Nearly 50 different graduate and professional programs and specialties at the University of Washington are among the top 10 in the nation, according to
U.S. News & World Report'’'s 2019 Best Graduate School rankings released March 20.
Several schools and departments placed prominently in the 2019 rankings, including medicine, nursing, social work, computer science and public affairs.
"From health care and human services, to public policy, to computer science and engineering, the University of Washington is home to world-class learning and discovery, and we are honored that the U.S. News rankings reflect the excellence of our students, faculty and research," said President Ana Mari Cauce.
The UW School of Medicine ranked third in the nation in the primary care medical schools category. Medical student training in family medicine and rural medicine ranked No. 1 last year; those two categories were not re-ranked this year. The UW medical school’s graduate program in microbiology tied for second in the nation, and its graduate programs in genetics, genomics and bioinformatics ranked fifth.