 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
38%
Score of 600 - 700
40%
Score of 500 - 600
19%
Score of 400 - 500
3%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW
640 average
590-690 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
23%
Score of 600 - 700
50%
Score of 500 - 600
22%
Score of 400 - 500
4%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
29 average
27-32 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
49%
Score of 24 - 29
41%
Score of 18 - 23
9%
Score of 12 - 17
2%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
 
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
In-state: $25,948
Out-of-state: $49,986
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $10,753
Out-of-state: $34,791
Room and Board
$11,691
Books and Supplies
$825
Other Expenses
$2,679
Payment Plans
Prepayment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
osfa@uw.edu
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline January 15
Award Notification
On or about April 1
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 003798
Free

Profile of 2017 - 18 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
4,739 (70.6%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
2,962 (62.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,795 (94.4%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
943 (33.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
79%
Average Award
$17,500
Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,618 (93.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $15,650
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,450 (51.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,600
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 712 (25.5%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
614 (9.1%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,920

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
16,288 (56.7%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
12,270 (75.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
11,603 (94.6%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
3,007 (25.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
77%
Average Award
$17,380
Need-Based Gift
Received by 10,395 (89.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $15,550
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 6,860 (59.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,750
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 1,786 (15.4%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
2,351 (8.2%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $5,000

Borrowing

2016 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
35%
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$19,880
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
10.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
7.0%

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Nursing loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
College/university loans

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Architecture, Area/Ethnic Studies, Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, Engineering/Technologies, English, Foreign Languages, Health Fields, Home Economics, Humanities, International Studies, Library Science, Mathematics, Military Science, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Social Sciences
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Art/Fine Arts, Dance, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Leadership, Memberships
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$4,000
Academic Calendar System
Quarter
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online 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 Disciplines
Social sciences, Biological/life sciences, Business/marketing
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
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
2,055
Part-Time Faculty
581
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
65%
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
9,645,059
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
919
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 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

Location and Setting


Boston Population
634,535
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Seattle, WA
Campus Size
634 acres

Weather

Temperature
35.2 average low in January, 69.9 average high in September
Rain
151 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
3 mile(s) from campus in Seattle
Nearest Train Station
4 mile(s) from campus in Seattle

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Coed housing, disabled student housing
Students in College Housing
27% of all students
Housing Requirements
 
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are not guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
63%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I, National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
Huskies
School Colors
Purple and gold

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x x
Basketball x x x x
Cheerleading x   x  
Crew x x x x
Cross-Country Running x x x x
Golf x x x x
Gymnastics x x    
Soccer x x x x
Softball x x    
Tennis x x x x
Track And Field x x x x
Volleyball x x    
Women's Sports
Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x x
Cheerleading x  
Crew x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Golf x x
Gymnastics x x
Soccer x x
Softball x x
Tennis x x
Track And Field x x
Volleyball x x
Mens's Sports
Offered Scholarships
Baseball x x
Basketball x x
Cheerleading x  
Crew x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Golf x x
Gymnastics    
Soccer x x
Softball    
Tennis x x
Track And Field x x
Volleyball    
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
badminton, basketball, bowling, football, racquetball, rock climbing, rowing, soccer, softball, swimming and diving, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, interfraternity council/pan-hellenic council, taiwanese student association, chinese student association, yacht club, asian american intervarsity christian fellowship/muslim students association
Sororities
15% of women participate
Fraternities
16% of men participate
ROTC
Army ROTC offered on campus, Navy ROTC is offered on campus, Air Force ROTC offered on campus

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
31,331
Women
16,566 (52.9%)
Men
14,765 (47.1%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
28,759
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.5% American Indian/Alaskan Native
28.2% Asian
3.5% Black/African-American
9.2% Hispanic/Latino
8.5% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.5% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
46.8% White
2.9% Unknown
International Students.
14.6% from 84 countries
Average Age
20
All Graduate Students
14,835

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
94.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
65.0%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
81.7%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
84.0%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
61%
Average Starting Salary
61%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
Disciplines Pursued
Not reported

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