Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest universities on the West Coast. More than 4,000 faculty — many who are renowned leaders in their field — are giving students a diverse learning experience in and out of the classroom. The results are pronounced. Academic excellence inspires solutions to real-world challenges. Critical thought is cultivated through unique interdisciplinary partnerships. And unexpected learning opportunities are around every corner.
At the UW, students do more than take notes. They’re actively creating one of the most vibrant intellectual communities in the country. We have over 250 degree options, more than 70 languages to study, 500 student organizations to join and over 7,000 undergraduate research opportunities.