Key Dates: International Transfer & Postbaccalaureate Applicants for Autumn 2018

  • Sept - Feb

    Register to take the TOEFL or IELTS

  • December 15

    UW online application opens

  • February 15

    Apply by Feb. 15, 2018, the only UW deadline for int'l transfer + postbac students. All test scores must be taken on or before February 15, 2018.

Application Checklist

  • Application Fee $90

    The application fee is nonrefundable and must be submitted each time you apply to the UW. More
  • English Proficiency: Send Official Test Scores

    International freshmen and transfer students are required to submit English proficiency test scores for admission to the UW. More
  • Complete Minimum Courses

    Freshman and transfer applicants must show a minimum level of preparation in six academic subject areas. At the UW, we expect a lot more than the minimum. More
  • Transcripts? Submit with Online Application Only

    Review how to submit your high school transcripts online and where to send your official college transcripts. More

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You'll Need

Gathering these documents and materials before you start will help the application go more smoothly.

  • Your passport showing your legal name and any variations
  • Other legal names you have used on school transcripts or test scores
  • If you have ever attended the UW, your UW Student Number
  • Mailing address and permanent foreign address written in English
  • If you are already in the U.S. with a visa, the type of visa; for those with an I-20 from a U.S. school, the SEVIS ID number
  • Personal information and educational background about one or more of your parents/guardians
  • Test score results for TOEFL, IELTS, SAT, or ACT you have already taken
  • Dates of TOEFL, IELTS, SAT or ACT you plan to take
  • Copies of school records to accurately record the names of schools attended and dates of attendance
  • Class schedule for the 2017-2018 academic year
  • Paper copy of your high school transcript: You will make an electronic copy to attach to the online application
  • A strong desire to tell your story
  • Credit card or U.S. checking account to pay the application fee

More Information

  • College-Level Work in High School (AP, IB, Dual-Credit) One way of demonstrating rigor in coursework GO
  • Applying to the University Honors Program GO
  • Homeschooled Applicants Let us help you get ready to apply. GO
  • Plan Your Transfer (transfer applicants only) Guidance for students with previous college coursework GO

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