Top Biology and Biochemistry Universities

The university ranking for Biology and Biochemistry was developed by Research.com, one of the prominent platforms for computer science research maintaining reliable data on scientific contributions since 2014, with the aim of answering the question of what is the best Biology and Biochemistry university.

The ranking of universities is based on the h-index and bibliometric indicators compiled by December 6th, 2021. The ranking process involved a detailed examination of 166,880 researchers’ profiles from Google Scholar and Microsoft Academic Graph. For the discipline of Biology and Biochemistry, over 23,129 profiles were examined. Scientists from more than 2,073 institutions and affiliations were analyzed. Show more

Position in the ranking is based on each scientist’s h-index using data compiled from Microsoft Academic Graph, which is the most prominent and well-established bibliometric database of this type available to the scientific community. A detailed definition of our research process can be found on our methodology page.

Please take into consideration that the research institution or university for a scientist is set based on the affiliation details featured on their Google Scholar profile.

World
National
University Details
Scholars
Σ Publications
Σ H-Index
1 World 1 National Harvard University

Harvard University

United States
Scholars 232 43,276 Σ H-Index 17,603
2 World 2 National University of California, San Diego

University of California, San Diego

United States
Scholars 140 24,710 Σ H-Index 9,874
3 World 3 National University of California, San Francisco

University of California, San Francisco

United States
Scholars 112 19,088 Σ H-Index 8,158
4 World 1 National University of Tokyo

University of Tokyo

Japan
Scholars 126 24,418 Σ H-Index 7,709
5 World 4 National Stanford University

Stanford University

United States
Scholars 111 18,646 Σ H-Index 7,613
6 World 5 National University of Pennsylvania

University of Pennsylvania

United States
Scholars 117 17,425 Σ H-Index 7,192
7 World 1 National University of Oxford

University of Oxford

United Kingdom
Scholars 105 16,943 Σ H-Index 6,465
8 World 6 National Johns Hopkins University

Johns Hopkins University

United States
Scholars 92 14,447 Σ H-Index 6,151
9 World 7 National Cornell University

Cornell University

United States
Scholars 97 15,584 Σ H-Index 6,066
10 World 8 National University of Washington

University of Washington

United States
Scholars 98 14,154 Σ H-Index 6,057
11 World 9 National University of California, Los Angeles

University of California, Los Angeles

United States
Scholars 95 15,112 Σ H-Index 5,990
12 World 2 National University of Cambridge

University of Cambridge

United Kingdom
Scholars 99 13,839 Σ H-Index 5,984
13 World 10 National University of Michigan–Ann Arbor

University of Michigan–Ann Arbor

United States
Scholars 98 14,963 Σ H-Index 5,956
14 World 11 National University of California, Davis

University of California, Davis

United States
Scholars 102 16,580 Σ H-Index 5,914
15 World 12 National Yale University

Yale University

United States
Scholars 91 13,589 Σ H-Index 5,862
16 World 13 National Washington University in St. Louis

Washington University in St. Louis

United States
Scholars 92 13,126 Σ H-Index 5,667
17 World 2 National Kyoto University

Kyoto University

Japan
Scholars 86 15,864 Σ H-Index 5,334
18 World 1 National KU Leuven

KU Leuven

Belgium
Scholars 83 15,815 Σ H-Index 5,174
19 World 14 National University of California, Berkeley

University of California, Berkeley

United States
Scholars 74 11,652 Σ H-Index 4,947
20 World 1 National University of Copenhagen

University of Copenhagen

Denmark
Scholars 86 12,949 Σ H-Index 4,832
21 World 15 National Duke University

Duke University

United States
Scholars 78 10,824 Σ H-Index 4,828
22 World 16 National University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

United States
Scholars 78 11,056 Σ H-Index 4,788
23 World 17 National University of Wisconsin–Madison

University of Wisconsin–Madison

United States
Scholars 85 11,413 Σ H-Index 4,712
24 World 18 National The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

United States
Scholars 59 8,883 Σ H-Index 4,423
25 World 19 National University of Florida

University of Florida

United States
Scholars 78 11,928 Σ H-Index 4,414
26 World 3 National Osaka University

Osaka University

Japan
Scholars 74 13,023 Σ H-Index 4,410
27 World 20 National University of Pittsburgh

University of Pittsburgh

United States
Scholars 71 11,539 Σ H-Index 4,370
28 World 1 National University of Toronto

