WSU earns top 50 ranking in U.S. News & World Report

In annual rankings released today, U.S. News & World Report placed Washington State University among the top 50 public research universities in the United States. WSU was tied for 48th among all public research universities with Michigan Tech, University of Alabama and University of Arizona.

In the magazine’s “Programs to Look For” section, WSU was cited as one of 13 research institutions that do a particularly good job of making writing a priority in all levels of instruction and curricula.

“I appreciate this national recognition of the work of our faculty and staff,” WSU President V. Lane Rawlins said. “Our outstanding faculty, research programs, and emphasis on undergraduate education have made Washington State University a first choice for more and more outstanding students. We intend to continue this momentum in the years ahead.”