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.

2018 Legislative Kick-Off

The following presentations were given at the 2018 Legislative Kick-Off (an event that provides critical information in advance of state legislative session, which begins Jan 8):

Supplemental Budget Request

In October, the UW submitted its 2018 supplemental state operating and capital budget requests to the Governor's Office of Financial Management. The operating request is available here. The capital request is available here.

Stay tuned to the OPBlog for updates regarding the 2018 session, including the Governor's budget proposal, which will be released in December. 


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.