The University of Arizona is #1 in the nation for its Geology specialty graduate program and #7 for Earth Sciences graduate program overall, according to the America's Best Graduate School rankings from US News & World Report.
ASU came in at #17 in Earth Sciences. ASU said this makes it "the
highest ranking science program at ASU, and among the top 10
universities in the western United States." More than 100 earth sciences
graduate programs were surveyed.
This year, two out of four specialty earth science programs at ASU are
ranked in the top 20 in the nation. These include Geochemistry (ranked
16th) and Geology (ranked 17th). UA ranked #10 in Geochemistry, and #14 in Geophysics-Seismology.
[taken in part from the ASU SESE announcement]