University of Washington

university of washington

noun
a university in Seattle, Washington 
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university of washington

public, coeducational institution of higher learning in Seattle, Washington, U.S. It includes colleges of architecture and urban planning, arts and sciences, education, engineering, forest resources, and ocean and fishery sciences; schools of business administration, dentistry, law, medicine, nursing, pharmacy, public health and community medicine, and social work; the Information School (library science) and the Graduate School; and a graduate school of public affairs. It offers a wide range of undergraduate, graduate, and professional degree programs. Branch campuses in Tacoma and Bothell award both bachelor's and master's degrees. Research facilities include the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute, Friday Harbor Laboratories, and Charles Lathrop Pack and Lee Memorial forests. The main campus has museums of art and natural history. Total enrollment is approximately 37,000.

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