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November 16, 2022

UW a ‘Most Engaged’ campus for student voting and among top universities worldwide, ranked by reputation

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The UW ranks No. 24 among global universities, by reputation, according to Times Higher Education.University of Washington

The University of Washington was No. 24 on the Times Higher Education annual reputation ranking, released Wednesday. The UW moved up from No. 28 on last year’s list and remains No. 4 among U.S. public institutions.

This ranking lists the top 200 universities and is determined by a survey of academics who cast votes on the “most prestigious” schools, according to their reputation for research and teaching. The survey is invitation only among top scholars globally who name no more than 15 universities that they believe are the best in their field.

More about the list methodology can be found here.

The UW also was recognized by the ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge as a 2022 ALL IN Most Engaged Campuses for College Student Voting. The organization highlighted the work the UW did in 2022 to institutionalize nonpartisan democratic engagement and  increase student voter turnout.

The ALL IN Most Engaged Campuses for College Student Voting recognizes colleges and universities for making intentional efforts to increase student voter participation. The UW joins a group of 394 colleges and universities recognized for completing these four actions:

The ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge works to promote excellence in nonpartisan student democratic participation. The organization currently engages over 9 million students from more than 950 institutions in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.