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Undergraduate Admissions

How do you apply?

In order to apply, you will need to prepare a brief personal statement.  (Suggested 2,000 characters.) This statement can be used to express your educational goals, tell us why you are applying to the major, and to address any concerns about your record.  Additionally, you will need to submit an unofficial UW transcript.

Applications will be available online and open to current University of Washington students. 
Submit your ONLINE APPLICATION during one of the following admission windows:

Applications Open

Applications Close

Decision Notification

Quarter Start

March 29, 2021
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CLOSED on 5pm on April 9, 2021

April 21, 2021

Autumn 2021

September 24, 2021
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5pm on October 8, 2021

By October 29, 2021

Winter 2022

Admissions decisions will be communicated via email. If admitted, follow the next steps listed in the email. If admitted and you do not accept the offer by the deadline stated in the email, you will not be admitted to the major and will need to reapply in a future admission cycle. 

Looking ahead to future admission cycles, note that application deadlines are 5pm on the second Friday of Autumn quarter and the second Friday of Spring quarter.

Minimum admission requirements include: 

Must be current UW Seattle student

  • A minimum grade of 2.0 in each of MATH 124, MATH 125, MATH 126 (or MATH 134-5-6)  
  • A minimum grade of 2.0 in AMATH 301
  • This is a capacity constrained major and admission is competitive. Successful applicants typically have over a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA in courses listed above.  Admissions statistics are noted below.

Additional information for prospective students

  • Admissions: Incoming FreshmenTransfersInternational Students
  • Additional policies, useful links, and resources may be found here!
  • Admissions statistics: for the most recent admissions cycle there was a 25% acceptance rate. The average cumulative/overall GPA of admitted students is 3.7.  This information will be updated after each admission cycle. 

    Watch a recorded info session or attend online: April 14, August 11, October 1|  See calendar to register!

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