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Bucknell University ranked 283rd in the United States and 1029th in the World 2022 overall rankings, plus got TOP 50% in 31 academic topics. EduRank's ranking for Bucknell University is based on 3 factors: research performance (a proprietary algorithm evaluated 6,061 publications and 150,812 citations), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 57 notable alumni .

Rank Ranking
#1029 of 14,160 In the World
#314 of 2,624 In North America
#283 of 2,523 In the United States
#13 of 155 In Pennsylvania
#438 of 1,000 For International Relations and Diplomacy
#495 of 1,037 For Public Policy / Administration
#520 of 1,013 For Gender Studies
#920 of 8,209 For Alumni Impact
#716 of 14,160 For Non-academic Prominence
Top50% For 28 other topics

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Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

Bucknell University ranked 285th for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in the United States and 833rd in the World with 1,447 publications made and 26,186 citations received. Main research topics: Sociology, Political Science, Demography, History, Philosophy.

Rank Ranking
#285 of 1,311 In the United States
#318 of 1,393 In North America
#833 of 5,152 In the World

Bucknell University
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1990 9 1
1991 15 8
1992 7 8
1993 6 9
1994 11 27
1995 14 59
1996 16 38
1997 21 26
1998 24 10
1999 16 18
2000 18 58
2001 24 39
2002 32 38
2003 27 41
2004 24 82
2005 25 46
2006 39 226
2007 44 119
2008 42 26
2009 45 27
2010 64 115
2011 66 112
2012 62 113
2013 70 53
2014 81 112
2015 82 99
2016 71 92
2017 75 95
2018 69 61
2019 71 46
2020 78 36
Speciality United States rank North America rank World rank
International Relations and Diplomacy 168 189 438
Public Policy / Administration 192 218 495
Gender Studies 229 259 520
Anthropology 243 275 533
Political Economy 198 227 535
Aesthetics 201 231 571
Art History 247 278 573
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies 287 316 578
Criminology and Criminal Justice 343 378 644
Sociology 242 278 647
Human Rights Law 218 251 672
Philosophy 259 290 684
Education Majors 289 325 687
Genealogy 265 299 712
History 323 356 721
Law 297 329 728
Classics and Ancient History 315 346 731
Communications and Public Relations 283 317 740
Linguistics 205 233 746
Media Studies 338 381 804
Political Science 283 315 809
Library and Information science 283 320 882
Archaeology 297 334 895
Military science 395 431 938
Demography 383 428 1552

Engineering

Bucknell University ranked 276th for Engineering in the United States and 1683rd in the World with 965 publications made and 18,164 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Structural Engineering, Automation and Control engineering, Optical Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering.

Rank Ranking
#276 of 781 In the United States
#316 of 846 In North America
#1683 of 4,716 In the World

Bucknell University
Engineering Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1990 9 13
1991 10 3
1992 9 9
1993 9 1
1994 8 9
1995 14 3
1996 13 5
1997 11 3
1998 9 2
1999 19 12
2000 11 10
2001 15 27
2002 29 78
2003 14 29
2004 20 25
2005 39 51
2006 31 64
2007 29 31
2008 31 67
2009 36 108
2010 49 100
2011 47 61
2012 40 61
2013 36 129
2014 38 104
2015 51 173
2016 41 67
2017 46 120
2018 48 71
2019 39 43
2020 47 51
Speciality United States rank North America rank World rank
Technical Drawing 156 179 663
Transportation Engineering 164 192 665
Product and Industrial Design 179 204 670
Geotechnical Engineering 159 190 776
Nuclear Engineering 156 184 811
Structural Engineering 184 214 899
Optical Engineering 288 327 1549
Automation and Control engineering 245 282 1650
Materials Science 287 327 1961

Physics

Bucknell University ranked 300th for Physics in the United States and 1743rd in the World with 715 publications made and 29,112 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Astrophysics and Astronomy, Optical Engineering, Quantum and Particle physics, Nuclear Physics.

