68 Best colleges for Biology in Illinois

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Below is a list of best universities in Illinois ranked based on their research performance in Biology. A graph of 30.8M citations received by 954K academic papers made by 68 universities in Illinois 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.

1. University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign

For Biology

Acceptance Rate
60%
Average SAT
1415
Average ACT
32
Receiving Aid
85%

2. University of Chicago

For Biology

Acceptance Rate
6%
Average SAT
1545
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$33,727

3. Northwestern University

For Biology

Acceptance Rate
7%
Average SAT
1520
Average ACT
35
Net Price
$29,999

4. University of Illinois at Chicago

For Biology

Acceptance Rate
79%
Average SAT
1195
Average ACT
27
Receiving Aid
81%

5. Loyola University Chicago

For Biology

Acceptance Rate
77%
Average SAT
1260
Average ACT
30
Net Price
$29,371

6. Illinois College

For Biology

Acceptance Rate
75%
Average SAT
1050
Average ACT
21
Net Price
$18,914

7. Southern Illinois University - Carbondale

For Biology

Acceptance Rate
95%
Average SAT
1045
Average ACT
24
Receiving Aid
95%

8. Northern Illinois University

For Biology

Acceptance Rate
70%
Receiving Aid
99%
Average Aid
$13,008
Enrollment
16,234

9. Illinois Institute of Technology

For Biology

Acceptance Rate
66%
Average SAT
1320
Average ACT
29
Net Price
$26,789

10. Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science

For Biology

Acceptance Rate
16%
Enrollment
2,051
Male:Female
42:58
Founded
1912

12. Rush University

For Biology

Acceptance Rate
37%
Enrollment
2,889
Male:Female
23:77
Founded
1972

13. Illinois State University

For Biology

Acceptance Rate
92%
Average SAT
1100
Average ACT
24
Receiving Aid
95%

14. DePaul University

For Biology

Acceptance Rate
69%
Net Price
$31,872
Receiving Aid
99%
Average Aid
$25,282

15. Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville

For Biology

Acceptance Rate
98%
Average SAT
1040
Average ACT
23
Receiving Aid
99%

16. Eastern Illinois University

For Biology

Acceptance Rate
72%
Average SAT
1020
Average ACT
20
Receiving Aid
99%

17. Western Illinois University

For Biology

Acceptance Rate
72%
Receiving Aid
95%
Average Aid
$13,937
Enrollment
7,455

18. Bradley University

For Biology

Acceptance Rate
76%
Average SAT
1170
Average ACT
27
Net Price
$25,312

19. North Central College

For Biology

Acceptance Rate
68%
Average SAT
1130
Average ACT
25
Net Price
$26,207

20. Illinois Wesleyan University

For Biology

Acceptance Rate
45%
Average SAT
1210
Average ACT
27
Net Price
$30,610

21. Roosevelt University

For Biology

Acceptance Rate
92%
Average SAT
990
Average ACT
24
Net Price
$23,964

22. Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago

For Biology

Acceptance Rate
10%
Enrollment
42
Male:Female
83:17

23. Chicago State University

For Biology

Acceptance Rate
47%
Receiving Aid
95%
Average Aid
$17,067
Enrollment
2,366

24. Saint Anthony College of Nursing

For Biology

Acceptance Rate
100%
Net Price
$36,624
Receiving Aid
100%
Average Aid
$113

25. University of Illinois at Springfield

For Biology

Acceptance Rate
79%
Average SAT
1120
Average ACT
24
Receiving Aid
98%

26. Wheaton College - Illinois

For Biology

Acceptance Rate
86%
Average SAT
1340
Average ACT
30
Net Price
$28,319

27. Northeastern Illinois University

For Biology

Acceptance Rate
62%
Receiving Aid
84%
Average Aid
$10,529
Enrollment
6,440

28. Lake Forest College

For Biology

Acceptance Rate
64%
Average SAT
1238
Average ACT
29
Net Price
$25,126

29. National University of Health Sciences

For Biology

Acceptance Rate
67%
Enrollment
466
Male:Female
40:60
Founded
1906

30. Knox College

For Biology

Acceptance Rate
70%
Average SAT
1265
Average ACT
28
Net Price
$25,476

31. Saint Xavier University

For Biology

Acceptance Rate
85%
Net Price
$13,419
Receiving Aid
100%
Average Aid
$27,598

32. School of the Art Institute of Chicago

For Biology

Acceptance Rate
81%
Net Price
$50,214
Receiving Aid
93%
Average Aid
$20,194

33. Governors State University

For Biology

Acceptance Rate
52%
Average SAT
945
Average ACT
19
Receiving Aid
89%

34. Illinois College of Optometry

For Biology

Acceptance Rate
16%
Enrollment
514
Male:Female
26:74
Founded
1872

35. Rockford University

For Biology

Acceptance Rate
67%
Average SAT
1000
Average ACT
21
Net Price
$23,305

36. Augustana College

For Biology

Acceptance Rate
69%
Net Price
$24,472
Receiving Aid
100%
Average Aid
$33,089

37. Benedictine University

For Biology

Acceptance Rate
80%
Average SAT
1165
Average ACT
24
Net Price
$24,746

38. Elmhurst College

For Biology

Acceptance Rate
71%
Average SAT
1117
Average ACT
26
Net Price
$24,018

39. Blackburn College

For Biology

#1042 in North America
Acceptance Rate
66%
Average SAT
1007
Average ACT
20
Net Price
$19,016

