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University of Washington, Bothell

Bothell, WA 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate83%
Acceptance Rate83%

UW Bothell Student Life

UW Bothell is on a 128-acre campus in the suburban setting of Bothell, Washington, not far from Seattle.

UW Bothell Student Activities

UW Bothell has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to join – including a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

Interested in Greek life? UW Bothell does not have fraternities or sororities.

UW Bothell has the Campus Events Board. In fact, more students participate in the Campus Events Board than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at UW Bothell include Social Justice Organizers, Associated Students of University of Washington Bothell (ASUWB), Recreation and Intramurals Program and Club Council.

UW Bothell students' favorite campus events are Welcome Week, SpringFest and Intercultural Night.

UW Bothell Housing

This table offers information on housing at UW Bothell.

Housing Options Offered? Details
On-Campus Housing Yes
Guaranteed Housing Yes No special consideration for freshman
Co-ed Housing Available Yes
Housing for Students with Disabilities Yes
Percentage of Students Living On-Campus –– 3%
Spots Available in On-Campus Housing –– 174
Number of Students Living On-Campus ––
Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus –– 97%

UW Bothell offers housing. Students are not required to live on campus. First year students are given no special consideration for on-campus housing.

Most UW Bothell students live off campus. In 2022, 3% of undergrads at UW Bothell lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 97% of students lived off-campus or commuted to UW Bothell. There are 174 spots available in on-campus housing for all 5,454 undergraduates. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

UW Bothell offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.

UW Bothell Athletics

UW Bothell does not have any athletic programs or the school has not reported any information on their athletic teams.

Is UW Bothell Safe?

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

University of Washington, Bothell is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The UW Bothell campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.

UW Bothell offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.

Plan a Visit to UW Bothell

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit UW Bothell, take Interstate 405 to Bothell, WA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Paine Field (PAE), Everett airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Washington you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore UW Bothell's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

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UW Bothell Campus Services

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