Rank Ranking
#300 of 746 In the United States
#344 of 807 In North America
#1743 of 4,160 In the World

Bucknell University
Physics Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1990 4 3
1991 2 0
1992 0 0
1993 2 0
1994 4 6
1995 6 2
1996 5 1
1997 5 0
1998 5 6
1999 11 5
2000 7 2
2001 13 41
2002 21 33
2003 21 137
2004 25 67
2005 33 128
2006 30 135
2007 23 192
2008 32 378
2009 32 228
2010 43 83
2011 31 64
2012 23 48
2013 32 140
2014 24 91
2015 38 133
2016 31 131
2017 20 84
2018 40 95
2019 35 65
2020 36 54
Speciality United States rank North America rank World rank
Astrophysics and Astronomy 135 151 431
Astrobiology 221 247 591
Nuclear Physics 212 241 911
Quantum and Particle physics 234 271 1270
Optical Engineering 288 327 1549
Materials Science 287 327 1961

Psychology

Bucknell University ranked 330th for Psychology in the United States and 873rd in the World with 670 publications made and 26,477 citations received. Main research topics: Social Psychology, Child Psychology, Cognitive Science, Education Majors, Clinical Psychology.

Rank Ranking
#330 of 1,033 In the United States
#369 of 1,099 In North America
#873 of 3,753 In the World

Bucknell University
Psychology Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1990 6 4
1991 7 8
1992 2 4
1993 8 22
1994 7 40
1995 6 12
1996 6 28
1997 11 30
1998 8 11
1999 8 49
2000 12 36
2001 17 72
2002 9 20
2003 14 35
2004 15 140
2005 11 58
2006 18 262
2007 14 43
2008 15 33
2009 13 32
2010 19 50
2011 31 36
2012 25 59
2013 20 65
2014 42 43
2015 41 106
2016 31 120
2017 38 92
2018 31 55
2019 20 12
2020 35 21
Speciality United States rank North America rank World rank
Sexology 251 282 517
Cognitive Science 213 243 536
Child Psychology 282 320 649
Education Majors 289 325 687
Social Psychology 311 347 718
Clinical Psychology 375 415 985

Environmental Science

Bucknell University ranked 236th for Environmental Science in the United States and 1110th in the World with 612 publications made and 20,358 citations received. Main research topics: Ecology, Geology, Environmental Management, Geography and Cartography, Paleontology.

Rank Ranking
#236 of 789 In the United States
#278 of 857 In North America
#1110 of 4,129 In the World

Bucknell University
Environmental Science Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1990 5 6
1991 6 11
1992 4 4
1993 9 11
1994 3 5
1995 4 98
1996 6 12
1997 5 11
1998 7 9
1999 11 22
2000 9 17
2001 8 22
2002 8 18
2003 20 63
2004 20 47
2005 26 88
2006 11 20
2007 8 34
2008 18 24
2009 27 40
2010 30 151
2011 23 52
2012 20 30
2013 32 78
2014 29 72
2015 35 104
2016 34 66
2017 25 64
2018 27 41
2019 36 59
2020 32 80
Speciality United States rank North America rank World rank
Paleontology 180 210 633
Geotechnical Engineering 159 190 776
Petrology and Geochemistry 186 222 777
Earth science and Geophysics 198 234 778
Ecology 220 260 782
Environmental Management 187 225 905
Geology 236 277 974
Geography and Cartography 360 411 1697

Biology

Bucknell University ranked 339th for Biology in the United States and 1806th in the World with 565 publications made and 18,529 citations received. Main research topics: Zoology, Botany, Paleontology, Evolutionary Biology, Entomology.

