09/15/2015 UW Bothell recently received high marks on Money magazine's 2015-2016 list of best colleges, ranking first in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest for the second year in a row. Money also ranked UW Bothell No. 36 in its overall list of best public colleges up one from No. 37 in 2014. The magazine ranked 736 colleges and universities on 21 measures in three categories: quality, affordability and outcomes. Washington Monthly ranked the University of Washington Bothell No. 13 of 233 colleges on its 2015 Best Bang for the Buck list in the western region. UW Bothell also tops the list of Masters institutions in Washington and the Pacific Northwest. Washington Monthly Best Bang for the Buck rates colleges that are doing the best job of helping non-wealthy students attain marketable degrees at affordable prices Chronicle of Higher Education - The University of Washington has been recognized as a "Great College to Work For" by the Chronicle of Higher Education in its 2015 survey. All three campuses were included in the recognition for our collaborative governance and compensation and benefits making it one of 10 large universities honored in both categories.