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

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

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 US News. 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 US News

Harvard University

Harvard University

United States of America

1
US News
2
QS
1
Shanghai
Johns Hopkins University

Johns Hopkins University

United States of America

2
US News
51-100
QS
34
Shanghai
Columbia University

Columbia University

United States of America

6
US News
33
QS
45
Shanghai
Stanford University

Stanford University

United States of America

8
US News
1
QS
2
Shanghai
10
US News
-
QS
-
Shanghai
University of Washington

University of Washington

United States of America

11
US News
34
QS
30
Shanghai
13
US News
101-150
QS
51-75
Shanghai
Emory University

Emory University

United States of America

14
US News
351-400
QS
101-150
Shanghai
University of California Berkeley

University of California Berkeley

United States of America

23
US News
7
QS
13
Shanghai
University of Michigan Ann Arbor

University of Michigan Ann Arbor

United States of America

24
US News
29
QS
29
Shanghai
Northeastern University

Northeastern University

United States of America

26
US News
-
QS
201-300
Shanghai
University of California San Diego

University of California San Diego

United States of America

28
US News
51-100
QS
76-100
Shanghai
Yale University

Yale University

United States of America

29
US News
18
QS
32
Shanghai
Boston University

Boston University

United States of America

31
US News
101-150
QS
101-150
Shanghai
University of California Los Angeles

University of California Los Angeles

United States of America

36
US News
20
QS
76-100
Shanghai
University of Pennsylvania

University of Pennsylvania

United States of America

43
US News
201-250
QS
301-400
Shanghai
Duke University

Duke University

United States of America

48
US News
36
QS
35
Shanghai
Northwestern University

Northwestern University

United States of America

53
US News
151-200
QS
151-200
Shanghai
University of Virginia

University of Virginia

United States of America

60
US News
201-250
QS
201-300
Shanghai
Dartmouth College

Dartmouth College

United States of America

63
US News
351-400
QS
201-300
Shanghai
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