• Biological Sciences
    Ranked in 2008
     

    1 Stanford University Stanford, CA Score 4.9
    2 Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge, MA Score 4.8
    2 University of California--Berkeley Berkeley, CA Score 4.8
    4 California Institute of Technology Pasadena, CA Score 4.7
    4 Harvard University Boston, MA Score 4.7
    6 Johns Hopkins University Baltimore, MD Score 4.6
    7 Rockefeller University New York, NY Score 4.5
    7 Scripps Research Institute La Jolla, CA Score 4.5
    7 University of California--San Francisco San Francisco, CA Score 4.5
    7 Washington University in St. Louis St. Louis, MO Score 4.5
    7 Yale University New Haven, CT Score 4.5
    12 Cornell University Ithaca, NY Score 4.4
    12 Duke University Durham, NC Score 4.4
    12 Princeton University Princeton, NJ Score 4.4
    15 Columbia University New York, NY Score 4.3
    15 University of Michigan--Ann Arbor Ann Arbor, MI Score 4.3
    15 University of Wisconsin--Madison Madison, WI Score 4.3
    18 University of California--San Diego La Jolla, CA Score 4.2
    18 University of Chicago Chicago, IL Score 4.2
    18 University of Washington Seattle, WA Score 4.2
    21 University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA Score 4.1
    21 University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center--Dallas Dallas, TX Score 4.1
    23 University of California--Davis Davis, CA Score 4.0
    23 University of California--Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA Score 4.0
    23 University of Texas--Austin Austin, TX Score 4.0
    26 Baylor College of Medicine Houston, TX Score 3.9
    26 Cornell University (Weill) New York, NY Score 3.9
    26 University of North Carolina--Chapel Hill Chapel Hill, NC Score 3.9
    29 Indiana University--Bloomington Bloomington, IN Score 3.8
    29 Mayo Medical School Rochester, MN Score 3.8
    29 Northwestern University Evanston, IL Score 3.8
    29 University of Illinois--Urbana-Champaign Urbana, IL Score 3.8
    33 University of Colorado--Boulder Boulder, CO Score 3.7
    34 Brown University Providence, RI Score 3.6
    34 Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh, PA Score 3.6
    34 Dartmouth College Hanover, NH Score 3.6
    34 Emory University Atlanta, GA Score 3.6
    34 Michigan State University East Lansing, MI Score 3.6
    34 University of California--Irvine Irvine, CA Score 3.6
    34 University of Minnesota--Twin Cities St. Paul, MN Score 3.6
    34 Vanderbilt University Nashville, TN Score 3.6
    42 Case Western Reserve University Cleveland, OH Score 3.5
    42 Ohio State University Columbus, OH Score 3.5
    42 Pennsylvania State University--University Park University Park, PA Score 3.5
    42 Purdue University--West Lafayette West Lafayette, IN Score 3.5
    42 University of Arizona Tucson, AZ Score 3.5
    42 University of Virginia Charlottesville, VA Score 3.5
    48 Brandeis University Waltham, MA Score 3.4
    48 Rice University Houston, TX Score 3.4
    48 Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey--New BrunswickNew Brunswick, NJ Score 3.4
    48 SUNY--Stony Brook Stony Brook, NY Score 3.4
    48 University of Colorado--Denver Denver, CO Score 3.4
    48 University of Florida Gainesville, FL Score 3.4
    48 University of Iowa Iowa City, IA Score 3.4
    48 University of Maryland--College Park College Park, MD Score 3.4
    48 University of Oregon Eugene, OR Score 3.4
    48 Yeshiva University (Einstein) Bronx, NY Score 3.4
    58 Arizona State University Tempe, AZ Score 3.3
    58 Mount Sinai School of Medicine New York, NY Score 3.3
    58 New York University New York, NY Score 3.3
    58 University of Alabama--Birmingham Birmingham, AL Score 3.3
    58 University of California--Santa Barbara Santa Barbara, CA Score 3.3
