SEATTLE — Editor's note: the above video was originally published on March 2019 about the UW's cherry blossoms.
The University of Washington is again a top institution among world rankings.
That's according to the Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Ranking Consultancy.
UW ranked number 14 in the world and number 3 in U.S. public universities on the latest list.
"These rankings speak to the incredible impact of our faculty, students, and alumni whose work is opening doors to new cures and treatments and a greater understanding of everything from systems of government to the farthest reaches of the cosmos," UW President Ana Mari Cauce said.
The consultancy calculates its rankings based on a university’s external recognition which includes alumni and faculty winning major awards; number of highly cited researchers employed; and the number of papers published and cited.