University of Washington

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World University Rankings 2014-15

Overall score ?
73.2
Teaching ?
64.5
International outlook ?
47.9
Industry income ?
44.7
Research ?
68.9
Citations ?
95

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.