Rank Ranking
#339 of 904 In the United States
#383 of 970 In North America
#1806 of 4,578 In the World

Bucknell University
Biology Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1990 9 14
1991 3 6
1992 7 12
1993 5 10
1994 3 7
1995 4 4
1996 3 4
1997 7 21
1998 3 10
1999 9 19
2000 10 34
2001 6 22
2002 9 21
2003 15 54
2004 12 34
2005 9 27
2006 12 63
2007 13 28
2008 17 44
2009 17 31
2010 10 37
2011 23 97
2012 12 47
2013 24 94
2014 26 60
2015 37 155
2016 32 124
2017 33 120
2018 26 63
2019 37 70
2020 28 96
Speciality United States rank North America rank World rank
Entomology 150 176 560
Astrobiology 221 247 591
Zoology 171 203 594
Paleontology 180 210 633
Evolutionary Biology 233 263 758
Botany 159 192 985

Chemistry

Bucknell University ranked 318th for Chemistry in the United States and 2091st in the World with 549 publications made and 13,454 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Organic Chemistry, Petrology and Geochemistry.

Rank Ranking
#318 of 744 In the United States
#365 of 805 In North America
#2091 of 4,409 In the World

Bucknell University
Chemistry Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1990 5 3
1991 5 7
1992 7 2
1993 6 1
1994 4 6
1995 7 2
1996 7 2
1997 8 4
1998 4 1
1999 13 18
2000 6 12
2001 7 15
2002 13 56
2003 13 33
2004 7 7
2005 19 58
2006 15 64
2007 7 17
2008 10 42
2009 11 80
2010 21 26
2011 26 46
2012 20 38
2013 23 66
2014 19 70
2015 26 80
2016 18 38
2017 14 84
2018 31 47
2019 30 32
2020 33 65
Speciality United States rank North America rank World rank
Petrology and Geochemistry 186 222 777
Organic Chemistry 255 293 1549
Materials Science 287 327 1961

Computer Science

Bucknell University ranked 282nd for Computer Science in the United States and 1162nd in the World with 546 publications made and 21,615 citations received. Main research topics: Cognitive Science, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Library and Information science.

Rank Ranking
#282 of 897 In the United States
#319 of 967 In North America
#1162 of 4,494 In the World

Bucknell University
Computer Science Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1990 6 2
1991 5 5
1992 4 5
1993 6 8
1994 3 7
1995 6 15
1996 5 22
1997 4 4
1998 2 0
1999 10 46
2000 12 21
2001 10 22
2002 8 11
2003 7 5
2004 13 452
2005 18 44
2006 20 84
2007 26 22
2008 16 23
2009 13 31
2010 22 67
2011 22 14
2012 29 87
2013 20 48
2014 25 15
2015 29 65
2016 28 121
2017 28 40
2018 19 28
2019 26 30
2020 36 39
Speciality United States rank North America rank World rank
Cognitive Science 213 243 536
Library and Information science 283 320 882
Artificial Intelligence (AI) 346 391 1980

Business

Bucknell University ranked 249th for Business in the United States and 811th in the World with 481 publications made and 20,043 citations received. Main research topics: Public Policy / Administration, International Business, Accounting, International Trade.

Rank Ranking
#249 of 866 In the United States
#281 of 932 In North America
#811 of 4,080 In the World

Bucknell University
Business Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1990 3 0
1991 3 1
1992 6 5
1993 3 5
1994 6 7
1995 11 38
1996 5 5
1997 7 14
1998 4 8
1999 9 21
2000 3 60
2001 16 18
2002 15 43
2003 15 9
2004 14 406
2005 15 17
2006 20 38
2007 21 42
2008 18 77
2009 18 20
2010 28 69
2011 23 64
2012 22 115
2013 24 30
2014 18 29
2015 18 30
2016 22 33
2017 26 43
2018 14 7
2019 17 10
2020 18 17
Speciality United States rank North America rank World rank
International Trade 122 145 411
Public Policy / Administration 192 218 495
International Business 170 196 551
Accounting 260 289 829

Medicine

Bucknell University ranked 450th for Medicine in the United States and 1879th in the World with 471 publications made and 12,913 citations received. Main research topics: Clinical Psychology, Health Science.

