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February 25, 2019

Campus Pride Index rating

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

November 19, 2018

Undergraduate research

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In Academic Year 2016-2017, 8,411 students worked under the close guidance of UW faculty mentors, spending approximately 1,450,259 hours devoted to research. Source: Office of Research

November 8, 2018

Percent of Washington residents in 2018 freshman class

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Across all three campuses, 72 percent of the fall 2018 entering class are Washington residents. This is the largest number of Washington residents in UW history. Source: UW News

Size of 2018 entering class

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In fall 2018, the three UW campuses welcomed 11,835 first-year and transfer students — the largest class of new students in UW history. Source: UW News

2018 Transfer students

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A total of 2,737 community college transfer students enrolled at the three UW campuses in fall 2018 — 1,341 in Seattle, 707 in Bothell and 689 in Tacoma. Of these, 85 percent are Washington residents. Source: UW News

October 23, 2018

Underrepresented minority graduation rate

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The UW campus in Seattle has a higher six-year graduation rate for for underrepresented minority students (76.5 percent) than the overall rate of all reported four-year public institutions in the state of Washington (58.4 percent). This rate also far exceeds the national underrepresented minority graduation rate (46.1 percent). Source: Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity

February 22, 2018

2018-2019 Top Fulbright Producer

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The UW was named a “top producer” of Fulbright students for 2018-2019 academic year by the Chronicle of Higher Education. Source: The Chronicle of Higher Education

January 4, 2018

Number of study abroad scholarships

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More than 170 UW Study Abroad scholarships increase access to study abroad for UW students each year. Source: Office of Global Affairs

Number of students who study abroad

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2,100 UW students study abroad annually. Source: Office of Global Affairs

August 9, 2017

2017 USA Today Best Colleges for an English Degree ranking

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USA Today ranked the UW the third best college in the U.S. to get an English degree. Source: USA Today

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