Office of Planning & Budgeting (OPB)

The University of Washington Office of Planning & Budgeting (OPB) supports the UW community in accomplishing its goals through the planning and allocation of financial and physical resources, and by providing analysis and information services to enhance university decision-making, planning and policy formation. Please see the following webpage for more information regarding Capital Planning & Development.

The UW's FY18 Operating Budget

On July 13, the Board of Regents approved the UW's FY18 Operating Budget.

An overview is available in this PowerPoint.

The Tuition & Fees tab of our website now includes the approved 2017-18 tuition rates.  

Information about the FY18 budget development process can be found at the Annual Budgets webpage.

1st Year Cost of Attendance

The estimated 2017-18 cost of attendance for 1st year UW undergraduates is now available.  It shows estimated expenses by campus for: tuition, mandatory student fees, room & board, books, personal expenses, and transportation.

Note: after accounting for grant and scholarship aid, students often pay far less than the amounts shown.

2017 Session Summaries

Check out OPB's summaries of the 2017 legislative session:

UW Fast Facts 2017

The 2017 edition of UW Fast Facts is now available.  You can find it on the OPB website, under the UW Data tab and in the Quicklinks bar on the left, or you can access it directly at UW Fast Facts.


ABB Phase II Report

Following a comment period for campus stakeholders, the Activity Based Budgeting (ABB) Phase II Committee released a final report with recommendations for improving the ABB model.  

The report was sent to the Provost in July, and any changes to the ABB model will be announced in the fall and take effect in FY18.

Click here for more information on ABB and the Phase II Committee.