Cranfield University: Rankings

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Cranfield University ranked 52nd in the United Kingdom and 594th in the World 2021 overall rankings, plus got TOP 100 in 25 academic topics. EduRank's ranking for Cranfield University is based on 3 factors: research performance (a proprietary algorithm evaluated 21,662 publications and 771,274 citations), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 32 notable alumni .

RankRanking
#594 of 14,160In the World
#234 of 2,789In Europe
#52 of 163In the United Kingdom
#41 of 131In England
#10 of 1,078For Aviation
#20 of 1,002For Aerospace Engineering
#23 of 1,008For Environmental Engineering
#1221 of 8,209For Alumni Impact
#598 of 14,160For Non-academic Prominence
Top100For 22 other topics

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Engineering

Cranfield University ranked 22nd for Engineering in the United Kingdom and 256th in the World with 10,494 publications made and 265,455 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Automation and Control engineering, Optical Engineering, Systems Engineering, Structural Engineering.

RankRanking
#22 of 123In the United Kingdom
#62 of 1,147In Europe
#256 of 4,716In the World

Cranfield University
Engineering Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19907639
19918758
19928955
199395100
199411271
1995133183
1996127154
1997152124
1998141248
1999158227
2000170338
2001183335
2002234483
2003249479
2004312522
2005310735
20063561118
20073721258
2008322873
2009387992
20104171169
20113891530
20124211344
20134401464
20144511052
20154821706
20164702554
20176062434
20185172127
20195281996
20205321783

Chemistry

Cranfield University ranked 35th for Chemistry in the United Kingdom and 472nd in the World with 4,978 publications made and 166,221 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, Nanotechnology, Environmental Chemistry, Nutrition and Food Science.

RankRanking
#35 of 108In the United Kingdom
#167 of 995In Europe
#472 of 4,409In the World

Cranfield University
Chemistry Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19903738
19915743
19925791
19936093
19946973
19956879
199665123
19976995
199872102
199980151
200093217
2001104333
2002115424
2003129359
2004170370
2005161399
2006166528
2007167685
2008148658
2009189623
2010201590
2011178669
2012188754
20131751081
2014186570
2015181885
2016155851
20172271203
20182531345
20192771219
20202711215

Physics

Cranfield University ranked 33rd for Physics in the United Kingdom and 425th in the World with 4,445 publications made and 118,923 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Optical Engineering, Nanotechnology, Acoustical Engineering, Applied/Engineering Physics.

RankRanking
#33 of 105In the United Kingdom
#151 of 978In Europe
#425 of 4,160In the World

Cranfield University
Physics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19903428
19914624
19925532
19934351
19946546
199565113
199656105
19976145
19985756
199970127
200072127
200182181
2002112301
2003134296
2004152229
2005165359
2006160348
2007151592
2008125302
2009165358
2010170378
2011157579
2012168549
2013151886
2014164326
2015147642
2016129601
2017217969
20182261156
20192491072
2020218873
SpecialityUnited Kingdom rankEurope rankWorld rank
Applied/Engineering Physics1127106
Acoustical Engineering2048189
Optical Engineering2696279
Materials Science2491351
Nanotechnology24114356
Astrobiology46199478

Business

Cranfield University ranked 20th for Business in the United Kingdom and 111th in the World with 3,739 publications made and 248,837 citations received. Main research topics: Marketing, Project Management, Management Information Systems, Management, Supply Chain Management.

RankRanking
#20 of 130In the United Kingdom
#29 of 1,028In Europe
#111 of 4,080In the World

Cranfield University
Business Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19902250
19912340
19922633
19932950
19943278
19958497
199663180
199768269
199873324
199990267
200099679
2001107725
200292313
20031011365
20041221110
2005124814
20061631202
20071711166
20081731001
20091721389
2010171796
20111711281
2012166854
2013159699
2014134523
2015180622
20161711028
2017179990
2018131560
201973277
2020110293

Environmental Science

Cranfield University ranked 32nd for Environmental Science in the United Kingdom and 293rd in the World with 3,445 publications made and 146,089 citations received. Main research topics: Environmental Management, Agricultural Science, Environmental Engineering, Hydrology and Water resources management, Environmental Chemistry.

