U.S. News ranks Emory's graduate and professional schools

March 13, 2012

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Students from the School of Law graduate. The school ranked 24th in the nation this year.

Several of Emory University’s graduate schools and programs are ranked among the best in the nation, according to analysis and surveys released today in U.S. News & World Report’s 2013 edition of “America’s Best Graduate Schools” guide.

Professional schools

Emory's schools of law and business were the top-ranked schools in Georgia in their respective categories.

  • Emory Law School ranked 24th in the nation.
  •  Goizueta Business School’s full-time M.B.A. program was 19th, its part-time M.B.A. program 13th
  • The School of Medicine was 21st nationally among research-oriented medical schools (the highest in Georgia), and 40th among primary care schools.

Graduate programs

  • Emory’s joint Department of Biomedical Engineering program with Georgia Tech ranked 2nd in the nation for the sixth consecutive year.
  • Emory’s Ph.D. program in clinical psychology, a program of the Laney Graduate School, was ranked 18th in the country.
  • Also ranked this year was Emory’s physical therapy program, which was 7th in the nation. 
Several other health-related programs were not surveyed this year, so that Emory’s Rollins School of Public Health remains 6th in the nation, the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing remains 21st and the physician assistant program 4th.

U.S. News first published a reputation-only graduate school ranking in 1987. The annual America's Best Graduate Schools report began in 1990.