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University of Washington

4.3 out of 5 (22 ratings / 16 reviews) Seattle, Washington, United States
The University of Washington educates a diverse student body to become responsible global citizens and future leaders through a challenging learning environment informed by cutting-edge scholarship.

Master's Programmes

Applied Sciences & Professions (3)
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
2021
8 2
2020
10
2019
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
2020
16 -2
2019
14
2018
14
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
2021
29 -3
2020
26 2
2019
28
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2021
72 -4
2020
68 -2
2019
66
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

My heart is full of passion in my heart to study more about Nutrition.
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

I did well in the area that I was willing to study but I had some difficulties to concentrate on some courses that wasn't interested to me.

In challenging times,
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

It was an excellent university and I got on well with most of my professors. I felt challenged but was also able to devote time to myself and my academic interests outside of a strict university setting. Even with Covid-19 directed remote classrooms, the content was relevant and engaging.

Why you should attend UW
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

The University of Washington is not only the most gorgeous campus in all of the U.S. but has the best professors in the U.S.. Each professor wants their students to strive and will do anything they can in order to help them- from extra credit to research opportunities. The campus is also located in the heart of Seattle but feels and looks like it’s not in the city center-...

Seattle, Washington, United States

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