Undergraduate Admission

How to Apply

Application Types

Early Admission to the BS in Construction Management is for students making strong academic progress on the program prerequisites and who demonstrate motivation and specific interest in the construction industry. Students admitted to the  major by Early Admission need to complete one more year of prerequisite courses before joining the upper division two year curriculum.

  • Run a degree audit for a BS in Construction Management to determine if you meet the criteria
  • Meet with the undergraduate advisor to plan courses and determine if Early Admission is a viable option
  • Access the departmental application via Canvas between February 1 – April 1.

Upper Division Admission to the BS in Construction Management is for students making strong academic progress on the program prerequisites and who demonstrate motivation and specific interest in the construction industry. Students admitted to the  major by Upper Division  Admission need to complete all prerequisite courses before joining the upper division two year curriculum the following Autumn quarter.

  • Run a degree audit for a BS in Construction Management to determine your current degree progress
  • Meet with the undergraduate advisor to plan courses and discuss timing of your application
  • Access the departmental application via Canvas between February 1 – April 1.

Transfer Admission to the BS in Construction Management is for students making strong academic progress on the program prerequisites and who demonstrate motivation and specific interest in the construction industry. It is ideal for veterans, students who have been working in labor and trades, or students who have been balancing a lot of life responsibilities outside of school. Students admitted to the  major by Transfer Admission need to complete all prerequisite courses before joining the upper division two year curriculum the following Autumn quarter.

  • Review the program prerequisites. If you are earning credits at a Washington state community or technical college, consult the UW equivalency guide to understand how your credit earned will be applied to a degree at UW
  • If you are transferring from a four-year college or university, meet with the undergraduate advisor to discuss how your credits will be applied to a degree at UW
  • Meet with the undergraduate advisor to plan courses and determine your pathway to transfer admission
  • Attend a Transfer Thursday UW admissions event
  • Apply for Transfer Admission between December 15-February 15. Indicate Construction Management as your primary major choice
  • Access the departmental application via Canvas between February 1 – April 1.

Dual Degree admission to the BS in Construction Management/BA in Architectural Design is for students currently in the third year of the UW Architectural Design major. Students admitted to the  dual degree do not complete the program prerequisites, which means the dual degree is not accredited.

  • Run a degree audit for a BS in Construction Management to determine if you meet the criteria
  • Attend an information session or meet with the undergraduate advisor to determine if the dual degree is a good option for you
  • Access the departmental application via Canvas between February 1 – April 1.

Application Details

Application Types

  • Freshman Direct admissions are aligned with UW freshman admissions rates.  The offer for the major is made at the same time as the offer for admission to UW. The department does not review individual freshman applications and is unable to provide applicant-specific information  or assistance about UW admissions decisions.
  • Early Admissions are evaluated based on a combination of cumulative GPA, completion of key prerequisites, resume, and response to short answer questions.
  • Upper Division Admissions are evaluated based on a combination of cumulative GPA, technical GPA, resume, and response to short answer questions.
  • Transfer Admissions are evaluated based on a combination of cumulative GPA, technical GPA, resume, and response to short answer questions. Transfer students must also be offered admission to UW in order to be admitted to the major. See UW transfer admissions data.
  • Dual Degree Admissions are evaluated based on a combination of cumulative GPA, resume, and response to short answer questions.

Always consult UW Admissions for UW deadlines.

  • Freshman Direct: UW application open September 1-November 15
  • Transfer Application: UW application open December 15-February 15
  • Department application: open February 1-April 1

Online Application Access Opens February 1