UW Medicine is a major contributor in 31 subject categories where UW is rated among the top 10 world universities, and in 14 of these categories, we are ranked in the top five - including Genetics & Heredity. The subject rankings are based on the number of research articles in top-tier journals, and in each of these categories, our faculty are either exclusively or partially responsible for the highly regarded research articles.
The University of Washington moved up two spots to No. 25 in the world when the Center for World University Rankings released its 2017 rankings of the top 1,000 research-intensive institutions.
For more information, see CWUR World University Rankings - 2017.