University of Washington at Seattle School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Seattle, WA

$10,629

Avg in-state tuition

$37,998

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About University of Washington at Seattle

School Type: Public

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

The University of Washington at Seattle is a large public university located on an urban campus in Seattle, Washington. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 48,149, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 56%. The university offers 288 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 82%, and a student-faculty ratio of 20:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $10,629, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $37,998.

Admissions Breakdown

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

Acceptance Rate Insight

56% of students were accepted during the 2020-2021 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Test scores Required

High school rank Not required or recommended

High school GPA Required

Completion of college prep program Required

High school transcript Required

Letter of recommendation Not required or recommended

Open admission No

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

SAT & ACT

Students who attend this school typically have higher standardized test scores than students at other schools.

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SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1200-1453

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 27-33

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of more than 15,000 students.

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48k

Students Enrolled

11%

Online Student Enrollment

20:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Online
On-campus
Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.
International Online classes are available for students around the world.

Demographics

White

40%

Asian

22%

Non-U.S. Citizen

16%

Hispanic

8%

Two or more races

7%

Unknown

3%

Black

3%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

55%

Socio-economic diversity

20% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

14

Total Online Enrollment

5,389

Student Location Breakout

11% 89%

Percent of Programs Online

98% On-campus

2% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates Not offered

Associate Not offered

Bachelor's 1% online

Graduate Certificate Not offered

Master's 5% online

Doctorate Not offered

Student Charges

Tuition and Required Fees

Student Level In-state Out-of-state
Undergraduate $10,629 $37,998
Graduate $16,278 $29,178

Cost of Undergraduate Attendance

Costs based on full-time, first-time, degree or certificate-seeking undergraduates for the 2020–2021 academic year.

Costs to Consider Price
Books and supplies $900
On-campus room and board $13,887
On-campus other expenses $2,787
Off-campus (not with family) room and board $13,887
Off-campus (not with family) other expenses $2,787
Off-campus (with family) other expenses $3,003

Total Undergraduate Cost

Total cost by category In-state Out-of-state
On-campus $28,203 $55,572
Off-campus without family $28,203 $55,572
Off-campus with family $14,532 $41,901

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

26%

State Grant Aid

21%

Institution Grant Aid

38%

Pell Grant

20%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $5,322
State Grant Aid $9,007
Institution Grant Aid $8,385
Pell Grant Aid $4,907

Financial Outlook

$50k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

$15k

Average student debt after graduation

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2020-2021]. In the absence of IPEDS data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.