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Best Universities in United States of America for Environmental Sciences Degree by QS Ranking

Check best universities & colleges for Environmental Sciences, degree in United States of America ranked by QS

Different agencies use different metrics to evaluate universities around the world, however the most common factors are : a) Academic achievements b) Employability c) Educational process d) Research facilities e) International outlook as to number of international students and faculty f) Citation by each faculty g) Student Faculty ratio etc.

Subject ranking is updated every year for top universities in United States of America by QS. Many ranking indicators such as Global Research Reputation, Regional Research Reputation, Subject Publications, Subject Books, International Collaboration & Total Citations Data is used to compute subject ranking.

Environmental Sciences

Environmental science is a branch of science that deals with the study of natural and unnatural processes and the way physical, chemical and biological components of the planet interact with the environment. The focus of the subject is towards understanding how our natural environment works, how is our interaction with it and how that interaction affects the natural environment. A degree in Environmental science can be very challenging however rewarding as it offers exciting opportunities to grow and advance. A typical environmental scientist analyzes effects on ecosystem due to industrial chemicals and waste, help in policy making to reduce dangers, gather information from the field to monitor the environment or work in research laboratories.

Various Major under Environmental Sciences

This multidisciplinary subject can be categorized into four different branches on the surface of it. 1) Geoscience – the study of natural science on Earth, 2) Ecology – the study of interaction of living organisms with other living and non-living things around them, 3) Atmospheric Science – the study of earth’s atmosphere and lastly 4) Environmental Chemistry – the study of biochemical processes on earth.The majors under Environmental sciences include Animal Sciences, Forestry, Agriculture, Geology, Biology, Botany, Zoology, Ecology, Environmental studies, Environmental Science, Marine Biology, Oceanography, Natural Resources Management, Plant Science, Soil Science, and so on.

Career opportunities for Environmental Sciences

If you are an Environmental Science graduate then you are encouraged to take internships, research projects and extension work for you to gain hands-on experience. There are many career profiles to consider. 1) Livestock Manager 2) Research Scientist 3) Plant Physiologist 4) Soil Scientist 5) Ecologist 6) Geochemist 7) Environmental scientist 8) Oceanographer 9) Parasitologist 10) Pollution Engineer 11) Environmental Consultant 12) Toxicologist 13) Forest Pathologist 14) Wildlife Manager 15) Geophysicist and more.

Below is a list of top universities in United States of America for studying Environmental Sciences sorted by QS

Stanford University

Stanford University

United States of America

1
QS
8
US News
2
Shanghai
Harvard University

Harvard University

United States of America

2
QS
1
US News
1
Shanghai
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

United States of America

2
QS
-
US News
9
Shanghai
University of California Berkeley

University of California Berkeley

United States of America

7
QS
23
US News
13
Shanghai
University of California Davis

University of California Davis

United States of America

16
QS
104
US News
5
Shanghai
Yale University

Yale University

United States of America

18
QS
29
US News
32
Shanghai
California Institute of Technology

California Institute of Technology

United States of America

19
QS
-
US News
19
Shanghai
University of California Los Angeles

University of California Los Angeles

United States of America

20
QS
36
US News
76-100
Shanghai
Princeton University

Princeton University

United States of America

24
QS
-
US News
11
Shanghai
University of Michigan Ann Arbor

University of Michigan Ann Arbor

United States of America

29
QS
24
US News
29
Shanghai
Cornell University

Cornell University

United States of America

32
QS
112
US News
76-100
Shanghai
Columbia University

Columbia University

United States of America

33
QS
6
US News
45
Shanghai
University of Washington

University of Washington

United States of America

34
QS
11
US News
30
Shanghai
Duke University

Duke University

United States of America

36
QS
48
US News
35
Shanghai
University of Wisconsin Madison

University of Wisconsin Madison

United States of America

43
QS
176
US News
4
Shanghai
Georgia Institute of Technology

Georgia Institute of Technology

United States of America

46
QS
-
US News
27
Shanghai
University of Texas Austin

University of Texas Austin

United States of America

46
QS
220
US News
51-75
Shanghai
Purdue University West Lafayette

Purdue University West Lafayette

United States of America

51-100
QS
227
US News
76-100
Shanghai
Michigan State University

Michigan State University

United States of America

51-100
QS
158
US News
6
Shanghai
Colorado State University

Colorado State University

United States of America

51-100
QS
235
US News
43
Shanghai
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