College to Consider

University of Washington – Located in Seattle, Washington

Fun Facts about the University of Washington

  • 31,000 undergraduates attend this public, research university
  • Over 18 colleges within the university offer opportunities across disciplines
  • UW recently announced they have permanently removed standardized testing requirements as a required part of their admission process
  • Division I Athletics with a Husky as their mascot
  • UW uses the Coalition Application with a November 15th deadline to apply
  • Admissions depends heavily on the essay portion of the application process to learn about the “person behind the numbers”
  • UW’s Acceptance Rate is 46%
  • The UW campus counseling center offers Light Therapy for students who struggle with long winter days
  • Located on Lake Washington the campus is easily accessible to the city of Seattle as well as the Olympic National Forest
  • The most popular majors at University of Washington include: Social Sciences; Business, Management, Marketing; Biological and Biomedical Sciences; Engineering; and Computer and Information Sciences
  • Unique Majors: American Indian Studies, Guitar/Jazz, Aeronautics, Aquatics & Fishery Sciences, Atmospheric Science and Canadian Studies