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
#2 California Institute of Technology

Pasadena, CA

#5 Columbia University

Palisades, NY

#7 Harvard University

Cambridge, MA

#4 Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Cambridge, MA

#6 Princeton University

Princeton, NJ

#3 Stanford University

Stanford, CA

#8 University of Arizona

Tucson, AZ

#1 University of California—​Berkeley

Berkeley, CA

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