RankRanking
#32 of 123In the United Kingdom
#99 of 951In Europe
#293 of 4,129In the World

Cranfield University
Environmental Science Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990158
19912210
19922421
19932842
19943446
19953944
19966069
19976078
199838130
199953150
200066179
200175265
200261274
200387430
200486253
200595422
2006122632
2007123624
2008116736
20091341034
2010159762
2011123678
2012142663
2013162883
20141871079
2015189688
20161911097
20171991113
20181711281
2019165658
2020154512

Computer Science

Cranfield University ranked 46th for Computer Science in the United Kingdom and 514th in the World with 2,107 publications made and 95,650 citations received. Main research topics: Management Information Systems, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Computer Vision, Information Technology, Machine Learning.

RankRanking
#46 of 130In the United Kingdom
#197 of 1,068In Europe
#514 of 4,494In the World

Cranfield University
Computer Science Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990811
1991134
1992208
1993815
19941734
199522103
19961771
19973568
19983075
199937114
200046115
200144182
20024598
200348910
200466436
200568259
200675375
200799367
200893315
2009109587
201086301
201188354
2012109565
2013113353
201479168
201593193
201682556
2017106444
201890602
201986417
2020141374

Biology

Cranfield University ranked 54th for Biology in the United Kingdom and 826th in the World with 1,923 publications made and 94,753 citations received. Main research topics: Agricultural Science, Nanotechnology, Botany, Nutrition and Food Science, Horticulture.

RankRanking
#54 of 123In the United Kingdom
#278 of 958In Europe
#826 of 4,578In the World

Cranfield University
Biology Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990143
19911416
19921765
19931615
19942948
19951621
19962564
19972216
19982868
199931125
200032146
200135118
200239152
200352235
200446219
200574300
200657301
200771407
200870265
200996627
2010106545
2011103480
2012104718
201383545
2014125580
201597668
201677425
201794589
201882491
201961427
202076429
SpecialityUnited Kingdom rankEurope rankWorld rank
Agricultural Science2151171
Forestry1761211
Horticulture1569242
Biotechnology29107288
Nanotechnology24114356
Nutrition and Food Science21135397
Toxicology36139439
Astrobiology46199478
Botany42195542
Microbiology55292882
Oncology and Cancer research543141058
Biochemistry633511113

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

Cranfield University ranked 79th for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in the United Kingdom and 571st in the World with 1,830 publications made and 81,153 citations received. Main research topics: Communications and Public Relations, Sociology, Political Science, Demography, Public Policy / Administration.

RankRanking
#79 of 142In the United Kingdom
#213 of 1,158In Europe
#571 of 5,152In the World

Cranfield University
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19902016
19911618
1992106
19931320
19941622
19952566
19962577
199738169
19983282
19994051
200039159
200144207
20023687
200356303
200440117
200562272
200665300
200772420
200875384
200990463
201093376
201175466
2012103264
201383420
201463246
201599301
201676407
201794266
201862232
201955230
202078212

Economics

Cranfield University ranked 55th for Economics in the United Kingdom and 425th in the World with 922 publications made and 31,890 citations received. Main research topics: Finance, Investment Banking and Stock trading, Environmental Economics, Development Studies, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics.

RankRanking
#55 of 121In the United Kingdom
#161 of 803In Europe
#425 of 3,117In the World

Cranfield University
Economics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990533
199175
199282
199376
1994128
1995114
1996147
1997720
199815170
19991637
200015131
20011951
2002107
20031629
20042166
20052220
200628140
20073093
200835159
200936105
20104446
201142203
201248125
20133380
201448365
201554126
201658149
201750131
201844543
201942209
202049215

Other rankings

Non-core subjects for Cranfield University

SpecialityUnited KingdomEuropeWorld Rank
Organizational / Business / IO Psychology1830156
Photography72161415
Applied Mathematics41215515
Mathematics51217580
Art & Design84255629
Social Psychology83229673
Statistics64277761
Graphic Design76299787
Public Health83255831
Psychology92309850
Pathology45276867
Healthcare Management (MHA)95320941
Medicine944021343