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California State University - Bakersfield ranked 569th in the United States, 2182nd in the global 2023 rating, and scored in the TOP 50% across 34 research topics. California State University - Bakersfield ranking is based on 3 factors: research output (EduRank's index has 2,251 academic publications and 39,862 citations attributed to the university), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 13 notable alumni.

Ranking Category
#2182 of 14,131 In the World
#622 of 2,597 In North America
#569 of 2,496 In the United States
#50 of 249 In California
#1 of 3 In Bakersfield
#824 of 1,044 For Social Work
#1230 of 1,879 For Gender Studies
#1425 of 2,686 For Management Information Systems
#2187 of 7,446 For Alumni Impact
#2076 of 14,131 For Non-academic Prominence
Top50% For 31 other topics

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Liberal Arts & Social Sciences rankings

California State University - Bakersfield ranked 587th for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in the United States and 2513th in the World with 1,440 publications made and 24,557 citations received. Main research topics: Political Science, Law, Sociology, Philosophy, History.

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences ranking Location
#587 of 1,689 In the United States
#645 of 1,780 In North America
#2513 of 6,939 In the World

California State University - Bakersfield
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Publications & Citations

Year Liberal Arts & Social Sciences publications Liberal Arts & Social Sciences citations
1990 14 20
1991 14 26
1992 28 39
1993 20 60
1994 16 54
1995 17 51
1996 11 80
1997 25 87
1998 17 73
1999 15 84
2000 22 116
2001 27 145
2002 35 163
2003 29 180
2004 29 222
2005 31 255
2006 25 363
2007 36 387
2008 29 480
2009 21 486
2010 28 559
2011 27 603
2012 31 608
2013 27 744
2014 42 805
2015 55 865
2016 42 873
2017 63 927
2018 70 973
2019 113 1497
2020 100 2355
2021 115 4285
2022 78 4374

The following table provides academic rankings for California State University - Bakersfield in various areas of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences.

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences subfield United States ranking North America ranking World rank
Social Work 381 420 824
Gender Studies 518 569 1230
Education Majors 491 542 1504
Anthropology 481 533 1519
Communications and Public Relations 549 601 1668
Library and Information science 603 652 1799
Law 530 580 1863
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies 638 693 1976
Sociology 570 626 1985
Political Science 551 604 2052
Demography 538 588 2343
History 564 618 2348
Archaeology 521 575 2444
Linguistics 588 645 2824
Aesthetics 659 724 2967
Philosophy 641 704 3002

Environmental Science rankings

California State University - Bakersfield ranked 531st for Environmental Science in the United States and 2907th in the World with 1,047 publications made and 22,960 citations received. Main research topics: Geography and Cartography, Geology, Ecology, Paleontology, Oceanography.

Environmental Science ranking Location
#531 of 1,534 In the United States
#584 of 1,622 In North America
#2907 of 6,683 In the World

California State University - Bakersfield
Environmental Science Publications & Citations

Year Environmental Science publications Environmental Science citations
1990 4 11
1991 8 6
1992 19 18
1993 9 15
1994 7 33
1995 10 38
1996 11 45
1997 11 57
1998 6 56
1999 10 46
2000 10 73
2001 18 75
2002 22 96
2003 22 144
2004 23 175
2005 17 189
2006 18 265
2007 26 273
2008 17 390
2009 12 350
2010 23 413
2011 16 441
2012 32 517
2013 26 669
2014 40 782
2015 49 902
2016 49 971
2017 50 1109
2018 71 1209
2019 102 1768
2020 70 2310
2021 89 3848
2022 60 3735

The following table provides academic rankings for California State University - Bakersfield in various areas of Environmental Science.

