Facts, Rankings, and Data

With hundreds of researchers focused on aquatic systems, and more than 70 faculty and 100 courses focused on freshwater, the University of Washington is a critical source of freshwater knowledge and understanding.

This excellence is recognized in our ranking by Elsevier, the scientific literature giant and the Stockholm Water Institute. In their report, Water and Food Nexus: Trends and Development of the Research Landscape, the University of Washington is ranked #1 in the world in citations per paper in the period 2007-2011 in the field of water resources research.