    58 University of Georgia Athens, GA Score 3.3
    58 University of Kansas Manhattan, KS Score 3.3
    58 University of Massachusetts Medical Center--Worcester Worcester, MA Score 3.3
    58 University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, PA Score 3.3
    58 University of Utah Salt Lake City, UT Score 3.3
    68 Georgia Institute of Technology Atlanta, GA Score 3.2
    68 Iowa State University Ames, IA Score 3.2
    68 Oregon State University Corvallis, OR Score 3.2
    68 Texas A&M University--College Station College Station, TX Score 3.2
    68 Tufts University Medford, MA Score 3.2
    68 University of California--Riverside Riverside, CA Score 3.2
    68 University of California--Santa Cruz Santa Cruz, CA Score 3.2
    68 University of Massachusetts--Amherst Amherst, MA Score 3.2
    68 University of Texas Medical Branch--Galveston Galveston, TX Score 3.2
    77 Baylor University Waco, TX Score 3.1
    77 Colorado State University Fort Collins, CO Score 3.1
    77 Georgetown University Washington, DC Score 3.1
    77 North Carolina State University Raleigh, NC Score 3.1
    77 OGI School of Science and Engineering--Oregon Health and Science University Portland, OR Score 3.1
    77 University of Connecticut Storrs, CT Score 3.1
    77 University of Illinois--Chicago Chicago, IL Score 3.1
    77 University of Missouri--Columbia Columbia, MO Score 3.1
    77 University of Rochester Rochester, NY Score 3.1
    77 University of Texas Health Science Center--Houston Houston, TX Score 3.1
    77 Virginia Tech Blacksburg, VA Score 3.1
    77 Washington State University Pullman, WA Score 3.1
    89 Boston University Boston, MA Score 3.0
    89 Florida State University Tallahassee, FL Score 3.0
    89 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Troy, NY Score 3.0
    89 Syracuse University Syracuse, NY Score 3.0
    89 UMDNJ--New Jersey Medical School Newark, NJ Score 3.0
    89 University of Southern California Los Angeles, CA Score 3.0
    95 CUNY Graduate School and University Center New York, NY Score 2.9
    95 George Washington University Washington, DC Score 2.9
    95 Kansas State University Manhattan, KS Score 2.9
    95 Ohio University Athens, OH Score 2.9
    95 Thomas Jefferson University Philadelphia, PA Score 2.9
    95 University of Delaware Newark, DE
    95 University of Maryland--Baltimore Baltimore, MD Score 2.9
    95 University of Notre Dame Notre Dame, IN Score 2.9
    95 University of Tennessee--Knoxville Knoxville, TN Score 2.9
    95 Wake Forest University Winston-Salem, NC Score 2.9
    105 Auburn University Auburn University, AL Score 2.8
    105 Claremont Graduate University Claremont, CA Score 2.8
    105 Louisiana State University--Baton Rouge Baton Rouge, LA Score 2.8
    105 Medical College of Wisconsin Milwaukee, WI Score 2.8
    105 Oklahoma State University Stillwater, OK Score 2.8
    105 San Diego State University San Diego, CA Score 2.8
    105 St. Louis University St. Louis, MO Score 2.8
    105 Temple University Philadelphia, PA Score 2.8
    105 Tulane University New Orleans, LA Score 2.8
    105 University at Buffalo--SUNY Buffalo, NY Score 2.8
    105 University of Kentucky Lexington, KY Score 2.8
    105 University of Miami Coral Gables, FL Score 2.8
    105 University of Nebraska--Lincoln Lincoln, NE Score 2.8
    105 University of New Mexico Albuquerque, NM Score 2.8
    105 University of Oklahoma Norman, OK Score 2.8
    105 University of Texas Health Science Center--San Antonio NA, TX Score 2.8
    105 University of Texas--San Antonio San Antonio, TX Score 2.8
    122 Boston College Chestnut Hill, MA Score 2.7
    122 Brigham Young University Provo, UT Score 2.7
    122 College of William and Mary Williamsburg, VA Score 2.7
    122 Drexel University Philadelphia, PA Score 2.7
     

    Biological Sciences (Ph.D.)
