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Why UW Engineering?

We are preparing students to solve some of the world’s biggest challenges.


Freshman admission rate

For Washington state residents

Admissions by-the-numbers


National leader for inclusive excellence

Awarded by The American Society for Engineering Education

Our commitment to DEI


Average starting salary for alumni

14% higher than the national average

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Closeup of a microchip

Research impact

Chips, science and engineering

Dean Nancy Allbritton on what the CHIPS and Science Act means for the College of Engineering, the UW and the state of Washington.

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News and events

Professor Emeritus Mary Lidstrom discusses the research with undergraduate Mia Grayson

Engineering solutions for climate change

A mission to mitigate methane

Former UW Vice Provost for Research Mary Lidstrom returns to her lab, ready to reduce methane emissions.

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#1 source of UW startups (over half)
123 years of engineering innovation
962 awards in 2019-2020
26.5% female faculty members #1 among the top 50 engineering schools
22 NAE Members
$125M in externally funded research