Fast Facts for Earth Sciences: Median Professor Rating: 3.9 / 5, which is below average.
Professors repeatedly have a big impact your college experience, regardless of your primary focus. A great teacher can help a student find their passion and set you up for future success. On the other hand, a bad professor can cause a lot of stress or even worse... flunk you!
Professors of Earth Sciences have a median student rating of 3.9 / 5, which puts them in the upper 73rd percentile in the United States based on overall professor effectivness. For context that's 2.5% under the national median professor rating for all subjects. Professors of Earth Sciences barely out-ranked those from "Biological and Physical Sciences", whereas "Geography and Cartography" professors ranked one slot above Earth Sciences.
Now for some statistics about Earth Sciences professors. Colleges located in distant rural areas tend to have the best Earth Sciences professors. The Middle Atlantic States Athletic Corporation has the highest rated Earth Sciences professors. The Far West region has the highest rated Earth Sciences professors. Private universities tend to have higher rated Earth Sciences professors than public colleges. Finally, Hawaii has the highest rated Earth Sciences professors in the United States.
Isabelle Sacramentogrilo, instructor at San Diego State University in San Diego, CA is the most popular Earth Sciences professor in the United States. Josh Fairbanks, instructor at Tarrant County College District in Fort Worth, TX is the highest rated Earth Sciences professor in the US, with a rating of 5 / 5.
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