Harvard is ranked top in the world, followed by U of Tokyo and U of London.

Top 50 Ranking (1998-2002)
1 Harvard University, Cambridge USA
2 University of Tokyo Japan
3 University of London UK
4 University of California, San Francisco USA
5 University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia USA
6 University of California, San Diego USA
7 Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore USA
8 Washington University, St. Louis USA
9 U of Washington, Seattle USA
10 U of California, Los Angeles USA
11 Yale Univ, New Haven USA
12 Stanford Univ USA
13 Rockefeller U, New York USA
14 U of Wisconsin at Madison USA
15 U of Cambridge UK
16 Baylor College of Medicine, Houston USA
17 U of Oxford UK
18 Duke U, Durham USA
19 Osaka U
20 Kyoto U Japan
21 Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge USA
22 U of Texas at Dallas USA
23 Universités de Paris (I - XIII) France
24 Columbia U, New York USA
25 U of California, Berkeley USA
26 Case Western Reserve Univ, Cleveland USA
27 Cornell Uni, Ithaca USA
28 U of North Carolina at Chapel Hill USA
29 Yeshiva Univ USA
30 U of Toronto Canada
31 McGill Uni, Montreal Canada
32 U of Michigan, Ann Arbor USA
33 Vanderbilt Univ, Nashville USA
34 U of Iowa, Iowa City USA
35 Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm Sweden
36 U of Medicine and Dentistry (UMDNJ), New Brunswick USA
37 Univ of Alabama at Birmingham USA
38 State Univ of New York (SUNY) at Stony Brook USA
39 Université de Genève Switzerland
40 Univ of Wales, Aberystwyth UK
41 New York Univ (NYU) USA
42 Univ of Utah, Salt Lake City USA
43 Universität Basel Switzerland
44 Uni of Chicago USA
45 Uni of Massachusetts at Amherst USA
46 Uni of Dundee UK
47 Oregon Health & Sciences Uni, Portland USA
48 Uni of Edinburgh UK
49 Universités de Strasbourg (I - III) France
50 Universität Zürich Switzerland

Sources: Center for Science and Technology Studies (CEST); Thomson Scientific (SCI/SSCI/AHCI); Milken Institute

* Suggested Reading: Top Universities for MS in Biotechnology

World University Ranking Tables

America - US News & World Report, The Princeton Review, BusinessWeek, Forbes
Australia - Good Universities Guide, Graduate Management Association of Australia
Canada - Maclean's Guide, Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities
UK - Sunday Times, Guardian, Times Good University Guide, Daily Telegraph
World - Shanghai Jiao Tong ARWU Rankings, THES, Webometrics, Newsweek
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