40. Monmouth College

For Biology

#1063 in North America
Acceptance Rate
66%
Average SAT
1190
Average ACT
26
Net Price
$17,935

41. Dominican University

For Biology

#1064 in North America
Acceptance Rate
81%
Average SAT
1035
Average ACT
25
Net Price
$18,476

42. University of St Francis

For Biology

#1073 in North America
Acceptance Rate
68%
Average SAT
1045
Average ACT
23
Net Price
$16,949

43. Millikin University

For Biology

#1076 in North America
Acceptance Rate
75%
Average SAT
1075
Average ACT
23
Net Price
$20,055

44. Greenville University

For Biology

#1083 in North America
Acceptance Rate
80%
Average SAT
1035
Average ACT
18
Net Price
$21,848

45. National Louis University

For Biology

#1179 in North America
Acceptance Rate
97%
Net Price
$14,665
Receiving Aid
96%
Average Aid
$8,931

46. Lewis University

For Biology

#1183 in North America
Acceptance Rate
71%
Average SAT
1145
Average ACT
23
Net Price
$18,312

47. Saint Augustine College

For Biology

#1185 in North America
Acceptance Rate
100%
Net Price
$15,337
Receiving Aid
89%
Average Aid
$3,643

48. Aurora University

For Biology

#1216 in North America
Acceptance Rate
86%
Average SAT
1045
Average ACT
22
Net Price
$17,410

49. John Marshall Law School

For Biology

#1283 in North America
Acceptance Rate
52%
Founded
1899

50. Quincy University

For Biology

#1319 in North America
Acceptance Rate
60%
Average SAT
1150
Average ACT
24
Net Price
$16,423

51. Columbia College Chicago

For Biology

#1321 in North America
Acceptance Rate
96%
Net Price
$25,262
Receiving Aid
99%
Average Aid
$20,992

52. Erikson Institute

For Biology

#1331 in North America
Enrollment
399
Male:Female
2:98

54. Judson University

For Biology

#1333 in North America
Acceptance Rate
62%
Average SAT
1025
Average ACT
22
Net Price
$18,266

55. DeVry University - Illinois

For Biology

#1365 in North America
Acceptance Rate
46%
Net Price
$29,115
Receiving Aid
98%
Average Aid
$6,866

56. McKendree University

For Biology

#1378 in North America
Acceptance Rate
78%
Net Price
$25,492
Receiving Aid
94%
Average Aid
$20,550

57. Eureka College

For Biology

#1389 in North America
Acceptance Rate
87%
Average SAT
1013
Average ACT
20
Net Price
$20,931

58. Olivet Nazarene University

For Biology

#1398 in North America
Acceptance Rate
61%
Average SAT
1085
Average ACT
23
Net Price
$20,431

60. North Park University

For Biology

#1416 in North America
Acceptance Rate
67%
Average SAT
1026
Average ACT
23
Net Price
$20,260

61. Trinity Christian College

For Biology

#1428 in North America
Acceptance Rate
76%
Average SAT
1085
Average ACT
24
Net Price
$14,700

62. Adler University

For Biology

#1431 in North America
Enrollment
1,864
Male:Female
17:83
Founded
1952

63. Kendall College

For Biology

#1495 in North America
Acceptance Rate
98%
Net Price
$30,324
Receiving Aid
69%
Average Aid
$7,984

64. Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary

For Biology

#1537 in North America
Acceptance Rate
50%
Enrollment
284
Male:Female
44:56

65. Catholic Theological Union at Chicago

For Biology

#1544 in North America
Enrollment
227
Male:Female
62:38
Founded
1968

67. Principia College

For Biology

#1580 in North America
Acceptance Rate
84%
Average SAT
1111
Average ACT
25
Net Price
$19,816

68. Concordia University - Chicago

For Biology

#1584 in North America
Acceptance Rate
88%
Net Price
$18,817
Receiving Aid
99%
Average Aid
$23,508

Closest to Illinois states to learn Biology

State
Universities
Unis
Best university country rank
Best uni United States Flag rank
Indiana 31 50
Missouri 34 16
Iowa 29 41
Kentucky 26 58
Wisconsin 31 13
Tennessee 31 43
Ohio 58 24
Michigan 32 3
Arkansas 17 116
West Virginia 20 122
Minnesota 28 17
Mississippi 14 150
Kansas 15 100
Alabama 25 44
Virginia 43 48
Georgia 46 30
North Carolina 43 19
Oklahoma 19 125
Nebraska 14 94
South Carolina 26 92
Pennsylvania 99 8
South Dakota 8 205
District of Columbia 9 109
Louisiana 24 89
Maryland 27 6
Delaware 3 103
New York 130 12
New Jersey 26 35
North Dakota 8 132
Connecticut 20 7
Texas 76 21
Vermont 11 110
Colorado 19 63
Massachusetts 69 1
Rhode Island 9 67
Florida 57 22
New Hampshire 12 97
New Mexico 9 93
Maine 15 176
Montana 9 137
Utah 11 34
Arizona 9 36
Idaho 7 157
Nevada 8 143
Oregon 18 60
Washington 31 4
California 124 2
Puerto Rico 15 308
Alaska 4 191
Hawaii 7 124