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University of Washington - Seattle Campus is a public institution situated in Seattle, Washington. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.

254 Undergraduate Degrees
347 Graduate Degrees
$43,183 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
46% Acceptance Rate

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University of Washington - Seattle Campus Rankings

UW Seattle is ranked #76 out of 545 schools in the nation for overall quality on our 2021 Best Colleges list. This puts it in the top 15% of all schools in the nation.

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

UW Seattle has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#17 Most Popular Online Teaching Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#51 Best Teaching Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#69 Best Teaching Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at UW Seattle.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#12 Most Popular Online Teacher Education Grade Specific Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#18 Best Teacher Education Grade Specific Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#34 Best Teacher Education Subject Specific Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#56 Best Special Education Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#85 Best Educational Administration Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is University of Washington - Seattle Campus?

Location of University of Washington - Seattle Campus

Contact details for UW Seattle are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1400 Ne Campus Parkway, Seattle, WA 98195-4550
Phone: 206-543-2100
Website: www.washington.edu
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/UofWA
Twitter: http://twitter.com/UW

How Do I Get Into UW Seattle?

You can apply to UW Seattle online at: admit.washington.edu/admission/

Admission Requirements for UW Seattle

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank neither required nor recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program required
Recommendations neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into UW Seattle?

46% Acceptance Rate
56% Of Accepted Are Women
75% Submit SAT Scores
UW Seattle has a fairly low acceptance rate of 46%, which makes it more selective than most schools. Take time to make sure you submit all the requested materials and you prepare the application in full. You don't want to get denied right off the bat due to an incomplete application!

Approximately 44% of accepted students are men and 56% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 44%, and the acceptance rate for women is 48%.

Average Test Scores

About 75% of students accepted to UW Seattle submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 590 and 690. Math scores were between 600 and 730.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for University of Washington - Seattle Campus  ( 590 to 690 )
200
800

SAT Math Scores for University of Washington - Seattle Campus  ( 600 to 730 )
200
800
UW Seattle received ACT scores from 40% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 25 and 33. Math scores were between 27 and 33. Composite scores were between 27 and 32.

ACT English Scores for University of Washington - Seattle Campus  ( 25 to 33 )
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36
ACT Math Scores for University of Washington - Seattle Campus  ( 27 to 33 )
1
36
ACT Composite Scores for University of Washington - Seattle Campus  ( 27 to 32 )
1
36

Can I Afford University of Washington - Seattle Campus?

$43,183 Net Price
26% Take Out Loans
2.8% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of UW Seattle is $43,183. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At UW Seattle, approximately 26% of students took out student loans averaging $5,525 a year. That adds up to $22,100 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at UW Seattle is 2.8%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

University of Washington - Seattle Campus Undergraduate Student Diversity

29,496 Full-Time Undergraduates
54% Women
45% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 32,099 undergraduate students at UW Seattle, with 29,496 being full-time and 2,603 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  UW Seattle

There are also 15,301 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 29,496 full-time undergraduates at UW Seattle, 46% are male and 54% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  UW Seattle

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of Washington - Seattle Campus students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of UW Seattle Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 7,389
Black or African American 864
Hispanic or Latino 2,465
White 11,242
International Students 4,758
Other Races/Ethnicities 2,778

Geographic Diversity

Washington students aren't the only ones who study at University of Washington - Seattle Campus. At this time, 46 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 120 countries are represented at UW Seattle. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, India, and South Korea.

Online Learning at University of Washington - Seattle Campus

736 Took All Classes Online
4,226 Took At Least One Class Online
-1.6% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 2 bachelor’s degree and 10 master’s degree programs available online at UW Seattle. In 2017-2018, 4,226 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at UW Seattle has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 3rd most popular in Washington for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of UW Seattle

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of Washington - Seattle Campus was -1.6%. This is the #1,643 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at UW Seattle regardless of major.

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at UW Seattle ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at UW Seattle.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Early Childhood Education #110
Teacher Education Grade Specific #287

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

University of Washington - Seattle Campus Teaching Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Early Childhood Education 155 0 0 155
General Education 84 0 0 84
Elementary Education 0 65 0 65
General Educational Leadership & Administration 0 48 7 55
Other Educational Administration & Supervision 0 50 0 50
Curriculum & Instruction 0 30 10 40
General Special Education 0 27 6 33
Mathematics Education 6 14 0 20
Teacher Development & Methodology 0 16 0 16
Social Studies Education 0 15 0 15
Learning Sciences 0 6 8 14
Science Education 0 13 0 13
Music Education 9 2 1 12
English & Language Arts Education 0 11 0 11
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor 0 8 0 8
Modern Language Education 0 6 0 6
Educational Statistics & Research Methods 0 4 0 4
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration 0 0 0 0
Bilingual & Multilingual Education 0 0 0 0
Other Special Education & Teaching 0 0 0 0
Art Education 0 0 0 0
Biology Education 0 0 0 0
Business Education 0 0 0 0
Chemistry Education 0 0 0 0
Drama & Dance Education 0 0 0 0
Family & Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education 0 0 0 0
French Language Teacher Education 0 0 0 0
Geography Teacher Education 0 0 0 0
German Language Teacher Education 0 0 0 0
Health Education 0 0 0 0
History Education 0 0 0 0
Latin Teacher Education 0 0 0 0
Physical Education Teaching & Coaching 0 0 0 0
Physics Education 0 0 0 0
Psychology Teacher Education 0 0 0 0
Social Science Teacher Education 0 0 0 0
Spanish Education 0 0 0 0
Speech Teacher Education 0 0 0 0
Other Teacher Education & Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 0 0 0 0
Technology Education 0 0 0 0
Teacher Education 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 254 315 32 601

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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