25 Best Colleges for a Geology Degree 2020

This list highlights the 25 best colleges for degrees in geology based on alumni earnings. University of Wisconsin - Madison ranks first on the list with the highest median salary for graduates in their first year of employment after graduation. In second place, California State University-Sacramento has a median salary of $45,700 and median student debt of $27,000 for geology majors. The University of Michigan - Ann Arbor has the lowest median student debt on the list, at $13,500.

Tuition, median salaries, and median debt were reported by the U.S. Department of Education. View our methodology for more details about these rankings or read more about the top-ranked schools.

2020 Best Colleges Highlights

Learn more about the top five colleges for a in degree. You can also read student reviews of each school by clicking on the stars. Although student reviews were not used as a ranking factor in this list, we provide ratings and reviews so students can consider the experience of alumni in their decision-making process.