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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, 70 tenure-track faculty members, and 15 professional-track faculty members.
  • Graduates the largest number of women among BME programs.
  • Graduates the largest number of underrepresented minorities among BME programs.
  • Approximately 3/4 of undergrads engage in research.
  • $57M in research awards in FY2021.
  • Only international graduate program with a public-private university.

GEORGIA TECH COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

 

  • Largest and most diverse College of Engineering in the country.
  • All graduate and undergraduate programs ranked in the top seven nationally by U.S. News & World Report.
  • $280M in research expenditures for FY20
  • No. 1 in engineering degrees awarded overall to women and minorities.
  • 30 academic faculty are members of the National Academy of Engineering.
  • More than 100,000 alumni worldwide.

EMORY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE

 

  • $565.6 million in sponsored research funding for School of Medicine faculty members in FY20
  • Ranks 14th in National Institutes of Health research funding.
  • Best known for its work in infectious disease, brain health, heart disease, cancer, transplantation, orthopaedics, pediatrics, renal disease, ophthalmology, and geriatrics.
  • Has 565 medical students and trains 1,349 residents and fellows in 111 accredited programs.
  • Physician faculty in Emory’s own and affiliate teaching hospitals and outpatient venues were responsible for 5M patient service visits in FY20.