As of 2015, U.S. News and World Report lists Johns Hopkins University, Duke University, the Georgia Institute of Technology, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Rice University as among the best biomedical engineering schools in the United States. Additional schools on the list are Stanford University and the University of California, San Diego.
Johns Hopkins University is a private school in Baltimore, Maryland, and its Department of Biomedical Engineering grants undergraduate, graduate and doctorate degrees in the field. The college also offers a postdoctoral fellowship program. Among the categories of research in the field at Johns Hopkins are biomedical imaging, computational biology, and systems neuroscience and neuroengineering.
Duke University is a private school in Durham, North Carolina. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate biomedical engineering degrees. The program focuses on an integration of research and education.
Located in Atlanta, Georgia, the Georgia Institute of Technology's Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering likewise grants both undergraduate and graduate degrees in the field.
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology, located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, has bachelor's and postdoctorate programs in biomedical engineering, and also offers master's degrees for some programs within the department. Bioengineering and applied biosciences are the two program tracks within the department.