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The school struggled initially, closing three times: in 1863 for lack of students, and again in 18 due to shortage of funds.
However, Clara Antoinette Mc Carty Wilt became the first graduate of UW in 1876 when she graduated from UW with a bachelor's degree in science.
Its operating expenses and research budget for fiscal year 2014-15 is expected to be .4 billion.
The UW occupies over 500 buildings, with over 20 million gross square footage of space, including the University of Washington Plaza, consisting of the 325-foot (99 m) UW Tower and conference center.
The University still owns what is now called the Metropolitan Tract.
In the heart of the city, it is among the most valuable pieces of real estate in Seattle and generates millions of US$ in revenue annually.
When no site emerged, the legislature, encouraged by Denny, relocated the university to Seattle in 1858.
In 1861, scouting began for an appropriate 10 acres (4 ha) site in Seattle to serve as the campus for a new university.
They were able to convince early founder of Seattle and member of the territorial legislature Arthur A.UW opened officially on November 4, 1861, as the Territorial University of Washington.The following year, the legislature passed articles formally incorporating the University and establishing a Board of Regents.The city of Seattle was one of several settlements in the mid to late 19th century vying for primacy in the newly formed Washington Territory.In 1854, territorial governor Isaac Stevens recommended the establishment of a university in Washington.