AP - The Times of London says the University of Washington is the 23rd best university in the world. In the newspaper's 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 nd the University of Michigan.