Environmental Science subfield United States ranking North America ranking World rank
Petrology and Geochemistry 312 360 1717
Oceanography 432 486 2383
Earth science and Geophysics 420 472 2391
Geotechnical Engineering 392 441 2477
Agricultural Science 405 457 2537
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation 549 606 2594
Environmental Management 394 448 2644
Geology 481 533 2656
Paleontology 528 581 2777
Ecology 503 559 2784
Meteorology and Atmospheric Science 477 531 2876
Geography and Cartography 550 606 2918

Biology rankings

California State University - Bakersfield ranked 588th for Biology in the United States and 3226th in the World with 979 publications made and 22,670 citations received. Main research topics: Paleontology, Biochemistry, Botany, Genetics, Neuroscience.

Biology ranking Location
#588 of 1,528 In the United States
#642 of 1,613 In North America
#3226 of 6,663 In the World

California State University - Bakersfield
Biology Publications & Citations

Year Biology publications Biology citations
1990 2 10
1991 6 22
1992 17 18
1993 10 29
1994 7 38
1995 8 39
1996 13 54
1997 12 69
1998 3 58
1999 6 53
2000 13 86
2001 17 94
2002 22 124
2003 18 167
2004 20 165
2005 19 196
2006 14 247
2007 27 300
2008 20 402
2009 12 375
2010 24 432
2011 13 445
2012 31 517
2013 23 612
2014 27 769
2015 47 834
2016 50 943
2017 46 1041
2018 54 1180
2019 81 1594
2020 74 2090
2021 87 3478
2022 63 3360

The following table provides academic rankings for California State University - Bakersfield in various areas of Biology.

Biology subfield United States ranking North America ranking World rank
Horticulture 258 297 1823
Botany 412 460 2349
Zoology 553 604 2490
Agricultural Science 405 457 2537
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation 549 606 2594
Neuroscience 666 722 2691
Evolutionary Biology 547 604 2760
Paleontology 528 581 2777
Biochemistry 648 702 3545
Genetics 714 770 3651
Nanotechnology 512 568 3768

Computer Science rankings

California State University - Bakersfield ranked 547th for Computer Science in the United States and 2812th in the World with 925 publications made and 18,271 citations received. Main research topics: Artificial Intelligence (AI), Neuroscience, Machine Learning, Cyber Security, Computer Networking.

Computer Science ranking Location
#547 of 1,496 In the United States
#598 of 1,581 In North America
#2812 of 6,597 In the World

California State University - Bakersfield
Computer Science Publications & Citations

Year Computer Science publications Computer Science citations
1990 5 13
1991 9 23
1992 11 25
1993 8 35
1994 8 37
1995 4 39
1996 7 46
1997 11 52
1998 7 54
1999 9 57
2000 14 75
2001 20 89
2002 33 98
2003 18 147
2004 23 159
2005 16 175
2006 19 224
2007 18 257
2008 23 329
2009 10 322
2010 13 350
2011 16 346
2012 16 396
2013 26 451
2014 32 546
2015 34 554
2016 28 580
2017 58 641
2018 54 693
2019 86 1124
2020 66 1907
2021 79 3621
2022 54 3698

The following table provides academic rankings for California State University - Bakersfield in various areas of Computer Science.

Computer Science subfield United States ranking North America ranking World rank
Management Information Systems 354 396 1425
Library and Information science 603 652 1799
Cyber Security 361 407 1913
Computer Vision 443 492 2593
Neuroscience 666 722 2691
Artificial Intelligence (AI) 500 553 2822
Cognitive Science 638 699 2960
Telecommunications 497 550 2998
Computer Networking 556 615 3051
Machine Learning 553 608 3217

Engineering rankings

California State University - Bakersfield ranked 538th for Engineering in the United States and 3213th in the World with 885 publications made and 16,355 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Optical Engineering, Computer Networking.

Engineering ranking Location
#538 of 1,447 In the United States
#592 of 1,531 In North America
#3213 of 6,555 In the World

California State University - Bakersfield
Engineering Publications & Citations

Year Engineering publications Engineering citations
1990 5 5
1991 5 13
1992 10 13
1993 7 19
1994 6 26
1995 6 32
1996 11 43
1997 8 40
1998 7 40
1999 8 45
2000 12 58
2001 15 89
2002 28 72
2003 21 119
2004 17 117
2005 12 150
2006 15 211
2007 17 207
2008 17 270
2009 10 270
2010 15 305
2011 13 324
2012 19 362
2013 28 463
2014 31 551
2015 48 561
2016 40 709
2017 56 709
2018 54 820
2019 75 1287
2020 60 1835
2021 85 3115
2022 54 2982

The following table provides academic rankings for California State University - Bakersfield in various areas of Engineering.

