Best Microbiology Universities in United States

The 1st edition of Research.com ranking of top Microbiology universities is based on data collected from Microsoft Academic Graph on December 6th, 2021. Position in the ranking is based on a sum of D-index (Discipline H-index) values of all leading scientists affiliated with that university. D-index only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline. A leading scientist is a scholar with a D-index of at least 40 in an examined discipline. Show more

The ranking process involved a detailed examination of 166,880 researchers’ profiles from Microsoft Academic Graph. For the discipline of Microbiology, over 5,780 profiles were examined. Scientists from more than 936 institutions and affiliations were analyzed.

Position in the ranking is based on each scientist’s D-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 D-Index D-index (Discipline H-index) only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline in contrast to General H-index which accounts for publications across all disciplines.
1 World 1 National Harvard University

Harvard University

United States
Scholars 41 6,648 Σ H-Index 2,695
3 World 2 National Johns Hopkins University

Johns Hopkins University

United States
Scholars 32 5,771 Σ H-Index 2,067
6 World 3 National University of Washington

University of Washington

United States
Scholars 30 3,787 Σ H-Index 1,751
8 World 4 National University of California, San Francisco

University of California, San Francisco

United States
Scholars 26 3,862 Σ H-Index 1,528
9 World 5 National University of California, Los Angeles

University of California, Los Angeles

United States
Scholars 24 3,694 Σ H-Index 1,487
11 World 6 National University of Pittsburgh

University of Pittsburgh

United States
Scholars 23 3,619 Σ H-Index 1,397
12 World 7 National University of Pennsylvania

University of Pennsylvania

United States
Scholars 23 3,233 Σ H-Index 1,386
15 World 8 National University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

United States
Scholars 20 2,665 Σ H-Index 1,156
16 World 9 National University of Minnesota

University of Minnesota

United States
Scholars 20 3,067 Σ H-Index 1,150
17 World 10 National Baylor College of Medicine

Baylor College of Medicine

United States
Scholars 20 2,874 Σ H-Index 1,144
24 World 11 National Emory University

Emory University

United States
Scholars 17 2,560 Σ H-Index 1,023
25 World 12 National The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston

The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston

United States
Scholars 17 2,602 Σ H-Index 1,007
26 World 13 National Cornell University

Cornell University

United States
Scholars 16 2,444 Σ H-Index 984
27 World 14 National Stanford University

Stanford University

United States
Scholars 14 2,655 Σ H-Index 965
28 World 15 National University of Alabama at Birmingham

University of Alabama at Birmingham

United States
Scholars 17 2,285 Σ H-Index 963
31 World 16 National Tufts University

Tufts University

United States
Scholars 13 2,032 Σ H-Index 899
33 World 17 National Washington University in St. Louis

Washington University in St. Louis

United States
Scholars 14 1,835 Σ H-Index 850
36 World 18 National University of Maryland, Baltimore

University of Maryland, Baltimore

United States
Scholars 14 1,911 Σ H-Index 826
37 World 19 National Duke University

Duke University

United States
Scholars 13 2,207 Σ H-Index 826
39 World 20 National University of Wisconsin–Madison

University of Wisconsin–Madison

United States
Scholars 14 2,074 Σ H-Index 807
41 World 21 National University of California, San Diego

University of California, San Diego

United States
Scholars 13 2,172 Σ H-Index 792
44 World 22 National University of California, Davis

University of California, Davis

United States
Scholars 12 1,747 Σ H-Index 671
50 World 23 National Colorado State University

Colorado State University

United States
Scholars 12 1,435 Σ H-Index 612
51 World 24 National University of Florida

University of Florida

United States
Scholars 11 1,466 Σ H-Index 599
53 World 25 National University of Iowa

University of Iowa

United States
Scholars 10 1,443 Σ H-Index 592
56 World 26 National The Ohio State University

The Ohio State University

United States
Scholars 10 1,427 Σ H-Index 584
57 World 27 National Yale University

Yale University

United States
Scholars 10 1,377 Σ H-Index 583
59 World 28 National Case Western Reserve University

