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June 7, 2019

BestColleges.com Best Colleges for LGBTQ Students

University of Washington

The UW was named the No. 1 school in the country for LGBTQ students by BestColleges.com Source: BestColleges.com


March 21, 2019

2019 Peace Corps volunteer ranking

University of Washington

The UW ranked No. 5 among large schools on the Peace Corps’ 2019 Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges and Universities list, with 62 alumni currently serving around the world. Source: Peace Corps  


February 26, 2019

Campus Pride’s 2018 Best of the Best LGBTQ-Friendly Colleges & Universities

University of Washington

The UW was named one of the top LGBTQ-friendly colleges and universities for 2018 by Campus Pride. Source: Campus Pride  


February 25, 2019

Campus Pride Index rating

University of Washington

The University of Washington has a rating of 5/5 stars from the Campus Pride Index. Source: Campus Pride


January 2, 2019

2017 Milken Institute’s Best Universities for Technology Transfer

University of Washington

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The UW was ranked No. 7 on the Milken Institute’s list of best national universities for commercializing ideas that come from students, staff and researchers and turning them into patents, licenses and startups. Source: UW News


October 31, 2018

League of American Bicyclists Bicycle-Friendly Universities

University of Washington

The League of American Bicyclists named the UW a gold-level bike-friendly university, one of just 12 schools nationwide to earn a gold or platinum rating. The rating is valid from 2014 to 2018. Source: UW News


BestColleges.com Greenest Universities

University of Washington

The UW earned the No. 5 ranking on the 2017 BestColleges.com Greenest Universities List. Source: BestColleges.com


2019 U.S. News & World Report’s Best Global Universities

University of Washington

The UW is one of the best universities in the world, ranked No. 10 globally by U.S. News & World Report in its 2019 rankings. The UW was No. 2 among U.S. public institutions. Source: U.S. News & World Report


October 26, 2018

WalletHub’s 2019 College & University Rankings

University of Washington

The UW was named the No. 1 school in Washington state according to WalletHub’s 2019 college and university rankings. Source: WalletHub


October 11, 2018

2018 Reuters Top 100: The World’s Most Innovative Universities

University of Washington

The University of Washington was named the No. 1 most innovative public university in the world — and the No. 5. global university — by Reuters in 2018. Source: Reuters



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