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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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Collage of photos from different groups working on innovating in the electric vehicle space

CELEBRATING UW Innovation Month 2024

Driven to advance vehicle electrification

Engineering research leads the next wave of electric vehicle technologies.

Straight ahead

News and events

Group photo of emerging leader students

Career development

Lessons in leadership

The Emerging Leaders in Engineering program empowers undergraduates with advanced leadership skills.

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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