    Ranked in
    2006
    *

    Rank/School Average assessment
    score (5.0 = highest)
    1. Stanford University (CA) 4.9
    2. Harvard University (MA) 4.8
      Massachusetts Institute of Technology 4.8
      University of California–Berkeley 4.8
    5. California Institute of Technology 4.6
      Johns Hopkins University (MD) 4.6
    7. Cornell University (NY) 4.5
      Yale University (CT) 4.5
    9. Scripps Research Institute (CA) ** 4.5
    9. Princeton University (NJ) 4.4
      University of California–San Francisco 4.4
      Washington University in St. Louis 4.4
    12. Duke University (NC) 4.3
      Rockefeller University (NY) 4.3
      University of California–San Diego 4.3
      University of Michigan–Ann Arbor 4.3
      University of Wisconsin–Madison 4.3
    17. University of California–Davis 4.2
      University of Washington 4.2
    19. Columbia University (NY) 4.1
      University of Chicago 4.1
      University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center–Dallas 4.1
    22. Baylor College of Medicine (TX) 4.0
      University of California–Los Angeles 4.0
    24. University of Illinois–Urbana-Champaign 3.9
      University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill 3.9
      University of Pennsylvania 3.9
      University of Texas–Austin 3.9
    28. Cornell University (Weill) (NY) 3.8
      Northwestern University (IL) 3.8
      University of Colorado–Boulder 3.8
      Vanderbilt University (TN) 3.8
    32. Brandeis University (MA) 3.7
      Emory University (GA) 3.7
      Indiana University–Bloomington 3.7
      University of California–Irvine 3.7
    36. Carnegie Mellon University (PA) 3.6
      Mayo Medical School (MN) 3.6
      University of Arizona 3.6
      University of Minnesota–Twin Cities 3.6
    40. Brown University (RI) 3.5
      Case Western Reserve University (OH) 3.5
      Dartmouth College (NH) 3.5
      Pennsylvania State University–University Park 3.5
      Purdue University–West Lafayette (IN) 3.5
      Rutgers State University–New Brunswick (NJ) 3.5
      SUNY–Stony Brook 3.5
      University of California–Santa Barbara 3.5
      University of Georgia 3.5
      University of Virginia 3.5
      Yeshiva University (Albert Einstein) (NY) 3.5
    51. Michigan State University 3.4
      Ohio State University 3.4
      Rice University (TX) 3.4
      University of Maryland–College Park 3.4
      University of Massachusetts Medical Center–Worcester 3.4
    56. Arizona State University 3.3
      OGI School of Sci. & Engineering–Oregon Health & Sci. U. 3.3
      University of Alabama–Birmingham 3.3
      University of Colorado–Denver and Health Sciences Center 3.3
      University of Florida 3.3
      University of Iowa 3.3
      University of Massachusetts–Amherst 3.3
      University of Oregon 3.3
      University of Pittsburgh 3.3
      University of Rochester (NY) 3.3
      University of Texas Health Science Center–Houston 3.3
      University of Utah 3.3
    68. Texas A&M University–College Station 3.2
      Tufts University (MA) 3.2
      University of California–Riverside 3.2
      University of California–Santa Cruz 3.2
      University of Connecticut 3.2
    73. Colorado State University 3.1
      Georgetown University (DC) 3.1
      Georgia Institute of Technology 3.1
      Iowa State University 3.1
      New York University 3.1
      North Carolina State University 3.1
      Tulane University 3.1
      University of Texas Health Science Center–San Antonio 3.1
    81. Boston University 3.0
      Oregon State University 3.0
      UMDNJ–New Jersey Medical School 3.0
      University of Missouri–Columbia 3.0
      University of Notre Dame (IN) 3.0
      University of Southern California 3.0
      University of Tennessee–Knoxville 3.0
      University of Texas Medical Branch–Galveston 3.0
      Washington State University 3.0
    90. Baylor University (TX) 2.9
      CUNY Graduate School and University Center 2.9
      Florida State University 2.9
      Medical College of Wisconsin 2.9
      Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (NY) 2.9
      Syracuse University (NY) 2.9
      University of Cincinnati 2.9
      University of Illinois–Chicago 2.9
