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University of Washington
  • Graduate School
  • SEATTLE, WA

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University of Washington is a public graduate school in Seattle, Washington. It has a large graduate student body with an enrollment of 15,301 graduate students. Of the 184 graduate programs offered at University of Washington, 8 are offered online or through graduate distance education programs. The most popular graduate school programs at University of Washington are Business, Medicine, and Social Work. 19% of its graduate students are part-time graduate students.

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Graduate Students

Total Graduate Students
15,301
Part-Time Grad Students
2,925
Research Assistants
1,964
Teaching Assistants
1,533
Racial Diversity
  • White
    53.1%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    18%
  • Asian
    12.4%
  • Hispanic
    6.2%
  • Multiracial
    4.3%
  • African American
    2.8%
  • Unknown
    2.4%
  • Native American
    0.6%
  • Pacific Islander
    0.1%

Student Life

Poll
What one word or phrase best describes students at your school?
Based on 34 responses
  • Driven
    29%
  • Down-to-earth
    15%
  • Friendly
    24%
  • Intellectual
    29%
  • Complicated
    3%
Poll
What phrase best describes your program?
Based on 30 responses
  • Competitive and intense
    43%
  • Prepared me for the real world
    10%
  • Supportive/helped me grow
    27%
  • All online right now
    20%

Scholarship

Professors

Poll
94%
of students agree that professors care about their students' success. 34 responses
Poll
88%
of students agree that professors are engaging and easy to understand. 34 responses
Poll
79%
of students agree that professors helped connect them to future opportunities. 34 responses

Return On Investment

Poll
How much did you spend on your graduate degree?
Based on 34 responses
  • $75K-$100K
    24%
  • $50K-$75K
    24%
  • $25K-$50K
    32%
  • <$25K
    21%
Poll
How much did you make post-graduation?
Based on 34 responses
  • $125K-$150K
    3%
  • $100K-$125K
    3%
  • $75K-$100K
    9%
  • $50-$75K
    18%
  • <$50K
    6%
  • Did not graduate yet
    62%
76%
of students feel the degree they are getting at this school is worth the time and money. 34 responses

Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C
  3. Nightlife
    grade A+
Median Household Income
$51,473
National
$64,994
Median Rent
$1,482
National
$1,096
Median Home Value
$763,016
National
$229,800

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