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University of Washington - Bothell Campus Overview

University of Washington - Bothell Campus is a public institution situated in Bothell, Washington. The suburban atmosphere of Bothell makes it a great place for students who want the amenities of city life without actually living in the middle of a constant hustle and bustle.

What Is University of Washington - Bothell Campus Known For?

1,872 Undergraduate Awards
$40,756 Avg Cost After Aid
80% Acceptance Rate
  • The 3% student loan default rate at UW Bothell is better than the national rate of 10.1%. That's a good sign that you may be able to pay off student loans easier than your peers at other schools can.
  • The highest award offered at UW Bothell is the master's degree.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 65% of the faculty were full-time.
  • A student who earns a bachelor's degree from UW Bothell makes roughly $57,700 a year. This is 41% more than their peers from other colleges and universities.

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University of Washington - Bothell Campus Rankings

We have ranked UW Bothell as #429 out of 2,320 colleges and universities in the country in our 2021 Best Colleges list. Out of the 41 colleges in Washington, it is ranked at #6.

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

UW Bothell has also been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#300 Most Popular Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at UW Bothell.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Most Popular Cultural Studies & Analysis Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#8 Best Writing Studies Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#14 Most Popular Philosophy & Religious Studies Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#17 Best English Language & Literature Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#26 Best Computer Engineering Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#39 Best Computer Science Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#82 Best Business Administration & Management Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#82 Best Communication & Media Studies Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#82 Most Popular Computer & Information Sciences Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#84 Best Business, Management & Marketing Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards UW Bothell has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#2 Highest Paid Computer Engineering Graduates College Factual
#18 Highest Paid Computer Science Graduates College Factual
#40 Highest Paid Computer & Information Sciences Graduates College Factual
#70 Best Communication & Media Studies Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#71 Highest Paid Communication & Journalism Graduates College Factual
#86 Best Business Master’s Degree Schools Business Degree Central

Where Is University of Washington - Bothell Campus?

Location of University of Washington - Bothell Campus

Contact details for UW Bothell are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 18115 Campus Way Ne, Bothell, WA 98011-8246
Phone: 425-352-5000
Website: www.uwb.edu
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/uwbothell
Twitter: http://twitter.com/UWBothell

How Do I Get Into UW Bothell?

You can apply to UW Bothell online at: www.applyweb.com/apply

Admission Requirements for UW Bothell

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank neither required nor recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program required
Recommendations neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into UW Bothell?

80% Acceptance Rate
55% Of Accepted Are Women
80% Submit SAT Scores
With an acceptance rate of 80%, UW Bothell may not be as selective as some schools, but you should not take admittance for granted. Be sure to submit the best application you can.

Approximately 45% of accepted students are men and 55% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 78%, and the acceptance rate for women is 82%.

Average Test Scores

About 80% of students accepted to UW Bothell submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 510 and 610. Math scores were between 520 and 620.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for University of Washington - Bothell Campus  ( 510 to 610 )
200
800

SAT Math Scores for University of Washington - Bothell Campus  ( 520 to 620 )
200
800
UW Bothell received ACT scores from 29% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 17 and 25. Math scores were between 19 and 28. Composite scores were between 19 and 26.

ACT English Scores for University of Washington - Bothell Campus  ( 17 to 25 )
1
36
ACT Math Scores for University of Washington - Bothell Campus  ( 19 to 28 )
1
36
ACT Composite Scores for University of Washington - Bothell Campus  ( 19 to 26 )
1
36

Can I Afford University of Washington - Bothell Campus?

$40,756 Net Price
27% Take Out Loans
2.8% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of UW Bothell is $40,756. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At UW Bothell, approximately 27% of students took out student loans averaging $4,662 a year. That adds up to $18,648 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at UW Bothell is 2.8%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

University of Washington - Bothell Campus Undergraduate Student Diversity

4,631 Full-Time Undergraduates
49% Women
57% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 5,350 undergraduate students at UW Bothell, with 4,631 being full-time and 719 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  UW Bothell

There are also 563 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 4,631 full-time undergraduates at UW Bothell, 51% are male and 49% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  UW Bothell

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of Washington - Bothell Campus students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of UW Bothell Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 1,479
Black or African American 340
Hispanic or Latino 487
White 1,512
International Students 409
Other Races/Ethnicities 404

Geographic Diversity

Washington students aren't the only ones who study at University of Washington - Bothell Campus. At this time, 9 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 42 countries are represented at UW Bothell. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan.

Online Learning at University of Washington - Bothell Campus

41 Took All Classes Online
262 Took At Least One Class Online
104.9% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 262 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at UW Bothell has changed over the last few years.

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Online Growth Rankings of UW Bothell

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of Washington - Bothell Campus was 104.9%. This is the #333 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at UW Bothell regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

University of Washington - Bothell Campus Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s Master’s TOTAL
Business Administration & Management 278 53 331
Computer Science 194 36 230
Nursing 190 16 206
Communication & Media Studies 148 0 148
Accounting 92 23 115
General Biology 109 0 109
General Education 75 30 105
Health Sciences & Services 102 0 102
Electrical Engineering 69 21 90
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 78 0 78
Philosophy 73 0 73
Political Science & Government 66 0 66
Marketing 57 0 57
Mechanical Engineering 43 0 43
International Studies 39 0 39
Natural Resources Conservation 35 0 35
Computer Software & Applications 33 0 33
Mathematics 32 0 32
Public Policy 0 23 23
Computer Information Systems 22 0 22
Liberal Arts General Studies 21 0 21
Other Visual Art 19 0 19
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 16 0 16
Area Studies 15 0 15
Physics 13 0 13
Chemistry 12 0 12
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods 10 0 10
Cultural Studies & Analysis 0 10 10
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 9 0 9
Science, Technology & Society 9 0 9
Educational Administration 0 8 8
Computer Engineering 8 0 8
Writing Studies 0 8 8
Ethnic Studies 5 0 5
Information Technology 0 3 3
Computer Programming 0 0 0
Computer Systems Analysis 0 0 0
Information Science 0 0 0
Other Computer & Information Sciences 0 0 0
Geological & Earth Sciences 0 0 0
Fine & Studio Arts 0 0 0
TOTAL 1,872 231 2,103

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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