University of Washington

United States of America
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Key Statistics

  • 44,020
  • 11.8
    Student:Staff Ratio
  • 13%
    International Students
  • 53 : 47
    Female:Male Ratio
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. We discover timely solutions to the world’s most complex problems and enrich the lives of people throughout our community, the state of Washington, the nation and the world. We recruit the best, most diverse and innovative faculty and staff from around the world, encouraging a vibrant intellectual community for our students. We link academic excellence to cutting-edge research through scholarly exploration and intellectual rigor. We hold ourselves to the highest standards of ethics, as a beacon for our community and the world. We foster creativity, challenge the boundaries of knowledge and cultivate independence of mind through unique interdisciplinary partnerships. We have grown to become the most successful public research university in the nation in attracting support for our research. The natural beauty of the Pacific Northwest envelops us. This is an important element of who we are, for this awe-inspiring place not only anchors us, it reaffirms our desire to effect positive change in the world around us. As a public university we are deeply committed to serving all our citizens. We collaborate with partners from around the world to bring knowledge and discovery home to elevate the quality of lives of Washingtonians.

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.


1410 NE Campus Parkway
Seattle, WA 98195
United States