University of Washington-Seattle Campus
University of Washington-Seattle Campus is a public institution in Seattle, Washington. The University of Washington also has campuses in Bothell and Tacoma. It was established in 1861 in downtown Seattle. The campus eventually moved to the current University District and includes 703 acres of urban land. The campus also provides views of the Olympic Mountains and the Cascade Range. The university is known for its extensive library system, which includes over 26 university libraries. A wide selection of undergraduate and graduate degree programs is offered through the 140 different departments. The university’s admissions process is considered highly selective with 19,733 students accepted out of a total of 43,517 applications.
The University of Washington-Seattle Campus offers a wide selection of nursing programs for undergrads and grads. Students may enroll in the BSN, RN to BSN, accelerated BSN, MSN, accelerated MSN, DNP, BSN to DNP, Ph.D., or BSN to Ph.D. programs. These programs are accredited by the CCNE. With the traditional BSN program, students enroll after completing their sophomore year and the required prerequisite courses. The two-year program includes training at a high-tech learning lab along with supervised training at clinical sites. Students complete over 1,000 hours of hands-on training at the clinical sites affiliated with the university. There are currently over 700 partnerships including the Seattle Children’s Hospital and the University of Washington Medical Center.
|Campus LocaleLarge City|
|Number of Students46,166|
|Student to Faculty Ratio19:1|
|Is Admission OpenNo|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus HousingYes|
Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)
|Number of Graduates|
|Doctor's degree - research/scholarship||0||0|
|Doctor's degree - other||0||0|
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities|
01/01/1918 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nurse Midwifery (MIDWF) - Basic certificate and graduate nurse-midwifery education programs for registered nurses|
05/01/1969 - Current
Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels|
04/20/2009 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels|
09/22/2000 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels|
09/22/2000 - Current
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
|SAT||1190 to 1420|
|ACT||27 to 32|
|Secondary school GPA Required|
|Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended|
|Secondary school record Required|
|Completion of college-preparatory program Required|
|Recommendations Neither required nor recommended|
|Formal demonstration of competencies Recommended|
|Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required|
|TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required|
|Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended|
In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$330/credit|
|In State Students||$330/credit|
|Out of State Students||$1,149/credit|
|In District Students||$724/credit|
|In State Students||$724/credit|
|Out of State Students||$1,298/credit|
Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.
|Program||Credit Hours||In district||In State||Out of State|
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.
In 2017-2018 academic year, 57% of University of Washington-Seattle Campus's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.
|Students Receiving Aid||Average Amount/Student|
|Other Federal Grant||17%||$568|
|State Grant & Scholarships||18%||$7,991|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||39%||$8,629|
|Federal Student Loans||27%||$5,038|
$9,443Average Net Price
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$6,803|
|$30,001 to $48,000$6,425|
|$48,001 to $75,000$8,155|
|$75,001 to $110,000$17,045|
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Washington state board of nursing.