Engineering subfield United States ranking North America ranking World rank
Mechanical Engineering 402 449 2364
Geotechnical Engineering 392 441 2477
Systems Engineering 466 517 2728
Electrical Engineering 449 501 2962
Telecommunications 497 550 2998
Acoustical Engineering 576 631 3017
Metallurgical Engineering 460 511 3020
Computer Networking 556 615 3051
Aerospace Engineering 576 631 3214
Chemical Engineering 447 499 3238
Materials Science 515 568 3320
Optical Engineering 620 676 3550
Nanotechnology 512 568 3768

Physics rankings

California State University - Bakersfield ranked 554th for Physics in the United States and 3185th in the World with 771 publications made and 13,863 citations received. Main research topics: Quantum and Particle physics, Materials Science, Optical Engineering, Astrophysics and Astronomy, Acoustical Engineering.

Physics ranking Location
#554 of 1,426 In the United States
#609 of 1,508 In North America
#3185 of 6,484 In the World

California State University - Bakersfield
Physics Publications & Citations

Year Physics publications Physics citations
1990 4 8
1991 7 16
1992 13 13
1993 8 15
1994 10 26
1995 4 26
1996 10 47
1997 9 46
1998 6 52
1999 10 52
2000 12 68
2001 13 85
2002 16 81
2003 19 114
2004 17 107
2005 11 138
2006 15 192
2007 17 217
2008 20 249
2009 6 234
2010 14 278
2011 12 288
2012 17 345
2013 26 404
2014 32 462
2015 40 525
2016 32 602
2017 42 623
2018 41 728
2019 58 1054
2020 58 1467
2021 67 2435
2022 48 2307

The following table provides academic rankings for California State University - Bakersfield in various areas of Physics.

Physics subfield United States ranking North America ranking World rank
Astrophysics and Astronomy 554 609 2694
Condensed Matter Physics 398 444 2775
Nuclear Physics 477 528 2787
Acoustical Engineering 576 631 3017
Quantum and Particle physics 580 638 3294
Materials Science 515 568 3320
Optical Engineering 620 676 3550
Nanotechnology 512 568 3768

Psychology rankings

California State University - Bakersfield ranked 609th for Psychology in the United States and 2339th in the World with 726 publications made and 12,366 citations received. Main research topics: Social Psychology, Psychiatry, Education Majors, Neuroscience, Child Psychology.

Psychology ranking Location
#609 of 1,455 In the United States
#664 of 1,538 In North America
#2339 of 6,353 In the World

California State University - Bakersfield
Psychology Publications & Citations

Year Psychology publications Psychology citations
1990 8 19
1991 5 30
1992 18 30
1993 14 48
1994 13 37
1995 9 41
1996 8 52
1997 12 75
1998 12 73
1999 5 61
2000 14 98
2001 16 119
2002 14 130
2003 19 140
2004 16 152
2005 15 172
2006 14 198
2007 13 238
2008 16 303
2009 12 285
2010 14 323
2011 10 330
2012 18 319
2013 12 364
2014 16 412
2015 20 432
2016 17 428
2017 33 415
2018 24 451
2019 49 639
2020 50 914
2021 65 1713
2022 46 1633

The following table provides academic rankings for California State University - Bakersfield in various areas of Psychology.

Psychology subfield United States ranking North America ranking World rank
Social Work 381 420 824
Education Majors 491 542 1504
Clinical Psychology 540 591 1654
Child Psychology 601 655 1754
Social Psychology 588 645 1975
Psychiatry 641 697 2517
Neuroscience 666 722 2691
Cognitive Science 638 699 2960

Medicine rankings

California State University - Bakersfield ranked 651st for Medicine in the United States and 3039th in the World with 717 publications made and 12,340 citations received. Main research topics: Psychiatry, Pathology, Public Health, Nursing, Clinical Psychology.

