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
#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
#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
#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
#25 Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

4.0
#19 University of California—​Davis

Davis, CA

4.1
#19 University of California—​Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA

4.1
#19 University of Michigan—​Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, MI

4.1
#19 University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA

4.1
#19 University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center—​Dallas

Dallas, TX

4.1
#19 University of Washington

Seattle, WA

4.1
#18 University of Wisconsin—​Madison

Madison, WI

4.2
#14 Columbia University

New York, NY

4.3
#14 Rockefeller University

New York, NY

4.3
#14 University of California—​San Diego

La Jolla, CA

4.3
#14 University of Chicago

Chicago, IL

4.3
#11 Cornell University

Ithaca, NY

4.4
#11 Duke University

Durham, NC

4.4

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