2012 Top Biomedical and Bioengineering Graduate school rankings in United States

Rank College / University (Graduate School) City, State Total graduate
engineering enrollment
Average GRE quantitative score
(master’s and Ph.D. students)
1 Johns Hopkins University (Whiting) Baltimore, MD 3,293 773
2 Georgia Institute of Technology Atlanta, GA 4,624 771
3 Duke University (Pratt) Durham, NC 907 774
4 University of California-San Diego (Jacobs) La Jolla, CA 1,493 775
5 Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge, MA 2,818 783
5 Stanford University Stanford, CA 3,564 785
7 Rice University (Brown) Houston, TX 651 774
7 University of Michigan-Ann Arbor Ann Arbor, MI 3,233 778
7 University of Washington Seattle, WA 1,787 760
10 Case Western Reserve University Cleveland, OH 606 743
10 University of California-Berkeley Berkeley, CA 1,882 782
10 University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA 1,665 779
13 Boston University Boston, MA 798 763
14 University of Texas-Austin (Cockrell) Austin, TX 2,428 774
15 Columbia University (Fu Foundation) New York, NY 2,272 787
15 Cornell University Ithaca, NY 1,705 774
15 University of Pittsburgh (Swanson) Pittsburgh, PA 942 734
15 Washington University in St. Louis St. Louis, MO 701 772
19 Northwestern University (McCormick) Evanston, IL 1,531 772
19 Vanderbilt University Nashville, TN 450 771
21 California Institute of Technology Pasadena, CA 577 800
21 University of California-Davis Davis, CA 1,252 758
23 Purdue University-West Lafayette West Lafayette, IN 2,965 763
23 University of Minnesota-Twin Cities Minneapolis, MN 1,945 772
23 University of Virginia Charlottesville, VA 685 761
23 University of Wisconsin-Madison Madison, WI 1,751 780
27 Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh, PA 2,517 777
27 Harvard University Cambridge, MA 385 787
27 University of California-Irvine (Samueli) Irvine, CA 1,200 766
30 Texas A&M University-College Station (Look) College Station, TX 2,870 758
30 University of Maryland-College Park (Clark) College Park, MD 2,259 767
30 University of Southern California (Viterbi) Los Angeles, CA 4,251 765
30 University of Utah Salt Lake City, UT 1,035 752
34 Drexel University Philadelphia, PA 1,079 730
34 Pennsylvania State University-University Park University Park, PA 1,953 763
34 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Troy, NY 818 752
34 University of California-Los Angeles (Samueli) Los Angeles, CA 1,845 771
34 Yale University New Haven, CT 216 800
39 University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign Urbana, IL 2,773 774
39 University of Rochester Rochester, NY 476 762
39 Virginia Tech Blacksburg, VA 2,336 755
42 Arizona State University (Fulton) Tempe, AZ 2,445 758
42 Clemson University Clemson, SC 1,246 740
42 Ohio State University Columbus, OH 1,748 764
42 Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey-New Brunswick Piscataway, NJ 931 756
42 University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill Chapel Hill, NC 146 710
47 Brown University Providence, RI 291 780
48 CUNY-City College (Grove) New York, NY 688 714
48 Stony Brook University-SUNY Stony Brook, NY 1,292 770
48 University of Illinois-Chicago Chicago, IL 985 740
51 Marquette University Milwaukee, WI 216 735
51 Tulane University New Orleans, LA 62 759
51 University of Alabama-Birmingham Birmingham, AL 379 724
51 University of Arizona Tucson, AZ 957 756
51 University of California-Riverside (Bourns) Riverside, CA 520 753
51 University of Iowa Iowa City, IA 446 738
57 Illinois Institute of Technology (Armour) Chicago, IL 1,523 739
57 Tufts University Medford, MA 628 742
57 University of Florida Gainesville, FL 2,905 760
57 University of Miami Coral Gables, FL 253 707
61 Dartmouth College (Thayer) Hanover, NH 267 763
61 Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis Indianapolis, IN 184 727
61 University of Connecticut Storrs, CT 745 756
64 Oregon Health and Science University Portland, OR 75 707
64 Temple University Philadelphia, PA 176 723
66 Louisiana Tech University Ruston, LA 358 710
66 Northeastern University Boston, MA 1,893 753
66 Syracuse University Syracuse, NY 920 758
66 University of Cincinnati Cincinnati, OH 962 744
66 University of Texas-Arlington Arlington, TX 1,554 727
66 University of Texas-San Antonio San Antonio, TX 567 698
66 Virginia Commonwealth University Richmond, VA 246 711
66 Wayne State University Detroit, MI 878 720
66 Worcester Polytechnic Institute Worcester, MA 992 757