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UW-Seattle Tuition & Cost

Seattle, Washington

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How much does it cost to attend?

In State Washington Resident Sticker Price
$29,319
In State Costs for University of Washington Seattle Campus
Fee Cost
Tuition$10,629
Books and Supplies$900
Other Fees$1,116
Room and Board $13,887
Other Expenses Budget$2,787
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
$56,688
Out of State Costs for University of Washington Seattle Campus
Fee Cost
Tuition$37,998
Books and Supplies$900
Other Fees$1,116
Room and Board $13,887
Other Expenses Budget$2,787

Residents of Washington pay an annual total price of $29,319 to attend University of Washington Seattle Campus on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $10,629 for tuition, $13,887 room and board, $900 for books and supplies and $1,116 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $56,688 which is 93.3% higher than Washington residents. The tuition charge is $37,998 while room and board is $13,887, books and supplies are $900 and other fees come in at $1,116.

All price data is sourced from the 2020/2021 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.

Net Price

Net price is indicative of what it actually costs to attend University of Washington Seattle Campus when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2019/2020
$9,661
Net Price by Income University of Washington Seattle Campus
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$5,194
$30,001 to $48,000$6,399
$48,001 to $75,000$8,393
$75,001 to $110,000$16,894
$110,000+$25,264

The average reported annual net price for University of Washington Seattle Campus for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $9,661 in 2019/2020. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

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Financial Aid

50% of full-time undergrad University of Washington Seattle Campus received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $15,450 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 20% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $4,471 and 1% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $19,783.

Finanical Aid University of Washington Seattle Campus
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $15,450 50%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $8,385 38%
Pell Grants $4,731 20%
Other Federal Grants $1,695 26%
State and Local Grants $9,007 21%
Federal Student Loans $4,471 20%
Other Student Loans $19,783 1%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to University of Washington Seattle Campus, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $34,956. The loan balance of $34,956 is a four year multiple of the $8,739 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $334 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 2.75%.

Example Loan $34,956
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $333.52
Total Interest Paid $5,066.26
Sum of All Loan Payments $40,022.26

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
$117,276
Year Washington Residents Non Residents
1 $29,319 $56,688
2 $31,371 $60,656
3 $33,567 $64,902
4 $35,917 $69,445

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at University of Washington Seattle Campus to be $117,276 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 7% annual increase over the next 4 years which is the national trend.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at University of Washington Seattle Campus
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
Washington Residents $354 $1,062 $1,416
Out of State Residents $1,267 $3,801 $5,068

Estimated cost for a class at University of Washington Seattle Campus based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at University of Washington Seattle Campus versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

University of Washington Seattle Campus Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan No
Prepaid Tuition Plan Yes
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=236948 IPEDS survey data for University of Washington Seattle Campus.