Application Dates & Deadlines

Find your key dates & deadlines

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

First-year students

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.

Application QuarterAutumn 2024
Quarter BeginsLate September 2024
Application OpensSeptember 1, 2023
DeadlinesEarly Action: November 15, 2023
Regular Decision: January 15, 2024
Receive DecisionEarly Action: January 2024
Regular Decision: March 2024
First-year application key dates & deadlines

Transfer, post-baccalaureate, returning & current students

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 ApplicationAutumnWinterSpringSummer
Quarter BeginsLate SeptemberEarly JanuaryLate MarchLate June
Application OpensFebruary 2August 1December 1

Teacher Certification:
September 1
February 2
Application DeadlineEarly: April 1
Regular: June 1
October 10January – FebruaryApril 1
Students Receive DecisionEarly: May
Regular: May – July
November – DecemberMarch – AprilJune – July
Transfer, post-bacc, and returning student application key dates & deadlines

When does my desired major accept applications?

If you’re applying to UW Bothell as a transfer, post-baccalaureate, returning student or as a current student applying to your major, 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.

MajorAutumn
Quarter Deadlines
Winter
Quarter Deadlines
Spring
Quarter Deadlines
Summer
Quarter Deadlines
Average Admit Rate (2023)
Undeclared or Pre-MajorEarly: April 1
Regular: June 1
October 25January 25April 168%
American and Ethnic Studies
(BA)
Early: April 1
Regular: June 1
October 25January 25N/A89%
Applied Computing
(BA)
Early: April 1
Regular: June 1
October 10January 10N/A33%
Biology
(BS)
Early: April 1
Regular: June 1
October 25January 25N/A79%
Business Administration
(BA)
Bothell Location
Early: April 1
Regular: June 1
October 25January 25N/A74%
Business Administration
(BA)
Bellevue Location
Early: April 1
Regular: June 1
October 25N/AN/A100%
Chemistry
(BA)
Early: April 1
Regular: June 1
October 25January 25N/AN/A
Chemistry
(BS)
Early: April 1
Regular: June 1
October 25January 25N/A77%
Chemistry
(BS)
(Biochemistry Option)
Early: April 1
Regular: June 1
October 25January 25N/A67%
Computer Engineering
(BS)
Early: April 1
Regular: June 1
N/AN/AN/A70%
Computer Science & Software Engineering
(BS)
Early: April 1
Regular: June 1
October 10January 10N/A34%
Conservation & Restoration Science
(BS)
Early: April 1
Regular: June 1
October 25January 25N/A75%
Culture, Literature & the Arts
(BA)
Early: April 1
Regular: June 1
October 25January 25N/A81%
Data Visualization
(BA)

previously Mathematical Thinking & Visualization
Early: April 1
Regular: June 1
October 25January 25N/AN/A
Data Visualization
(BS)
Early: April 1
Regular: June 1
October 25January 25N/AN/A
Earth System Science
(BS)
Early: April 1
Regular: June 1
October 25January 25N/A63%
Educational Studies
(BA)
Early: April 1
Regular: June 1
October 25January 25April 187%
Electrical Engineering
(BS)
Early: April 1
Regular: June 1
October 25N/AN/A67%
Environmental Studies
(BA)
Early: April 1
Regular: June 1
October 25January 25N/A73%
Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies
(BA)
Early: April 1
Regular: June 1
October 25January 25N/A86%
Global Studies
(BA)
Early: April 1
Regular: June 1
October 25January 25N/A67%
Health Studies
(BA)
Early: April 1
Regular: June 1
October 25January 25N/A75%
Interdisciplinary Arts
(BA)
Early: April 1
Regular: June 1
October 25January 25N/A82%
Interdisciplinary Studies
(BA)
Early: April 1
Regular: June 1
October 25January 25N/A81%
Law, Economics & Public Policy
(BA)
Early: April 1
Regular: June 1
October 25January 25N/A72%
Mathematics
(BS)
Early: April 1
Regular: June 1
October 25January 25N/A69%
Mechanical Engineering
(BS)
Early: April 1
Regular: June 1
October 25N/AN/A57%
Media & Communication Studies
(BA)
Early: April 1
Regular: June 1
October 25January 25N/A86%
Nursing
(RN-BSN)
Bothell
Early: April 1
Regular: June 1
N/AN/AN/A79%
Nursing
(RN-BSN)
UW Bothell Program in Everett
N/AOctober 25N/AN/A85%
Nursing
(RN-BSN)
UW Bothell Program in Shoreline
Early: April 1
Regular: June 1
N/AN/AN/A82%
Physics
(BA)
Early: April 1
Regular: June 1
October 25January 25N/A67%
Physics
(BS)
Early: April 1
Regular: June 1
October 25January 25N/A81%
Psychology
(BA)
Early: April 1
Regular: June 1
October 25January 25N/A68%
Post-Baccalaureate:
Elementary Education Teacher Certification
N/AN/ANovember 1N/A79%
Post-Baccalaureate:
Secondary Education Teacher Certification
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Science, Technology & Society
(BA)
Early: April 1
Regular: June 1
October 25January 25N/A90%
Program application deadlines and admission rates per quarter

Non-matriculated students

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 ApplicationApplication OpensApplication Deadline
Winter October 11December 27
SpringJanuary 17March 18
SummerApril 8June 10
AutumnJuly 1September 18
Non-matriculated application key dates & deadlines

Professional program students

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

ProgramQuarter of ApplicationQuarter BeginsApplication OpensApplication DeadlineStudents Receive Decision
Elementary Education Teacher CertificationSpring 2023March 27September 1November 1February – March
Professional program application key dates & deadlines