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The Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME) at Georgia Tech and Emory is ranked #3 in U.S. News & World Report’s latest ranking of the nation’s top graduate biomedical engineering programs for 2019-2020. The Coulter Department is an exceptional and thriving public-private partnership between Emory University’s School of Medicine and Georgia Tech’s College of Engineering. The Coulter programs are consistently ranked among the nation’s top three biomedical engineering programs—both graduate and undergraduate.


For the eighth consecutive year, all 11 of Georgia Tech’s graduate engineering programs are ranked in the top 10 in their fields in the 2020 U.S. News & World Report graduate rankings.


Overall the Georgia Tech College of Engineering’s graduate programs are ranked seventh in the country and third among public colleges.


On a program level, the College of Engineering’s industrial and systems engineering program is ranked first in the country for the 29th year in a row.


"The faculty, staff and graduate students should be proud of the reputation and accomplishments of our eight engineering schools and the College as a whole," said Steve McLaughlin, dean of the College of Engineering. "With all Georgia Tech graduate engineering programs placed in the top ten nationally, it is through their hard work that we continue to be recognized as one of the premier engineering colleges in the Nation. We are gratified that our peers recognize the efforts we make toward providing an exemplary graduate school environment and exceptional levels of research productivity.”



2020 Rankings for Georgia Tech's Engineering Graduate Programs:


Aerospace - 4th

Biomedical – 3rd

Chemical - 7th

Civil – 3rd

Computer - 5th

Electrical - 6th

Environmental - 4th

Industrial - 1st                

Materials - 7th

Mechanical - 5th

Nuclear - 9th