Current Students

Direct to College (DTC) - in process of updating

Direct to College is a new admission process that assures incoming freshman students who are admitted into the College of Engineering that they can pursue an engineering degree at the UW. The changes take effect for the incoming freshman class of 2018.

We are in the process of updating our website to reflect the changes. For details, see:

April 2017 announcement  Direct to College FAQ

Admission to the UW Engineering Departments

Note: If you are a prospective student looking to apply to to the UW, visit the prospective student admission page.

Pre-engineer Overview »
For pre-engineering students entering the UW in autumn 2017 or earlier, how to prepare and apply for admission to engineering departments.
Transfer Student Admission »
Coursework planning for a smooth transition.
Compare Prerequisite Courses for Engineering Majors »
See which courses are required for admission to and graduation from each engineering department.
Writing Your Personal Statement »
The personal statement that you submit as part of your application is your opportunity to present a richer characterization of yourself than what your transcripts can capture. Get tips for writing a successful personal statement.
Online Application Form »
Ready to apply to an Engineering department? The form is here.
Admission Statistics »
Find out what each department looks for in applicants, including guidelines on average and minimum GPAs.