Application Deadlines

Application Deadlines

If you are a transfer, returning, or post baccalaureate student, each major may have a different deadline date than what is listed below. To review the exact deadline for the quarter and major you are interested in, please review the webpages for Autumn dates, Winter dates, Spring dates, and/or Summer dates.

Entry Quarter

First Year*
Open Date

First Year*
Early Action

First Year*
Regular Decision

Transfer, Returning,
Post Baccalaureate
Open Date

Transfer, Returning,
Post Baccalaureate

Open Date

Autumn 2021

September 1, 2020 November 16, 2020 January 15, 2021 February 1, 2021 May 1, 2021 July 5, 2021 October 1, 2021

Winter 2021

N/A N/A N/A August 1, 2020 October 1, 2020 October  12, 2020 January 4, 2021

Spring 2021


N/A N/A December 1, 2020 February 1, 2021 January 18, 2021 March 31, 2021

Summer 2021
(Full Term, 
A Term & B Term)

N/A N/A N/A February 1, 2021 May 1, 2021 April 12, 2021 June 23, 2021

*First Year = Traditionally referred to as Freshmen
+Early Action = Students who submit and complete an Early Action application by November 16 will receive an admission decision by mid-January
Non-matriculated = Students who desire to take classes at the University of Washington Bothell, but are not seeking a degree.  

Majors Open By Quarter

Review the table below to review which quarters accept applications for your desired major.





Full term
A Term, B Term


American and Ethnic Studies (BA)


Applied Computing (BA)


Biology (BS)


Business Administration (BA)

Bothell or ELC Location


Chemistry (BA)


Chemistry (BS)


Chemistry (BS)
(Biochemistry Option)


Community Psychology (BA)


Computer Engineering (BS)


Computer Science and Software Engineering (BS)


Culture, Literature and the Arts (BA)


Earth System Science (BS)


Educational Studies (BA)

Electrical Engineering (BS)


Environmental Science (BS)


Environmental Studies (BA)


Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies (BA)


Global Studies (BA)


Health Studies (BA)


Interactive Media Design (BA)


Interdisciplinary Arts (BA)


 Law, Economics and Public Policy (BA)


Mathematics (BS)


Mathematical Thinking and Visualization (BA)


Mechanical Engineering (BS)


Media and Communication Studies (BA)


Nursing (RN-BSN)


Nursing (RN-BSN)
-UW Bothell Program in Everett


Nursing (RN-BSN)
-UW Bothell Program in Kirkland


Physics (BA)


Physics (BS)


Elementary Education Teacher Certification (Education)


Secondary Education Teacher Certification (Education)


Science, Technology and Society (BA)


Society, Ethics and Human Behavior (BA)


Major Application Deadlines

At UW Bothell, we admit students who have completed or will complete their course prerequisites directly to your desired major. To find the specific application deadline for the quarter you wish to enroll, use the links below.

Application Fees


First Year



Post Baccalaureate


Domestic Students

$60 $60 $60 $60 $60

International Students

$75 $75 $75 $75 $75