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September 30, 2010

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Genetics and Genomics

The National Research Council assessed programs according to 21 different criteria. Here are the NRC's five major ratings summarizing those criteria. For a detailed explanation, see our FAQ.

S-Rank: Programs are ranked highly if they are strong in the criteria that scholars say are most important.
Research: Derived from faculty publications, citation rates, grants, and awards.
Students: Derived from students' completion rates, financial aid, and other criteria.
Diversity: Reflects gender balance, ethnic diversity, and the proportion of international students.
R-Rank: Programs are ranked highly if they have similar features to programs viewed by faculty as top-notch.
Institution, program S-Rank High S-Rank Low Research High Research Low Students High Students Low Diversity High Diversity Low R-Rank High R-Rank Low
Baylor College of Medicine
Molecular & Human Genetics
3 15 4 31 6 31 2 24 4 15
Brandeis U.
Molecular and Cell Biology
18 47 7 34 32 57 34 57 6 28
Case Western Reserve U.
Genetics
17 47 16 51 28 53 37 58 15 37
Clemson U.
Genetics
47 61 44 63 40 61 5 33 53 62
Columbia U.
Genetics and Development
2 11 2 14 28 52 6 32 2 10
Cornell U.
Genetics and Development
9 39 5 38 36 54 2 19 9 23
Drexel U.
Molecular and Cell Biology and Genetics
24 55 27 60 1 25 31 57 33 54
Duke U.
Genetics
5 26 6 42 2 20 13 43 8 22
Emory U.
Genetics and Molecular Biology (GMB)
12 41 10 50 2 20 7 38 10 29
Howard U.
Genetics
N/R N/R N/R N/R N/R N/R N/R N/R N/R N/R
Indiana U. at Blooming-
ton

Genetics
26 59 13 53 24 58 32 55 32 53
Indiana U.-Purdue U. Indianapolis
Medical Genetics
42 59 37 59 17 52 11 45 46 58
Iowa State U.
Bioinformatics & Computational Biology
24 55 23 59 14 48 53 64 34 52
Iowa State U.
Genetics
11 43 18 55 18 43 4 29 20 40
Johns Hopkins U.
Genetics and Molecular Biology
7 32 5 40 42 61 9 39 2 10
Massachu-
setts Institute of Technology

Biology/Genetics and Genomics
1 3 1 2 27 55 57 65 1 2
Michigan State U.
Genetics
24 53 22 56 8 30 25 50 31 52
New Mexico State U. at Las Cruces
Molecular Biology
57 64 47 64 61 64 1 1 50 65
New York U.
Genetics, Genomics and Bioinformatics
26 58 12 54 44 62 54 64 44 58
North Carolina State U.
Bioinformatics
13 44 23 58 23 42 8 34 13 38
North Carolina State U.
Functional Genomics
31 57 25 58 35 51 10 39 28 46
North Carolina State U.
Genetics
32 58 35 62 8 40 4 32 33 51
Ohio State U. Main Campus
Molecular Genetics
10 34 11 50 33 54 2 12 12 30
Oregon Health and Science U.
Molecular and Medical Genetics
24 55 15 54 35 59 7 40 32 53
Oregon State U.
Genetics
36 60 28 61 5 44 3 30 56 64
Pennsyl-
vania State U.

Genetics
8 33 16 53 3 21 3 29 17 42
Stanford U.
Genetics
1 6 1 6 6 46 8 40 2 8
State U. of New York at Stony Brook
Genetics
12 45 5 40 15 47 7 36 18 39
Temple U.
Molecular Biology/Genetics
37 60 10 50 50 63 47 61 36 56
Texas A&M U.
Genetics
24 53 34 62 3 20 15 43 30 52
Thomas Jefferson U.
Genetics
19 54 5 40 41 59 17 48 27 50
Tufts U.
Genetics
8 35 6 44 1 16 7 35 17 36
U. of Arizona
Genetics
24 52 38 62 14 48 2 22 19 40
U. of California at Berkeley
Genetics, Genomics and Development
1 7 2 11 4 33 44 61 2 6
U. of California at Davis
Genetics
28 56 19 56 22 48 16 46 21 40
U. of California at Los Angeles
Biomathematics
18 48 14 51 38 59 47 63 23 51
U. of California at Los Angeles
Genetics and Genomics [ACCESS* Program Specialization]
7 36 5 40 17 42 18 46 10 26
U. of California at San Francisco
Genetics
19 53 6 44 53 62 26 52 12 36
U. of Chicago
Genetics
9 36 7 44 10 35 8 41 14 31
U. of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center
Human Medical Genetics
41 60 31 60 32 58 7 43 43 56
U. of Connec-
ticut

Genetics Ph.D.
60 64 54 64 45 61 63 65 56 63
U. of Connec-
ticut

Microbiology Ph.D.
56 63 50 64 47 62 11 40 49 61
U. of Connec-
ticut

Biomed Science: Genetics and Developmental Bio
26 57 15 58 22 52 19 47 37 57
U. of Florida
Medical Sciences: Genetics
14 44 16 52 1 13 45 61 17 39
U. of Georgia
Genetics
34 57 42 62 7 34 25 52 33 50
U. of Iowa
Genetics
15 48 4 36 24 48 52 64 20 40
U. of Memphis
Genetics and Genomics
62 64 64 65 17 41 39 57 60 65
U. of Michigan at Ann Arbor
Human Genetics
3 14 4 26 2 31 5 38 4 18
U. of Missouri at Columbia
Genetics Area Programming
14 49 10 49 1 16 38 58 34 54
U. of New Hampshire
Genetics
65 65 60 64 64 65 30 56 59 65
U. of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Genetics and Molecular Biology
4 19 5 41 4 22 21 47 4 12
U. of Pennsyl-
vania

Biomed Grad Studies-Genetics and Genomics
7 34 4 34 19 44 46 62 6 32
U. of Pittsburgh Main Campus
Human Genetics
5 28 5 39 8 31 34 56 26 50
U. of Rochester
Genetics
22 55 7 48 54 63 57 65 35 56
U. of Tennessee
Genome Science and Technology
35 60 34 62 1 24 40 57 60 65
U. of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and U. of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Human and Molecular Genetics
9 38 3 32 47 62 6 38 7 27
U. of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
Genetics and Development
5 25 7 42 4 28 5 32 8 27
U. of Utah
Human Genetics
45 61 37 60 63 65 22 51 17 43
U. of Washing-
ton

Genome Sciences
5 27 3 27 42 61 49 62 5 21
U. of Wisconsin at Madison
Genetics
16 45 13 45 23 47 11 38 15 32
Virginia Common-
wealth U.

Human Genetics
36 59 33 60 3 32 2 16 48 62
Wake Forest U.
Molecular Genetics
15 52 16 58 1 38 4 33 37 58
Wake Forest U.
Molecular and Cellular Pathobiology
19 52 16 56 3 24 2 26 34 55
Washing-
ton U. in St. Louis

Molecular Genetics
6 29 11 48 6 30 31 51 8 24
Wayne State U.
Molecular Biology and Genetics
51 63 31 62 28 53 53 64 56 63
Yale U.
Genetics
4 18 6 38 10 35 6 39 3 14
Methodology: This interactive tool is based on rankings developed by the NRC. For a complete explanation of the methods the research council used, go to its site; registration may be required.