100 Best universities for Biology in the United Kingdom

Below is the list of best universities in the United Kingdom ranked based on their research performance in Biology. A graph of 35M citations received by 569K academic papers made by 122 universities in the United Kingdom was used to calculate publications' ratings, which then were adjusted for release dates and added to final scores.

We don't distinguish between undergraduate and graduate programs nor do we adjust for current majors offered. You can find information about granted degrees on a university page but always double-check with the university website.

For Biology

#1 in the United Kingdom
#1 in Europe
#16 in the World
Acceptance Rate
21%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1209

For Biology

#2 in the United Kingdom
#2 in Europe
#18 in the World
Acceptance Rate
18%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1096

For Biology

#3 in the United Kingdom
#3 in Europe
#29 in the World
Enrollment
42,000
Founded
1826

For Biology

#4 in the United Kingdom
#4 in Europe
#36 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
17,565
Founded
1907

For Biology

#5 in the United Kingdom
#7 in Europe
#48 in the World
Acceptance Rate
51%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1583

For Biology

#6 in the United Kingdom
#17 in Europe
#91 in the World
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
1824

For Biology

#7 in the United Kingdom
#23 in Europe
#109 in the World
Acceptance Rate
68%
Enrollment
23,590
Founded
1909

For Biology

#8 in the United Kingdom
#24 in Europe
#110 in the World
Acceptance Rate
11%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1948

For Biology

#9 in the United Kingdom
#25 in Europe
#112 in the World
Acceptance Rate
13%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1829

For Biology

#10 in the United Kingdom
#27 in Europe
#115 in the World
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1900

For Biology

#11 in the United Kingdom
#29 in Europe
#117 in the World
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1451

For Biology

#12 in the United Kingdom
#39 in Europe
#144 in the World
Enrollment
170,000
Founded
1836

For Biology

#13 in the United Kingdom
#41 in Europe
#146 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1967

For Biology

#14 in the United Kingdom
#49 in Europe
#167 in the World
Acceptance Rate
14%
Enrollment
28,693
Founded
1881

For Biology

#15 in the United Kingdom
#56 in Europe
#179 in the World
Acceptance Rate
14%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1905

For Biology

#16 in the United Kingdom
#57 in Europe
#180 in the World
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1904

For Biology

#17 in the United Kingdom
#60 in Europe
#187 in the World
Acceptance Rate
20%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1997

For Biology

#18 in the United Kingdom
#68 in Europe
#213 in the World
Acceptance Rate
87%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1963

For Biology

#19 in the United Kingdom
#77 in Europe
#232 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1495

For Biology

#20 in the United Kingdom
#79 in Europe
#236 in the World
Acceptance Rate
72%
Enrollment
24,409
Male:Female
46:54
Founded
1957

For Biology

#21 in the United Kingdom
#82 in Europe
#242 in the World
Acceptance Rate
44%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1989

For Biology

#22 in the United Kingdom
#87 in Europe
#252 in the World
Acceptance Rate
84%
Enrollment
21,335
Founded
1952

For Biology

#23 in the United Kingdom
#91 in Europe
#266 in the World
Acceptance Rate
86%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1892

For Biology

#24 in the United Kingdom
#96 in Europe
#279 in the World
Acceptance Rate
14%
Enrollment
27,278
Founded
1965

For Biology

#25 in the United Kingdom
#100 in Europe
#286 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1963

For Biology

#26 in the United Kingdom
#112 in Europe
#305 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1849

For Biology

#27 in the United Kingdom
#117 in Europe
#325 in the World
Enrollment
17,319
Male:Female
44:56
Founded
1961

For Biology

#28 in the United Kingdom
#119 in Europe
#328 in the World
Acceptance Rate
41%
Enrollment
19,520
Founded
1832

For Biology

#29 in the United Kingdom
#126 in Europe
#342 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1413

For Biology

#30 in the United Kingdom
#136 in Europe
#376 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1963

For Biology

#31 in the United Kingdom
#144 in Europe
#399 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1955