Medicine ranking Location
#651 of 1,495 In the United States
#708 of 1,578 In North America
#3039 of 6,552 In the World

California State University - Bakersfield
Medicine Publications & Citations

Year Medicine publications Medicine citations
1990 5 12
1991 6 26
1992 10 21
1993 9 33
1994 10 33
1995 9 38
1996 7 48
1997 12 59
1998 10 57
1999 11 51
2000 14 93
2001 13 87
2002 17 130
2003 11 114
2004 20 128
2005 21 173
2006 11 176
2007 14 222
2008 10 298
2009 12 283
2010 19 312
2011 8 324
2012 11 350
2013 10 358
2014 21 436
2015 19 473
2016 22 528
2017 34 540
2018 37 522
2019 53 756
2020 57 1082
2021 62 1872
2022 42 1842

The following table provides academic rankings for California State University - Bakersfield in various areas of Medicine.

Medicine subfield United States ranking North America ranking World rank
Social Work 381 420 824
Healthcare Management (MHA) 447 492 1568
Nursing 472 519 1643
Clinical Psychology 540 591 1654
Health Science 588 633 1796
Public Health 572 623 2452
Psychiatry 641 697 2517
Physical Therapy 612 664 2588
Anatomy and Physiology 660 713 3179
Pathology 701 757 3497
Surgery 775 834 3614

Chemistry rankings

California State University - Bakersfield ranked 585th for Chemistry in the United States and 3475th in the World with 612 publications made and 13,311 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Biochemistry, Organic Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Petrology and Geochemistry.

Chemistry ranking Location
#585 of 1,357 In the United States
#639 of 1,436 In North America
#3475 of 6,327 In the World

California State University - Bakersfield
Chemistry Publications & Citations

Year Chemistry publications Chemistry citations
1990 2 3
1991 3 8
1992 9 7
1993 5 6
1994 5 20
1995 4 19
1996 11 33
1997 3 38
1998 3 32
1999 5 30
2000 9 51
2001 14 62
2002 9 66
2003 11 76
2004 11 85
2005 10 100
2006 10 128
2007 11 159
2008 16 231
2009 6 210
2010 17 244
2011 12 277
2012 20 322
2013 15 379
2014 21 488
2015 38 489
2016 38 553
2017 24 632
2018 37 732
2019 49 1050
2020 46 1408
2021 68 2305
2022 38 2379

The following table provides academic rankings for California State University - Bakersfield in various areas of Chemistry.

Chemistry subfield United States ranking North America ranking World rank
Petrology and Geochemistry 312 360 1717
Chemical Engineering 447 499 3238
Materials Science 515 568 3320
Biochemistry 648 702 3545
Nanotechnology 512 568 3768
Physical chemistry 587 644 3785
Organic Chemistry 637 693 3813

Mathematics rankings

California State University - Bakersfield ranked 544th for Mathematics in the United States and 2707th in the World with 600 publications made and 9,844 citations received. Main research topics: Statistics, Math Teachers, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics.

Mathematics ranking Location
#544 of 1,305 In the United States
#595 of 1,383 In North America
#2707 of 6,132 In the World

California State University - Bakersfield
Mathematics Publications & Citations

Year Mathematics publications Mathematics citations
1990 7 9
1991 5 20
1992 8 19
1993 4 18
1994 5 29
1995 4 21
1996 2 30
1997 11 29
1998 5 25
1999 6 30
2000 7 31
2001 9 34
2002 14 50
2003 16 60
2004 17 73
2005 9 87
2006 8 78
2007 9 147
2008 15 148
2009 9 176
2010 9 177
2011 11 208
2012 10 220
2013 17 288
2014 24 311
2015 27 318
2016 14 331
2017 32 370
2018 43 391
2019 47 573
2020 41 983
2021 50 1904
2022 30 2021

The following table provides academic rankings for California State University - Bakersfield in various areas of Mathematics.

