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Explore Programs

At the University of Washington, Humanities programs train students to take on emerging challenges in the 21st century that can't be automated; persuasive communication, an in-depth understanding of cultural drivers, empathetic leadership, and insightful qualitative analysis.

Learn more about programs on offer at UW, how to connect with key resources as a prospective student, and what you'll need to know to transfer to UW as a Humanities student.

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Our Majors & Minors

Whatever your interest, there’s a major or minor in the Humanities for you; the humanities combine particularly well with other programs as double majors.

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Why Study the Humanities

The Humanities can be an "and", not an "or" for your UW experience. See why you'll develop skills employers value through by adding the Humanities.

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Transfer Student Resources

Thinking of transferring to UW to study the Humanities? Start here to learn how the work you've already done can apply to a UW degree.

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Prospective Student & Family Resources

From financial aid to campus life and safety protocols, we've got answers for life-changing questions you might have if you're thinking of studying at UW.