Top 10 institutions in Washington (#10)

The leading institutions for high-quality science in the United States, ordered by weighted fractional count (WFC) for 2016. Also shown are WFC for 2012, the change in WFC between 2012 and 2016, and the 2016 article count (AC). The top 10 states are ranked by summing the WFC for all institutions in each state. The top 10 institutions in each state are shown (see A guide to the Nature Index, page S26).

State Rank Country Rank Institution WFC
2012
WFC
2016
Change in WFC
2012–2016
Washington 460.1 398.1
1 13 University of Washington (UW) 297.0 222.1
2 63 Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) 63.2 72.2
3 119 Washington State University (WSU) 38.5 31.8
4 141 Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (FHCRC) 22.3 23.5
5 208 Microsoft Corporation 3.9 9.0
6 260 Allen Institute for Brain Science 2.9 5.1
7 270 Seattle Children's Hospital 2.6 4.5
8 290 Western Washington University (WWU) 2.2 3.8
9 316 Institute for Systems Biology (ISB) 2.6 2.9
10 325 Benaroya Research Institute at Virginia Mason (BRI) 2.8 2.7