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
#25 Rice University

Houston, TX

3.6
#25 University of Minnesota—​Twin Cities

Minneapolis, MN

3.6
#25 University of Southern California

Los Angeles, CA

3.6
#25 Washington University in St. Louis

St. Louis, MO

3.6
#30 Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, MD

3.5
#30 Virginia Tech

Blacksburg, VA

3.5
#32 Texas A&M University—​College Station

College Station, TX

3.4
#32 University of Maryland—​College Park

College Park, MD

3.4
#34 Northwestern University

Evanston, IL

3.3
#34 Ohio State University

Columbus, OH

3.3
#34 Oregon State University

Corvallis, OR

3.3
#34 Stony Brook University—​SUNY

Stony Brook, NY

3.3
#34 University of California—​Irvine

Irvine, CA

3.3
#34 University of Hawaii—​Manoa

Honolulu, HI

3.3
#34 University of Illinois—​Urbana-​Champaign

Urbana, IL

3.3
#34 University of Oregon

Eugene, OR

3.3
#42 Duke University

Durham, NC

3.2
#42 Georgia Institute of Technology

Atlanta, GA

3.2
#42 Indiana University—​Bloomington

Bloomington, IN

3.2
#42 Purdue University—​West Lafayette

West Lafayette, IN

3.2
#42 University of Miami

Coral Gables, FL

3.2
#42 University of Utah

Salt Lake City, UT

3.2
#42 University of Wyoming

Laramie, WY

3.2
#49 New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology

Socorro, NM

3.1
#49 Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey—​New Brunswick

Piscataway, NJ

3.1

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