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March 13, 2012 at 10:32 AM

UW’s medical, law schools do well in annual ranking

For the 19th consecutive year, the University of Washington ranked first among primary-care medical centers in the country, according to U.S. News & World Report’s annual graduate and profession program ranking.

The UW’s School of Medicine tied for 10th among research medical schools. In terms of the number of National Institutes of Health research grants, the UW ranked second, behind Harvard University, for receiving $611.4 million in funding.

The UW’s School of Law zoomed from last year’s ranking of 30th (tied with four other schools) to 20th this year (tied with George Washington University).

A few other rankings of note:

  • The College of Arts & Sciences’ graduate program in clinical psychology tied for second.
  • The School of Social Work’s master’s program tied for third.
  • Speach and Hearing Sciences’ audiology doctorate program tied for third.
  • The Evans School of Public Affairs ranked ninth, and its graduate nonprofit management specialty training program ranked third.
  • The College of Engineering and School of Medicine’s biomedical/bioengineering program tied for seventh.
  • The College of Education’s graduate specialty programs ranked in the top 10 were: elementary education (seventh), special education (seventh), curriculum/instruction (eighth), secondary education (ninth) and administration/supervision (10th).
  • The School of Pharmacy’s doctorate program tied for 10th.

 

Comments | More in Education | Topics: rankings, U.S. News & World Report, University of Washington

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