UWHS is based on the strong, collegial partnerships between UW academic departments, UW Educational Outreach, and Washington State high schools. Teachers, principals, counselors, professors, department chairs, graduate students, UWHS staff, and many others work together to provide high school students with the opportunity to engage in UW coursework for UW credit.
To read about the benefits of this program to teachers, students, and high schools in Washington State, check out these articles and flyers.
- Students Earn UW Credits Without Leaving Their Own High School
- Toppenish High School and the University of Washington: Building Student Engagement and Success
- UWHS Climate Teachers visit UW Polar Science Center
- Benefits to Students
- Benefits to Teachers
The UWHS program is fully accredited by the National Alliance of Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships (NACEP). NACEP is a professional organization for high schools and colleges that fosters and supports rigorous concurrent enrollment. This accreditation demonstrates that UWHS meets or exceeds rigorous national standards of quality in the areas of curriculum, instructors, students, assessment, and program evaluation.