Clemson University: Rankings

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Clemson University ranked 111th in the United States and 278th in the World 2021 overall rankings, plus got TOP 100 in 13 academic topics. EduRank's ranking for Clemson University is based on 3 factors: research performance (a proprietary algorithm evaluated 43,184 publications and 1,274,098 citations), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 166 notable alumni .

RankRanking
#278 of 14,160In the World
#128 of 2,624In North America
#111 of 2,523In the United States
#2 of 37In South Carolina
#34 of 1,034For Applied/Engineering Physics
#49 of 1,017For Robotics
#74 of 1,003For Automotive Engineering
#299 of 8,209For Alumni Impact
#199 of 14,160For Non-academic Prominence
Top100For 10 other topics

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Engineering

Clemson University ranked 57th for Engineering in the United States and 181st in the World with 13,366 publications made and 380,556 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Automation and Control engineering, Nanotechnology, Optical Engineering, Chemical Engineering.

RankRanking
#57 of 781In the United States
#64 of 846In North America
#181 of 4,716In the World

Clemson University
Engineering Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199010594
1991130166
1992151178
1993164205
1994215194
1995160170
1996175319
1997180179
1998205561
1999201508
2000246547
2001239533
2002265810
2003278863
20043351139
2005322931
20063831178
20074591246
20084941642
20095321859
20105332114
20115381642
20126531713
20136291928
20146751797
20157451906
20167301967
20176072086
20186091777
20195571866
20206611605

Chemistry

Clemson University ranked 80th for Chemistry in the United States and 238th in the World with 9,818 publications made and 339,615 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Nanotechnology, Biochemistry, Chemical Engineering, Inorganic Chemistry.

RankRanking
#80 of 744In the United States
#90 of 805In North America
#238 of 4,409In the World

Clemson University
Chemistry Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19907044
1991103119
199211396
1993125191
1994170196
1995109125
1996116221
1997110102
1998154527
1999131511
2000171423
2001211585
2002195755
2003230845
20042621153
2005249916
20063061179
20073461189
20083831641
20093851679
20104042034
20114111486
20124721370
20134471463
20144521496
20154711579
20164651421
20174291675
20184251456
20193781479
20204391389

Physics

Clemson University ranked 75th for Physics in the United States and 239th in the World with 8,699 publications made and 289,891 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Nanotechnology, Optical Engineering, Astrophysics and Astronomy, Condensed Matter Physics.

RankRanking
#75 of 746In the United States
#83 of 807In North America
#239 of 4,160In the World

Clemson University
Physics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19905318
19918298
19928075
199395117
1994141122
199598120
199694124
1997128137
1998142488
1999130468
2000139378
2001172341
2002171696
2003186680
2004225928
2005209686
2006254887
2007284865
20083411359
20093851476
20103642107
20113841346
20124121256
20133831397
20144111414
20154311494
20164531636
20174041876
20184261467
20193911479
20204481190

Biology

Clemson University ranked 123rd for Biology in the United States and 376th in the World with 8,041 publications made and 295,909 citations received. Main research topics: Agricultural Science, Nanotechnology, Botany, Biochemistry, Genetics.

RankRanking
#123 of 904In the United States
#139 of 970In North America
#376 of 4,578In the World

Clemson University
Biology Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19908069
19917799
199286122
199383193
199496154
199583132
199698217
1997105182
199893234
199997301
2000134390
2001132517
2002150608
2003150635
2004168883
2005194716
2006228968
20072271034
20082741231
20093001586
20102921869
20113121376
20123221259
20133521533
20143791302
20154131605
20164081585
20173851391
20183501173
20193431367
20203991081

Environmental Science

Clemson University ranked 94th for Environmental Science in the United States and 268th in the World with 5,412 publications made and 146,156 citations received. Main research topics: Ecology, Agricultural Science, Geography and Cartography, Environmental Management, Geology.

