UW, WSU expand enrollment in schools' engineering programs

The Seattle Times

More college students who want to become engineers will get that opportunity in the coming years, as both the University of Washington and Washington State University put nearly $8 million into growing the size of their engineering programs this fall.

As part of a budget agreement in the last legislative session, lawmakers directed the UW and WSU to use $3.8 million apiece toward engineering, which will eventually result in 380 more engineering degrees per year — a 29 percent increase in the total number of students getting engineering degrees from state schools.

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