California State University - Fullerton: Rankings

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California State University - Fullerton ranked 221st in the United States, 747th in the global 2023 rating, and scored in the TOP 50% across 65 research topics. California State University - Fullerton ranking is based on 3 factors: research output (EduRank's index has 8,338 publications and 291,812 citations attributed to the university), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 97 notable alumni.

Rank Ranking
#747 of 14,131 In the World
#248 of 2,597 In North America
#221 of 2,496 In the United States
#20 of 249 In California
#1 of 4 In Fullerton
#177 of 1,085 For Real Estate
#217 of 1,082 For Genealogy
#241 of 1,044 For Social Work
#541 of 7,353 For Alumni Impact
#518 of 14,131 For Non-academic Prominence
Top50% For 62 other topics

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Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

California State University - Fullerton ranked 206th for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in the United States and 590th in the World with 2,253 publications made and 55,829 citations received. Main research topics: Sociology, Demography, Political Science, Communications and Public Relations, Education Majors.

Rank Ranking
#206 of 1,262 In the United States
#234 of 1,341 In North America
#590 of 5,073 In the World

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

Year Publications Citations
1991 24 26
1992 8 10
1993 16 10
1994 20 2
1995 14 31
1996 39 15
1997 25 39
1998 36 31
1999 38 124
2000 34 72
2001 31 76
2002 28 57
2003 48 114
2004 41 69
2005 46 91
2006 48 175
2007 70 240
2008 77 235
2009 78 269
2010 95 219
2011 94 182
2012 118 278
2013 70 182
2014 99 230
2015 97 157
2016 126 365
2017 109 209
2018 115 112
2019 132 429
2020 141 346
2021 157 187
Speciality United States rank North America rank World rank
Genealogy 88 105 217
Social Work 113 129 241
Art History 116 137 261
Sports / Exercise science 109 128 284
History 146 168 329
Education Majors 149 165 334
Gender Studies 152 177 362
Early Childhood Education 204 221 380
Special Education 178 198 394
Criminology and Criminal Justice 217 243 407
Intellectual Property and Patent Law 164 187 424
Anthropology 201 230 453
Communications and Public Relations 184 211 456
Journalism and Digital Media 154 175 465
Broadcast Journalism 192 219 488
Military science 247 276 498
Archaeology 169 195 503
Publishing 180 204 513
Radio and Television broadcasting 190 214 520
Linguistics 151 173 528
Public Policy / Administration 195 224 529
Sociology 196 227 535
Media Studies 213 246 540
Law Enforcement 241 269 563
Negotiation and Conflict Resolution 193 223 572
International Relations and Diplomacy 211 237 591
Philosophy 215 245 592
Classics and Ancient History 247 276 598
Library and Information science 211 237 615
Aesthetics 204 234 628
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies 306 337 633
Occupational Safety and Health 238 267 638
Political Economy 234 263 642
Law 262 292 671
Political Science 240 269 714
Demography 239 269 886

Psychology

California State University - Fullerton ranked 198th for Psychology in the United States and 492nd in the World with 1,558 publications made and 68,025 citations received. Main research topics: Social Psychology, Child Psychology, Education Majors, Clinical Psychology, Cognitive Science.

Rank Ranking
#198 of 981 In the United States
#225 of 1,047 In North America
#492 of 3,654 In the World

California State University - Fullerton
Psychology Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 24 53
1992 10 22
1993 16 33
1994 11 10
1995 5 19
1996 26 30
1997 19 28
1998 27 81
1999 18 45
2000 28 114
2001 32 119
2002 21 93
2003 35 167
2004 27 92
2005 33 102
2006 40 168
2007 40 148
2008 78 465
2009 74 408
2010 69 290
2011 70 265
2012 71 289
2013 51 316
2014 74 175
2015 71 158
2016 76 186
2017 75 183
2018 45 90
2019 69 185
2020 69 105
2021 74 26
Speciality United States rank North America rank World rank
Social Work 113 129 241
Sexology 136 156 245
Organizational / Business / IO Psychology 144 165 299
Child Psychology 160 185 315
Social Psychology 166 191 321
Education Majors 149 165 334
Special Education 178 198 394
Clinical Psychology 220 247 496
Cognitive Science 210 239 543
Occupational Therapy 169 194 560
Negotiation and Conflict Resolution 193 223 572
Psychiatry 269 301 797

Medicine

California State University - Fullerton ranked 266th for Medicine in the United States and 1083rd in the World with 1,407 publications made and 40,327 citations received. Main research topics: Health Science, Physical Therapy, Clinical Psychology, Public Health, Gerontology.

