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University of Washington

The University of Washington is a research university that is located in Seattle, Washington and is well-known for its programs in medicine, engineering, computer science, and oceanography. It was founded in Downtown Seattle in 1861, and moved to its present location a little over thirty years later. Bachelors, master's, and doctoral programs are offered through the College of Architecture and Urban Planning[?], the College of Arts and Sciences, the Business School, the School of Dentistry, the College of Education, the College of Engineering, the College of Forest Resources, The Graduate School, the Information School, the School of Law, the School of Medicine, the School of Nursing, the College of Ocean and Fishery[?] Sciences, the School of Pharmacy, the Daniel J. Evans School of Public Affairs, the School of Public Health[?] and Community Medicine, and the School of Social Work.

The school's sports teams are called the Huskies. They participate in the NCAA's Division I-A and in the Pacific Ten Conference.

The main campus is bounded on the west by 15th Avenue N.E., on the north by N.E. 45th Street, on the east by Montlake Boulevard N.E., and on the south by the Lake Washington Ship Canal. There are also branch campuses in Tacoma and Bothell.

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