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
#2 California Institute of Technology

Pasadena, CA

#5 Columbia University

New York, NY

#3 Harvard University

Cambridge, MA

#7 Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Cambridge, MA

#9 Northwestern University

Evanston, IL

#11 Princeton University

Princeton, NJ

#7 Stanford University

Stanford, CA

#1 University of California—​Berkeley

Berkeley, CA

#3 University of Chicago

Chicago, IL

#9 University of Illinois—​Urbana-​Champaign

Urbana, IL

#12 University of Texas—​Austin

Austin, TX

#13 University of Wisconsin—​Madison

Madison, WI

#5 Yale University

New Haven, CT

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