RankRanking
#94 of 789In the United States
#113 of 857In North America
#268 of 4,129In the World

Clemson University
Environmental Science Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19904334
19914438
19925154
19933946
19945055
19954955
199670167
19976582
199866121
199965202
200083215
200183218
2002112274
200395411
2004131430
2005125280
2006150380
2007168481
2008177484
2009204631
2010216693
2011203520
2012218858
2013288723
2014275640
20153161022
20162761051
20172871073
2018247974
2019229798
2020275748

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

Clemson University ranked 150th for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in the United States and 361st in the World with 5,034 publications made and 122,810 citations received. Main research topics: Demography, Sociology, Political Science, Communications and Public Relations, Education Majors.

RankRanking
#150 of 1,311In the United States
#171 of 1,393In North America
#361 of 5,152In the World

Clemson University
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990299
19914131
19923014
19933932
19944542
19953861
19964481
19974038
19983743
199941118
200062140
200172302
200258177
200382254
200490270
200576388
2006122331
2007145937
2008165580
2009198521
2010223644
2011215651
2012218566
2013297691
2014269557
2015303875
20163021004
2017279874
2018296751
2019298550
2020365866

Computer Science

Clemson University ranked 114th for Computer Science in the United States and 337th in the World with 4,607 publications made and 126,961 citations received. Main research topics: Artificial Intelligence (AI), Computer Networking, Blockchain and Cryptography, Computer Vision, Human-Computer Interaction.

RankRanking
#114 of 897In the United States
#133 of 967In North America
#337 of 4,494In the World

Clemson University
Computer Science Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19902126
19913990
19924527
19933635
199453101
19954925
199653116
19974576
19984140
19994975
200067248
200175213
200269343
200374432
2004118207
2005120366
2006135366
2007150310
2008170701
2009176602
2010168421
2011187423
2012228819
2013231585
2014251733
2015266570
2016261980
20172621014
20182561083
2019273915
2020310735

Medicine

Clemson University ranked 181st for Medicine in the United States and 641st in the World with 4,381 publications made and 114,680 citations received. Main research topics: Health Science, Anatomy and Physiology, Biomedical Engineering, Clinical Psychology, Healthcare Management (MHA).

RankRanking
#181 of 1,086In the United States
#202 of 1,156In North America
#641 of 4,839In the World

Clemson University
Medicine Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19903629
19914418
19923933
19934230
19943654
19954040
19964771
19973343
19983925
19992952
200063261
200164134
200244108
200375283
200484303
200579314
200690342
200796348
2008137360
2009174593
2010170599
2011165560
2012181729
2013199733
2014239737
2015249674
2016241576
2017234674
2018228586
2019235467
2020338545
SpecialityUnited States rankNorth America rankWorld rank
Biomedical Engineering535895
Toxicology465197
Veterinary5160251
Clinical Psychology172196341
Healthcare Management (MHA)144164381
Forensic Science103122383
Gerontology166186390
Paramedicine and Emergency medicine159178434
Anatomy and Physiology142160438
Medical Physics148167449
Bioethics/Medical Ethics184206456
Nursing168191461
Health Science181201488
Pharmacy112128499
Psychiatry220247557
Optometry146165557
Public Health189214567
Urology144159572
Sports Medicine183212599
Family medicine202224601
Sports / Exercise science198227601
Dentistry130144604
Social Work292327620
Orthodontics154171626
Audiology237267729
Physical Therapy213242737
Virology188209746
Sonography and Ultrasound181207801
Radiology and Nuclear medicine187207807
Occupational Therapy241274834
Pathology192211838
Plastic Surgery202220869
Surgery208227896
Immunology209231907
Critical Care Nursing232252912
Oncology and Cancer research215238931
Pharmacology203225939
Cardiology2332561029
Pediatrics2242471069

Business

Clemson University ranked 92nd for Business in the United States and 199th in the World with 3,469 publications made and 149,360 citations received. Main research topics: Marketing, Management Information Systems, Management, Investment Banking and Stock trading, Operations Research.

RankRanking
#92 of 866In the United States
#104 of 932In North America
#199 of 4,080In the World

Clemson University
Business Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199036102
19913776
19923954
19932960
19944541
19953778
199640206
199741108
199835104
199941109
200046139
200155321
200267358
200364496
200482376
200578333
200696345
20071111014
2008124611
2009170779
2010161685
2011152518
2012157535
2013191861
2014211903
2015221776
2016189675
2017184630
2018117422
2019181483
2020157335

Psychology

Clemson University ranked 164th for Psychology in the United States and 355th in the World with 2,655 publications made and 122,803 citations received. Main research topics: Social Psychology, Education Majors, Child Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Cognitive Science.

