Virtual Information Sessions

These sessions will provide an overview of the Allen School's Ph.D. application process and incorporate information about graduate student life and experiences with the aid of a panel of graduate students doing Q & A. 


Ph.D. Application Timeline

  • Application Opens: Sept 1
  • Application Deadline: Dec 16
  • Decisions Released: Mid-Feb
  • Grad Visit Days: Mid-March
  • Response Deadline: April 15
  • Study Begins: Mid-Sept


Admission to the Allen School's Ph.D. program in Computer Science & Engineering is competitive. Each year, we receive applications from approximately 2,500 prospective graduate students, from around the globe, with the goal of starting approximately 50-60 students each year. Applications are accepted once per year for an autumn start in the program. 

Underrepresented Communities

The University of Washington and the Allen School reaffirm their policy of equal opportunity regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, or status as a disabled veteran or Vietnam era veteran in accordance with University policy and applicable federal and state statutes and regulations. We encourage applications from women, students with disabilities and minority candidates. Learn more about the Paul G. Allen School's commitment to Diversity & Inclusion

The Allen School welcomes, and is committed to working with, undocumented students. You are welcome to reach out to us if you have questions or concerns. Leadership Without Borders is a division of UW focused on the UW undocumented community. They are eager to offer whatever assistance with or without a collaboration with our program.