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Update: Emory’s graduate, professional schools ranked among best in nation
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Laura Diamond
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Editor's note: This article was updated May 11 to reflect additonal rankings released by U.S. News & World Report.

Emory University’s graduate and professional schools and programs are once again ranked among the best in the country, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2023-2024 edition of Best Graduate Schools, which was released April 25.

The annual list uses surveys and other data to rank programs in schools of nursing, public health, business, engineering and other areas. U.S. News released additional information on May 11 — about two weeks after the first list was published — to include rankings for schools of law and medicine.

Here are the Emory programs included in this year’s national rankings:

  • Emory's Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing master’s program ranks 1st in the nation. The school’s doctor of nursing practice program is 6th.
  • Emory’s Rollins School of Public Health ranks 4th in the nation.
  • Goizueta Business School’s full-time MBA program ranks 17th. The Executive MBA program is 14th and the part-time program is 19th.
  • Ranking 1st in the nation is the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering PhD program, a joint effort between Emory School of Medicine, Emory’s Laney Graduate School and Georgia Tech.
  • Emory’s School of Medicine ranks 23rd nationally among research-oriented medical schools.
  • Emory's School of Law ranks 35th in the nation.
  • In Emory’s Laney Graduate School, the PhD program for biostatistics ranks 7th and chemistry is 34th.
  • In U.S. News’ rankings of nursing master’s programs, Emory’s family nurse practitioner program ranks 6th; nurse practitioner, adult/gerontology, acute care 4th; nurse practitioner, adult/gerontology, primary care 4th; nursing administration/management 3rd.
  • In rankings of Emory’s doctor of nursing practice programs, adult gerontology/acute care is 5th; adult gerontology/primary care is 6th; family practice 5th and nurse administration management 1st.
  • Emory's Physician Assistant program is ranked 4th in the country.

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