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Environmental Sciences Universities by US News Ranking

Review best universities & colleges for Environmental Sciences degree 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 conducted every year by US News, 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 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
3
US News
-
QS
-
Shanghai
4
US News
9
QS
46
Shanghai

University of Oxford

University of Oxford

United Kingdom

5
US News
4
QS
76-100
Shanghai
Columbia University

Columbia University

United States of America

6
US News
33
QS
45
Shanghai
7
US News
40
QS
101-150
Shanghai
Stanford University

Stanford University

United States of America

8
US News
1
QS
2
Shanghai
8
US News
6
QS
76-100
Shanghai

10
US News
-
QS
-
Shanghai
University of Washington

University of Washington

United States of America

11
US News
34
QS
30
Shanghai
12
US News
28
QS
31
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
15
US News
22
QS
76-100
Shanghai
16
US News
251-300
QS
151-200
Shanghai
17
US News
-
QS
-
Shanghai
University of Bristol

University of Bristol

United Kingdom

17
US News
51-100
QS
151-200
Shanghai
19
US News
11
QS
40
Shanghai
20
US News
-
QS
151-200
Shanghai
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