Future Students

Admission for Prospective UW Students

Together with world class partners, we are developing a new generation of innovators.

A national leader in educating engineers, each year the the University of Washington's College of Engineering turns out new discoveries, inventions and top-flight graduates, all contributing to the strength of our economy and the health and vitality of our community.

Note: If you are a current UW student looking to apply to an engineering department, please visit the department admissions page.

Freshman admission

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Admission options for incoming first-year students include pre-engineering status, direct admission, or early admission to an engineering department. More »

Transfer admission

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Planning and tips for a smooth transition from community college or other institution to UW Engineering. Includes recommended coursework and application deadlines. More »

Graduate degree programs and admission

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Graduate admission resources and a summary of the wide variety of graduate and continuing education options in engineering. More »

Professional master's and certificate programs

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Certificate and Professional Master's Programs for engineers in all career stages and industries. Also, profiles of recent professional program students. More »