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Admission and Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate enrollment at a glance

The CEE undergraduate enrollment autumn 2019 consisted of 331 students in the Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering (BSCE) program and 51 students in the Bachelor of Science in Environmental Engineering (BSENVE) program, for a total of 382 undergraduates.

As of Autumn Quarter (December) 2019 BSCE BSENVE Total
Total CEE undergraduate enrollment 331 51 382
Women 96 28 124
Transfer students (90 credits or more) 90 11 101
Under-represented Minority (URM) students 37 2 39
International students 21 2 23
Out of state students 29 10 39
Washington State residents 281 29 320

BSCE admissions statistics by type of admission

BSCE has historically had Upper-Division (UD) and Early Admissions (EA). Beginning in 2019, admissions to the major will be through Upper Division Admissions and Direct-to-College Placement.

BSCE Admissions: Enrollment by Type 2018 2019
Upper Division (UD) admission 109 112
Early Admission (EA) 29 0
Direct to College (DTC) placement 0 73
STARS 2 3
Total enrolled 140 188

BSENVE admissions statistics by type of admission

The BSENVE program, launched in autumn 2017, was a minimum requirement admission through 2018. Beginning in 2019, admissions to the BSENVE will be through the competitive application Upper Division Admissions and Direct-to-College Placement.

BSENVE Admissions: Enrollment by Type 2018 2019
Upper Division (UD) admission 26 19
Early Admission (EA) 0 0
Direct to College (DTC) placement 0 19
STARS 0 0
Total enrolled 26 38

*Direct Freshman Admission decisions are made by UW Admissions Office.

The Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering (BSCE) degree program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org. The Bachelor of Science in Environmental Engineering (BSENVE) will be eligible for ABET review in 2019-2020 following the graduation of the program’s first senior class.

Direct to College admission assures incoming freshman students who are admitted into the College of Engineering that they can pursue an engineering degree at the UW. The changes took effect starting with the 2018 incoming freshman class.

Direct to College FAQ