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
#1 California Institute of Technology

Pasadena, CA

4.9
#2 Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Cambridge, MA

4.8
#3 Stanford University

Stanford, CA

4.6
#3 University of California—​Berkeley

Berkeley, CA

4.6
#5 Columbia University

Palisades, NY

4.5
#6 Pennsylvania State University—​University Park

University Park, PA

4.4
#7 University of Arizona

Tucson, AZ

4.3
#8 Harvard University

Cambridge, MA

4.2
#8 University of Michigan—​Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, MI

4.2
#8 University of Texas—​Austin

Austin, TX

4.2
#11 Princeton University

Princeton, NJ

4.1
#11 University of Washington

Seattle, WA

4.1
#13 University of California—​Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA

4.0
#13 University of Wisconsin—​Madison

Madison, WI

4.0
#13 Yale University

New Haven, CT

4.0
#16 Brown University

Providence, RI

3.9
#16 Cornell University

Ithaca, NY

3.9
#16 University of California—​San Diego

La Jolla, CA

3.9
#16 University of California—​Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz, CA

3.9
#20 Arizona State University

Tempe, AZ

3.8
#20 University of California—​Davis

Davis, CA

3.8
#20 University of Chicago

Chicago, IL

3.8
#23 University of California—​Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara, CA

3.7
#23 University of Colorado—​Boulder

Boulder, CO

3.7
#25 Colorado School of Mines

Golden, CO

3.6

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