Berkeley Ranked Top Environment/Ecology University by U.S. News

October 08, 2015

USNews_RankingIn U.S. News & World Report‘s “Best Global Universities Rankings,” published this week, UC Berkeley tops the list in Environment/Ecology.

According to the report, “The field of environment and ecology includes subjects such as environmental health, environmental monitoring and management, and climate change. The study of the environment and ecology deals with the relationships between living things and the physical world.” The five academic departments within the College of Natural Resources are focused on increasing society’s understanding of the earth and the environment, and how humans and nature interact. 

UC Berkeley placed third in the overall global university ranking. Other highly ranked subject areas at Berkeley include Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Biology and Biochemistry, Engineering, Plant and Animal Science, and Space Science.