Student Experience

As a student in UW Biostatistics, you are immediately a part of our welcoming, collegial, and close-knit department known globally for its rigor, innovation, collaboration, and rigorous scientific practice. We are actively committed to diversifying the field, promoting work/life balance, and fostering strong connections among faculty, students, and alumni.

Our Approach

UW Biostatistics invests in its students by providing a rigorous education, supportive environment, engaged faculty, close student body, and lasting alumni connections. You will be immersed in the exciting and rapidly-evolving field of biostatistics as you master foundational and cutting-edge knowledge, acquire in-demand skills, and move from student to practitioner in preparation for a wide range of exciting careers.

Seattle & the Pacific Northwest

The welcoming and diverse city of Seattle offers excellent public transportation, an international range of cuisines, world-class arts/music, and a temperate climate perfect for year-round outdoor activities. Seattle residents enjoy parks, green spaces, and the awe-inspiring natural beauty of the Pacific NW. As an international city with easy access to the west coast, Canada, and Asia, Seattle is home to many of the world’s leading innovators in data and high-tech, global health, and biomedical research.

Our Graduates

Our alumni graduate with the training and connections needed to build successful and satisfying careers in industry, academia, government, and research. Read some of their stories.