Earth Sciences

Ranked in 2014 | Earth Sciences Rankings Methodology

With an earth sciences graduate degree, scientists may finds jobs in energy companies, engineering firms, research institutions, government agencies, colleges and universities, and more. These are the best earth sciences schools.

Rank School name Score
#23 University of Colorado—​Boulder

Boulder, CO

3.7
#20 Arizona State University

Tempe, AZ

3.8
#20 University of California—​Davis

Davis, CA

3.8
#20 University of Chicago

Chicago, IL

3.8
#16 Brown University

Providence, RI

3.9
#16 Cornell University

Ithaca, NY

3.9
#16 University of California—​San Diego

La Jolla, CA

3.9
#16 University of California—​Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz, CA

3.9
#13 University of California—​Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA

4.0
#13 University of Wisconsin—​Madison

Madison, WI

4.0
#13 Yale University

New Haven, CT

4.0
#11 Princeton University

Princeton, NJ

4.1
#11 University of Washington

Seattle, WA

4.1
#8 Harvard University

Cambridge, MA

4.2
#8 University of Michigan—​Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, MI

4.2
#8 University of Texas—​Austin

Austin, TX

4.2
#7 University of Arizona

Tucson, AZ

4.3
#6 Pennsylvania State University—​University Park

University Park, PA

4.4
#5 Columbia University

Palisades, NY

4.5
#3 Stanford University

Stanford, CA

4.6
#3 University of California—​Berkeley

Berkeley, CA

4.6
#2 Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Cambridge, MA

4.8
#1 California Institute of Technology

Pasadena, CA

4.9

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