Once again the University of Washington is ranked among the Top Ten U.S. medical schools for drug and alcohol abuse programs. Graduate programs in this category incorporate behavioral science, treatment and prevention techniques for patients with addictions. The UW is 8th in the ranking for 2016. View the top ten medical schools for drug and alcohol programs.
In its annual ranking of graduate programs, U.S. News & World Report ranked the UW School of Medicine No. 1 overall for primary care and family practice, and the School of Nursing No. 1 in the doctorate of nursing practice program.
In all, the UW has 34 graduate programs among the nation’s top 10 in U.S. News & World Report's Best Graduate School rankings. Among those, 12 health, nursing and medical programs – and another eight public affairs and science programs – are in the top five. See all UW Medicine and other health sciences graduate program rankings at HS NewsBeat and a related story in the Seattle Times.