The rankings are based upon academic reputation, employer reputation and research impact (click here to read the full methodology).
Use the interactive table below to filter the rankings by location, and click on individual universities for more information. Registered users will also be able to use the site’s Compare function to see facts and statistics about multiple universities side-by-side.
Students at Harvard University clearly know all about the birds and the bees, as their university has been ranked top for Biological Sciences yet again. Nine of the top 10 universities are from the US or UK, with only 10th placed ETH Zurich (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology) from Switzerland spoiling the party.
A whopping 500 universities have been ranked this year, making this the biggest Biological Sciences subject ranking ever published by QS.
Interested in other courses besides Biological Sciences? The QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017 covers 46 different subjects. Click here to see the full list.