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Rankings, Facts and Figures

1208
current enrolled undergraduates

355
current enrolled graduates

252
BS degrees awarded in AY2020-21
27
PhD degrees awarded in AY2020-21

No. 3

Undergraduate Biomedical Engineering Program

No. 2

Graduate Biomedical Engineering Program

Georgia Tech and Emory's biomedical engineering collaboration is a true success story in risk-taking and innovation — a visionary partnership between a leading public engineering school and a highly respected private medical school.

True to Wallace H. Coulter’s vision and legacy, our faculty and students work closely with clinicians to not only gain fundamental insights into human health and pathology, but also to translate our research to impact industry and medicine.

BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT

 

  • Largest BME program in the country – 1,563 students and 70 faculty member.
  • Graduates the largest number of women among BME programs.
  • Graduates the largest number of underrepresented minorities among BME programs.
  • Roughly 75% of undergrads engage in research.
  • $57M in research awards in FY2021.
  • Only international graduate program with a public-private university.

THE COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

 

  • Largest and most diverse College of Engineering in the country.
  • All graduate and undergraduate programs ranked in the top 10 nationally by U.S. News and World Report.
  • More than 200 faculty members have received National Science Foundation CAREER awards​.
  • No.1 in engineering doctoral degrees awarded overall to women and minorities.
  • 28 active faculty are members of the National Academy of Engineering.
  • More than 100,000 alumni worldwide.

EMORY UNIVERSITY

 

  • Top 20 medical schools in NIH research funding.
  • School of Medicine is ranked among the nation’s finest institutions for education, biomedical research, and patient care.
  • More than $400M in research funding awarded to the School of Medicine in FY2019.
  • Received more than $788 million based on commercialization of intellectual property during the last two decades, mostly in the health sciences.

GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

 

  • Ranked No. 4 in most innovative schools by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Ranked No. 12 (PayScale.com) and No. 3 (WalletHub) nationally for return on investment.
  • More than 23,000 graduate and undergraduate students (plus 10,000 in online programs).
  • More than 100 interdisciplinary research units.
  • Among the top 10 in research expenditures among universities without a medical school.
  • Produces more than 400 invention disclosures annually.