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July 19, 2019

UW School of Oceanography Ranks No. 1 in Global Ranking

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The University of Washington’s School of Oceanography again is ranked No. 1 in the world on the Global Ranking of Academic Subjects list for 2019. The ranking, released in June, was conducted by researchers at the Center for World-Class Universities at Shanghai Jiao Tong University. Source: Global Ranking of Academic Subjects


October 31, 2018

Geosciences global universities ranking

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The UW’s geosciences program was named No. 5 globally according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2019 Best Global Universities rankings. Source: UW News


July 25, 2018

Department of Atmospheric Sciences ranking

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The College of the Environment’s Department of Atmospheric Sciences was ranked No. 7 in the world in the 2018 Global Ranking of Academic Subjects. Source: UW News


School of Oceanography ranking

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The School of Oceanography was ranked No. 1 in the world in the 2018 Global Ranking of Academic Subjects. Source: UW News


Earth sciences graduate program ranking – GRAS

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The College of the Environment’s earth sciences program was ranked No. 13 in the world in the 2018 Global Ranking of Academic Subjects. Source: UW News


March 20, 2018

Earth Sciences graduate program ranking – U.S. News

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The UW College of the Environment earth sciences program was ranked No. 10 in the nation for 2019 by U.S. News & World Report. Source: UW News


June 27, 2016

Nature Top Producer of Earth & Environment Research

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The journal Nature named the University of Washington the university with the most earth and environmental science research in the world in 2015. Source: UW News