University of Washington was founded in 1861, located in Seattle, Washington. Their motto is “Let there be light”. There are three campuses, the largest being in Seattle and the others being in Bothell and Tacoma. UW is substantial in size and is the largest university in the Northwest. Many professors refer to this school as a Public Ivy institution, meaning students can receive the same quality education as many private Ivy League schools such as Harvard. The University of Washington has been rated 16th place in the top world colleges list. Washington State has a campus size of 643 acres with a staff of over 16,000 strong.
The Washington Huskies are a powerful Pac-10 team, this elite teams is also part of the NCAA Division 1. Husky Stadium is where you can hear fans sing the Washington fight song, “Bow down to Washington”, led by mascot Harry the Husky of course! The first game was recorded in 1889, the Huskies have won two national championships and secured 15 Pac-10 championships! After football season be sure to watch the Huskies in Pac 10 basketball action at Bank of America Arena. Plus, everyone knows what an amazing music scene Seattle possesses, so during your visit to the University of Washington be sure to check out such legendary venues as the Paramount Theatre – WA, Neumos and the Showbox SoDo.
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