University of Washington is one of the highest ranked public schools in the United States and a world leading research institution in several areas. For example, their programme in Computer Science has a very good reputation and their Machine Learning programme is world known. Often ranked around the top ten universities in the world, UW educates more than 54,000 students annually.
University in brief
Language of instruction: English Academic calendar: Trimester system: Fall semester late September-December, Winter semester January-late March, Spring Semester late March-mid-June. Credit system: 45 credits is equivalent to 60 ECTS credits Website:www.washington.edu Note: Additional insurance fees may apply.
For exchange studies in the US, a J-1 visa is required (DS-2019 form):
I-901 SEVIS Fee | ICE
. J-1 students may enter the USA up to 30 days prior to the start date on the DS2019.
Cost for visa: approximately $220 (as of 2023).
Keep the following documents with you in your hand luggage:
I-20 or DS-2019
I-901 SEVIS fee payment receipt
Proof of financial resources
Acceptance letter from Exchange University
When applying for a US visa, you are required to provide financial evidence to show that you can afford your stay in the US. You can, for example, use a bank statement in this matter.
You can find more information about the visa requirements on the US embassy website:
Number of spots: One full-time spot for 4th year students in computer science Grade requirements: 4,0
Exchange studies at the University of Washington in Seattle can be applied for by students from EECS for studies in computer science.