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Application Deadlines


First year students

Key dates & deadlines


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. If you have taken Running Start, IB, AP, and/or College in the High School, please submit a first year application.
 

Quarter of Application Quarter Begins Application Opens Early Action Deadline Regular Decision Deadline Receive Decision
(early action)
Receive Decision
(regular decision)
Autumn 2022 Late September 2022 September 1, 2021 November 15, 2021 January 15, 2022 January 2022 March 2022

 

Transfer, post-baccalaureate & returning students

Key dates & deadlines


You are a transfer student if you have completed (or will complete) college coursework from a regionally-accredited college or university following the summer after your high school graduation.

You are a post-baccalaureate student if you have earned a bachelor’s degree, and are seeking admission for an additional bachelor’s degree and NOT a Master’s degree.

You are a returning student if you have previously attended UW Bothell, but did not complete your degree program.

Quarter of Application Quarter Begins Application Opens Application Deadline Students Receive Decision
Winter Early January August 1 October 1 November - December
Autumn Late September February 1 July 1 July
Spring Late March December 1 January 31 March - April
Summer Late June February 1 April 1 June - July

When does my desired major accept applications?

If you're applying to UW Bothell as a transfer, post-baccalaureate or returning student, you must know your desired major and desired start date before you begin your application. Not all majors accept new students each quarter.

Before you begin your application, please check whether your desired major is accepting applications for the quarter you would like to start at UW Bothell: 

 

Non-matriculated students

Key dates & deadlines


You are a non-matriculated student if you are not pursuing a degree or certificate, instead taking courses for personal enrichment, career advancement, salary increases, etc.
 

Quarter of Application Quarter Begins Application Opens Application Deadline
Winter  Early January October 1 First day of winter quarter (early January)
Autumn Late September July 1 First day of autumn quarter (late September)
Spring Late March January 15 First day of spring quarter (late March)
Summer Late June April 1 First day of summer quarter (late June)

 

Professional program students

Key dates & deadlines


You are a professional program student if you are pursuing a course of study that prepares you for a professional license or certification. 

Professional programs offered at UW Bothell:

Program Quarter of Application Quarter Begins Application Opens Application Deadline Students Receive Decision
Elementary Education Teacher Certification Spring Late March September 1 November 1 February
Secondary & Middle Level Teacher Certification Summer Late June September 1 January 15 March