Biology Schools Offering Doctoral Degrees

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Doctoral degrees with specialization in general biology studies, genetic science, and medical biology and related sciences and 9 other majors are offered by 285 biology schools in all states. The most biology schools providing doctoral degrees are in New York (27 schools), Texas (21 schools), California (18 schools), and Massachusetts (13 schools).

The best biology doctoral degree programs in the United States are offered by Massachusetts Institute of Technology. That school offers an excellent biology doctoral degree program evaluated with five stars for curriculum and four-star rating for teaching.

The best fifty biology schools awarding doctoral degrees are below. To learn about all biology schools awarding doctoral degrees, please narrow your search by state or major.

Top 50 biology doctoral degree programs:

Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Biology School Ranking
1. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Cambridge, MA, 3 doctoral programs

Stanford University - Biology School Ranking
2. Stanford University

Stanford, CA, 15 doctoral programs

University of Pennsylvania - Biology School Ranking
3. University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA, 9 doctoral programs

Columbia University in The City of New York - Biology School Ranking
4. Columbia University in the City of New York

New York City, NY, 17 doctoral programs

Northwestern University - Biology School Ranking
5. Northwestern University

Evanston, IL, 6 doctoral programs

Duke University - Biology School Ranking
6. Duke University

Durham, NC, 13 doctoral programs

University of Chicago - Biology School Ranking
7. University of Chicago

Chicago, IL, 15 doctoral programs

Dartmouth College - Biology School Ranking
8. Dartmouth College

Hanover, NH, 8 doctoral programs

Princeton University - Biology School Ranking
9. Princeton University

Princeton, NJ, 3 doctoral programs

Harvard University - Biology School Ranking
10. Harvard University

Cambridge, MA, 20 doctoral programs

Brown University - Biology School Ranking
11. Brown University

Providence, RI, 13 doctoral programs

Johns Hopkins University - Biology School Ranking
12. Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, MD, 13 doctoral programs

Yale University - Biology School Ranking
13. Yale University

New Haven, CT, 11 doctoral programs

Vanderbilt University - Biology School Ranking
14. Vanderbilt University

Nashville, TN, 16 doctoral programs

Rice University - Biology School Ranking
15. Rice University

Houston, TX, 4 doctoral programs

Carnegie Mellon University - Biology School Ranking
16. Carnegie Mellon University

Pittsburgh, PA, 7 doctoral programs

University of Notre Dame - Biology School Ranking
17. University of Notre Dame

Notre Dame, IN, 4 doctoral programs

Washington University in St Louis - Biology School Ranking
18. Washington University in St Louis

Saint Louis, MO, 15 doctoral programs

Cornell University - Biology School Ranking
19. Cornell University

Ithaca, NY, 20 doctoral programs

University of Michigan Ann Arbor - Biology School Ranking
20. University of Michigan Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, MI, 16 doctoral programs

University of California Los Angeles - Biology School Ranking
21. University of California Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA, 16 doctoral programs

University of California Berkeley - Biology School Ranking
22. University of California Berkeley

Berkeley, CA, 12 doctoral programs

University of Southern California - Biology School Ranking
23. University of Southern California

Los Angeles, CA, 17 doctoral programs

Emory University - Biology School Ranking
24. Emory University

Atlanta, GA, 3 doctoral programs

Tufts University - Biology School Ranking
25. Tufts University

Medford, MA, 11 doctoral programs

Georgetown University - Biology School Ranking
26. Georgetown University

Washington, DC, 11 doctoral programs

Tulane University of Louisiana - Biology School Ranking
27. Tulane University of Louisiana

New Orleans, LA, 13 doctoral programs

University of Virginia - Biology School Ranking
28. University of Virginia

Charlottesville, VA, 8 doctoral programs

New York University - Biology School Ranking
29. New York University

New York City, NY, 6 doctoral programs

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill - Biology School Ranking
30. University of North Carolina

Chapel Hill, NC, 10 doctoral programs

Boston University - Biology School Ranking
31. Boston University

Boston, MA, 18 doctoral programs

Georgia Institute of Technology - Biology School Ranking
32. Georgia Institute of Technology

Atlanta, GA, 4 doctoral programs

Wake Forest University - Biology School Ranking
33. Wake Forest University

Winston Salem, NC, 8 doctoral programs

William & Mary - Biology School Ranking
34. William & Mary

Williamsburg, VA, 2 doctoral programs

Northeastern University - Biology School Ranking
35. Northeastern University

Boston, MA, 2 doctoral programs

Boston College - Biology School Ranking
36. Boston College

Chestnut Hill, MA, 2 doctoral programs

University of Florida - Biology School Ranking
37. University of Florida

Gainesville, FL, 13 doctoral programs

University of California Irvine - Biology School Ranking
38. University of California Irvine

Irvine, CA, 17 doctoral programs

The University of Texas at Austin - Biology School Ranking
39. The University of Texas

Austin, TX, 7 doctoral programs

Case Western Reserve University - Biology School Ranking
40. Case Western Reserve University

Cleveland, OH, 15 doctoral programs

University of Rochester - Biology School Ranking
41. University of Rochester

Rochester, NY, 10 doctoral programs

Florida State University - Biology School Ranking
42. Florida State University

Tallahassee, FL, 5 doctoral programs

Brandeis University - Biology School Ranking
43. Brandeis University

Waltham, MA, 3 doctoral programs

Lehigh University - Biology School Ranking
44. Lehigh University

Bethlehem, PA, 6 doctoral programs

University of California Davis - Biology School Ranking
45. University of California Davis

Davis, CA, 19 doctoral programs

University of Wisconsin Madison - Biology School Ranking
46. University of Wisconsin Madison

Madison, WI, 18 doctoral programs

University of California San Diego - Biology School Ranking
47. University of California San Diego

La Jolla, CA, 8 doctoral programs

University of Georgia - Biology School Ranking
48. University of Georgia

Athens, GA, 14 doctoral programs

University of Maryland College Park - Biology School Ranking
49. University of Maryland College Park

College Park, MD, 14 doctoral programs

North Carolina State University at Raleigh - Biology School Ranking
50. North Carolina State University

Raleigh, NC, 14 doctoral programs © 2022 · Home · Terms of Use · Methodology