Since our founding in 1861, the University of Washington has been a hub for learning, innovation, problem solving and community building.
Driven by a mission to serve the greater good, our students, faculty and staff tackle today’s most pressing challenges with courage and creativity, making a difference across Washington state — and around the world.
The UW’s colleges and schools offer 1,800 undergraduate courses each quarter.We confer more than 12,000 bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral and professional degrees annually.
The Office of Research will create an outstanding climate of support for University of Washington researchers, broadly enabling stellar research advances.
The Office of Research is led by the Vice Provost for Research and oversees three administrative units: Human Subjects Division (HSD), Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP), and Office of Research Information Services (ORIS).
We have two research units: The Applied Physics Laboratory and the Washington National Primate Research Center.
A variety of housing options are available at the UW.
Offering traditional residence halls, the newest state-of-the-art facilities, apartment-style living and fraternity and sorority housing, there is something for everyone.
Articles & Research Databases
Encyclopedias & Dictionaries
E-Newspapers, Media, Maps & More
Citation Styles & Tools
Collections & Archives
UW-Seattle offers a wide range of health and wellness services, from exceptional medical care and counseling services to recreation classes, safety resources, peer health advocacy, trainings and more.
Some services on this site are limited to currently matriculated UW-Seattle students, while others are open to faculty, staff and the general public.
The UW comprises campuses in Seattle, Bothell and Tacoma, as well as a world-class medical center serving the state and the region.
Each year, the UW inspires more than 60,000 students to learn from renowned experts in their fields. As a “best buy” public university, our goal is to make higher education accessible for all.
Some of the student associations available:
HCDE Student Associations
HCDE Graduate Student Association
The HCDE Graduate Student Association (GSA)
Undergraduate Student Association
The Human Centered Design & Engineering Undergraduate Student Association (HCDESA)
UW Japanese Student Association
The University of Washington is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU) and is a member of the Association of American Universities.
Individual schools and colleges are members of the various accrediting association in their respective fields.
Currently enrolled or prospective students should contact the Office of the Registrar to review accreditation documents for the University and the respective departments to review programmatic accreditation documents.