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.

2019-21 State Budget Requests

In September, the UW submitted its 2019-21 state operating and capital budget requests to the Governor's Office of Financial Management. Links to both requests are available on this page

Stay tuned to the OPBlog for updates regarding the 2019 session, including the Governor's budget proposal, which will be released in December. 


UW's FY19 Operating Budget

On June 7, the Board of Regents adopted the UW's Fiscal Year 2019 (FY19) Operating Budget. The budget includes final 2018-19 tuition rates. Supplementary documents can be found on the Annual Budgets page. 

1st Year Cost of Attendance

The estimated 2018-19 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.

2018 State Supplemental Budget

The state's final 2018 supplemental operating and capital budgets were released by House and Senate leadership in early March and signed into law by Governor Inslee later that month.

Summaries of submitted fiscal notes and passed bills that impact the University can be found on the OPB Briefs tab of our website.