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Why UW Engineering?

We are preparing students to solve some of the world’s biggest challenges.

54%

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

$80,000

Average starting salary for alumni

14% higher than the national average

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ENGINEERING EDUCATION

Explore UW Engineering departments

Our academic departments share a commitment to excellence in engineering education, discovery, community connections and local and global partnerships. Learn about their degree offerings, research areas and alumni.

Our departments at a glance

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Husky experience

Husky 100

Congrats to the engineering students selected for the 2024 Husky 100, which recognizes 100 students making the most of their time at the UW.

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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