Seattle, WA
University of Washington-Seattle Campus


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Recent Reviews

Angelica
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I love the school atmosphere! Everyone is so friendly and willing to accept each other. The staff is also wonderful. So under...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I love the school atmosphere! Everyone is so friendly and willing to accept each other. The staff is also wonderful. So understanding, and most actually care about how students are doing! It’s a great feat for a university, and I applaud them for how clean and pretty the campus is.

Gabrielle
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Overall it is a big campus with a lot of people. I struggled to find like minded people as myself in the beginning but with t...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Overall it is a big campus with a lot of people. I struggled to find like minded people as myself in the beginning but with time and through extracurricular I found some. Class are difficult and are usually a large size in your undergrad. It can be hard to find one on one help from professors, TA's, etc.

Abdulazeem
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For those that don't want to read, overall the UW is a great school to go to. There's a community for everyone and it's a gen...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

For those that don't want to read, overall the UW is a great school to go to. There's a community for everyone and it's a generally safe space to be. However with that, I do have some problems, mainly with accommodations. For my first year at UW I stayed at the dorms, specifically in McMahon hall. Now I'll admit I knew going in that my experience wouldn't be the best since it was an old dorm, but the extent of my disappointment was greater than I originally anticipated. The dorm was very dirty, and even with frequent cleaning, dust seemed to accumulate very quickly. There was a very poor system of central heating and an even less in terms of cooling. The internet was bad and overall I would not recommend dorm life. However, the dorms are my only complaint because outside of the dorms, the school becomes a lot better. The walk to classes is always a highlight of my day as I get to pop in a podcast and admire the beautiful collaboration between building and nature. The people in the school are very friendly and I think that with the plethora of on campus groups, you would have no trouble finding a place to fit in. The night life at UW is also something that I would highly recommend to people, whether you want to go out to eat, party at Greek row, or just play some smash bros at Area 1, I guarantee that you can find something to enjoy after the classes are done. All in all, I recommend that campus and vibe of UW but really suggest that you stay away from living in the dorms.

Marquis
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The UW offers many clubs and opportunities to find your own home inside the larger community. As a Freshman and from a smalle...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

The UW offers many clubs and opportunities to find your own home inside the larger community. As a Freshman and from a smaller town, it was quite intimidating attending such a large school. In that vein, there is exceptional diversity on this campus. You'll meet people from all tracks of life, from as young as 17 to as old as 65, and from every continent (besides Antarctica, of course)! The campus is expansive and will most certainly impress anyone who gets the chance to explore it. As for academics, it's a research school and the classes reflect this standard. Every teacher I've had has been well informed in their topics and project true enthusiasm for student learning. However, many of the classes offered are what's called a "weed out" class, meaning they are very intense and meant to oust those unfit for that major. The university does provide methods for studying and tutoring, however, which can aid those who are struggling.

Kalee
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The University of Washington is a college that will always have a place in my heart. The campus is filled with students and p...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

The University of Washington is a college that will always have a place in my heart. The campus is filled with students and professors bustling around with enthusiasm. There is always something fun to do, whether it be cheering on the Huskies at Montlake Stadium or getting bubble tea on The Ave. The immense libraries are open all night long, there are warm coffee shops everywhere, and people seem genuinely happy. The campus itself is beautifully chiseled with pink cherry blossom trees, gothic architecture, and views of the snow-capped Cascade mountains in the distance. As an upcoming junior, I have nothing but positive things to say about the University of Washington. I live in my dream apartment, have made lifelong friends, work on campus, and genuinely enjoy attending my lectures. I am thriving in my chosen major and feel as though I am receiving a well-rounded education. I have personally benefited greatly through creative assignments, presentations, career fairs, speeches, and other forms of learning that the university regularly offers. Overall, the University of Washington provides an exquisite experience for a higher education. The campus is located in the heart of Seattle, Washington, and there is so much to do, see, and experience. The lectures are refreshing and it seems as though the professors genuinely care about the well-being of their students. There are many exclusive opportunities for students to flourish, such as: membership to the Intramural Activities Building, access to art museums, free concerts, sporting events, clubs and organizations, and so much more. I can honestly say that there is no place I would rather be. Go dawgs!

Sonia
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I love UW! It's the best choice I could have possibly made! While Seattle is a little pricy, there are so many things to do t...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I love UW! It's the best choice I could have possibly made! While Seattle is a little pricy, there are so many things to do that won't break the bank. There is a possibility of a new adventure every day. The people in Seattle aren't the warmest, but once you find your people there is nothing better.

Sarah C
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My experiences here have changed a lot going from freshman year to sophomore year. Class sizes for introductory level courses...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

My experiences here have changed a lot going from freshman year to sophomore year. Class sizes for introductory level courses are huge (~400-500 people), so you really have to rely on yourself. Now that I'm in a small major, class sizes range from 80 for our department introductory courses and more like 15-30 for specific, higher level classes. UW is a research school and as I'm interested in doing research as a career, I've found attending this school great for networking and gaining experience. However, having researchers doing high level research as your professors can be a huge hit or miss (not all of them are great at teaching or explaining basic, lower level concepts).

Emily
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If you want to be in Seattle then UW Seattle is the right place. You are next to the water, Lake Union and Lake Washington. T...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

If you want to be in Seattle then UW Seattle is the right place. You are next to the water, Lake Union and Lake Washington. There are also several well-known parks like Gas Works Park, all nestled in great neighborhoods and in the heart of Seattle without being caught in downtown. There are trees to be found in the city. If you are a cyclist, you have many trails to access the campus and you can live in several neighborhood districts. If you want to visit downtown I recommend biking there around Lake Union and exploring. If you want to live off campus and walk, one end of campus to the other is about 20 minutes. Academically you have practically every degree option imaginable. A campus visit is always the ideal option before making your choice. Walk the campus, enter the main library, walk through Red Square and see Mt Rainier. The gardens and fountains are nice but the Quad in the spring is a blossom paradise. I spent most of my time in the southern part of campus next to and in the university medical hospital. We had a great medical library available to us as students. In the rehabilitation department the faculty is exceptional and the academic gains are a high priority. Preparing you for the future and your career is what you should expect. If you are medical, there are many local hospitals around that will offer you valuable resources should you choose to stay local to Seattle.

Ozioma
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This institution provides me with the environment and opportunities to make the absolute most out of my education. From aca...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

This institution provides me with the environment and opportunities to make the absolute most out of my education. From academics to the social scene to clubs to extracurriculars, The University of Washington in Seattle is very well-rounded and keeps their students best interests at heart.

Lisa
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Love it! I’m an older student, but the kids are welcoming. Professors are top notch, and I’m getting a great education! The...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Love it! I’m an older student, but the kids are welcoming. Professors are top notch, and I’m getting a great education! The campus is huge, and with disabilities can be a challenge, but it’s doable. The disability services department is very helpful.

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  • Tuition & Fees
  • $10,753
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