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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

University of Virginia

University of Virginia

United States of America

60
US News
201-250
QS
201-300
Shanghai
62
US News
-
QS
201-300
Shanghai
Dartmouth College

Dartmouth College

United States of America

63
US News
351-400
QS
201-300
Shanghai
64
US News
-
QS
-
Shanghai

64
US News
-
QS
151-200
Shanghai
Korea University

Korea University

South Korea

66
US News
101-150
QS
151-200
Shanghai
New York University

New York University

United States of America

67
US News
201-250
QS
401-500
Shanghai
68
US News
51-100
QS
101-150
Shanghai
69
US News
39
QS
101-150
Shanghai

University of Pittsburgh

University of Pittsburgh

United States of America

70
US News
351-400
QS
201-300
Shanghai
Vanderbilt University

Vanderbilt University

United States of America

71
US News
351-400
QS
-
Shanghai
University of California Irvine

University of California Irvine

United States of America

71
US News
51-100
QS
51-75
Shanghai
73
US News
151-200
QS
301-400
Shanghai
Brown University

Brown University

United States of America

74
US News
251-300
QS
201-300
Shanghai
75
US News
151-200
QS
101-150
Shanghai
University of Minnesota Twin Cities

University of Minnesota Twin Cities

United States of America

76
US News
51-100
QS
41
Shanghai
77
US News
151-200
QS
301-400
Shanghai
78
US News
26
QS
151-200
Shanghai
79
US News
51-100
QS
101-150
Shanghai
79
US News
151-200
QS
201-300
Shanghai
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