Rank Ranking
#266 of 1,040 In the United States
#297 of 1,110 In North America
#1083 of 4,739 In the World

California State University - Fullerton
Medicine Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 9 2
1992 2 0
1993 6 7
1994 6 1
1995 5 8
1996 10 20
1997 10 4
1998 14 27
1999 9 101
2000 16 46
2001 9 18
2002 13 25
2003 30 68
2004 24 132
2005 28 73
2006 40 127
2007 52 192
2008 57 283
2009 56 222
2010 54 197
2011 62 112
2012 88 219
2013 39 152
2014 71 124
2015 71 163
2016 71 177
2017 98 179
2018 72 113
2019 96 125
2020 95 86
2021 123 25
Speciality United States rank North America rank World rank
Social Work 113 129 241
Sports / Exercise science 109 128 284
Gerontology 174 194 437
Clinical Psychology 220 247 496
Physical Therapy 160 183 516
Occupational Therapy 169 194 560
Sports Medicine 180 209 602
Health Science 217 238 621
Healthcare Management (MHA) 216 247 657
Optometry 167 187 682
Nursing 272 302 733
Respiratory Therapy 186 207 755
Orthodontics 174 192 760
Psychiatry 269 301 797
Audiology 254 286 832
Public Health 251 283 874
Family medicine 270 295 902
Anatomy and Physiology 269 300 1110

Business

California State University - Fullerton ranked 191st for Business in the United States and 590th in the World with 1,152 publications made and 39,506 citations received. Main research topics: Finance, Marketing, Investment Banking and Stock trading, Accounting, Human Resource Management.

Rank Ranking
#191 of 834 In the United States
#218 of 900 In North America
#590 of 4,001 In the World

California State University - Fullerton
Business Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 9 7
1992 4 1
1993 7 18
1994 15 8
1995 9 2
1996 41 22
1997 39 96
1998 29 27
1999 20 44
2000 17 142
2001 15 51
2002 19 29
2003 28 80
2004 21 75
2005 34 83
2006 21 36
2007 29 119
2008 47 115
2009 63 292
2010 47 326
2011 70 141
2012 75 114
2013 40 78
2014 64 149
2015 53 111
2016 56 204
2017 45 112
2018 42 67
2019 36 53
2020 45 41
2021 50 25
Speciality United States rank North America rank World rank
Real Estate 80 87 177
Accounting 119 135 300
Tax Law 125 143 304
Finance 132 150 346
Investment Banking and Stock trading 139 159 411
Advertising 172 194 430
Human Resource Management 152 176 449
Entertainment Industry Business 149 174 450
Marketing 156 179 451
Public Policy / Administration 195 224 529
Supply Chain Management 135 159 529
Operations Research 146 174 560
Risk Management 159 186 581
Actuarial Science 205 232 622
Occupational Safety and Health 238 267 638
Management 214 244 655
Project Management 203 232 755
International Business 206 238 793
Construction Management 181 212 820
Management Information Systems 226 258 844
Engineering Management 231 261 849

Engineering

California State University - Fullerton ranked 273rd for Engineering in the United States and 1665th in the World with 795 publications made and 20,863 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Electronic Engineering, Operations Research, Automation and Control engineering, Geotechnical Engineering.

Rank Ranking
#273 of 756 In the United States
#313 of 818 In North America
#1665 of 4,624 In the World

California State University - Fullerton
Engineering Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 17 12
1992 6 6
1993 11 5
1994 9 2
1995 9 6
1996 16 23
1997 19 12
1998 16 13
1999 11 12
2000 11 15
2001 15 21
2002 7 9
2003 18 58
2004 6 6
2005 14 7
2006 12 12
2007 18 21
2008 16 14
2009 14 35
2010 27 64
2011 31 116
2012 40 74
2013 28 115
2014 45 88
2015 30 71
2016 34 125
2017 35 68
2018 72 91
2019 57 53
2020 42 55
2021 46 20
Speciality United States rank North America rank World rank
Product and Industrial Design 122 144 416
Operations Research 146 174 560
Geotechnical Engineering 148 178 706
Aviation 210 240 753
Construction Management 181 212 820
Telecommunications 175 205 833
Computer Engineering 183 211 846
Engineering Management 231 261 849
Aerospace Engineering 249 282 886
Reliability and Quality Engineering 189 218 935
Electronic Engineering 213 248 1280
Automation and Control engineering 217 252 1346
Materials Science 329 371 2267

