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The University of Washington - Seattle

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Your Chances at UWash-Seattle
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Your Chances at UWash-Seattle
(on SAT score alone)
Men
Women
# Applicants
14,047
16,152
# Admitted
7,484
9,195
% Admitted
53.3%
56.9%
% Overall
55.2%

Students who got into UWash-Seattle:

Tips mention: Interview (0), ACT/SAT (24), Grades (35), Sports/Extracurriculars (15), College Essay (15)
Getting into the undergraduate Architecture Program is very hardMar 24 2016Architecture
Getting into the undergraduate Architecture Program is very hard. You have to do a year of prerequisite classes in order to qualify. 3 quarters of architectural history, and 2 of pre-studio. It is very competitive. It starts out with about 250 people taking the initial fall quarter classes, and then drops to about 80 people during winter. Only 40-50 people get in every year. You have to submit a portfolio the first day of Spring quarter, and have a statement of purpose (there are prompts). I recommend taking additional art/photography/ceramics etc classes during your Freshman and Sophomore years, so you can beef up your portfolio to make you stand out. That is what I did. The AIAS club does a review of portfolios from the previous year that got in, it really helps to get that insider knowledge.
Female
If entering as a 3rd year as i do,Oct 23 2014Mechanical Engineering
If entering as a 3rd year as i do, get great grades in all pre-req courses.
Male
Don't try to hard to get into this schoolJun 26 2014Other
Don't try to hard to get into this school because it's not worth it. If I had gone elsewhere, I could have graduated sooner, happier, and motivated.
Male
Its super easy to get in to this university,May 30 2014Unknown
Its super easy to get in to this university, especially if you're out of state or international because they want your money. Its gonna suck trying to get into a major though if you're not a hyper competitive student. There is no direct admission for out of state or international students.
Male
The admissions office looks the most at your 5Jul 26 2013Computer Science
The admissions office looks the most at your 5 extracurricular mini essays. I got in with a 3.6 and an SAT of 2170 but many people with 1800's get in. Honestly, this isn't just a Stanford-caliber school that's easier to get into, this is a relatively easy school to get into with Stanford-caliber departments that need the same quality of students.
SAT: 2170 Male
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