For Biology

#32 in the United Kingdom
#152 in Europe
#419 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
18,857
Male:Female
53:47
Founded
1966

For Biology

#33 in the United Kingdom
#163 in Europe
#457 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1893

For Biology

#34 in the United Kingdom
#174 in Europe
#491 in the World
Acceptance Rate
94%
Enrollment
7,500
Founded
1872

For Biology

#35 in the United Kingdom
#186 in Europe
#533 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
16,900
Founded
1966

For Biology

#36 in the United Kingdom
#194 in Europe
#555 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
14,000
Founded
1967

For Biology

#37 in the United Kingdom
#208 in Europe
#592 in the World
Acceptance Rate
70%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1992

For Biology

#38 in the United Kingdom
#218 in Europe
#615 in the World
Acceptance Rate
42%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1964

For Biology

#39 in the United Kingdom
#219 in Europe
#618 in the World
Acceptance Rate
19%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1964

For Biology

#40 in the United Kingdom
#225 in Europe
#650 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1962

For Biology

#41 in the United Kingdom
#227 in Europe
#652 in the World
Enrollment
11,270
Founded
1884

For Biology

#42 in the United Kingdom
#230 in Europe
#680 in the World
Acceptance Rate
79%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1954

For Biology

#43 in the United Kingdom
#231 in Europe
#682 in the World
Acceptance Rate
17%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1849

For Biology

#44 in the United Kingdom
#234 in Europe
#694 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1964

For Biology

#45 in the United Kingdom
#241 in Europe
#717 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1920

For Biology

#46 in the United Kingdom
#242 in Europe
#720 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1965

For Biology

#47 in the United Kingdom
#244 in Europe
#729 in the World
Enrollment
2,500
Founded
1791

For Biology

#48 in the United Kingdom
#254 in Europe
#768 in the World
Acceptance Rate
81%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1968

For Biology

#49 in the United Kingdom
#256 in Europe
#773 in the World
Acceptance Rate
76%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1823

For Biology

#50 in the United Kingdom
#257 in Europe
#782 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1992

For Biology

#51 in the United Kingdom
#261 in Europe
#792 in the World
Acceptance Rate
68%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1966

For Biology

#52 in the United Kingdom
#264 in Europe
#803 in the World
Acceptance Rate
50%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1895

For Biology

#53 in the United Kingdom
#287 in Europe
#853 in the World
Acceptance Rate
68%
Enrollment
4,500
Founded
1993

For Biology

#54 in the United Kingdom
#290 in Europe
#856 in the World
Acceptance Rate
52%
Enrollment
9,500
Founded
1966

For Biology

#55 in the United Kingdom
#301 in Europe
#884 in the World
Enrollment
4,500
Founded
1733

For Biology

#56 in the United Kingdom
#306 in Europe
#910 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1966

For Biology

#57 in the United Kingdom
#313 in Europe
#945 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1992

For Biology

#58 in the United Kingdom
#323 in Europe
#992 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1992

For Biology

#59 in the United Kingdom
#332 in Europe
#1023 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1966

For Biology

#60 in the United Kingdom
#338 in Europe
#1041 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1992

For Biology

#61 in the United Kingdom
#340 in Europe
#1050 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1967

For Biology

#62 in the United Kingdom
#345 in Europe
#1071 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1865

For Biology

#63 in the United Kingdom
#348 in Europe
#1082 in the World
Enrollment
30,732
Founded
1992

For Biology

#64 in the United Kingdom
#354 in Europe
#1109 in the World
Acceptance Rate
80%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1992

For Biology

#65 in the United Kingdom
#359 in Europe
#1124 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1890

For Biology

#66 in the United Kingdom
#365 in Europe
#1138 in the World
Acceptance Rate
72%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1992

For Biology

#67 in the United Kingdom
#391 in Europe
#1285 in the World
Acceptance Rate
23%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1992

For Biology

#68 in the United Kingdom
#402 in Europe
#1349 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1992

