It’s an essential field to understanding how the world works—from the human body to the ecosystems that surround us. For those looking to study biology, Maclean’s has ranked the best universities in 10 program areas—including biology. Using hard data provided by academic publishing company Elsevier and our own reputation survey sent out to academics, we score where to best study to reach the top in your desired field. Click through the gallery below to find out which university to attend to get the best degree for your buck. For a better understanding of the rankings, check out our methodology. Click here to see more program rankings. Click here for the 2017 program rankings.