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Environmental Sciences Universities by QS Ranking

Review best universities & colleges for Environmental Sciences degree 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 conducted every year by QS, many ranking indicators such as Global research reputation, Regional research reputation, subject publications, subject books, International collaboration & total citations data is computed for 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 Environmental Sciences Universities sorted by QS

21
QS
103
US News
151-200
Shanghai
22
QS
15
US News
76-100
Shanghai
23
QS
58
US News
42
Shanghai
Princeton University

Princeton University

United States of America

24
QS
-
US News
11
Shanghai
25
QS
-
US News
38
Shanghai
26
QS
30
US News
101-150
Shanghai
26
QS
78
US News
151-200
Shanghai
28
QS
12
US News
31
Shanghai
University of Michigan Ann Arbor

University of Michigan Ann Arbor

United States of America

29
QS
24
US News
29
Shanghai
29
QS
40
US News
76-100
Shanghai
31
QS
159
US News
26
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
University of Leeds

University of Leeds

United Kingdom

34
QS
177
US News
51-75
Shanghai
Duke University

Duke University

United States of America

36
QS
48
US News
35
Shanghai
Utrecht University

Utrecht University

Netherlands

37
QS
31
US News
33
Shanghai
University of Exeter

University of Exeter

United Kingdom

38
QS
169
US News
51-75
Shanghai
39
QS
69
US News
101-150
Shanghai
40
QS
7
US News
101-150
Shanghai
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