      University of Kansas 2.9
      University of Miami (FL) 2.9
      University of Nebraska–Lincoln 2.9
      Virginia Tech 2.9
      Wake Forest University (NC) 2.9
    103. Auburn University (AL) 2.8
      Boston College 2.8
      George Washington University (DC) 2.8
      Louisiana State University–Baton Rouge 2.8
      Temple University (PA) 2.8
      University of New Mexico 2.8
      University of Oklahoma 2.8
    110. Claremont Graduate University (CA) 2.7
      Kansas State University 2.7
      Medical University of South Carolina 2.7
      Northeastern University (MA) 2.7
      San Diego State University 2.7
      St. Louis University 2.7
      SUNY–Albany 2.7
      SUNY–Upstate Medical Center 2.7
      University at Buffalo–SUNY 2.7
      University of Delaware 2.7
      University of Kentucky 2.7
      University of Montana 2.7
      University of Nebraska Medical Center 2.7
      Wayne State University (MI) 2.7
      Wesleyan University (CT) 2.7
    125. Clemson University (SC) 2.6
      College of William and Mary (VA) 2.6
      Drexel University (PA) 2.6
      Louisiana State University School of Medicine–New Orleans 2.6
      Miami University–Oxford (OH) 2.6
      New York Medical College 2.6
      Northern Arizona University 2.6
      Oklahoma State University 2.6
      Rutgers State University–Newark (NJ) 2.6
      Southern Illinois University–Carbondale 2.6
      SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry 2.6
      SUNY–Downstate Medical Center 2.6
      Thomas Jefferson University (PA) 2.6
      Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (MD) 2.6
      University of Houston 2.6
      University of Maryland–Baltimore 2.6
      University of Missouri–St. Louis 2.6
      University of New Hampshire 2.6
      University of South Florida 2.6
      University of Texas–Dallas 2.6
      Utah State University 2.6
      Virginia Commonwealth University 2.6
    147. Albany Medical College (NY) 2.5
      Brigham Young University (UT) 2.5
      Clark University (MA) 2.5
      Montana State University 2.5
      Ohio University 2.5
      Rush University (IL) 2.5
      SUNY–Binghamton 2.5
      Texas Tech University 2.5
      University of Alaska–Fairbanks 2.5
      University of Hawaii–Manoa 2.5
      University of Maine–Orono 2.5
      University of Massachusetts–Boston 2.5
      University of Missouri–Kansas City 2.5
      University of Puerto Rico Medical Sciences Campus 2.5
      University of South Carolina 2.5
      University of Vermont 2.5
      University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee 2.5

    *


    Biological Sciences
    (New! Ranked in
    2002*)

    Rank/School

    Average assessment score (5 = highest)

    1. Stanford University (CA) 4.9
    2. Harvard University (MA) 4.8
      Massachusetts Institute of Technology 4.8
      University of California–Berkeley 4.8
    5. California Institute of Technology 4.7
      Johns Hopkins University (MD) 4.7
      University of California–San Francisco 4.7
    8. Rockefeller University (NY) 4.6
    9. Princeton University (NJ) 4.5
      Scripps Research Institute (CA) 4.5
      Yale University (CT) 4.5
    12. Duke University (NC) 4.4
      University of Wisconsin–Madison 4.4
    14. Columbia University (NY) 4.3
      Cornell University (NY) 4.3
      University of California–San Diego 4.3
      University of Michigan–Ann Arbor 4.3
      University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center–Dallas 4.3
      Washington University in St. Louis 4.3
    20. University of California–Los Angeles 4.2
      University of Chicago 4.2
      University of Washington 4.2
    23. University of Pennsylvania 4.1
    24. Baylor College of Medicine (TX) 4.0
      University of California–Davis 4.0
      University of Illinois–Urbana-Champaign 4.0
    27. University of Colorado–Boulder 3.9
      University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill 3.9
    29. Cornell University (Weill) (NY) 3.7
      Emory University (GA) 3.7
      Mayo Medical School (MN) 3.7
      University of Minnesota–Twin Cities 3.7
      University of Texas–Austin 3.7
      Vanderbilt University (TN) 3.7
