About UW Bothell

Fast Facts 2014-15


  • 4,963 Headcount

    Undergraduate: 4,406
    Graduate: 557

  • 4,587 FTE

    Undergraduate: 4,101
    Graduate: 487

Enrollment History Autumn FTE 2010-2014

Enrollment History Chart

All statistics are obtained from the UW Bothell Office of Institutional Research.

Nationally ranked

As UW Bothell matures, it is being recognized in the national rankings for quality, value and success of its alumni.

Money magazine betst college 7th for colleges that add the most value.
10th among top 25 best public colleges.
37th best college in the nation.
"dramatically outperforms its peers on graduation rates and alumni financial success factors."
College rankings best college in Washington 6th best bang for the buck.

Washington Monthly "gives high marks to institutions that contribute to society, enroll low-income students, help them graduate and don't charge a fortune to attend."

Average Class Size

Undergraduate: 30
Graduate: 17

Average Credit Load

Undergraduate: 14
Graduate: 9

UW Bothell Personnel

Headcount: 345
FTE: 326

Headcount: 362
FTE: 295


51% Female and 49% Male

Counties of Residence

King: 51%
Snohomish: 33%

Top Five Cities of Residence

Seattle: 15%
Bothell: 8%
Everett: 7%
Lynnwood: 6%
Bellevue: 6%

89% of UW Bothell students are from the state of WA - 84% from King and Snohomish counties

Student Body

In State: 89%
Military Veterans: 159
2014 Incoming First Year Students: 634
2014 Incoming Transfers: 747

Age Range

17-25: 71%
26-35: 19%
36 & older: 9%

Demographics Chart - Also See Our Accessible PDF

Did you know?

  • 33New degrees have been added in the past five years.
  • 88%of graduating students are very satisfied with their experience at UW Bothell.
  • 51%of incoming first year students are first generation college students.
  • 60%of all undergraduate students receive financial aid.

UW Bothell is one of the most diverse public universities in Washington.

UW Bothell is the fastest-growing public university in the state of Washington

UW Bothell's economic impact to the state of Washington is $231.6 million and to the City of Bothell, $125.5 million.

First year student enrollment for Fall 2014-15 increased 11% over the previous year.

19% of women who have declared majors are majoring in STEM fields.

27% of UW Bothell undergraduates are Husky Promise recipients.

Half of UW undergraduates graduate with zero debt.

120 students are participating in Study Abroad. Participation has doubled in the last two years; students have visited 45 countries.

Offering more than 45 degrees