Computer Science

California State University - Fullerton ranked 270th for Computer Science in the United States and 1123rd in the World with 791 publications made and 17,725 citations received. Main research topics: Artificial Intelligence (AI), Cognitive Science, Management Information Systems, Information Technology, Multimedia.

Rank Ranking
#270 of 858 In the United States
#306 of 927 In North America
#1123 of 4,392 In the World

California State University - Fullerton
Computer Science Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 11 13
1992 4 1
1993 6 2
1994 5 2
1995 10 19
1996 11 11
1997 18 6
1998 7 4
1999 11 20
2000 11 9
2001 13 13
2002 10 4
2003 12 35
2004 22 112
2005 28 23
2006 13 23
2007 17 18
2008 21 20
2009 19 32
2010 25 126
2011 23 60
2012 42 119
2013 37 44
2014 28 45
2015 38 88
2016 42 102
2017 37 174
2018 52 75
2019 60 90
2020 46 39
2021 46 26
Speciality United States rank North America rank World rank
Information Technology 109 124 273
Cognitive Science 210 239 543
Library and Information science 211 237 615
Game Design and Development 176 207 661
Multimedia 194 218 669
Telecommunications 175 205 833
Management Information Systems 226 258 844
Computer Engineering 183 211 846
Data Science 219 250 886
Software Engineering 211 243 890
Artificial Intelligence (AI) 257 291 1396

Mathematics

California State University - Fullerton ranked 171st for Mathematics in the United States and 617th in the World with 763 publications made and 29,753 citations received. Main research topics: Math Teachers, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Statistics, Actuarial Science, Applied Mathematics.

Rank Ranking
#171 of 684 In the United States
#199 of 744 In North America
#617 of 3,376 In the World

California State University - Fullerton
Mathematics Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 12 7
1992 7 10
1993 11 11
1994 2 0
1995 4 1
1996 16 10
1997 21 22
1998 18 32
1999 14 25
2000 14 137
2001 13 89
2002 9 11
2003 16 52
2004 28 137
2005 29 32
2006 16 43
2007 22 29
2008 31 87
2009 33 85
2010 29 78
2011 38 95
2012 21 20
2013 19 16
2014 35 98
2015 28 807
2016 35 44
2017 29 22
2018 26 32
2019 41 137
2020 32 18
2021 30 5
Speciality United States rank North America rank World rank
Math Teachers 149 162 335
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics 128 149 405
Operations Research 146 174 560
Actuarial Science 205 232 622
Statistics 188 215 629
Applied Mathematics 179 211 960

Biology

California State University - Fullerton ranked 285th for Biology in the United States and 1496th in the World with 730 publications made and 26,478 citations received. Main research topics: Biochemistry, Microbiology, Zoology, Genetics, Paleontology.

Rank Ranking
#285 of 867 In the United States
#320 of 932 In North America
#1496 of 4,496 In the World

California State University - Fullerton
Biology Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 3 2
1992 4 2
1993 2 3
1994 4 2
1995 5 11
1996 5 56
1997 6 7
1998 12 23
1999 11 35
2000 11 58
2001 14 62
2002 13 17
2003 17 54
2004 16 74
2005 16 87
2006 14 34
2007 17 53
2008 32 153
2009 23 78
2010 18 117
2011 13 45
2012 29 71
2013 24 76
2014 29 74
2015 39 155
2016 32 104
2017 30 32
2018 57 151
2019 44 89
2020 53 94
2021 60 56
Speciality United States rank North America rank World rank
Astrobiology 166 183 415
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation 137 164 509
Paleontology 154 183 551
Zoology 179 211 651
Evolutionary Biology 225 255 735
Animal Science 165 192 841
Biochemistry 221 248 986
Microbiology 226 252 1194
Genetics 270 303 1246
Botany 198 236 1252

Environmental Science

California State University - Fullerton ranked 228th for Environmental Science in the United States and 1091st in the World with 691 publications made and 24,618 citations received. Main research topics: Geology, Ecology, Geography and Cartography, Paleontology, Environmental Management.

