Ranked in 2014, part of Chemistry

Theoretical chemistry involves understanding principles of physics and mathematics to test and predict chemical properties, behaviors and reactions. These are the best science schools for theoretical chemistry.

Rank School name
#1 University of California—​Berkeley

Berkeley, CA

#2 California Institute of Technology

Pasadena, CA

#3 Harvard University

Cambridge, MA

#3 University of Chicago

Chicago, IL

#5 Columbia University

New York, NY

#5 Yale University

New Haven, CT

#7 Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Cambridge, MA

#7 Stanford University

Stanford, CA

#9 Northwestern University

Evanston, IL

#9 University of Illinois—​Urbana-​Champaign

Urbana, IL

#11 Princeton University

Princeton, NJ

#12 University of Texas—​Austin

Austin, TX

#13 University of Wisconsin—​Madison

Madison, WI

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