Be part of a close-knit cohort of fellow technology-minded students all starting out together at UW Tacoma as SET Direct Students
And much more!
SET Direct is designed for true freshmen and running start students with at least a year of pre-requisites to complete. Running Start students who have completed our lower division pre-requisites through their community college should apply to SET through our standard admission pathway.
How to Apply
High school seniors can be automatically considered for SET Freshman Direct Admission by:
Selecting one of the SET majors as your first-choice major on your UW Tacoma freshman application
International Freshman are encouraged to apply.
**For Autumn 2023 applicants ONLY** If you have already submitted your freshman application to UW Tacoma and did not list a SET major on your application, but still wish to be considered, please send us an e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org to be included for consideration.
Learn more about freshman admission to UW Tacoma here.
Admission is competitive, and space is limited. SET Direct Admission offer letters will be sent out February - April.
Freshman applicants not offered a space in the SET Direct program will enter the university in a pre-major status, and can apply to SET majors through our standard admission pathway when eligible.