Rank Ranking
#228 of 750 In the United States
#269 of 818 In North America
#1091 of 4,023 In the World

California State University - Fullerton
Environmental Science Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 8 2
1992 3 4
1993 2 1
1994 0 0
1995 1 5
1996 6 15
1997 2 2
1998 6 20
1999 6 28
2000 9 53
2001 9 17
2002 6 10
2003 24 122
2004 17 88
2005 17 69
2006 23 81
2007 28 102
2008 25 130
2009 20 85
2010 30 91
2011 23 54
2012 23 164
2013 34 80
2014 36 60
2015 59 88
2016 30 103
2017 32 47
2018 48 71
2019 30 47
2020 39 43
2021 48 26
Speciality United States rank North America rank World rank
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation 137 164 509
Paleontology 154 183 551
Oceanography 158 186 568
Ecology 180 211 615
Earth science and Geophysics 173 205 672
Geotechnical Engineering 148 178 706
Geology 190 227 805
Petrology and Geochemistry 187 223 809
Geography and Cartography 208 242 915
Environmental Management 266 314 1511

Economics

California State University - Fullerton ranked 174th for Economics in the United States and 567th in the World with 641 publications made and 20,414 citations received. Main research topics: Finance, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Investment Banking and Stock trading, Development Studies, Actuarial Science.

Rank Ranking
#174 of 654 In the United States
#199 of 717 In North America
#567 of 3,039 In the World

California State University - Fullerton
Economics Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 5 1
1992 10 7
1993 1 6
1994 2 1
1995 6 4
1996 9 2
1997 15 31
1998 13 15
1999 14 32
2000 12 123
2001 13 83
2002 11 6
2003 16 26
2004 13 144
2005 14 22
2006 11 40
2007 22 42
2008 31 69
2009 30 110
2010 28 125
2011 47 105
2012 45 57
2013 31 32
2014 27 46
2015 31 40
2016 31 21
2017 25 11
2018 25 15
2019 25 26
2020 18 14
2021 24 7
Speciality United States rank North America rank World rank
Finance 132 150 346
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics 128 149 405
Investment Banking and Stock trading 139 159 411
International Relations and Diplomacy 211 237 591
Actuarial Science 205 232 622
Political Economy 234 263 642
Development Studies 234 268 871

Art & Design

California State University - Fullerton ranked 200th for Art & Design in the United States and 693rd in the World with 334 publications made and 5,358 citations received. Main research topics: Multimedia, Art History, Creative Writing, Literature, Aesthetics.

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
#200 of 685 In the United States
#231 of 750 In North America
#693 of 2,700 In the World

California State University - Fullerton
Art & Design Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 1 0
1992 0 0
1993 0 0
1994 5 0
1995 3 3
1996 2 1
1997 6 13
1998 9 6
1999 6 2
2000 7 5
2001 4 2
2002 2 1
2003 10 11
2004 10 17
2005 10 18
2006 8 64
2007 12 18
2008 9 4
2009 9 25
2010 13 19
2011 11 3
2012 21 8
2013 11 9
2014 11 4
2015 20 4
2016 25 34
2017 12 11
2018 13 7
2019 14 106
2020 20 7
2021 23 6
Speciality United States rank North America rank World rank
Art History 116 137 261
Cinematography 109 126 327
Singing and Vocal Performance 136 160 397
Entertainment Industry Business 149 174 450
Music 167 192 463
Literature 194 221 522
Creative Writing 194 224 552
Photography 167 199 593
Aesthetics 204 234 628
Game Design and Development 176 207 661
Multimedia 194 218 669
Graphic Design 197 226 688
Fashion Design 274 309 805
Performing arts 302 343 869

Other rankings

Non-core subjects for California State University - Fullerton

Speciality United States North America World Rank
Astrophysics and Astronomy 198 222 678
Atomic and Molecular physics 206 235 923
Inorganic Chemistry 213 246 1309
Chemistry 288 329 1793
Physics 323 368 1947