University of Toronto

Canada
Scholars 73 9,769 Σ H-Index 4,358
29 World 3 National University College London

University College London

United Kingdom
Scholars 67 9,657 Σ H-Index 4,195
30 World 21 National MIT

MIT

United States
Scholars 54 10,308 Σ H-Index 4,169
31 World 1 National University of Paris

University of Paris

France
Scholars 77 9,795 Σ H-Index 4,090
32 World 1 National University of Queensland

University of Queensland

Australia
Scholars 67 12,003 Σ H-Index 3,915
33 World 22 National Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

United States
Scholars 64 10,966 Σ H-Index 3,888
34 World 2 National Ghent University

Ghent University

Belgium
Scholars 66 11,833 Σ H-Index 3,850
35 World 1 National Karolinska Institute

Karolinska Institute

Sweden
Scholars 62 10,427 Σ H-Index 3,824
36 World 23 National Columbia University

Columbia University

United States
Scholars 56 8,777 Σ H-Index 3,820
37 World 24 National Vanderbilt University

Vanderbilt University

United States
Scholars 56 9,142 Σ H-Index 3,641
38 World 1 National Utrecht University

Utrecht University

Netherlands
Scholars 60 8,830 Σ H-Index 3,611
39 World 25 National University of Southern California

University of Southern California

United States
Scholars 52 9,076 Σ H-Index 3,473
40 World 2 National Wageningen University & Research

Wageningen University & Research

Netherlands
Scholars 61 8,774 Σ H-Index 3,188
41 World 26 National New York University

New York University

United States
Scholars 52 7,390 Σ H-Index 3,181
42 World 2 National McGill University

McGill University

Canada
Scholars 51 7,861 Σ H-Index 3,102
43 World 27 National Pennsylvania State University

Pennsylvania State University

United States
Scholars 51 8,314 Σ H-Index 3,073
44 World 1 National National University of Ireland

National University of Ireland

Ireland
Scholars 54 8,622 Σ H-Index 3,019
45 World 28 National University of Chicago

University of Chicago

United States
Scholars 52 6,690 Σ H-Index 2,991
46 World 29 National University of Minnesota

University of Minnesota

United States
Scholars 54 7,637 Σ H-Index 2,958
47 World 30 National University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

United States
Scholars 48 7,681 Σ H-Index 2,905
48 World 31 National Northwestern University

Northwestern University

United States
Scholars 46 6,570 Σ H-Index 2,880
49 World 1 National Weizmann Institute of Science

Weizmann Institute of Science

Israel
Scholars 48 6,814 Σ H-Index 2,878
50 World 4 National University of Edinburgh

University of Edinburgh

United Kingdom
Scholars 50 7,135 Σ H-Index 2,854
51 World 1 National ETH Zurich

ETH Zurich

Switzerland
Scholars 42 7,000 Σ H-Index 2,851
52 World 1 National University of Helsinki

University of Helsinki

Finland
Scholars 48 6,995 Σ H-Index 2,785
53 World 32 National University of Virginia

University of Virginia

United States
Scholars 50 6,065 Σ H-Index 2,774
54 World 33 National Texas A&M University

Texas A&M University

United States
Scholars 47 8,019 Σ H-Index 2,752
55 World 34 National University of Georgia

University of Georgia

United States
Scholars 49 7,028 Σ H-Index 2,745
56 World 35 National Indiana University

Indiana University

United States
Scholars 46 6,176 Σ H-Index 2,672
57 World 1 National Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

Germany
Scholars 47 6,873 Σ H-Index 2,657
58 World 3 National Leiden University

Leiden University

Netherlands
Scholars 44 7,230 Σ H-Index 2,631
59 World 36 National University of Massachusetts Medical School

University of Massachusetts Medical School

United States
Scholars 44 5,824 Σ H-Index 2,628
60 World 37 National Emory University

Emory University

United States
Scholars 47 5,870 Σ H-Index 2,610
61 World 4 National Tohoku University

Tohoku University

Japan
Scholars 46 7,809 Σ H-Index 2,521
62 World 2 National University of Montpellier

University of Montpellier

France
Scholars 47 5,883 Σ H-Index 2,488
63 World 3 National University of Alberta

University of Alberta

Canada
Scholars 44 6,518 Σ H-Index 2,469
64 World 38 National University of California, Irvine

University of California, Irvine

United States
Scholars 39 6,268 Σ H-Index 2,460
65 World 39 National Michigan State University

Michigan State University

United States
Scholars 40 6,172 Σ H-Index 2,457
66 World 40 National State University of New York

