Transfer schools

Transferring to University of Washington

University of Washington

The University of Washington has 3 campuses with it’s main campus in Seattle and two others in Bothell and Tacoma. Approximately 39,300 undergraduate students attend U of W. See how many credits you’ll need, GPA requirements, and how to apply on Washington's Transfer Admissions site.

Classes you can take at PCC

General education classes

UW evaluates transfer credit from PCC on a course-by-course basis - an associate degree will not automatically transfer.  To see how your credits will transfer, talk to an advisor at UW.

UW general education classes
UW general education requirements PCC comparison courses
English Composition WR 121 & 122
Additional Writing WR 222
Quantitative & Symbolic Reasoning BI 222, CH 104, 105, 106, 221, 222, 223, EC 200, 201, 202, GEO 242, MTH 111, 241, 243, 244, PHL 221, PHY 101, 102, 103, 121, 122, 123, 201, 202, 203, 211, 212, 213
Areas of Knowledge
Visual, Literary, and Performing Arts Any Art class, COMM 111, 214, any Dance, any English, any Humanities, any Music, PHL 185, 202, 205, 206, 207, 209, WR 241, 242, 243, 244, 245, 247, 248
Individuals and Societies ATH 103, 207, 208, 209, 212, 214, 230, 231, 232, 234, 235, CHLA 201, 202, 203, ESR 140, 141, HE 212, 213, 278, HST 104, 105, 106, 107, 218, 225, 240, 246, 247, 270, 271, 274, 275, 276, 278, 279, 284, 285, HUM 205, 206, 214, any Psychology, R 201, 210, any Sociology, WS 201, 202
Natural World Any Biology, any Chemistry, CSS 200, ESR 171, 172, 173, 204, GS 106, 107, 108, 109, G 201, 202, 203, 207, 291, MTH 105, 111, 112, 211, 212, 213, 241, 243, 244, 251, 252, 253, 254, 256, 261, any Physics, PSY 213
Diversity A minimum of one course that teaches subjects like cultural history, cultural politics, religions, race, ethnicity, sexuality, nationality, etc.
Major-specific classes

Depending on your major, there may be program-specific classes you can take here at PCC. Ask an advisor in your future program at UW to create a transfer guide for your program.

Heads up! We do our best to keep this site current, but transfer requirements tend to change without warning. Always check with an advisor at your transfer school before making your final decision about classes.