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University of Washington

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Agriculture & Forestry (1)
Education & Training (1)

About

Education

The UW’s colleges and schools offer 1,800 undergraduate courses each quarter.We confer more than 12,000 bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral and professional degrees annually.

Research

The Office of Research will create an outstanding climate of support for University of Washington researchers, broadly enabling stellar research advances.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2019

GSSA 2019

The Global Student Satisfaction Awards empower students across the globe to determine the best universities of 2019. By rating institutions on a scale from 1 to 5, on multiple studies-related questions, we found the top educators in the world.

Learn more about the Global Student Satisfaction Awards

University Ranking

Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2020
10
2019
10
2018
10
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.
Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2019
14
2018
14 -1
2017
13
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2020
26 2
2019
28 -3
2018
25
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2020
68 -2
2019
66 -5
2018
61
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.

Services

Housing services

A variety of housing options are available at the UW. Offering traditional residence halls, the newest state-of-the-art facilities, apartment-style living and fraternity and sorority housing, there is something for everyone.

Library services

  • Articles & Research Databases
    • E-Journals
    • Encyclopedias & Dictionaries
    • E-Newspapers, Media, Maps & More
    • Research Guides
    • Citation Styles & Tools
    • Course Reserves
    • Collections & Archives

Medical services

UW-Seattle offers a wide range of health and wellness services, from exceptional medical care and counseling services to recreation classes, safety resources, peer health advocacy, trainings and more. Some services on this site are limited to currently matriculated UW-Seattle students, while others are open to faculty, staff and the general public.

Student Life

Campus life

The UW is a multi-campus university in Seattle, Tacoma and Bothell, as well as a world-class academic medical center.

Student clubs

Some of the student associations available:

  • HCDE Student Associations
  • HCDE Graduate Student Association
  • The HCDE Graduate Student Association (GSA)
  • Undergraduate Student Association
  • The Human Centered Design & Engineering Undergraduate Student Association (HCDESA)
  • UW Japanese Student Association

Accreditation

The University of Washington is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU) and is a member of the Association of American Universities. Individual schools and colleges are members of the various accrediting association in their respective fields. Currently enrolled or prospective students should contact the Office of the Registrar to review accreditation documents for the University and the respective departments to review programmatic accreditation documents.

Student Reviews

How I came to become academically self-reliant and successful despite lacking the social support to get me there
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

The University of Washington offers very solid preparation in terms of coursework difficulty for future careers and academic programs. However, in a school of 45,000, 30,000 of whom are undergraduates, class sizes tend to be curved and very large, even throughout the later years of certain degrees. Biochemistry was unfortunately not an exception to that, and as a result,...

Best university for learning in pleasure
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

The study environment is pretty good for studying because of the peaceful and wonderful natural scenes surrounding. Besides, there are several disciplines of study for different students to pursue their favorite programs. "Boundless" is the slogan of the university. You can learn anything you like by pursuing different programs because there are a lot of opportunities...

Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

Its fun and exciting but has its dips down

Seattle, Washington, United States

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