Colby College: Rankings

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Colby College ranked 326th in the United States and 1231st in the World 2021 overall rankings, plus got TOP 50% in 23 academic topics. EduRank's ranking for Colby College is based on 3 factors: research performance (a proprietary algorithm evaluated 3,510 publications and 97,007 citations), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 82 notable alumni .

RankRanking
#1231 of 14,160In the World
#363 of 2,624In North America
#326 of 2,523In the United States
#2 of 19In Maine
#1 of 2In Waterville
#221 of 1,004For Classics and Ancient History
#251 of 1,252For History
#323 of 1,047For Anthropology
#847 of 8,209For Alumni Impact
#724 of 14,160For Non-academic Prominence
Top50%For 20 other topics

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Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

Colby College ranked 310th for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in the United States and 903rd in the World with 1,366 publications made and 15,863 citations received. Main research topics: History, Sociology, Political Science, Art History, Demography.

RankRanking
#310 of 1,311In the United States
#346 of 1,393In North America
#903 of 5,152In the World

Colby College
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990151
19911915
1992148
19932420
19941616
1995282
19963033
19972640
19983485
19993032
20002856
20012211
20023026
20033431
20041011
20053437
20063555
20074820
20083327
20093044
20103816
20113725
20124893
20133346
20145363
20155764
20164371
201750182
20184159
20193849
202057100
SpecialityUnited States rankNorth America rankWorld rank
Classics and Ancient History101113221
History116134251
Anthropology153175323
Gender Studies144168340
Art History157182353
Political Economy166189451
Law222248526
Genealogy211240550
Philosophy206237559
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies281310565
Aesthetics199229569
Media Studies253287597
Sociology244280653
Criminology and Criminal Justice385424730
International Relations and Diplomacy269304756
Political Science285318814
Archaeology287322863
Demography3794241540

Art & Design

Colby College ranked 219th for Art & Design in the United States and 727th in the World with 475 publications made and 2,267 citations received. Main research topics: Literature, Art History, Creative Writing, Performing arts, Aesthetics.

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

RankRanking
#219 of 731In the United States
#251 of 796In North America
#727 of 2,801In the World

Colby College
Art & Design Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199090
1991816
1992110
199393
199479
1995151
1996914
1997115
1998125
1999111
200087
200170
2002154
200382
200440
200583
2006112
2007182
200848
200910
201083
201191
20121016
201330
2014133
2015181
201691
201764
201871
2019101
2020165
SpecialityUnited States rankNorth America rankWorld rank
Cinematography7284216
Literature116134290
Performing arts124148325
Art History157182353
Creative Writing160185410
Fashion Design194224532
Aesthetics199229569
Music233263674
Photography220254750
Entertainment Industry Business241274752
Sculpture224252865
Painting and Drawing224252865
Illustration and Concept Art219248881

Environmental Science

Colby College ranked 316th for Environmental Science in the United States and 1542nd in the World with 438 publications made and 12,765 citations received. Main research topics: Ecology, Geography and Cartography, Geology, Environmental Management, Paleontology.

RankRanking
#316 of 789In the United States
#368 of 857In North America
#1542 of 4,129In the World

Colby College
Environmental Science Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199010
199130
199231
199343
199445
199549
199644
199778
199830
199920
2000865
200189
200200
2003512
200457
20051019
20061217
2007169
20082659
20091552
20102225
20111632
201216130
20131256
20142351
201538487
20162594
201731121
20181646
201921184
202033136
SpecialityUnited States rankNorth America rankWorld rank
Paleontology203236695
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation206247769
Ecology2843301070
Geology2753201177
Geography and Cartography2653071200
Environmental Management2392821290

Psychology

Colby College ranked 376th for Psychology in the United States and 1007th in the World with 366 publications made and 30,075 citations received. Main research topics: Social Psychology, Child Psychology, Cognitive Science, Neuroscience, Sexology.