Case Western Reserve University

United States
Scholars 11 1,372 Σ H-Index 578
64 World 29 National University of Michigan–Ann Arbor

University of Michigan–Ann Arbor

United States
Scholars 9 1,398 Σ H-Index 565
67 World 30 National Northwestern University

Northwestern University

United States
Scholars 10 1,351 Σ H-Index 561
68 World 31 National New York University

New York University

United States
Scholars 8 1,189 Σ H-Index 560
70 World 32 National Columbia University

Columbia University

United States
Scholars 9 1,168 Σ H-Index 528
74 World 33 National The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

United States
Scholars 8 1,266 Σ H-Index 493
76 World 34 National University of California, Berkeley

University of California, Berkeley

United States
Scholars 8 1,012 Σ H-Index 486
77 World 35 National The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

United States
Scholars 7 1,479 Σ H-Index 479
80 World 36 National University of Massachusetts Medical School

University of Massachusetts Medical School

United States
Scholars 8 995 Σ H-Index 461
84 World 37 National Rockefeller University

Rockefeller University

United States
Scholars 6 1,068 Σ H-Index 442
85 World 38 National Boston University

Boston University

United States
Scholars 8 936 Σ H-Index 439
88 World 39 National Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

United States
Scholars 6 1,227 Σ H-Index 420
90 World 40 National University of Chicago

University of Chicago

United States
Scholars 6 1,073 Σ H-Index 409
91 World 41 National Wayne State University

Wayne State University

United States
Scholars 6 1,312 Σ H-Index 408
96 World 42 National University of Arizona

University of Arizona

United States
Scholars 7 1,012 Σ H-Index 395
102 World 43 National University of Southern California

University of Southern California

United States
Scholars 6 979 Σ H-Index 381
105 World 44 National University of Virginia

University of Virginia

United States
Scholars 5 1,170 Σ H-Index 377
107 World 45 National Iowa State University

Iowa State University

United States
Scholars 7 863 Σ H-Index 367
109 World 46 National North Carolina State University

North Carolina State University

United States
Scholars 6 905 Σ H-Index 365
110 World 47 National Brown University

Brown University

United States
Scholars 6 936 Σ H-Index 357
113 World 48 National The University of Texas at Austin

The University of Texas at Austin

United States
Scholars 6 711 Σ H-Index 355
115 World 49 National University of Rochester

University of Rochester

United States
Scholars 7 774 Σ H-Index 343
124 World 50 National Michigan State University

Michigan State University

United States
Scholars 6 801 Σ H-Index 318
125 World 51 National University of Georgia

University of Georgia

United States
Scholars 6 794 Σ H-Index 318
129 World 52 National Washington State University

Washington State University

United States
Scholars 6 699 Σ H-Index 305
131 World 53 National The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

United States
Scholars 5 754 Σ H-Index 304
133 World 54 National University of Connecticut

University of Connecticut

United States
Scholars 5 809 Σ H-Index 301
141 World 55 National University of Maryland, College Park

University of Maryland, College Park

United States
Scholars 4 908 Σ H-Index 280
142 World 56 National Oregon Health & Science University

Oregon Health & Science University

United States
Scholars 5 493 Σ H-Index 275
147 World 57 National University of Colorado Denver

University of Colorado Denver

United States
Scholars 5 626 Σ H-Index 267
151 World 58 National Geneva College

Geneva College

United States
Scholars 4 702 Σ H-Index 261
153 World 59 National University of Utah

University of Utah

United States
Scholars 4 673 Σ H-Index 258
158 World 60 National University of California, Irvine

University of California, Irvine

United States
Scholars 4 616 Σ H-Index 255
161 World 61 National Virginia Tech

Virginia Tech

United States
Scholars 5 857 Σ H-Index 248
167 World 62 National Dartmouth College

Dartmouth College

United States
Scholars 5 427 Σ H-Index 236
172 World 63 National Virginia Commonwealth University

Virginia Commonwealth University

United States
Scholars 4 487 Σ H-Index 233
175 World 64 National Texas A&M University

Texas A&M University

United States
Scholars 5 626 Σ H-Index 223
186 World 65 National University of Tennessee at Knoxville

