Rank: 13

University of Washington-Seattle Campus

Median SAT/ACT
1230/28
Enrollment
35,038
The flagship Seattle campus of the University of Washington has emerged as one of the world's leading research universities. UW is known for strong social science, business, medical, and engineering programs. Because of its proximity to Boeing's manufacturing facilities, the school has a particular expertise in aeronautics and counts many astronauts among its alums.UW has encouraging admissions odds for such...
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costs
Est. Full Price 2017-2018
$28,500
% of students who get any grants
43%
Est. price for students who receive aid
$10,500
Average price for low-income students
$7,100
Financial Aid from the College
% of students with need who get grants
84%
% of need met
82%
% of students who get merit* grants
4%
Average merit grant
$5,800
student success
Graduation rate
84%
Average time to a degree
4.3 years
Average student debt
$14,000
Average salary within 5 years
$55,200
% of low-income students who become upper middle class
46%
admissions
Acceptance rate
53%
Median SAT/ACT Score
1230/28
SAT/ACT required?
Yes
key deadlines
Early decision application
N/A
Regular application
1-Dec

* Share of full-time undergraduates who had no financial need and were awarded grants.

Sources: U.S. Department of Education, Peterson's, PayScale.com, MONEY/College Measures calculations, Equality of Oppourtunity Project.

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University of Washington is an academically challenging and a highly competitive school. The students are focused, hardworking, and proud to be Huskies. UW has a beautiful campus that stretches towards the water, and is centrally located in Seattle. Great restaurants and activities surround the campus. The professors are intelligent, care...
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I'm currently a freshman at the University of Washington, and I have to say, it has been a good experience. The teachers are really friendly, my fellow classmates make me feel welcomed even though I'm an out of state student, and the campus is absolutely beautiful! One thing I really...
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From the viewpoint of a second year student, the UW is a very good all-around school. Student diversity and expression are encouraged, and there are many opportunities to branch out and explore new things, whether it be in interesting classes, or extracurricular activities. The West Campus dorms are new and...
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* Share of full-time undergraduates who had no financial need and were awarded grants.

Sources: U.S. Department of Education, Peterson's, PayScale.com, MONEY/College Measures calculations, Equality of Oppourtunity Project.

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