10 Facts About University of Washington

1. Additionally, the University of Washington has hosted a long line of Alaskan Malamutes as mascots.

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2. The University of Washington discontinued its men's and women's swim teams on May 1, 2009, due to budget cuts.

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3. The University of Washington was one of 15 Overall College Sustainability Leaders, among the 300 institutions surveyed.

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4. The University of Washington reported $443,383,000 of investment income in fiscal year 2017.

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5. University of Washington is governed by ten Regents, one of whom is a student.

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6. In 1990, the University of Washington opened additional campuses in Bothell and Tacoma.

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7. The original Territorial University of Washington building was torn down in 1908, and its former site now houses the Fairmont Olympic Hotel.

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8. University of Washington successfully awarded its first graduate Clara Antoinette McCarty Wilt in 1876, with a bachelor's degree in science.

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9. University of Washington is a member of the Association of American Universities and classified as an R1 Doctoral Research University classification under the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.

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10. University of Washington is a top-ranked public research university in United States, located in Seattle, Washington.

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