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FAST FACTS

People

Enrollment and degrees

  • Campuses in Seattle, Bothell and Tacoma; 530 degree options across 294 programs
  • Educational and research facilities in Spokane and Friday Harbor, Washington; Rome, Italy; and León, Spain
  • Across all campuses and facilities: 57,000+ students and 4,300+ faculty

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Impact

Access

  • Fall 2016 was the UW’s most diverse entering class (including freshmen and transfer students) in history.
  • Since before the recession, the number and proportion of underrepresented minority students at the UW has increased, comprising 18.1 percent of the 2015 incoming freshman class, compared to 10.5 percent in 2006
  • In 2015-16, 30 percent (or about 9,500) of UW undergraduate residents were eligible for Husky Promise, which provides free tuition to students with financial need
  • The UW has more Pell Grant recipients than all Ivy League schools combined