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University of Washington

Location: Seattle, Washington, USA
Website:  (see info for exchange students)
Language of instruction: English
Terms: Autumn quarter (September – December); Winter quarter (January – March);  Spring quarter (March – June)


  • $12,000 CAD scholarship for an academic year (September through June). First eligible applicant, first awarded! More information:

    • The university hosts 54,000 students annually
    • Defined by its values and belief in possibility and "unshakeable" optimism

Area of study

  • Cultural and Ethnic Studies
  • Environmental Studies
  • Health and Human Science
  • Liberal Arts
  • Science
  • Technology

Exchange credit history

See the exchange credit history listing of courses that have been previously evaluated from University of Washington. Note that this is a guide only, and not a guarantee that your courses would be evaluated in the same way.


  • On-campus housing: May be available. See the Student Life website for further details.
  • Off-campus housing: Available (tends to be more expensive and may require a car)

Medical Insurance, Immigration & Arrival

  • Medical insurance: Mandatory 
  • Immigration documents: Student Visa required
  • Orientation program: Available for exchange students

How to apply

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