Geophysics and Seismology

Ranked in 2014, part of Earth Sciences

Geophysicists study the unseen processes under the Earth's subsurface, sometimes using principles of seismology, the science of earthquakes, to analyze activity. These are the best earth sciences schools for geophysics and seismology.

Rank School name
#1 University of California—​Berkeley

Berkeley, CA

#2 California Institute of Technology

Pasadena, CA

#3 Stanford University

Stanford, CA

#4 Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Cambridge, MA

#5 Columbia University

Palisades, NY

#6 Princeton University

Princeton, NJ

#7 Harvard University

Cambridge, MA

#8 University of Arizona

Tucson, AZ

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