      Yeshiva University (Albert Einstein) (NY) 3.7
    36. Brandeis University (MA) 3.6
      Northwestern University (IL) 3.6
      Purdue University–West Lafayette (IN) 3.6
      University of California–Irvine 3.6
      University of Virginia 3.6
    41. Case Western Reserve University (OH) 3.5
      Indiana University–Bloomington 3.5
      University of Arizona 3.5
      University of Colorado Health Sciences Center 3.5
    45. Brown University (RI) 3.4
      Dartmouth College (NH) 3.4
      Michigan State University 3.4
      Pennsylvania State University–University Park 3.4
      Rice University (TX) 3.4
      SUNY–Stony Brook 3.4
      University of Alabama–Birmingham 3.4
      University of Iowa 3.4
      University of Maryland–College Park 3.4
    54. Carnegie Mellon University (PA) 3.3
      Ohio State University 3.3
      Rutgers State University–New Brunswick (NJ) 3.3
      University of Florida 3.3
      University of Georgia 3.3
      University of Oregon 3.3
    60. Texas A&M University–College Station 3.2
      Tufts University (MA) 3.2
      University of California–Santa Barbara 3.2
      University of Massachusetts–Amherst 3.2
      University of Pittsburgh 3.2
      University of Rochester (NY) 3.2
      University of Texas Health Science Center–Houston 3.2
      University of Utah 3.2
    68. Georgia Institute of Technology 3.1
      Iowa State University 3.1
      New York University 3.1
      North Carolina State University 3.1
      University of Illinois–Chicago 3.1
      University of Massachusetts Medical Center–Worcester 3.1
      University of Texas Health Science Center–San Antonio 3.1
    75. Arizona State University 3.0
      Boston University 3.0
      OGI School of Sci. & Engineering–Oregon Health & Sci. U. 3.0
      Oregon State University 3.0
      UMDNJ–New Jersey Medical School 3.0
      University of California–Riverside 3.0
      University of Connecticut 3.0
      University of Kansas 3.0
      University of Miami (FL) 3.0
      University of Southern California 3.0
      University of Texas Medical Branch–Galveston 3.0
      Washington State University 3.0
    87. Baylor University (TX) 2.9
      Florida State University 2.9
      Georgetown University (DC) 2.9
      Tulane University 2.9
      University of California–Santa Cruz 2.9
      University of Cincinnati 2.9
      University of Missouri–Columbia 2.9
      Virginia Tech 2.9
    95. Colorado State University 2.8
      Kansas State University 2.8
      Medical College of Wisconsin 2.8
      Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (NY) 2.8
      Syracuse University (NY) 2.8
      University of Kentucky 2.8
      University of Notre Dame (IN) 2.8
      University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center 2.8
      University of Tennessee–Knoxville 2.8
    104. Boston College 2.7
      Finch University of Health Sciences–Chicago Medical School 2.7
      George Washington University (DC) 2.7
      SUNY–Buffalo 2.7
      Thomas Jefferson University (PA) 2.7
      University of Nebraska–Lincoln 2.7
      University of Nebraska Medical Center 2.7
      University of Oklahoma 2.7
      Wake Forest University (NC) 2.7
    113. Auburn University (AL) 2.6
      College of William and Mary (VA) 2.6
      CUNY Graduate School and University Center 2.6
      Rutgers State University–Newark (NJ) 2.6
      SUNY–Albany 2.6
      Temple University (PA) 2.6
      University of Maryland–Baltimore 2.6
      Wayne State University (MI) 2.6
    121. Clemson University (SC) 2.5
      Louisiana State University–Baton Rouge 2.5
      Louisiana State University School of Medicine–New Orleans 2.5
      Medical College of Georgia 2.5
      Medical College of Pennsylvania 2.5
      Medical University of South Carolina 2.5
      New York Medical College 2.5
      St. Louis University 2.5
      Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (MD) 2.5
      University of Delaware 2.5
      University of Hawaii 2.5
      University of Maryland–Baltimore County 2.5
      University of New Mexico 2.5
      University of Texas–Dallas 2.5
      University of Vermont 2.5
      Virginia Commonwealth University 2.5
      Wesleyan University (CT) 2.5