Ranking of Oceanography, Atmospheric Sciences, and Meteorology Graduate Schools

Rank the top 54 Oceanography, Atmospheric Sciences, and Meteorology graduate programs in the US using the latest National Research Council data.

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Ranking of Oceanography, Atmospheric Sciences, and Meteorology PhD Programs

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Rank School & Program Regres Quality Survey Quality Student Outcomes Jobs at Grad Diversity
University of California-San Diego
Scripps Institution of Oceanography
1-11-114-2592%6-21
University of California-Santa Cruz
Ocean Sciences
2-132-141-892%1-5
University of California-Los Angeles
Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences
2-121-732-4685%4-17
University of Maryland-College Park
Atmospheric and Oceanic Science
2-92-115-2775%4-14
Colorado State University
Atmospheric Science
3-181-94-2282%37-47
University of California-Santa Barbara
Marine Science
5-222-156-3392%12-30
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Limnology and Marine Science
6-191-114-2485%25-41
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
Atmospheric, Oceanic and Space Sciences
5-243-151-1675%8-27
University of Washington-Seattle Campus
Atmospheric Sciences
6-181-1312-3688%36-45
Princeton University
Atmospheric and Oceanic Science
5-187-221-1483%17-36
University of Miami
Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science
6-2414-4217-42100%4-14
Stony Brook University
Marine and Atmospheric Sciences
4-229-2916-4077%1-3
University of Maryland Eastern Shore
Marine, Estuarine, and Environmental Sciences
2-1916-4512-35NA3-11
University of Maryland-Baltimore
Marine, Estuarine, and Environmental Sciences
2-1916-4512-35NA3-11
University of Maryland-Baltimore County
Marine, Estuarine, and Environmental Sciences
2-1916-4512-35NA3-11
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
MIT-WHOI Joint Program in Chemical Oceanography
3-135-228-3358%10-28
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
MIT-WHOI Joint Program in Physical Oceanography
3-135-228-3358%10-28
University of Georgia
Marine Sciences
11-368-305-31NA4-16
University of Colorado at Boulder
Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences
9-287-2811-4089%8-24
University of Washington-Seattle Campus
Oceanography
7-2111-3420-4388%7-28
Rutgers University-New Brunswick
Oceanography
13-4110-3613-3992%5-19
University of Maryland-College Park
Marine, Estuarine, and Environmental Sciences
2-1916-4512-3575%3-11
Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College
Oceanography and Coastal Sciences
14-3217-436-3192%9-26
University of South Florida-Main Campus
Marine Science
7-3518-455-30NA2-9
University of Arizona
Atmospheric Sciences
7-4411-3823-4492%21-38
University of Hawaii at Manoa
Oceanography
18-3912-4021-4592%17-37
Oregon State University
Oceanography
9-3911-3425-4592%23-39
Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus
Meteorology
10-284-185-2557%43-49
Florida State University
Meteorology
18-4613-4111-3488%15-31
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Marine Sciences
11-4316-4521-4492%9-32
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