University of Washington
The University of Washington is located in Seattle, Washington, United States. The University is a public research institute. The University is known to be the oldest in the West Coast and the largest in the Northwest. It covers an area of 20 million square and consists of 500 buildings. It has three campuses. The University is one among top 20 the Universities in the world. It is also one the Universities that has highest budget for research activities. The research budget has crossed one billion dollars in the year 2006. The University football team is very competitive for years together, having won a share of the 1991 national title with the University of Miami. They were unbeaten for 63 consecutive games. The University has admitted almost half of the applicants at the end of 2011. In the year from 2011 to 2012, the University had 42,428 students, thus making it to be the largest in the West Coast. The GPA of the freshman in the University in 2011 was around 3.78. Notably, 33% of the students who are undergraduates in the University were from minority groups. The University of Washington library system consists of more than7.5 million volumes and is known to be the 18th largest library in the United States. Education in US is highly regarded and so is this university.