University of Washington

country rank  6
world rank  6

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University Overview

Founded in 1861, University of Washington is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Seattle (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Washington. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Bothell, Tacoma. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, University of Washington (UW) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Washington (UW) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 157 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym UW
Founded 1861
Motto Lux sit
Let there be light
Colours Purple and gold

University Location

Address 1400 NE Campus Parkway
Seattle (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
98195-4550 Washington
United States
T +1 (206) 543 2100
F +1 (206) 543 9285
Other locations Bothell, Tacoma

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office 1410 Northeast Campus Parkway, Box 355852
Seattle 98195-5852
+1 (206) 543 9686

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range over-45,000
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Quarters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to University of Washington's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities


Year of first Accreditation
1918


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)
  • Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (ACEJMC)
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)

Affiliations

  • Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU)
  • Association of American Universities (AAU)
  • Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU)
  • Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA)
  • Global U8 Consortium (GU8)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018