If you want to apply to UW Bothell, the fee for the application costs $60.
Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may qualify for for fee waiver for their application.
|UW Bothell 2021||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.4|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are considered|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||72%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||18%|
University of Washington, Bothell does not offer early decision or early action.
Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.
Getting into UW Bothell is slightly difficult.
In 2021, UW Bothell accepted 88% of all applicants, around 3,665 of the 4,158 students who applied.
Schools that are slightly difficult to get into, like UW Bothell, accept up to 95% of applicants. Most admitted students scored at most a 1010 on the SAT and a 19 on the ACT.
It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are they consider most important in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the admissions factors where you shine.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Alumni/ae Relations||Not Considered|
|Character/Personal Qualities||Very Important|
|Geographical Residence||Not Considered|
|Class Rank||Not Considered|
|Extracurricular Activities||Very Important|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Important|
|Application Essay||Very Important|
|First Generation||Not Considered|
|Racial/Ethnic Status||Not Considered|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|State Residency||Not Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
To apply, all applicants to UW Bothell must submit the following items. Double check with UW Bothell's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||2.0|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to UW Bothell have an average unweighted GPA of 3.4.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At University of Washington, Bothell, student GPAs fall in the following ranges|
|3.75 and 3.99||17.17%|
|3.50 and 3.74||28.76%|
|3.25 and 3.49||20.73%|
|3.00 and 3.24||18.5%|
|2.50 and 2.9||12.91%|
|2.00 and 2.49||0.41%|
UW Bothell does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
UW Bothell does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2021, 72% of UW Bothell's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 18% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other UW Bothell applicants, you should strive to earn between 1050 and 1265 (or higher!) on the SAT. At UW Bothell 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1265 and 25% of scored lower than 1050, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of UW Bothell students scored 650 or higher and 75% of students scored 510 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of UW Bothell students scored 620 or higher, and 75% scored a 510 or higher.
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To be most competitive at UW Bothell, you should strive to earn between 20 and 27 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 27 means you fall in the 75th percentile for UW Bothell's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 27, and three out of four students scored lower than 27 on the ACT.
A 20 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for UW Bothell students. Only one out of every four students scored below 20.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to UW Bothell. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in UW Bothell during the following terms: - Fall Term - Winter Term - Spring Term - Winter Term - Summer Term
Does UW Bothell accept transfer credits?
UW Bothell accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions.
Does UW Bothell accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
UW Bothell accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to UW Bothell?
UW Bothell is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
What is UW Bothell's acceptance rate?
UW Bothell's acceptance rate is 88%.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to UW Bothell is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to UW Bothell is Continuous processing.
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Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At UW Bothell, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.41. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
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