University of Washington - Seattle Graduate Program Reviews

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91%
of students recommend
(3.98 out of 5.0)
School rating based on 286 respondents

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School Information

  • Website: Visit College Website
  • School Accreditation: NWCCU, + 3 more
  • Programmatic Accreditation: ABA, + 2 more
  • Campus Setting: City: Large
  • Student Population: 45,408 (31,063 undergrad)
  • Student to Faculty Ratio: 20 to 1
  • Graduate Attendance Status: 18% part-time, 82% full-time
  • Annual Tuition: $16,278 in-state; $28,326 out-of-state
Source: NCES

Student & Graduate Reviews

4.17 out of 5.0
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Degree: Engineering
Graduation Year: 2016

Human Centered Design and Engineering is an inter-disciplinary program. I love that my classmates all come from different backgrounds. I know people that are good at programming, others who studied photography and design, and another friend of mine studied architecture. I come from a psychology background. It's to work with a diverse group of people and learn from each other. Full time students take evening classes twice a week, 4 hours per class and in most classes you work amongst your team. I wish there was an opportunity to work with other classmates more often. You start to just stick with your own group. I see some people outside of class at social events but it would be nice to form connections in other ways during class time as well. Meeting once a week is not enough.
4.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Healthcare Administration
Graduation Year: 2017

The graduate schools greatest asset is the faculty. As a student it isn't everyday that you have instructors who genuinely care about your success. The faculty want your success professionally and academically and will sacrifice there personal time to see to that success.
3.33 out of 5.0
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Degree: Liberal Studies
Graduation Year: 2016

This Professional Masters Program in Geographic Information Systems for Sustainability Management at University of Washington is a program that provides excellent flexibility, quality lessons, and results in students who are highly skilled at both the technical aspects of GIS as well as in the theoretical concepts that drive the field. This two year program has completely transformed my career options and been of incredible value.
3.67 out of 5.0
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Degree: Communications (Speech Pathology)
Graduation Year: 2016

Absolutely love the MedSLP program, I feel like I've won the jackpot being admitted here.
4.25 out of 5.0
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Degree: Communications
Graduation Year: 2017

The pros of my program are the quality of the guest speakers that come in who are working at the forefronts of their fields. The one con that is specific to me is that I live very far away from campus.
3.33 out of 5.0
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Degree: Healthcare Administration
Graduation Year: 2016

Seattle is a healthcare epicenter and is thus a perfect area for this kind of program. The faculty are seasoned and well versed in health care matters and are thus great sources of knowledge in the area.
4.58 out of 5.0
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Degree: Elementary Education
Graduation Year: 2016

I took UW classes through a partnership on the surrounding Island of Bainbridge. The class size was small and allowed time for quality discussions. Because of the small class sizes, I built a sense of community with my peers which enhanced learning greatly. The cost of living in Washington was much higher than my previous residence but the surrounding wilderness areas were a great tradeoff. There are so many opportunities for recreational activities on the mountains that surround Washington. The final con is diversity, I wish there were more people of color in the program to add to discussions of diversity.
4.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Biology
Graduation Year: 2014

The school is located in the city, therefore students have many amenities and options for social life. The program places great emphasis on peer learning. Cons are that it is a very competitive school and the workload is tough, but prepares you for the real world.
3.67 out of 5.0
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Degree: Performing Arts
Graduation Year: 2017

I believe my graduate program offers a highly competitive environment, a highly qualified staff, and easily available resources. That being said, there is little available financial aid for my department, and there seems to be a fair amount of crime on/near campus.
4.58 out of 5.0
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Degree: Environmental Science
Graduation Year: 2018

Our school has not that many financial support options, so if your advisor cannot afford a TA/RA you have to pay tuition and look for your own funding.
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