University of Washington named one of the top 10 universities in the world

Oct 21 2020, 1:18 pm

The University of Washington (UW) placed eighth in the 2021 US News and World Report’s Best Global Universities Rankings. 

UW placed 10th in last year’s rankings, moving up two spots this year beating various prestigious schools including Princeton and Yale who earned 11th and 12th place, respectively.

The annual evaluation looks at over 1,500 schools in 75 countries, and judges research-intensive universities across “teaching, research, knowledge transfer, and international outlook.”

Along with ranking eighth in best global universities, UW took home multiple other top ten rankings.

US news rankings

US News

Here are the other top ten universities in the world according to US News:

  1. Harvard University — United States
  2. Massachusetts Institute of Technology — United States
  3. Stanford University — United States
  4. University of California, Berkeley — United States
  5. University of Oxford — United Kingdon
  6. Columbia University — United States
  7. California Institute of Technology — United States
  8. University of Washington — United States
  9. University of Cambridge — United Kingdom
  10. John Hopkins University — United States