UW BioE is among the nation’s top 10 bioengineering/biomedical engineering graduate programs, according to the 2019 US News & World Report Best Graduate Schools ranking. In the report, released Mar. 20, UW BioE tied for 9th with Rice University and the University of Michigan — Ann Arbor.

BioE is one of 50 UW programs and specialties to be named in the top 10 within their respective fields in the ranking. Notably, the 2019 rankings also feature medicine, nursing, social work, computer science and public affairs.

“From health care 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 for a related UW Today story.

US News & World Report’s Best Graduate Schools rankings are designed for prospective students looking to continue their education and advance their careers. As the global authority in rankings and consumer advice, US News evaluates graduate programs across six major disciplines: business, education, engineering, law, medicine and nursing.