Ranked in 2014, part of Earth Sciences

Geology graduate school programs include classroom-based courses as well as field work, which often means students will travel to locations around the world to study. These are the best earth sciences schools for geology.

Rank School name
#1 Pennsylvania State University—​University Park

University Park, PA

#2 University of Michigan—​Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, MI

#3 Stanford University

Stanford, CA

#3 University of Arizona

Tucson, AZ

#5 California Institute of Technology

Pasadena, CA

#5 University of Texas—​Austin

Austin, TX

#7 Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Cambridge, MA

#8 University of California—​Berkeley

Berkeley, CA

#9 University of California—​Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara, CA

#9 University of Colorado—​Boulder

Boulder, CO

#9 University of Wisconsin—​Madison

Madison, WI

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