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
#8 University of Arizona

Tucson, AZ

#7 Harvard University

Cambridge, MA

#6 Princeton University

Princeton, NJ

#5 Columbia University

Palisades, NY

#4 Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Cambridge, MA

#3 Stanford University

Stanford, CA

#2 California Institute of Technology

Pasadena, CA

#1 University of California—​Berkeley

Berkeley, CA

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