Office of Planning & Budgeting (OPB)


The OPB website has been reorganized! 

A sitemap is available in the left-hand 'Quicklinks' menu.

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. For information about the Capital Budget, please see the Office of the University Architect webpage.

Final 2015-16 Tuition Rates

Details about 2015-16 tuition rates for all tuition-based programs can also be found at OPB's Tuition & Fees webpage.

FY16 Regents' Budget


The UW Board of Regents approved the UW's FY16 Operating & Capital Budget at their July 9 meeting.


Information about the FY16 budget process is available at the Annual Budgets webpage, under the "UW Budget" tab.

Legislature Passes 2015-17 Budget


The 2015 Washington state legislature finally passed operating and capital budgets for the 2015-17 biennium. 

A description of major policy decisions, new funding levels and program enhancements in the 2015-17 budget is available via a comprehensive OPB brief.

UW Seattle Peer Comparison Info

Please review a new brief from OPB comparing the UW Seattle with its peers among the nation's top public research institutions, as ranked by the 2014 US News Best College Rankings.