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Admission

What's my application type?

Thank you for your interest in UW Engineering! There are a myriad of pathways for admission into our College and its departments, as well as different deadlines you will want to keep in mind as you prepare to apply. Use this page and the respective resources to guide you through your application journey. 
 

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High school students

If you are looking to enter the UW Engineering as a freshman, you will apply through Direct to College admission. This is our most traditional pathway for admission.

Application process

  • Apply to the UW and select engineering-undeclared or an engineering major (other than computer engineering) as your first-choice major. November 15
  • At the end of your freshman year at the College, you will request placement into an engineering major.

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Current UW non-engineering students

If you are a current UW student who was not admitted as Engineering Undeclared, you can apply to your majors of interest via the capacity-constrained application.

Application process

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Connect with your current assigned adviser:

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Transfer students

If you started your engineering studies at another college or university and are looking to transfer to UW engineering, you must apply to the UW as well as apply to your majors of interest via the capacity-constrained application.

Application process

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Engineering Undeclared students with advanced college credits

If you were admitted directly to UW Engineering and have advanced college credits that satisfy the application and enrollment requirements, you can apply to your majors of interest via the capacity-constrained application.

Application process

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