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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 2023 Late September 2023 September 1, 2022 November 15, 2022 January 15, 2023 January 2023 March 2023

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 2 Varies by major November - December
Spring Late March December 1 Varies by major March - April
Summer Late June February 8 Varies by major June - July
Autumn Late September February 8 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 TBD October 30 February 1 April 1
American and Ethnic Studies (BA) TBD October 30 February 1 N/A
Applied Computing (BA) Priority deadline: TBD
Standard deadline: TBD
October 22 February 1 N/A
Biology (BS) TBD October 30 February 1 N/A
Business Administration (BA)
Bothell Location
Priority deadline: TBD
Standard deadline: TBD
October 30 February 1 N/A
Business Administration (BA)
ELC in Bellevue Location
Priority deadline: TBD
Standard deadline: TBD
October 30 N/A N/A
Chemistry (BA) TBD October 30 February 1 N/A
Chemistry (BS) TBD October 30 February 1 N/A
Chemistry (BS)
(Biochemistry Option)
TBD October 30 February 1 N/A
Computer Engineering (BS) TBD N/A N/A N/A
Computer Science and Software Engineering (BS) Priority deadline: TBD
Standard deadline: TBD
October 22 February 1 N/A
Conservation & Restoration Science (BS) TBD October 30 February 1 N/A
Culture, Literature and the Arts (BA) TBD October 30 February 1 N/A
Earth System Science (BS) TBD October 30 February 1 N/A
Educational Studies (BA) TBD October 30 February 1 April 1
Electrical Engineering (BS) TBD October 30 N/A N/A
Environmental Studies (BA) TBD October 30 February 1 N/A
Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies (BA) TBD October 30 February 1 N/A
Global Studies (BA) TBD October 30 February 1 N/A
Health Studies (BA) TBD October 30 February 1 N/A
Interactive Media Design (BA) N/A N/A N/A N/A
Interdisciplinary Arts (BA) TBD October 30 February 1 N/A
Interdisciplinary Studies (BA) TBD October 30 February 1 N/A
 Law, Economics and Public Policy (BA) TBD October 30 February 1 N/A
Mathematics (BS) TBD October 30 February 1 N/A
Mathematical Thinking and Visualization (BA) TBD October 30 February 1 N/A
Mechanical Engineering (BS) TBD October 30 N/A N/A
Media and Communication Studies (BA) TBD October 30 February 1 N/A
Nursing (RN-BSN)
Bothell
TBD N/A N/A April 1
Nursing (RN-BSN)
UW Bothell Program in Everett
N/A October 30 N/A

April 1

Nursing (RN-BSN)
UW Bothell Program in Shoreline
TBD N/A N/A N/A
Physics (BA) TBD October 30 February 1 N/A
Physics (BS) TBD October 30 February 1 N/A
 Psychology (BA) TBD October 30 February 1 N/A
Post-Baccalaureate
Elementary Education Teacher Certification* (Education)
N/A N/A November 1 N/A
Post-Baccalaureate
Secondary Education Teacher Certification** (Education)
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Science, Technology and Society (BA) TBD October 30 February 1 N/A
Society, Ethics and Human Behavior (BA) TBD October 30 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 Spring 2023 March 27 September 1 November 1 N/A
Secondary & Middle Level Teacher Certification N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A