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Tuition for the Graduate Certificate in Housing Studies depends on the status of the student.

  • UW/graduate degree pursuing students: none (if taken through the student’s normal program of study and within the 18 credit limit per quarter)


  1. Eligibility
    • Students currently enrolled in graduate programs or with a Graduate Non-Matriculated status at the University of Washington
  2. Application instructions
    • Applications are accepted twice a year with deadlines of December 15th and May 15th
    • A letter of interest (400 words describing the student’s background, experiences and motivation for applying
    • Current resume
    • Current UW transcript (unofficial is acceptable; minimum 3.0GPA)
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  3. General logistics
    • Students are required to apply to GCHS and be admitted before taking more than one course that is part of the certificate if they would like to receive the certificate
    • No course substitutions are allowed based on previous professional or other experience
    • Applications will be accepted twice a year (Autumn – May 15th & Winter – Dec 15th)

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