University of Washington

WORLD RANK

2010-11
23

Seattle, United States

Region: North America

  • Overall score
    78.0
  • Teaching
    68.2
  • International outlook
    49.0
  • Industry income
    32.8
  • Research
    77.1
  • Citations
    95.9

Bill Gates' father is one of 10 university regents at "U-Dub", one of the oldest West Coast universities, whose libraries have accumulated more than 7.3 million volumes in 150 years. This scholastic community - around 43,000 students, two-thirds of them undergraduates, working in 140 departments with about 5,800 faculty - is represented by a live mascot, Dubs the Alaskan Malamute.