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The Best Biology Schools

AriaSings91AriaSings91 Posts: 6Registered User New Member
edited February 2008 in College Search & Selection
Dear everyone,

Based on your own research and experience (and not some ranking list), what colleges have the best biology programs?

Thank you so much for your help!
Post edited by AriaSings91 on

Replies to: The Best Biology Schools

  • matthew_9:29matthew_9:29 Posts: 40Registered User Junior Member
    Hey Aria,

    I think you'll get more responses if you posted this in the "College Search" forum. I'm eager to see what people have to say as well since this is exactly the question that I'm also interested in. =]
  • laurstar07laurstar07 Posts: 1,053Registered User Senior Member
    cornell's is amazingggg :P
  • LaxFan987LaxFan987 Posts: 59Registered User Junior Member
    Princeton's molecular biology program is unrivaled. The University of Miami leads marine biology, if that's what interests you.
  • arwen15arwen15 Posts: 804Registered User Member
    Princeton=Caltech=MIT=Wellesley= Harvard=Stanford
    (depending on the specialization in Biology research you are interested in).
  • collegehelpcollegehelp Posts: 6,292Registered User Senior Member
    Biology rankings from Gourman Report
    Caltech
    MIT
    Yale
    Harvard
    Wisconsin
    UC San Diego
    UC Berkeley
    U Colorado
    Columbia
    Stanford
    U Washington
    U Chicago
    Duke
    Wash U St Louis
    UCLA
    U Michigan
    Cornell
    U Penn
    Purdue
    Indiana U
    UNC Chapel Hill
    U Utah
    Johns Hopkins
    Northwestern
    Princeton
    UC Irvine
    Notre Dame
    UC Santa Barbara
    UVA
    Brown
    U Illinois Urbana Champaign
    U Pittsburgh
    Vanderbilt
    U Oregon
    SUNY Stony Brook
    U Rochester
    Tufts
    U Minnesota
    SUNY Buffalo
    U Texas Austin
    Florida State
    Michigan State
    USC
    U Connecticut
    UC Riverside
    Rice
    Iowa State
    SUNY Albany
    Case Western
    Boston U
    Ohio State
    NYU
    U Iowa
    Penn State
    Emory
    Brandeis
    U Kansas
    Rutgers New Brunswick
    Tulane
    US Air Force Academy
    U Missouri Columbia
  • collegehelpcollegehelp Posts: 6,292Registered User Senior Member
    LACs for bio from Rugg's
    Amherst
    Bowdoin
    Bryn Mawr
    Bucknell
    Carleton
    Claremont McKenna
    Colby
    Colgate
    Colorado C
    Dickinson
    Franklin & Marshall
    Gettysburg
    Hamilton
    Harvey Mudd
    Haverford
    Holy Cross
    Kalamazoo
    kenyon
    Lafayette
    Lawrence
    Macalester
    Middleburyt
    Mt Holyoke
    Occidental
    Pitzer
    Reed
    Rhodes
    Smith
    St Olaf
    St Mary's (MD)
    Swarthmore
    Trinity (CT)
    Vassar
    Wellesley
    Wesleyan
    Wheaton (IL)
    Whitman
    Williams
  • ShrinkrapShrinkrap Posts: 11,350Registered User Senior Member
    Tagged for later.
  • atomicfusionatomicfusion Posts: 1,987Registered User Senior Member
    Dear everyone,

    Based on your own research and experience (and not some ranking list), what colleges have the best biology programs?

    Thank you so much for your help!

    Search the forums.
    cornell's is amazingggg :P

    Oh, ok. Cornell is is amazing.
  • tetrisfantetrisfan Posts: 11,791Registered User Senior Member
    Most top schools have very good bio programs, as it's a very popular department. You really can't go wrong for bio with any top university/LAC.
  • barronsbarrons Posts: 23,391Registered User Senior Member
    Wisconsin. Deep in every major area of bio from ag to zoology.
  • sports61khsports61kh Posts: 1,025Registered User Senior Member
    what about UC Davis?
  • sang54sang54 Posts: 656Registered User Member
    UIUC recently completed the Institute for Genomic Biology and will offer many interesting research opportunities.
  • hampsterhampster Posts: 153Registered User Junior Member
    Reed in Portland, OR.
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