Department of Biology
We are one of the top Biological Sciences departments in the UK. See below for the latest league rankings and other assessments.
Our Department confirmed its place among the UK's most highly regarded departments for the subject of Biology. Our Department is ranked 7th in the UK in the Guardian University Guide 2023.
York has ranked 6th in the UK for Biological Sciences in the Times and the Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023.
Our department has been ranked 6th in the UK for biology by the Complete University Guide, whose website attracts 10 million visitors a year.
We also placed highly within the Russell Group in seven of the assessed areas:
The University of York is a member of the prestigious Russell Group which represents 24 leading UK universities committed to maintaining the very best research, an outstanding teaching and learning experience and unrivalled links with business and the public sector.