Mathematics subfield United States ranking North America ranking World rank
Math Teachers 460 499 1274
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics 519 573 2393
Statistics 560 613 2950

Business rankings

California State University - Bakersfield ranked 486th for Business in the United States and 2156th in the World with 578 publications made and 14,516 citations received. Main research topics: Management, Marketing, Finance, Management Information Systems, Project Management.

Business ranking Location
#486 of 1,267 In the United States
#534 of 1,346 In North America
#2156 of 6,002 In the World

California State University - Bakersfield
Business Publications & Citations

Year Business publications Business citations
1990 7 4
1991 6 11
1992 8 13
1993 4 12
1994 4 17
1995 5 20
1996 2 21
1997 8 21
1998 8 28
1999 6 26
2000 5 32
2001 13 36
2002 22 44
2003 10 57
2004 14 98
2005 8 101
2006 7 117
2007 10 151
2008 5 190
2009 7 191
2010 8 210
2011 13 230
2012 12 229
2013 16 326
2014 15 282
2015 15 310
2016 10 337
2017 27 318
2018 48 407
2019 58 773
2020 52 1538
2021 45 3167
2022 35 3281

The following table provides academic rankings for California State University - Bakersfield in various areas of Business.

Business subfield United States ranking North America ranking World rank
Supply Chain Management 121 141 452
Project Management 281 315 1071
Management Information Systems 354 396 1425
Marketing 379 420 1588
Advertising 533 583 1993
Management 455 503 2135
Finance 558 613 2586

Economics rankings

California State University - Bakersfield ranked 564th for Economics in the United States and 2337th in the World with 422 publications made and 6,909 citations received. Main research topics: Development Studies, Finance, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics.

Economics ranking Location
#564 of 1,255 In the United States
#618 of 1,334 In North America
#2337 of 5,789 In the World

California State University - Bakersfield
Economics Publications & Citations

Year Economics publications Economics citations
1990 6 4
1991 6 12
1992 10 10
1993 4 13
1994 3 11
1995 4 18
1996 3 18
1997 6 18
1998 3 19
1999 4 27
2000 5 24
2001 11 19
2002 11 40
2003 11 46
2004 15 77
2005 4 75
2006 10 89
2007 9 125
2008 6 132
2009 5 141
2010 10 166
2011 9 192
2012 10 181
2013 9 234
2014 9 213
2015 14 194
2016 7 220
2017 16 195
2018 26 238
2019 33 396
2020 33 816
2021 37 1460
2022 27 1597

The following table provides academic rankings for California State University - Bakersfield in various areas of Economics.

Economics subfield United States ranking North America ranking World rank
Development Studies 531 579 1956
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics 519 573 2393
Finance 558 613 2586

Art & Design rankings

California State University - Bakersfield ranked 658th for Art & Design in the United States and 2644th in the World with 244 publications made and 2,245 citations received. Main research topics: Literature, Fashion Design, Aesthetics.

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

Art & Design ranking Location
#658 of 1,236 In the United States
#722 of 1,317 In North America
#2644 of 5,426 In the World

California State University - Bakersfield
Art & Design Publications & Citations

Year Art & Design publications Art & Design citations
1990 2 2
1991 3 4
1992 8 8
1993 1 13
1994 4 12
1995 5 15
1996 3 11
1997 3 20
1998 1 23
1999 6 24
2000 5 22
2001 4 19
2002 10 33
2003 6 21
2004 6 49
2005 5 37
2006 6 64
2007 6 56
2008 6 74
2009 5 65
2010 3 81
2011 4 98
2012 4 69
2013 4 114
2014 7 100
2015 6 106
2016 8 113
2017 5 95
2018 10 129
2019 15 168
2020 14 289
2021 15 462
2022 19 465

The following table provides academic rankings for California State University - Bakersfield in various areas of Art & Design.

Art & Design subfield United States ranking North America ranking World rank
Literature 598 657 2276
Fashion Design 643 705 2893
Aesthetics 659 724 2967