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Earth Sciences Programs Ranked in 2014


California Institute of Technology

Pasadena, CA


Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Cambridge, MA


Stanford University

Stanford, CA


University of California--Berkeley

Berkeley, CA


Columbia University

Palisades, NY


Pennsylvania State University--University Park

University Park, PA


University of Arizona

Tucson, AZ


Harvard University

Cambridge, MA


University of Michigan--Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, MI


University of Texas--Austin

Austin, TX


Princeton University

Princeton, NJ


University of Washington

Seattle, WA


University of California--Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA


University of Wisconsin--Madison

Madison, WI


Yale University

New Haven, CT


Brown University

Providence, RI


Cornell University

Ithaca, NY


University of California--San Diego

La Jolla, CA


University of California--Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz, CA


Arizona State University

Tempe, AZ


University of California--Davis

Davis, CA


University of Chicago

Chicago, IL


University of California--Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara, CA


University of Colorado--Boulder

Boulder, CO


Colorado School of Mines

Golden, CO