Rank Ranking
#450 of 1,086 In the United States
#493 of 1,156 In North America
#1879 of 4,839 In the World

Bucknell University
Medicine Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1990 3 7
1991 3 1
1992 3 4
1993 2 8
1994 2 1
1995 4 9
1996 6 35
1997 10 25
1998 8 10
1999 2 8
2000 4 6
2001 8 40
2002 9 17
2003 10 16
2004 5 1
2005 11 43
2006 10 21
2007 7 32
2008 10 30
2009 8 73
2010 14 16
2011 17 30
2012 12 62
2013 17 26
2014 24 42
2015 27 128
2016 24 66
2017 33 94
2018 24 26
2019 33 52
2020 18 86
Speciality United States rank North America rank World rank
Clinical Psychology 375 415 985
Health Science 468 509 1429

Art & Design

Bucknell University ranked 251st for Art & Design in the United States and 827th in the World with 321 publications made and 3,674 citations received. Main research topics: Art History, Creative Writing, Literature, Aesthetics, Music.

Please note that our approach to topical rankings is based on scientific outputs and heavily biased on art-related topics towards institutions with computer science profiles.

Rank Ranking
#251 of 731 In the United States
#284 of 796 In North America
#827 of 2,801 In the World

Bucknell University
Art & Design Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1990 1 1
1991 4 2
1992 1 0
1993 3 8
1994 2 1
1995 5 8
1996 2 0
1997 3 0
1998 1 3
1999 8 34
2000 6 5
2001 7 2
2002 6 2
2003 8 3
2004 5 2
2005 4 0
2006 4 4
2007 12 1
2008 13 6
2009 9 18
2010 17 6
2011 15 27
2012 13 2
2013 26 64
2014 16 5
2015 23 8
2016 14 28
2017 15 24
2018 15 7
2019 8 5
2020 30 4
Speciality United States rank North America rank World rank
Singing and Vocal Performance 75 90 169
Music 106 122 257
Aesthetics 201 231 571
Art History 247 278 573
Creative Writing 213 248 580
Literature 242 270 613
Performing arts 244 277 660
Fashion Design 259 291 688

Economics

Bucknell University ranked 237th for Economics in the United States and 845th in the World with 311 publications made and 7,783 citations received. Main research topics: Political Economy, Development Studies, International Trade, International Economics, International Relations and Diplomacy.

Rank Ranking
#237 of 690 In the United States
#269 of 753 In North America
#845 of 3,117 In the World

Bucknell University
Economics Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1990 1 0
1991 2 1
1992 3 1
1993 3 13
1994 5 5
1995 5 22
1996 5 25
1997 3 0
1998 5 4
1999 5 18
2000 5 60
2001 8 11
2002 4 1
2003 13 4
2004 8 27
2005 4 2
2006 10 24
2007 8 1
2008 11 44
2009 9 10
2010 17 10
2011 25 38
2012 16 22
2013 21 32
2014 17 26
2015 9 6
2016 16 18
2017 8 21
2018 5 2
2019 15 8
2020 10 8
Speciality United States rank North America rank World rank
International Economics 113 129 354
International Trade 122 145 411
International Relations and Diplomacy 168 189 438
Political Economy 198 227 535
Development Studies 179 204 595

Mathematics

Bucknell University ranked 291st for Mathematics in the United States and 1177th in the World with 291 publications made and 8,210 citations received. Main research topics: Math Teachers, Statistics.

Rank Ranking
#291 of 720 In the United States
#327 of 781 In North America
#1177 of 3,475 In the World

Bucknell University
Mathematics Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1990 3 5
1991 2 0
1992 1 0
1993 5 2
1994 1 0
1995 2 0
1996 5 5
1997 3 2
1998 2 0
1999 1 5
2000 3 1
2001 8 11
2002 11 16
2003 11 23
2004 6 12
2005 10 28
2006 9 178
2007 7 2
2008 12 20
2009 14 28
2010 9 43
2011 17 29
2012 8 2
2013 10 52
2014 8 2
2015 8 23
2016 11 8
2017 14 24
2018 12 51
2019 15 9
2020 12 5
Speciality United States rank North America rank World rank
Math Teachers 240 265 577
Statistics 279 320 1083