Who Are Honors Students?

Honors Student Statistics

Current Students Statistics

2020 Enrollment Stats

Active Honors students (2020)

Enrollment Number Percent
Active Interdisciplinary and College Honors students 748 57%
Active Departmental Honors students 542 43%
Total Active Honors students 1290 100%

Query generated 1-30-2020

2019 Major Stats

UW Honors Major Breakdown (top 23)

Active Interdisciplinary and College Honors students

Major Title College Name Percent STEM
Pre Sciences COLLEGE OF ARTS & SCIENCES 12.3% Y
Computer Science COLLEGE OF ARTS & SCIENCES 10.5% Y
Engineering Undeclared COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING 6.9% Y
Pre Major (Arts & Sciences) COLLEGE OF ARTS & SCIENCES 5.7% N
Biochemistry COLLEGE OF ARTS & SCIENCES 5.1% Y
Pre Social Sciences COLLEGE OF ARTS & SCIENCES 4.3% N
Pre Health Sciences COLLEGE OF ARTS & SCIENCES 3.2% N
Political Science COLLEGE OF ARTS & SCIENCES 2.9% N
Business Administration FOSTER SCHOOL OF BUSINESS 2.6% N
Bioengineering COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING 1.9% Y
International Studies (General) COLLEGE OF ARTS & SCIENCES 1.8% N
Electrical Engineering COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING 1.7% Y
Environmental Studies COLLEGE OF THE ENVIRONMENT 1.5% Y
Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Develop) COLLEGE OF ARTS & SCIENCES 1.3% Y
English COLLEGE OF ARTS & SCIENCES 1.3% N
Neuroscience COLLEGE OF ARTS & SCIENCES 1.3% Y
Philosophy COLLEGE OF ARTS & SCIENCES 1.3% N
Pre Humanities COLLEGE OF ARTS & SCIENCES 1.3% N
Psychology COLLEGE OF ARTS & SCIENCES 1.3% Y
Physics: Comprehensive Physics COLLEGE OF ARTS & SCIENCES 1.2% Y
Biology (General) COLLEGE OF ARTS & SCIENCES 1.1% Y
Computer Engineering COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING 1.1% Y
Law, Societies, and Justice COLLEGE OF ARTS & SCIENCES 1.1% N

Query generated 12-02-19

2019 Ethnicity Stats

UW Honors

Active Interdisciplinary and College Honors student

Ethnicity Percentage
AFRO-AM 3.4%
AMER-IND 1.4%
ASIAN 35.4%
CAUCASN 46.9%
HAW/PAC 0.8%
HISPANIC 7.7%
INTL 2.6%
NOT IND 1.8%

Query generated 12-02-19

UW Seattle

Seattle Campus student enrollment

 

Ethnicity Percentage
AFRO-AM 4.0%
AMER-IND 1.1%
ASIAN 25.4%
CAUCASN 40.3%
HAW/PAC 0.9%
HISPANIC 8.0%
INTL 2.6%
NOT IND 3.2%

Source: Quick_Stats_Seattle_Autumn_2019.pdf, Office of Academic Data Management

For more UW stats visit: https://studentdata.washington.edu/quick-stats/

* These statistics have been generated for general comparison purpurposes. For data requests or other information – please contact UW Student Data.

Admissions Statistics by Year

2019 Statistics

2019 Incoming Freshmen

  • Total applications: 5,218
  • High school GPA (middle 50%): 3.86-3.99
  • SAT (middle 50%): 1370-1520 out of 1600
  • ACT (middle 50%): 32-35
  • Residency:
    • WA residents: 72%
    • Non-WA residents: 25%
    • International: 3%

Top Prospective Majors for 2019

  1. Computer Science
  2. Biology (General)
  3. Pre Major (Arts & Sciences)
  4. Business Administration
  5. Pre Health Sciences
  6. Bioengineering
  7. Neuroscience
  8. Biochemistry
  9. Psychology
  10. Engineering Undeclared

Top Majors for Current Honors Students for 2019

  1. Pre Sciences
  2. Computer Science
  3. Engineering Undeclared
  4. Pre Major (Arts & Sciences)
  5. Biochemistry
  6. Pre Social Sciences
  7. Pre Health Sciences
  8. Political Science
  9. Business Administration
  10. Bioengineering

2018 Statistics

2018 Incoming Freshmen

  • Total applications: 4,172
  • Admitted to Honors: 1167
  • Enrolled in UW Honors: 244
  • High school GPA (middle 50%): 3.83-4.00
  • SAT (middle 50%): 1370-1510 out of 1600
  • ACT (middle 50%): 31-35
  • Residency:
    • WA residents: 57.1%
    • Non-WA residents: 40.1%
    • International: 2.78%

Top Prospective Majors for 2018

  1. Computer Science
  2. Pre Major (Arts & Sciences)
  3. Business Administration
  4. Pre Health Sciences
  5. Bioengineering
  6. Biology (General)
  7. Neurobiology
  8. Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Develop)
  9. Biochemistry
  10. Computer Engineering

Top Majors for Current Honors Students for 2018

  1. Computer Science
  2. Biochemistry
  3. Business Administration
  4. Bioengineering
  5. International Studies (General)
  6. Political Science
  7. Computer Engineering
  8. Tie: Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Develop) / Environmental Studies
  9. Law, Societies, and Justice
  10. Tie: Human Centered Design and Engineering / Neurobiology / Physics

2017 Statistics

2017 Incoming Freshmen

  • Total applications: 5,080
  • Admitted to Honors: 1045
  • Enrolled in UW Honors: 225
  • High school GPA (middle 50%): 3.86-4.00
  • SAT (middle 50%): 1330-1480 out of 1600
    • Pre-2016 SAT (middle 50%): 1920-2250 out of 2400
  • ACT (middle 50%): 31-34
  • Residency:
    • WA residents: 74.4%
    • Non-WA residents: 23.1%
    • International: 2.5%

Top Prospective Majors for 2017

  1. Computer Science & Engineering
  2. Biology
  3. Biochemistry
  4. Bioengineering
  5. Business Administration
  6. Aeronautics & Astronautics
  7. Tie: Neurobiology / Chemistry
  8. Tie: Psychology / Mechanical Engineering / Civil Engineering
  9. Physics
  10. Tie: International Studies / Law, Societies, and Justice / Human-Centered Design and Engineering

Top Majors for Current Honors Students for 2017

  1. Computer Science & Engineering
  2. Biology
  3. Business Administration
  4. Political Science
  5. Tie: Biochemistry / Bioengineering
  6. English
  7. Neurobiology
  8. International Studies
  9. Tie: Physics / Philosophy
  10. Tie: Environmental Studies / Law, Societies, and Justice