State University of New York

United States
Scholars 40 5,955 Σ H-Index 2,431
67 World 1 National University of Milan

University of Milan

Italy
Scholars 44 7,067 Σ H-Index 2,401
68 World 5 National University of Dundee

University of Dundee

United Kingdom
Scholars 35 5,602 Σ H-Index 2,391
69 World 41 National University of Alabama at Birmingham

University of Alabama at Birmingham

United States
Scholars 43 5,850 Σ H-Index 2,374
70 World 2 National Lund University

Lund University

Sweden
Scholars 43 6,321 Σ H-Index 2,357
71 World 6 National Imperial College London

Imperial College London

United Kingdom
Scholars 40 5,914 Σ H-Index 2,346
72 World 2 National University of Melbourne

University of Melbourne

Australia
Scholars 43 7,096 Σ H-Index 2,333
73 World 7 National University of Manchester

University of Manchester

United Kingdom
Scholars 44 5,342 Σ H-Index 2,310
74 World 2 National University of Tübingen

University of Tübingen

Germany
Scholars 40 6,497 Σ H-Index 2,298
75 World 2 National University of Zurich

University of Zurich

Switzerland
Scholars 39 5,895 Σ H-Index 2,291
76 World 1 National Seoul National University

Seoul National University

South Korea
Scholars 44 7,756 Σ H-Index 2,279
77 World 2 National University of Padua

University of Padua

Italy
Scholars 39 5,963 Σ H-Index 2,250
78 World 2 National Aarhus University

Aarhus University

Denmark
Scholars 41 6,148 Σ H-Index 2,191
79 World 3 National Technical University of Munich

Technical University of Munich

Germany
Scholars 36 6,200 Σ H-Index 2,158
80 World 8 National University of Glasgow

University of Glasgow

United Kingdom
Scholars 40 5,517 Σ H-Index 2,153
81 World 1 National University of Oslo

University of Oslo

Norway
Scholars 36 5,674 Σ H-Index 2,153
82 World 2 National Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Israel
Scholars 42 5,473 Σ H-Index 2,142
83 World 42 National Case Western Reserve University

Case Western Reserve University

United States
Scholars 35 5,038 Σ H-Index 2,142
84 World 3 National Uppsala University

Uppsala University

Sweden
Scholars 37 6,017 Σ H-Index 2,138
85 World 43 National Purdue University West Lafayette

Purdue University West Lafayette

United States
Scholars 35 5,549 Σ H-Index 2,137
86 World 5 National Nagoya University

Nagoya University

Japan
Scholars 37 6,082 Σ H-Index 2,129
87 World 4 National University of Amsterdam

University of Amsterdam

Netherlands
Scholars 40 4,983 Σ H-Index 2,121
88 World 4 National Heidelberg University

Heidelberg University

Germany
Scholars 36 5,631 Σ H-Index 2,119
89 World 3 National Federal University of Toulouse Midi-Pyrénées

Federal University of Toulouse Midi-Pyrénées

France
Scholars 41 5,427 Σ H-Index 2,111
90 World 1 National National University of Singapore

National University of Singapore

Singapore
Scholars 35 5,993 Σ H-Index 2,090
91 World 4 National University of Paris-Saclay

University of Paris-Saclay

France
Scholars 40 4,595 Σ H-Index 1,999
92 World 44 National Boston University

Boston University

United States
Scholars 34 4,644 Σ H-Index 1,980
93 World 45 National University of Utah

University of Utah

United States
Scholars 33 4,872 Σ H-Index 1,972
94 World 46 National University of Illinois at Chicago

University of Illinois at Chicago

United States
Scholars 35 4,536 Σ H-Index 1,964
95 World 5 National University of Bonn

University of Bonn

Germany
Scholars 33 5,189 Σ H-Index 1,944
96 World 6 National University of Freiburg

University of Freiburg

Germany
Scholars 33 4,785 Σ H-Index 1,922
97 World 5 National Aix-Marseille University

Aix-Marseille University

France
Scholars 37 4,483 Σ H-Index 1,915
98 World 9 National Newcastle University

Newcastle University

United Kingdom
Scholars 35 4,607 Σ H-Index 1,915
99 World 10 National University of Bristol

University of Bristol

United Kingdom
Scholars 34 4,447 Σ H-Index 1,911
100 World 47 National University of Iowa

University of Iowa

United States
Scholars 31 4,989 Σ H-Index 1,910

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