RankRanking
#376 of 1,033In the United States
#419 of 1,099In North America
#1007 of 3,753In the World

Colby College
Psychology Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199010
1991763
19923150
1993315
1994233
1995248
19961080
19971181
1998622
1999548
2000146
200126
2002526
200356
2004539
2005414
2006731
200720150
20081540
200917121
20101254
201116147
201215108
20131657
20141253
201519140
20161668
201723286
20181424
20191175
20203392
SpecialityUnited States rankNorth America rankWorld rank
Sexology311343648
Child Psychology300338690
Cognitive Science278314721
Social Psychology362405854
Neuroscience247278878

Biology

Colby College ranked 428th for Biology in the United States and 2260th in the World with 343 publications made and 20,411 citations received. Main research topics: Neuroscience, Paleontology, Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation, Astrobiology.

RankRanking
#428 of 904In the United States
#476 of 970In North America
#2260 of 4,578In the World

Colby College
Biology Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199000
1991629
199211
1993613
1994510
199510
1996520
199728
1998313
1999518
200042
200131
2002324
200341
2004945
20051016
20061014
2007930
2008923
20091448
20101412
20111564
201221131
20131334
20141837
20151569
20161998
201722105
20181727
20191894
20201875
SpecialityUnited States rankNorth America rankWorld rank
Paleontology203236695
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation206247769
Astrobiology318352872
Neuroscience247278878

Computer Science

Colby College ranked 385th for Computer Science in the United States and 1780th in the World with 286 publications made and 20,531 citations received. Main research topics: Cognitive Science, Neuroscience, Artificial Intelligence (AI).

RankRanking
#385 of 897In the United States
#430 of 967In North America
#1780 of 4,494In the World

Colby College
Computer Science Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199000
1991560
199200
199318
199423
199533
1996649
199718
1998524
1999681
200066
200163
200262
200392
20041031
2005133
200657
20071240
2008836
20091161
201056
20111328
201215100
2013924
2014612
20151032
20161125
20171476
2018910
20192322
20202230
SpecialityUnited States rankNorth America rankWorld rank
Cognitive Science278314721
Neuroscience247278878
Artificial Intelligence (AI)3974452435

Economics

Colby College ranked 263rd for Economics in the United States and 953rd in the World with 265 publications made and 6,201 citations received. Main research topics: Political Economy, Development Studies, International Economics, International Trade, Agricultural Economics.

RankRanking
#263 of 690In the United States
#296 of 753In North America
#953 of 3,117In the World

Colby College
Economics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199032
199121
199244
199353
199415
199538
1996920
1997211
1998540
199930
200040
2001657
200257
2003612
200451
2005416
2006917
2007104
20081315
200982
20101927
201193
20121743
2013911
2014157
20151816
2016105
20171743
2018712
201954
20201330
SpecialityUnited States rankNorth America rankWorld rank
Political Economy166189451
International Economics156179535
International Trade188218708
Development Studies204237735
International Relations and Diplomacy269304756
Agricultural Economics1792071003

Physics

Colby College ranked 376th for Physics in the United States and 2239th in the World with 261 publications made and 16,105 citations received. Main research topics: Astrophysics and Astronomy, Astrobiology.

RankRanking
#376 of 746In the United States
#424 of 807In North America
#2239 of 4,160In the World

Colby College
Physics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199000
199100
199210
199330
199411
199545
1996106
19978143
1998569
1999337
2000422
2001558
2002513
2003217
2004611
2005731
200663
200771
200844
200972
201026
2011444
2012312
201313180
201416164
201514199
20161659
201731295
201827188
201919192
20201146
SpecialityUnited States rankNorth America rankWorld rank
Astrophysics and Astronomy238266788
Astrobiology318352872

Business

Colby College ranked 446th for Business in the United States and 1578th in the World with 237 publications made and 4,555 citations received. Main research topics: International Business, International Trade, Entertainment Industry Business.

RankRanking
#446 of 866In the United States
#493 of 932In North America
#1578 of 4,080In the World

Colby College
Business Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199010
199100
199224
199312
199413
199528
1996311
199721
199852
199952
200047
2001759
200287
200369
200472
200564
200641
200776
2008117
2009714
20101326
2011116
20121132
201383
20141210
20152030
20161112
20171464
201832
20191013
20201066
SpecialityUnited States rankNorth America rankWorld rank
International Trade188218708
International Business211243752
Entertainment Industry Business241274752

Other rankings

Non-core subjects for Colby College

SpecialityUnited StatesNorth AmericaWorld Rank
Firefighting and Fire Science199232952
Mathematics4194661830
Medicine6196752517
Engineering4164692650
Chemistry4104592655