UW Admissions

The application fee is $80 for applying undergraduate school and $85 for graduate school at University of Washington-Seattle Campus. Next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Undergraduate Application Fees$80
Graduate Application Fees$85
Admission Informationadmit.washington.edu/admission/
Online Applicationadmit.washington.edu/admission/
Calendar SystemQuarter
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree OfferedBachelor, Master, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)

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Admission Statistics

For academic year 2018-19, the acceptance rate is 48.69% and yield is 32.04%. 20,884 men and 25,023 women applied to UW and 9,682 men and 12,668 women students were accepted. Among them, 3,200 men and 3,961 women were enrolled into the school (Fall 2018). Following table and chart show the admission statistics including number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants45,90720,88425,023
Admitted22,3509,68212,668
Enrolled7,1613,2003,961
Acceptance Ratio 48.69%46.36%50.63%
Yield 32.04%33.05%31.27%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For academic year 2018-2019, 5,712 students (80% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 2,246 students (31%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 700 and 25th percentile is 600. The SAT Math score is 760 (75th) and 620 (25th). The submitted ACT score is 99 (75th percentile) and 99 (25th percentile). .
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing600700
SAT Math620760
ACT Composite2732
ACT Math2633
ACT English2634
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at University of Washington-Seattle Campus are competitive and high when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,253, ACT: 77 - Public Research University (very high research activity)).

Application Requirements

UW requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript), Completion of College Preparatory Program and Recommendations to its applicants.The school recommends to submit High School GPA, Next table summarizes University of Washington-Seattle Campus application requirements.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and required years of subject, see UW online application page .
UW Admission Requirements
High School GPARequired
High School RankNeither required nor recommended
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramRequired
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesRecommended
Admission Test ScoresRequired
TOEFLRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended



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