UW 27th in World in Times Higher Ed Survey
According to the world's largest invitation-only academic opinion survey, the University of Washington ties with the University of Texas at Austin as the 27th best university in the world. U.S. universities make up 9 of the top 10.
UW Ranked 24th in World in Times Higher Education survey
The University of Washington was ranked 24th best university in the world and the fourth-ranked American public university, according to The Times Higher Education Rankings. The UW placed fourth behind only Berkeley, UCLA, and the University of Michigan among public universities.
UW Ranked Eighth Nationally by Washington Monthly
“Washington Monthly’s rankings attempt to measure what colleges and universities are doing for the nation,” said UW President Michael K. Young. “We are delighted to be ranked in the top 10 of American universities in this regard. This is what we — especially public universities — should be doing for our students and their communities: providing accessible, affordable, high quality education that makes a difference.”
Four Summer Programs Encourage and Prepare Minorities to Attend College
“It is our intent that students will come out [Shades of Purple] with an understanding of the UW and the resources available to them,” says Merissa Tatum, outreach and admissions counselor for the Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity. “We hope they are more knowledgeable about our application process and have an outline or rough draft of their college admissions essay.”
The UW Class of 2016 Welcomes Local Violin Student
With persistance and passion, Robert Babs brought classical orchestra to Cleveland High School. “He is going to save the world one day. I really believe that. He saved our world a little bit,” said Michelle Maury, his Cleveland High music teacher.
UW Class of 2016 Welcomes Ballard High Valedictorian/Cancer Survivor
Despite the challenge of battling leukemia and diabetes, Mikael Perla is graduating as valedictorian at Ballard High and will enter the UW in the fall. "He has a competitive nature," said Dewey Moody, Perla's chemistry teacher. "He wanted to be the best even with the burden he was carrying."