RankRanking
#164 of 1,033In the United States
#187 of 1,099In North America
#355 of 3,753In the World

Clemson University
Psychology Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990717
19912955
19922253
199319142
19942241
19952671
19962247
19971630
19982039
19991854
200026106
200139248
200229209
200345280
200448341
200548194
200668484
200786852
2008125644
2009105367
201098690
2011122858
2012133511
2013144599
2014179817
2015199789
2016171738
2017155577
2018122498
2019118245
2020179295
SpecialityUnited States rankNorth America rankWorld rank
Organizational / Business / IO Psychology93105155
Special Education95106183
Education Majors93106198
Social Psychology123141215
Clinical Psychology172196341
Sexology197226390
Negotiation and Conflict Resolution145169393
Child Psychology195222394
Cognitive Science191219487
Psychiatry220247557
Social Work292327620
Occupational Therapy241274834
Neuroscience262294958

Mathematics

Clemson University ranked 98th for Mathematics in the United States and 251st in the World with 2,417 publications made and 62,205 citations received. Main research topics: Blockchain and Cryptography, Math Teachers, Statistics, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Applied Mathematics.

RankRanking
#98 of 720In the United States
#114 of 781In North America
#251 of 3,475In the World

Clemson University
Mathematics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19903511
19911612
19922531
19932926
19942435
19952641
19963173
19972977
19982226
19992135
20003244
200144150
20023958
20033689
200461113
200562190
200679154
200785322
200873153
200994252
201081417
201199381
2012114313
2013140441
2014124249
2015131298
2016140393
2017134480
2018104274
2019110220
2020123387
SpecialityUnited States rankNorth America rankWorld rank
Math Teachers8793159
Operations Research6073193
Statistics105124237
Blockchain and Cryptography92104258
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics102117265
Actuarial Science134152302
Applied Mathematics110130405

Economics

Clemson University ranked 113th for Economics in the United States and 294th in the World with 1,462 publications made and 50,672 citations received. Main research topics: Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Investment Banking and Stock trading, Finance, Development Studies, Political Economy.

RankRanking
#113 of 690In the United States
#130 of 753In North America
#294 of 3,117In the World

Clemson University
Economics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19902432
1991127
19921229
1993138
19942120
19951757
19961432
19972468
19981621
19991723
20001734
200133148
200230147
200328110
200428152
20052083
200642117
200747521
200852129
200959258
201076258
201167228
20126887
201377250
201473233
201588331
201686208
201783255
20183690
201957288
202054117

Art & Design

Clemson University ranked 97th for Art & Design in the United States and 246th in the World with 1,179 publications made and 16,830 citations received. Main research topics: Multimedia, Game Design and Development, UX/UI Desgin, Creative Writing, Art History.

Please note that our approach to topical rankings is based on scientific outputs and therefore prefers institutions researching arts through computer science.

RankRanking
#97 of 731In the United States
#114 of 796In North America
#246 of 2,801In the World

Clemson University
Art & Design Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199048
199164
199262
199341
199481
199531
19961214
199792
199885
1999810
20001724
20011574
20021935
20032029
20042334
20052182
20063499
20075089
20083857
20095830
20104849
20116190
20125095
20137562
20147975
201577117
201665226
201755144
20186463
201975289
20208791
SpecialityUnited States rankNorth America rankWorld rank
Game Design and Development384677
Art History7587153
Computer Graphics6473154
Entertainment Industry Business8495165
Graphic Design8494191
Animation7383192
UX/UI Desgin7487207
Multimedia7889212
Aesthetics102121278
Cinematography95111280
Performing arts119141304
Fashion Design118137317
Literature131150327
Landscape Architecture8394355
Creative Writing141164356
Interior Design91103361
Architecture124144542
Music198226552
Photography180209599
Illustration and Concept Art178203662
Sculpture236266951
Painting and Drawing236266951