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
#69 University of Nebraska—​Lincoln

Lincoln, NE

2.7
#69 University of Nevada—​Reno

Reno, NV

2.7
#69 University of Rochester

Rochester, NY

2.7
#69 University of South Florida

Tampa, FL

2.7
#69 Washington State University

Pullman, WA

2.7
#64 Boston University

Boston, MA

2.8
#64 Lehigh University

Bethlehem, PA

2.8
#64 Syracuse University

Syracuse, NY

2.8
#64 University of Houston

Houston, TX

2.8
#64 University of Virginia

Charlottesville, VA

2.8
#60 Dartmouth College

Hanover, NH

2.9
#60 North Carolina State University

Raleigh, NC

2.9
#60 University of Oklahoma

Norman, OK

2.9
#60 University of Rhode Island

Kingston, RI

2.9
#54 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Troy, NY

3.0
#54 University of Alaska—​Fairbanks

Fairbanks, AK

3.0
#54 University of California—​Riverside

Riverside, CA

3.0
#54 University of Florida

Gainesville, FL

3.0
#54 University of Kansas

Lawrence, KS

3.0
#54 University of North Carolina—​Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill, NC

3.0
#49 New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology

Socorro, NM

3.1
#49 Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey—​New Brunswick

Piscataway, NJ

3.1
#49 Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey—​Newark

Newark, NJ

3.1
#49 University of Massachusetts—​Amherst

Amherst, MA

3.1
#49 University of New Mexico

Albuquerque, NM

3.1

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