Sarah L. Keller, Ph.D.

last edited 2013
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Tidbits of relevant data from various (unchecked!) sources

  • NY Times ranked UW 4th among public universities in Dec 2012. Here is the link.
  • The total number of students enrolled at UW in 2010-11 was ~41,500.
  • UW receives about 24,000 freshman applications, plus about 8,000 applications for transfer. The vast majority fulfill the minimum standard of qualified for admission. UW then admits as many students as it can hold, starting with the most qualified.
  • The standard conversion from SCH to full-time students assumes each students takes 15 credits/quarter, such that (yearly SCH)/45 = number of students.
  • UW educates more Pell Grant students than all Ivys combined. In 2014, a typical Pell grant was $5-6K.
  • About 1/3 of all undergrads at UW are 1st generation college students.
  • In 2009-2010, 31% of in-state students paid no tuition. Their tuition was paid by Husky Promise. In total, the ~24,000 enrolled in-state students paid ~$150M in tuition. The ~4,000 enrolled out-of-state students paid a total of ~$100M in tuition.
  • As of 2014, The "discount rate" on undergraduate tuition was 19%. In other words, 19% of nominal tuition to UW was not paid due to financial aid. Domestic nonresidents and foreign students are 21% of students and pay 47% of tuition.
  • In 2014, current resident tuition was ~$12K.
  • Here is the UW Factbook with enrollment data, etc.
  • There are ~800 faculty in A&S. Within A&S alone, there are about 25,000 undergrads and 2,500 grad students
  • There are 40 units within A&S.
  • About 35% of the RCR generated by A&S comes back to the college, of which 3/4 is returned directly to units. Obligations relating to space, renovations, or startup comes from the remaining 1/4.
  • In FY09 (2008-2009), state support for UW was $401M. By FY12, that had fallen to $212M, nearly half.
  • Across the U.S., state funding for higher ed "fell from $8,427 to $5,906 in 2012 dollars, a drop of almost a third."