For Biology

#69 in the United Kingdom
#408 in Europe
#1377 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1992

For Biology

#70 in the United Kingdom
#409 in Europe
#1380 in the World
Acceptance Rate
80%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
2006

For Biology

#71 in the United Kingdom
#426 in Europe
#1471 in the World
Acceptance Rate
56%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1992

For Biology

#72 in the United Kingdom
#428 in Europe
#1484 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1992

For Biology

#73 in the United Kingdom
#432 in Europe
#1509 in the World
Acceptance Rate
32%
Enrollment
22,980
Founded
1992

For Biology

#74 in the United Kingdom
#441 in Europe
#1560 in the World
Acceptance Rate
23%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1993

For Biology

#75 in the United Kingdom
#442 in Europe
#1562 in the World
Acceptance Rate
18%
Enrollment
19,000
Founded
1838

For Biology

#76 in the United Kingdom
#449 in Europe
#1624 in the World
Acceptance Rate
43%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1992

For Biology

#77 in the United Kingdom
#451 in Europe
#1644 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1992

For Biology

#78 in the United Kingdom
#461 in Europe
#1684 in the World
Enrollment
5,500
Founded
2012

For Biology

#79 in the United Kingdom
#472 in Europe
#1743 in the World
Acceptance Rate
9%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1895

For Biology

#80 in the United Kingdom
#474 in Europe
#1761 in the World
Acceptance Rate
22%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1992

For Biology

#81 in the United Kingdom
#481 in Europe
#1801 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1992

For Biology

#82 in the United Kingdom
#482 in Europe
#1805 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1992

For Biology

#83 in the United Kingdom
#484 in Europe
#1810 in the World
Enrollment
14,293
Founded
1992

For Biology

#84 in the United Kingdom
#493 in Europe
#1856 in the World
Acceptance Rate
91%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1992

For Biology

#85 in the United Kingdom
#494 in Europe
#1858 in the World
Enrollment
1,500
Founded
2012

For Biology

#86 in the United Kingdom
#502 in Europe
#1914 in the World
Acceptance Rate
17%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1892

For Biology

#87 in the United Kingdom
#515 in Europe
#2006 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
4,500
Founded
1994

For Biology

#88 in the United Kingdom
#516 in Europe
#2007 in the World
Acceptance Rate
12%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1966

For Biology

#89 in the United Kingdom
#522 in Europe
#2045 in the World
Enrollment
19,090
Founded
1992

For Biology

#90 in the United Kingdom
#532 in Europe
#2109 in the World
Enrollment
375
Founded
1932

For Biology

#91 in the United Kingdom
#535 in Europe
#2148 in the World
Acceptance Rate
64%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
2011

For Biology

#92 in the United Kingdom
#547 in Europe
#2242 in the World
Acceptance Rate
52%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1858

For Biology

#93 in the United Kingdom
#551 in Europe
#2265 in the World
Acceptance Rate
57%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1973

For Biology

#94 in the United Kingdom
#552 in Europe
#2275 in the World
Acceptance Rate
20%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1841

For Biology

#95 in the United Kingdom
#557 in Europe
#2286 in the World
Acceptance Rate
27%
Enrollment
15,555
Founded
1897

For Biology

#96 in the United Kingdom
#560 in Europe
#2315 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
1,100
Founded
2013

For Biology

#97 in the United Kingdom
#574 in Europe
#2371 in the World
Acceptance Rate
84%
Enrollment
9,500
Founded
1848

For Biology

#98 in the United Kingdom
#583 in Europe
#2437 in the World
Enrollment
8,200
Founded
1916

For Biology

#99 in the United Kingdom
#588 in Europe
#2483 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
25,000
Founded
1992

For Biology

#100 in the United Kingdom
#589 in Europe
#2491 in the World
Acceptance Rate
42%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
2004

The best cities to study Biology in the United Kingdom based on the number of universities and their ranks are Cambridge, Oxford, London, and Edinburgh.