2021 Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs Analysis

UndergraduateGraduatePer Credit HourEarning After Graduation
For the academic year 2020-2021, the undergraduate tuition & fees at University of Washington-Seattle Campus is $11,745 for Washington residents and $39,114 for out-of-state students.
The undergraduate 2021-2022 estimated tuition & fees for UW is $12,032 for Washington residents and $40,086 for out-of-state students.
The 2021 undergraduate tuition has been risen by 2.44% for Washington residents and increased by 2.48% for out-of-state rates from the previous year.The Living costs increased by 4.02% from the previous year for both on-campus and off-campus stay. Its in-state undergraduate tuition and fees are around the average amount ($12,047) and its out-of-state undergraduate tuition and fees are a little bit higher than the average amount of similar schools' tuition ($32,257 - Public Research University (very high research activity)).
2020-2021 Undergraduate Tuition & Fees
YearIn-StateOut-of-StateOn Campus Room & Board, Other Expenses
2019-2020$11,465 $38,166$16,029
2020-2021$11,745$39,114$16,674
Change % 2020-20212.44%2.48%4.02%
2021-2022$12,032$40,086$17,345
***Updated with 2021 tuition data from NCES (National Center for Education Statistics) . The estimated 2021-2022 costs are based on the costs change rate of last year.
For Graduate School, in-state tuition and fees are $17,394 and out-of-state tuition and fees are $30,294 for the academic year 2020-2021.
The graduate 2021-2022 estimated tuition & fees at UW is $15,682 for Washington residents and $27,367 for out-of-state students.
The graduate tuition has been decreased by -9.84% for Washington residents and decreased by -9.66% for out-of-state rates from the previous year. Its in-state graduate tuition and fees are higher than the average amount ($13,742) and its out-of-state graduate tuition and fees are a little bit higher than the average amount of similar schools' tuition ($28,431 - Public Research University (very high research activity)).
2020-2021 Graduate Tuition & Fees
YearIn-StateOut-of-StateOn Campus Room & Board, Other Expenses
2019-2020$19,293 $33,534$16,029
2020-2021$17,394$30,294$16,674
Change % 2020-2021-9.84%-9.66%4.02%
2021-2022$15,682$27,367$17,345
***Updated with 2021 tuition data from NCES (National Center for Education Statistics) . The estimated 2021-2022 costs are based on the costs change rate of last year.
The below table describes the cost per credit hour for part-time students and/or full-time students who take additional courses more than regular credit hours at UW.
Per Credit Hour Charge (2020-2021)
YearIn-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate2019-2020$345$1,235
2020-2021$354$1,267
2021-2022$363$1,300
Graduate2019-2020$866$1,544
2020-2021$775$1,389
2021-2022$694$1,250
The next table summarizes the average earning by years after graduation from the school. After 6 years of graduation, the mean earning is $50,300 and, after 10 years of graduation, the mean earning is $69,600 for University of Washington-Seattle Campus graduates.
Mean Earning After Graduation By Time
TotalMaleFemale
6 Years After Graduation$50,300$55,700$45,700
7 Years After Graduation$52,100--
8 Years After Graduation$61,000--
9 Years After Graduation$57,500--
10 Years After Graduation$69,600$79,500$61,200

Tuition & Fees for 4 Years

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How Much is the tuition for 4 years at UW?

