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
#2 Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Cambridge, MA

4.8
#106 Miami University

Oxford, OH

2.3
#77 Michigan State University

East Lansing, MI

2.6
#88 Michigan Technological University

Houghton, MI

2.5
#110 Missouri University of Science & Technology

Rolla, MO

2.2
#77 Montana State University

Bozeman, MT

2.6
#49 New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology

Socorro, NM

3.1
#60 North Carolina State University

Raleigh, NC

2.9
#113 Northern Illinois University

DeKalb, IL

2.1
#34 Northwestern University

Evanston, IL

3.3
#34 Ohio State University

Columbus, OH

3.3
#34 Oregon State University

Corvallis, OR

3.3
#6 Pennsylvania State University—​University Park

University Park, PA

4.4
#11 Princeton University

Princeton, NJ

4.1
#42 Purdue University—​West Lafayette

West Lafayette, IN

3.2
#54 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Troy, NY

3.0
#25 Rice University

Houston, TX

3.6
#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
#69 Southern Methodist University

Dallas, TX

2.7
#88 St. Louis University

Saint Louis, MO

2.5
#3 Stanford University

Stanford, CA

4.6
#34 Stony Brook University—​SUNY

Stony Brook, NY

3.3
Rank Not Published SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry

Syracuse, NY

N/A
#64 Syracuse University

Syracuse, NY

2.8

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