Apply

Application Dates & Deadlines

Find your key dates & deadlines

gold-bar.png

Different student types have different deadlines. Click on your student type below to find the correct key dates & deadlines for you!

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, 2021 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 Varies by major November - December
Spring Late March December 1 Varies by major March - April
Summer Late June February 1 Varies by major June - July
Autumn Late September February 1 Varies by major 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.

Major

Autumn Quarter Deadlines

Winter Quarter Deadlines

Spring Quarter Deadlines

Summer Quarter Deadlines

Undeclared/Pre-Major July 1 October 22 February 1 April 1
American and Ethnic Studies (BA) August 1 October 22 February 1 N/A
Applied Computing (BA) Priority deadline: April 1
Standard deadline: July 1
October 1 February 7 N/A
Biology (BS) July 1 October 22 February 1 N/A
Business Administration (BA)
Bothell Location
July 1 October 22 February 7 N/A
Business Administration (BA)
ELC in Bellevue Location
July 1 October 22 N/A N/A
Chemistry (BA) August 1 October 22 February 1 N/A
Chemistry (BS) August 1 October 22 February 1 N/A
Chemistry (BS)
(Biochemistry Option)
August 1 October 22 February 1 N/A
         
Computer Engineering (BS) April 1 N/A N/A N/A
Computer Science and Software Engineering (BS) Priority deadline: April 1
Standard deadline: July 1
October 1 February 7 N/A
Conservation & Restoration Science (BS) August 1 October 22 February 1 N/A
Culture, Literature and the Arts (BA) August 1 October 22 February 1 N/A
Earth System Science (BS) August 1 October 22 February 1 N/A
Educational Studies (BA) August 1 October 22 February 1 April 1
Electrical Engineering (BS) May 1 October 22 N/A April 1
Environmental Studies (BA) August 1 October 22 February 1 N/A
Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies (BA) August 1 October 22 February 1 N/A
Global Studies (BA) August 1 October 22 February 1 N/A
Health Studies (BA) June 1 October 22 February 8 N/A
Interactive Media Design (BA) April 1 N/A N/A N/A
Interdisciplinary Arts (BA) August 1 October 22 February 1 N/A
Interdisciplinary Studies (BA) August 1 October 22 February 1 N/A
 Law, Economics and Public Policy (BA) August 1 October 22 February 1 N/A
Mathematics (BS) August 1 October 22 February 1 N/A
Mathematical Thinking and Visualization (BA) August 1 October 22 February 1 N/A
Mechanical Engineering (BS) May 1 October 22 N/A N/A
Media and Communication Studies (BA) August 1 October 22 February 1 N/A
Nursing (RN-BSN)
Bothell
July 1 N/A N/A May 13
Nursing (RN-BSN)
UW Bothell Program in Everett
July 1 October 22 N/A

May 13

Nursing (RN-BSN)
UW Bothell Program in Shoreline
July 1 N/A N/A N/A
Physics (BA) August 1 October 22 February 1 N/A
Physics (BS) August 1 October 22 February 1 N/A
 Psychology (BA) August 1 October 22 February 1 N/A
Post-Baccalaureate
Elementary Education Teacher Certification* (Education)
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Post-Baccalaureate
Secondary Education Teacher Certification** (Education)
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Science, Technology and Society (BA) August 1 October 22 February 1 N/A
Society, Ethics and Human Behavior (BA) August 1 October 22 February 1 N/A

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)
Spring     Late March January 15 First day of autumn quarter (late September)
Summer Late June April 1 First day of summer quarter (late June)
Autumn Late September July 1 First day of autumn quarter (late September)

 

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 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Secondary & Middle Level Teacher Certification N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A