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An Overview of Undergraduate Education

Summary: An Overview of
Undergraduate Education
Ranked among the top ten undergraduate programs in the nation by US News
Won four UW Distinguished Teaching Awards in the past ten years
Won the first UW Brotman Award for Instructional Excellence
In 2004, student recognition included our third Arts & Sciences Dean's
Medalist in a row, two Goldwater Scholars, and a Rhodes Scholar finalist
(one of 4 in the past 5 years, including 2001 Rhodes recipient Emma Brunskill)
Fifteen students recognized in the past 5 years in the Computing Research Association
Outstanding Undergraduate Award competition winners, runners-up, finalists, and
honorable mention recipients
In recent years, UW has been a top supplier of new college graduates to Microsoft, Intel, and
IBM, and the major supplier to many outstanding regional technology firms
Extensive involvement of undergraduates in research and in industrial co-ops/internships
Hallmark Capstone Design Courses in fields such as embedded systems, digital animation,
internet systems, videogames, digital systems, VLSI, computer telephony, and more
Graduate Education
Ranked among the top ten graduate programs in the nation by US News and
the National Research Council for Computer Science, for Computer
Engineering, and for all three Computer Science specialties ranked by US


Source: Anderson, Richard - Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Washington at Seattle


Collections: Computer Technologies and Information Sciences