US News Biological Sciences Ranking

According to US News Biological Sciences Ranking 2015, Massachusetts Institute of Technology earned a No. 1 ranking (tied with Harvard University and Stanford), followed by University of California-Berkeley in 4th position.

The University of California-San Diego (UCSD) biological sciences graduate program was ranked 14th in the nation (tied with Columbia, Rockefeller University and University of Chicago), according to U.S. News 2015 Best Graduate Schools guidebook, while its neuroscience/neurobiology graduate program ranked 2nd in the nation.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison was ranked 18th overall for biological sciences. Ranked specialties include microbiology (4th).

The University of Washington was ranked 19th overall in biological sciences, and 3rd in genetics/genomics/bioinformatics.

Vanderbilt University's schools of business, education, law and medicine were all selected as exceptional programs by U.S. News & World Report. In the sciences, Vanderbilt's biological sciences school ranked 26th, tied with Northwestern and the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.

Purdue University's Department of Biological Sciences was ranked 55th, tied with Arizona State University, Brandeis University, Georgia Institute of Technology, Stony Brook University-SUNY, University of California-Santa Cruz, University of Florida, University of Iowa, University of Maryland-College Park, the University of Massachusetts, University of Oregon, University of Southern California and University of Utah.