The University of Washington has ranked no. 1 in primary care for 22 of the last 23 years on the U.S. News ranking.
The University of Washington’s medical school remains tops in the country for primary care again this year, according to U.S. News & World Report‘s ranking of the nation’s best graduate school programs.
According to the UW, it’s held the no. 1 position in primary care for 22 of the last 23 years. It also ranked no. 1 this year for family medicine and rural medicine.
Among schools of nursing, the UW ranked no. 1 for doctor of nursing practice. This is the first time U.S. News has ranked the nation’s doctor of nursing practice programs.
The UW’s Evans School of Public Policy and Governance ranked 4th; the last time public policy programs were ranked, in 2012, it was 9th.
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Here’s how the rest of the ratings stacked up this year:
Business schools: UW, 27th. Best business specialty programs: Seattle University and Gonzaga University, 16th for accounting; Seattle University, 12th for executive MBA. Best part-time MBA programs: UW, 13th; Washington State University, 30th; Seattle U., 59th; Gonzaga, 78th.
Education: UW, 8th. Best specialty programs: UW, 9th for administration/supervision, 7th for elementary education, 8th for secondary education, 7th for special education.
Engineering: UW, 24th; WSU, 80th. Best specialty programs: UW, 9th for biomedical/bioengineering, 7th for computer engineering.
Fine arts: UW, 20th.
Health disciplines: UW, 4th in doctorate in audiology; 8th in doctorate in clinical psychology; 10th in master’s in health care management; 14th in master’s/doctorate in occupational therapy; 9th in pharmacy; 11th in master’s in physician assistant; 6th in master’s/doctorate in public health; 3rd in master’s in social work; 3rd in master’s in speech-language pathology.
Law schools: UW, 33rd; Seattle U., 111; Gonzaga, 132nd. Best part-time law schools: Seattle U., 23rd.
Medical schools: For research, UW is 8th; for primary care, 1st; for family medicine, 1st; for internal medicine, 7th; for pediatrics, 5th; for rural medicine, 1st; for programs for drug and alcohol abuse, 8th.
Nursing, master’s degrees: UW, 4th; WSU, 40th; Seattle U., 99th. Specialties: UW is 5th in gerontology and adult primary care, 1st in family nurse practitioner and 5th in psychiatric/mental health nurse practitioner.
Public Affairs: In addition to ranking 1st overall, the UW’s Evans School also ranked 2nd for environmental policy and management.
Nursing (doctor of nursing practice): UW, 1st; WSU, 42nd.