Wednesday, November 11, 2009

UW Bothell Sets Fall Enrollment Record

Founded in 1990, the University of Washington Bothell was created to bring the world-renowned University of Washington traditions of academic excellence to residents on the Eastside, North King and Snohomish counties, as well as from around the state, the nation and the world.

The campus, which is shared with Cascadia Community College is situated on a 128-acre site and is home to one of the States most successful wetland restoration projects. Bordering this important area are trails connecting the UW to the Sammamish River and Burke Gilman Trails. Originally, this property was home to the Boone-Truly Ranch.

The UW Bothell’s architecture truly stands out by combining modern architecture with an emphasis on blending into the surrounding environment. Construction materials and techniques used were environmentally friendly and the buildings utilizes advanced technology for both faculty and student use. As a result, the campus received the American Institute of Architects 2002 Honor Award for Washington Architecture.

The UW Bothell is an accredited unit of the University of Washington and home to more than 2600 students. Both graduate and undergraduate programs are offered at the UW Bothell campus.

By participating in and hosting locals events, attracting the brightest students and educators and being located less than a mile from Downtown Bothell the University of Washington brings economic stability, diversity and vitality to the entire region, and specifically to the Bothell area.

Whether simply using the grounds to take a scenic run, visiting the library, attending special events or actually attending classes at the UW Bothell, this important amenity guarantees the continued growth and vitality of the Bothell area. In fact, this year’s fall enrollment set an all time record with 2,374 full time equivalent (FTE) students, or a headcount of 2,801 walking through the doors. This represents an overenrolled at 116% and in comparison, 2008 enrollment included 1,899 full time equivalent students and a headcount of 2,288.

Both Village Walk and Ross Road Communities were designed to take advantage of all that Downtown Bothell has to offer. Restaurants, Civic Buildings, Recreational Opportunities, Shopping, Libraries and of Course the UW of Washington Bothell Campus are all located in safe and walkable distance from these two new and exciting communities within Downtown Bothell.

Village Walk is located just under 1 mile from UW Bothell

Ross Road Townhomes is located just half mile from UW Bothell

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