University of Washington Bothell

About UW Bothell

A regional, metropolitan university 

With more than 5,000 students and 45 undergraduate and graduate degree programs, the University of Washington Bothell is the fastest-growing four-year public university in the state of Washington.  

For more than 25 years, UW Bothell has fulfilled its mandate to provide access and opportunity to students from North King and Snohomish counties and across the state of Washington.

UW Bothell: A national reputation

  • For two years in a row (2014-15), the University of Washington Bothell has been ranked No. 1 in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest, according to Money magazine. In  2015, Money ranked UW Bothell No. 36 in its overall list of best colleges.  Read the Money magazine story. 
  • Washington Monthly ranked UW Bothell no. 13 in the nation in the “best bang for the buck” category.
  • UW Bothell is gaining a national reputation for its STEM program. Money magazine has listed UW Bothell  third on its national list of “25 great, accessible colleges for aspiring scientists and engineers” 

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UW Bothell at a glance:

  • One of three University of Washington campuses; graduates earn a fully accredited UW degree
  • Campus boasts award-winning architecture, state-of-the-art technology and breathtaking views of nearby wetlands and Cascade Mountains
  • Two options for Campus student housing
  • Nearly 45 undergraduate and graduate-level programs available, offering day and evening classes. 
  • Innovative teaching methods and interdisciplinary approaches; hands-on preparation for real life and career.
  • Outstanding student support services; award-winning on-campus library with access to full UW library system; career center; writing center; personal counseling; computer support; mentoring available for first-generation students and English language learners (ELL).
  • One of the most diverse college campuses in the nation; nearly 46 percent of UW Bothell students are students of color. More than half (51%) are the first in their families to attend college.