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University of Washington

University of Washington

+1 206-543-9686

Schmitz Hall 1410 NE Campus Parkway Box 355852 Seattle, WA USA 98195

The University of Washington (UW) is a public university in Seattle, Washington. Founded in 1861, UW is one of the oldest institutions on the western coast of the United States. UW’s medical center, business school and engineering school are highly regarded across the country. Alumni have pursued successful careers as astronauts, writers, politicians, actors, and more.

UW has become increasingly competitive over the years. Its acceptance rate is 56%, and it ranks 61 nationwide. Its graduation rate is 84%. UW’s tuition rate is $11,745 per year for in-state students and $39,114 per year for out-of-state students. With over 50,000 students, the university offers over 180 undergraduate majors and over 300 postgraduate programs. UW follows a quarter-based academic calendar.

Situated in an urban environment, UW provides students numerous recreational and professional development opportunities. The university is largely a commuter school. With easy access to the Cascade Mountains, students enjoy hiking and other outdoor activities. The university boasts a diverse array of clubs, volunteer groups and sporting activities. Plus, Seattle is home to some of the largest and most successful companies in the United States, including Amazon, Microsoft, and Boeing, giving students access to outstanding work experience and internships.

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