Biomedical Rankings

Biomedical engineering combines the sciences of medicine and biology with principles of engineering. These are the top undergraduate schools where the highest engineering degree offered is a doctorate.

Rank School Tuition and Fees Total enrollment Fall 2012 acceptance rate Average freshman retention rate 6-year graduation rate Classes with fewer than 20 students SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile
#6 Stanford University

Stanford, CA

$43,245 18,217 6.6% 98% 95%
#9 University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA

$45,890 21,339 12.6% 98% 96%
#3 Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Cambridge, MA

$43,498 11,189 9.0% 97% 93%
#2 Duke University

Durham, NC

$45,476 15,386 13.4% 97% 95%
#1 Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, MD

$45,470 21,001 17.7% 97% 94%
#10 University of California—​Berkeley

Berkeley, CA

in-state: $12,864, out-of-state: $35,742 35,899 18.0% 97% 91%
#8 Rice University

Houston, TX

$38,941 6,484 16.7% 96% 92%
#7 University of Michigan—​Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, MI

in-state: $13,819, out-of-state: $40,496 43,426 36.6% 96% 91%
#5 University of California—​San Diego

La Jolla, CA

in-state: $13,234, out-of-state: $36,112 28,294 37.8% 95% 86%
#4 Georgia Institute of Technology

Atlanta, GA

in-state: $10,650, out-of-state: $29,954 21,557 54.9% 94% 79%