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Awards & Rankings

Excellence in comprehensive, community-focused medical education.

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, 2018.

"From healthcare 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 UW President Ana Mari Cauce.

The UW School of Medicine (UWSOM) is consistently recognized as one of the nation's top schools for training physicians, ranking No. 1 for primary care education for 23 of the past 25 years. In 2018, it ranked No. 3. Additionally, UWSOM has ranked No. 1 for both family medicine and rural medicine for 26 consecutive years.

UWSOM continues to be the leading public institution in the amount of federal research funding received. Based on the U.S. News accounting of National Institutes of Health funding, the School received $638.8 million in NIH grants in fiscal 2016 and is second to Harvard University, a private institution, in the amount of federal funding.