APPLY TO UW BOTHELL
First Year Applicants
You are a first year student if you have not attended a college or university following the summer of your high school graduation or obtaining your GED.
First Year applicants apply here
First Year applications open on September 1st. Students have the option to submit a non-binding Early Action or Regular Decision application.
Students who submit and complete an Early Action application by the November 15th deadline will receive an admission decision by January 10th.
Students who submit and complete a Regular Decision application by the January 15th deadline will receive an admission decision by mid-March.
*First Year applicants are traditionally known as Freshmen applicants.
** If you have taken Running Start, IB, AP, and/or College in the High School, you are still considered a First Year Student
Begin your application here if you have completed (or will complete) college coursework from a regionally accredited college or university following the summer after high school graduation:
Transfer applicants apply here
Transfer students can apply year round. Check out our Application Dates page to see application deadlines for each quarter.
* If you are a returning UW Bothell student, already earned a bachelor's degree, or are not pursing a degree, please fill out this application.
First Year Students
Professional and Continuing Education
Applicants with Disabilities
The University of Washington Bothell is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education, and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the admission and application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 425.352.5307(voice), 425.352.5303 (TTY), 425.352.5455 (fax), or email@example.com.
The University's admission policy provides for a selective admission process with the objective of attracting students who demonstrate the strongest prospects for high quality academic work. This selective admission process shall assure that the University’s educational opportunities shall be open to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, or military status. The process of admission shall be mindful of the need for diversity in the student body and for highly-trained individuals from all segments of the population. (Presidential Executive Order No. 31)