The Times of London says the University of Washington is the 23rd best university in the world. In the newspaper’s new higher education list, UW is the fourth best American public college.
The universities are ranked on 13 factors, divided into five categories of teaching, research, citations, industry income and international mix.
No. 1 on the list is Harvard, and 15 of the top 20 universities are from the United States.
The top American public university is the University of California, Berkeley, in the No. 8 spot, followed by UCLA and the University of Michigan.