Urban Design Online Application

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Instructions

All students who wish to be considered for admission to the BS in Urban Design program must submit the Online Urban Design Application.  There is no fee to submit this application.  For questions, please contact uwturban@uw.edu or call (253) 692-5880.

First Name
Last Name
Indicate the quarter and year you wish to enter
(Street and number, City, State, ZIP)
Telephone number

Course Preparation

Students may satisfy some Urban Design degree requirements by earning a 2.75 or higher grade in transferable college-level coursework in any of the following areas, subject to department approval. If you have not taken courses in any of these areas, skip to the next question.

  • History/theory in urban design, planning, or architecture
  • Introductory to computer graphics or computer-aided design course  (knowledge of Sketch UpTM and Lumion is required)

History/theory course in urban design, planning, or architecture courses:

Introductory course in computer graphics or computer-aided design

(knowledge of Sketch UpTM  and Lumion is required)

Software

List any specialized design, drawing, or rendering software that you have experience with.

Personal Statement

If you are a current UW Tacoma student

 

Submit a personal statement addressing the following topic:

  • Describe how personal, professional or educational experiences have shaped your academic, career and/or personal goals. How will a BS in Urban Design from UW Tacoma help you attain these goals?

 

If you are not a current UW Tacoma student

 

Step 1:  STOP!  Have you submitted an application for admission to UW Tacoma?  If not, follow the instuctions below.  If you have, proceed to Step 2.

If you are transferring from a community college or another university, complete the Application for Transfer Admission and select Urban Studies in section 2 under "Program Selector".

If you were previously enrolled at UW Tacoma, submit the Returning Student Application in lieu of the Application for Transfer Admission.

If you are an international student, complete the Application for International Transfer Admission. Review the additional requirements for international students.

In that application to UW Tacoma, you will be asked to submit a personal goal statement.  Follow the essay prompt in the application and also address how a BS in Urban Design degree from UW Tacoma will help you attain your goals. 

Step 2:  Submit a personal statement addressing the following topic:

  • Describe how personal, professional or educational experiences have shaped your academic, career and/or personal goals. How will a BS in Urban Design from UW Tacoma help you attain these goals?
Your personal statement is an important part of your application for admission. It provides you with the opportunity to discuss aspects of your life that may not be apparent from information provided on your application and transcripts.

REMINDER! Please review the entire application to make sure it is complete before you submit your application. If you have any questions about how to complete the application, please contact us by email at uwturban@uw.edu or call (253) 692-5880.  After you submit the application, you will not be able to go back and edit your answers or start a new application.

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