University of Washington Seattle: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - ExcellentQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - PoorCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Poor
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University of Washington Seattle is a large four-year, public school with 45,410 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1861 and is one of the 23 colleges and schools located in Seattle, Washington.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
348
Good
Bachelor's degree, master's degree, postmaster certificate, and doctoral degree are available at University of Washington Seattle.

University of Washington Seattle follows a quarter-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 348 majors. The most popular concentrations are Biology, Engineering, Medical, Computer Science, and Management. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools.


Student Retention
94%
Good
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

University of Washington Seattle student retention rate is very high at 94% (well above Washington average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students definitely love their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
20 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at University of Washington Seattle is very good - 83%.

Student to faculty ratio at University of Washington Seattle is reasonably decent, 20:1. Find out more details regarding instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$34,200
High
Average tuition costs are extremely high - around $33,100 per year. The additional fees at University of Washington Seattle beyond tuition are nearly $1,100; this comes to $34,200 annually.

Read the details about University of Washington Seattle additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
53%
Doable
As reported in recent data, 36,840 applications were submitted and 19,646 were accepted; so it is not very hard to be accepted at this school.

This college will consider accepting your dual credits and advanced placement credits for admission.

Learn more about admissions as well applicants test score info at University of Washington Seattle in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$5,000
Medium
University of Washington Seattle provides a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a great option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at University of Washington Seattle, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D
Unsafe
University of Washington Seattle offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 9,000 students, which provides a decent on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is reasonable - nearly $5,000 a year.

Army, Navy, and Air Force ROTC programs are available at University of Washington Seattle. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, University of Washington Seattle appears to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

University of Washington Seattle Location and Maps



Post Address: University of Washington Seattle, 1400 NE Campus Parkway, Seattle, Washington 98195-4550, USA
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