For the students who were admitted in Fall 2021, the estimated tuition for 4 years is $48,939 for Washington residents and $165,603 for out-of-state students.
The estimation excludes the book, supplies, and living costs before receiving any financial aid. See the other tabs for estimating 4-year total costs of attendance and after financial aid. The next table shows the estimated 4-years tuition & fees for the next 5 admission years. The estimation is based on 4-years changes in tuition & fees at the school.
4 Years of Tuition & Fees
ResidencyFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2025 (Admission Fall 2021)In-State$11,938$12,134$12,333$12,535$48,939
Out-of-State$40,008$40,922$41,858$42,814$165,603
Class of 2026 (Admission Fall 2022)In-State$12,134$12,333$12,535$12,741$49,743
Out-of-State$40,922$41,858$42,814$43,793$169,388
Class of 2027 (Admission Fall 2023)In-State$12,333$12,535$12,741$12,950$50,559
Out-of-State$41,858$42,814$43,793$44,794$173,259
Class of 2028 (Admission Fall 2024)In-State$12,535$12,741$12,950$13,163$51,389
Out-of-State$42,814$43,793$44,794$45,818$177,219
Class of 2029 (Admission Fall 2025)In-State$12,741$12,950$13,163$13,379$52,232
Out-of-State$43,793$44,794$45,818$46,865$181,270
The table shows the 4-years estimation of total costs of attendance (COA). It includes the tuition & fees, books & supplies costs, room & board charges, and other living expenses.
For the students who were admitted in Fall 2021, the estimated 4-years COA is $124,256 for Washington residents and $240,919 for out-of-state students.
The next table shows the 4-year COA estimation for the next 5 admission years at University of Washington-Seattle Campus.
4 Years of Costs of Attendance
ResidencyFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2025 (Admission Fall 2021)In-State$30,000$30,698$31,393$32,106$124,256
Out-of-State$58,070$59,487$60,938$62,425$240,919
Class of 2026 (Admission Fall 2022)In-State$30,698$31,413$32,125$32,856$127,152
Out-of-State$59,487$60,938$62,425$63,948$246,797
Class of 2027 (Admission Fall 2023)In-State$31,413$32,145$32,876$33,624$130,120
Out-of-State$60,938$62,425$63,948$65,509$252,820
Class of 2028 (Admission Fall 2024)In-State$32,145$32,896$33,645$34,412$133,161
Out-of-State$62,425$63,948$65,509$67,109$258,991
Class of 2029 (Admission Fall 2025)In-State$32,896$33,665$34,433$35,219$136,277
Out-of-State$63,948$65,509$67,109$68,748$265,315
Last year, 48% of enrolled undergraduate students have received grants or scholarship aid. It includes any financial aid from the federal government, state, local, institute, and other sources known by the institution. It excludes federal/private student loans.
After receiving the financial aid, the net price for 4 years of attending the school is $66,180 for Washington residents and $182,843 for out-of-state students.
The next table shows the 4-year COA estimation with financial aid for the next 5 admission years at University of Washington-Seattle Campus.
4 Years Costs of attendance after Financial Aid
ResidencyFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2025 (Admission Fall 2021)In-State$15,481$16,179$16,874$17,587$66,180
Out-of-State$43,551$44,968$46,419$47,906$182,843
Class of 2026 (Admission Fall 2022)In-State$16,179$16,894$17,606$18,337$69,076
Out-of-State$44,968$46,419$47,906$49,429$188,721
Class of 2027 (Admission Fall 2023)In-State$16,894$17,626$18,357$19,105$72,044
Out-of-State$46,419$47,906$49,429$50,990$194,744
Class of 2028 (Admission Fall 2024)In-State$17,626$18,377$19,126$19,893$75,085
Out-of-State$47,906$49,429$50,990$52,590$200,915
Class of 2029 (Admission Fall 2025)In-State$18,377$19,146$19,914$20,700$78,201
Out-of-State$49,429$50,990$52,590$54,229$207,239

2021 Tuition, Fees, and Living Cost Tables and Charts

Next tables and charts illustrate the 2021 tuition, fees, books & supplies, and living costs in detail. We provide the previous 5 years' costs so that you can check the increased amounts of each cost item and estimate future year costs. In addition, you can check the financial aid amount including grant, scholarship, and federal student loans for the last five years. Use the left menu to explore the tuition and college costs information at University of Washington-Seattle Campus.
Tuition & Fees | Financial Aid
University of Washington-Seattle Campus 2021 Costs of Attendance
In-StateOut-of-State
Tuition and FeesBook & SuppliesLiving Costs Tuition & FeesBook & SuppliesLiving Costs
Undergraduate$11,745$900$16,674$39,114$900 $16,674
Graduate$17,394 $900$16,674$30,294 $900$16,674


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