The University of Washington
The University of Washington, founded in 1861, is one of the world’s most prestigious universities. The UW enrolls more than 60,000 students each year and thrives as a center for groundbreaking research in numerous fields, including medicine, education, public affairs, aeronautics and business. The largest UW campus is located in the heart of Seattle, a scenic and livable cities in the United States.
A World-Class Educational Institution
The University of Washington is considered one of the best universities in the world. It's been ranked No. 8 globally and No. 2 among U.S. public institutions by U.S. News & World Report. It's also been recognized by Reuters as the most innovative public university in the world.
The UW offers many areas of study, including over 300 separate programs and more than 600 degree options. A major research center, the University attracts more money in federal research grants than any other public school in the United States. It has been home to seven Nobel Prize winners and 17 MacArthur Fellows, also known as "genius grant" recipients.
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