University of Tennessee at Knoxville

United States
Scholars 4 495 Σ H-Index 209
189 World 66 National Oklahoma State University

Oklahoma State University

United States
Scholars 4 525 Σ H-Index 204
194 World 67 National George Washington University

George Washington University

United States
Scholars 4 470 Σ H-Index 201
198 World 68 National MIT

MIT

United States
Scholars 3 567 Σ H-Index 195
205 World 69 National Kansas State University

Kansas State University

United States
Scholars 4 521 Σ H-Index 187
210 World 70 National University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

United States
Scholars 3 339 Σ H-Index 181
212 World 71 National University of New Mexico

University of New Mexico

United States
Scholars 3 320 Σ H-Index 178
217 World 72 National University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

United States
Scholars 4 369 Σ H-Index 171
235 World 73 National Georgia State University

Georgia State University

United States
Scholars 3 337 Σ H-Index 156
238 World 74 National University of Louisville

University of Louisville

United States
Scholars 2 520 Σ H-Index 154
240 World 75 National Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

United States
Scholars 2 319 Σ H-Index 153
245 World 76 National Vanderbilt University

Vanderbilt University

United States
Scholars 3 350 Σ H-Index 147
250 World 77 National Louisiana State University

Louisiana State University

United States
Scholars 3 369 Σ H-Index 142
256 World 78 National Pennsylvania State University

Pennsylvania State University

United States
Scholars 2 344 Σ H-Index 137
259 World 79 National Georgetown University

Georgetown University

United States
Scholars 2 487 Σ H-Index 134
263 World 80 National Purdue University West Lafayette

Purdue University West Lafayette

United States
Scholars 2 316 Σ H-Index 129
270 World 81 National The University of Texas at San Antonio

The University of Texas at San Antonio

United States
Scholars 2 296 Σ H-Index 122
271 World 82 National New York Medical College

New York Medical College

United States
Scholars 2 350 Σ H-Index 121
272 World 83 National Tulane University

Tulane University

United States
Scholars 2 334 Σ H-Index 121
279 World 84 National Drexel University

Drexel University

United States
Scholars 2 229 Σ H-Index 115
287 World 85 National Stony Brook University

Stony Brook University

United States
Scholars 2 230 Σ H-Index 111
288 World 86 National Arizona State University

Arizona State University

United States
Scholars 2 377 Σ H-Index 110
289 World 87 National University of Cincinnati

University of Cincinnati

United States
Scholars 2 267 Σ H-Index 110
290 World 88 National University of North Carolina at Charlotte

University of North Carolina at Charlotte

United States
Scholars 2 200 Σ H-Index 109
292 World 89 National University of Oklahoma

University of Oklahoma

United States
Scholars 2 247 Σ H-Index 106
296 World 90 National University of Houston

University of Houston

United States
Scholars 2 316 Σ H-Index 104
298 World 91 National Thomas Jefferson University

Thomas Jefferson University

United States
Scholars 2 235 Σ H-Index 103
299 World 92 National University of Hawaii at Manoa

University of Hawaii at Manoa

United States
Scholars 2 203 Σ H-Index 102
300 World 93 National California Institute of Technology

California Institute of Technology

United States
Scholars 2 187 Σ H-Index 101
301 World 94 National University of Illinois at Chicago

University of Illinois at Chicago

United States
Scholars 2 234 Σ H-Index 100
302 World 95 National University at Buffalo, State University of New York

University at Buffalo, State University of New York

United States
Scholars 2 232 Σ H-Index 100
306 World 96 National University of Nebraska–Lincoln

University of Nebraska–Lincoln

United States
Scholars 2 292 Σ H-Index 97
317 World 97 National Oregon State University

Oregon State University

United States
Scholars 2 190 Σ H-Index 90
324 World 98 National University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

United States
Scholars 2 218 Σ H-Index 86
328 World 99 National Montana State University

Montana State University

United States
Scholars 1 142 Σ H-Index 83
329 World 100 National Loyola University Chicago

Loyola University Chicago

United States
Scholars 2 201 Σ H-Index 82

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