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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 Chicago

University of Chicago

United States of America

161
US News
51-100
QS
51-75
Shanghai
University of South Florida

University of South Florida

United States of America

162
US News
-
QS
201-300
Shanghai
University of Cincinnati

University of Cincinnati

United States of America

162
US News
251-300
QS
101-150
Shanghai
Tulane University

Tulane University

United States of America

164
US News
-
QS
-
Shanghai

165
US News
48
QS
76-100
Shanghai
165
US News
151-200
QS
201-300
Shanghai
Virginia Commonwealth University

Virginia Commonwealth University

United States of America

167
US News
-
QS
-
Shanghai
168
US News
151-200
QS
101-150
Shanghai
University of Exeter

University of Exeter

United Kingdom

169
US News
38
QS
51-75
Shanghai

University of Missouri

University of Missouri

United States of America

169
US News
351-400
QS
-
Shanghai
Arizona State University Tempe

Arizona State University Tempe

United States of America

171
US News
51-100
QS
10
Shanghai
172
US News
-
QS
401-500
Shanghai
University of Aberdeen

University of Aberdeen

United Kingdom

173
US News
101-150
QS
201-300
Shanghai
174
US News
51-100
QS
51-75
Shanghai
Medical University of South Carolina

Medical University of South Carolina

United States of America

175
US News
-
QS
-
Shanghai
University of Wisconsin Madison

University of Wisconsin Madison

United States of America

176
US News
43
QS
4
Shanghai
177
US News
51-100
QS
51-75
Shanghai
177
US News
-
QS
-
Shanghai
University of Leeds

University of Leeds

United Kingdom

177
US News
34
QS
51-75
Shanghai
Baylor College of Medicine

Baylor College of Medicine

United States of America

180
US News
-
QS
-
Shanghai
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