Application Information

Thank you for your interest in pursuing your graduate education at the Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering at the University of Washington. The sections below are meant to help guide you through the admission process. If you have any questions, please contact the Graduate Program Advisor.

Apply now using the University of Washington's Graduate School online application.

Admission Prerequisites

Admission to the Allen School Ph.D. program is competitive; we receive over 1,200 application every year. Please read this page to determine if you are eligible to apply. [learn more..]

Required Materials

On this page you will find a complete list of items to be included in your online application package. [learn more..]


The Ph.D. program accepts applications once per year, for an autumn quarter start in the program. The next deadline is December 15, 2015 for autumn 2016. [learn more..]


Please review this page thoroughly prior to contacting the Graduate Program Advisor with your questions. [learn more..]