Emory Schools Lead, Nationally and in Georgia

By Kimber Williams

Emory graduate schools and programs are ranked among the best in the nation, according to analysis and surveys in US News & World Report’s 2018 “America’s Best Graduate Schools” guide.

Emory’s Schools of Nursing, Business, Law, Medicine, and Public Health are the top-ranked schools in Georgia in their respective categories, and several other Emory entities were ranked this year.

The Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing was ranked No. 4 in the nation, up from No. 8 last year. The school’s Family Nurse Practitioner program ranked No. 8 in the country. Goizueta Business School’s full-time MBA program was No. 20, its part-time MBA program No. 25, and its Executive MBA program No. 17.

The School of Law ranked No. 22 in the nation. Emory University School of Medicine ranked No. 23 nationally among research-oriented medical schools, and No. 34 among primary care schools.

Emory and Georgia Tech’s joint Department of Biomedical Engineering PhD program ranked No. 3 in the nation.

PhD programs in several humanities and social science fields were newly ranked this year. Rankings in these categories were based solely on reputation surveys. Emory’s PhD program in political science was ranked No. 24, and its PhD in history was ranked No. 27. The PhD programs in English, sociology, and psychology were ranked No. 30, No. 36, and No. 36, respectively.

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