University of Washington

WORLD RANK

2012-13
24

Seattle, United States

Region: North America

  • Overall score
    79.9
  • Teaching
    74.7
  • International outlook
    39.1
  • Industry income
    41.3
  • Research
    81.3
  • Citations
    97.0

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.