Biological Sciences

Ranked in 2014 | Biological Sciences Rankings Methodology

A graduate degree in biological sciences gives students a broad base of knowledge in the life sciences. The discipline also offers many specialties, such as cell or molecular biology. These are the best schools for biological sciences.

Rank School name Score
#26 Cornell University (Weill)

New York, NY

3.9
#26 Northwestern University

Evanston, IL

3.9
#26 University of North Carolina—​Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill, NC

3.9
#26 Vanderbilt University

Nashville, TN

3.9
#30 Emory University

Atlanta, GA

3.8
#30 University of Colorado—​Boulder

Boulder, CO

3.8
#30 University of Illinois—​Urbana-​Champaign

Urbana, IL

3.8
#30 University of Texas—​Austin

Austin, TX

3.8
#34 Brown University

Providence, RI

3.7
#34 Indiana University—​Bloomington

Bloomington, IN

3.7
#34 University of California—​Irvine

Irvine, CA

3.7
#34 University of Minnesota—​Twin Cities

St. Paul, MN

3.7
#38 Case Western Reserve University

Cleveland, OH

3.6
#38 Dartmouth College

Hanover, NH

3.6
#38 Mayo Medical School

Rochester, MN

3.6
#38 University of Arizona

Tucson, AZ

3.6
#42 Carnegie Mellon University

Pittsburgh, PA

3.5
#42 Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

New York, NY

3.5
#42 Ohio State University

Columbus, OH

3.5
#42 Pennsylvania State University—​University Park

University Park, PA

3.5
#42 Rice University

Houston, TX

3.5
#42 University of Alabama—​Birmingham

Birmingham, AL

3.5
#42 University of Georgia

Athens, GA

3.5
#42 University of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA

3.5
#50 Michigan State University

East Lansing, MI

3.4

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