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
#1 Harvard University

Boston, MA

4.9
#1 Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Cambridge, MA

4.9
#1 Stanford University

Stanford, CA

4.9
#4 University of California—​Berkeley

Berkeley, CA

4.8
#5 California Institute of Technology

Pasadena, CA

4.7
#5 Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, MD

4.7
#7 University of California—​San Francisco

San Francisco, CA

4.6
#7 Yale University

New Haven, CT

4.6
#9 Princeton University

Princeton, NJ

4.5
#9 Scripps Research Institute

La Jolla, CA

4.5
#11 Cornell University

Ithaca, NY

4.4
#11 Duke University

Durham, NC

4.4
#11 Washington University in St. Louis

St. Louis, MO

4.4
#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
#18 University of Wisconsin—​Madison

Madison, WI

4.2
#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
#25 Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

4.0

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