University of Washington


The University of Washington is a multi-campus university in Seattle, Tacoma and Bothell, as well as a world-class academic medical center. We have 16 colleges and schools and offer 1800 undergraduate courses each quarter. We confer more than 12000 bachelor's, master's, doctoral and professional degrees annually.

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Facts and figures

Year Established 1861
Total Number of Staff 24000
Number of Academic Staff 3600
Number of Students 48000
Focus Areas

George Hunt, Theodore Pietsch (Department of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences)
Cecilia Bitz, Dan Jaffe, Robert Nicholas (Department of Atmospheric Sciences)
Gerard Roe (Department of Earth and Space Sciences)
Jody Deming, Robert Drucker, Kristin Ludwig, Seelye Martin, Peter Rhines, Dave Sutherland (School of Oceanography)
Kristin Laidre, Harry Stern (Polar Science Center, Applied Physics Laboratory)
Ben Fitzhugh (Department of Anthropology)
Warren Gold (Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences, UW Bothell)