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Who Can Attend

Summer Quarter at the University of Washington has something for everyone. Current UW students, those visiting from other U.S. colleges, adults and working professionals, international students and high school students are all invited to come join us and make the most of your summer.

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Current UW Students

Summer is a great time for UW students to fulfill prerequisites or take care of general requirements; get ahead or catch up on courses for your major; take a foreign language; or explore something new. Incoming freshmen can get a head start on their first year.

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Visiting U.S. College Students

Back from college or traveling to Seattle for your summer break? Visiting U.S. college students can explore all that the University of Washington has to offer in the summer and earn academic credit at the same time with our wide selection of courses.

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Adults and Professionals

If you’re an adult or working professional, Summer Quarter has something for you. No matter your interest or academic need, summer is a perfect time to take a UW course and keep learning.

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International Students

International students are welcome to take summer courses at the UW. Get the American college experience at a top-ranked university and enjoy the beautiful summer weather in the Pacific Northwest.

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U.S. High School Students

U.S. high school students can get the UW experience with Summer Quarter. Find out what college classes are really like as you learn from top faculty and study alongside current UW students and others. For younger students, we also offer UW Summer Youth Programs.

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