We are committed to providing students with an engineering education that is academically meticulous, technically rigorous, collaborative and inclusive.
An engineering education from the University of Washington offers a wealth of opportunities and opens doors to an extraordinary future. We are working to ensure that students from all backgrounds succeed, from the day they step into campus to their post-college careers.
#21 and #22
among all engineering undergraduate programs and graduate programs respectively
source of all
faculty are women compared to 18% nationally
in scholarships awarded by the College and its departments
Change the world
Our students make a global impact. Undergraduates in the Grand Challenges Impact Lab spent a quarter in Bangalore, India, developed solutions to problems that ranged from food insecurity to inadequate housing. Another group of students built a device to generate medical oxygen using renewable energy sources.Our departments and degrees
Join a diverse community
Our engineering education, research and innovation is grounded in inclusive excellence. Diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) are central to our mission of producing outstanding engineers who are responsible, engaged global citizens and agents of societal change.Our commitment to DEI
Work with renowned, supportive faculty
Our faculty are working to solve society's most pressing challenges and are committed to providing students with an exceptional education. They include 20 members of the National Academy of Engineering, 129 NSF Early Career awardees, 2 MacArthur "Genius" Award winners, and 32 Sloan Research fellows.Explore our faculty directory
Participate in world-class research
As part of a tier-one public research university with a global footprint, our innovations become real-world solutions. We partner with organizations in the environment, energy, manufacturing, health, and infrastructure sectors to advance clean energy, manufacturing, computing, healthcare and more.Research at UW Engineering
Partner with industry and plan for future career opportunities
Our undergraduates tackle large-scale challenges proposed by industry sponsors through senior capstone design projects. Through the Career Center @ Engineering connects students to internships, often securing jobs before graduation. The average starting salary for our graduates is $80,000, 14% higher than the national average.Explore student career outcomes
Connect with fellow engineering students
We offer a wide variety of programs to support our students. The Engineering Living Learning Community is a residence hall for first and second year students. Student clubs, communities and competition groups provide engineering experience and connection with peers. Our Engineering Leadership programs offer students professional development skills that provide a competitive edge.
Get one of the best values in higher education
Finances should not be a barrier to getting a world-class education. The UW is consistently ranked among the top 5 universities in the best value for higher education. Over 60% of UW undergraduate students receive financial assistance. The UW's Husky Promise guarantees that undergraduate tuition will be covered for Pell grant-eligible Washington state residents.Financial aid at the UW