General Catalog

The UW Bothell general catalog 2023-2024

The University of Washington Bothell offers many academic programs and certificates at the undergraduate, postbaccalaureate and graduate levels. The programs are designed to serve a diverse population of students who have just completed high school, who have completed some college study and are seeking to complete their baccalaureate degrees, initiate postbaccalaureate studies, or pursue courses for personal development.

In accordance with the traditions of the University of Washington, we are dedicated to providing responsive, accessible programs that proudly uphold traditional University of Washington standards of quality.


The three-campus University of Washington is accredited by the Northwest Association of Schools and Colleges and is a member of the Association of American Universities. Individual schools and colleges are members of the various accrediting associations in their respective fields.

Student obligation

It is the student’s obligation to be informed about the policies and standards contained in this catalog. All efforts are taken to ensure catalog accuracy. However, the catalog is not an irrevocable contract between the student and the University. The University’s total liability for claims arising from a contractual relationship with the student in any way related to classes or programs shall be limited to the tuition and expenses paid by the student to the University for those classes or programs. In no event shall the University be liable for any special, indirect, incidental, or consequential damages, including but not limited to, loss of earnings or profits.

Non-Discrimination policy

The University of Washington, as an institution established and maintained by the people of the state, is committed to providing equality of opportunity and an environment that fosters respect for all members of the University community. This policy has the goal of promoting an environment that is free of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation. To facilitate that goal, the University retains the authority to discipline or take appropriate corrective action for any conduct that is deemed unacceptable or inappropriate, regardless of whether the conduct rises to the level of unlawful discrimination, harassment, or retaliation.

University’s right

Due to the rapidly evolving programs and policies at the University, UW Bothell reserves the right to modify course and program offerings, University policies, and other information at any time, without prior notification.