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Drake University ranked 392nd in the United States and 1516th in the World 2021 overall rankings, plus got TOP 50% in 14 academic topics. EduRank's ranking for Drake University is based on 3 factors: research performance (a proprietary algorithm evaluated 2,976 publications and 61,429 citations), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 99 notable alumni .

RankRanking
#1516 of 14,160In the World
#436 of 2,624In North America
#392 of 2,523In the United States
#4 of 39In Iowa
#1 of 4In Des Moines
#532 of 1,000For International Relations and Diplomacy
#534 of 1,019For Criminology and Criminal Justice
#563 of 1,046For Intellectual Property and Patent Law
#692 of 8,209For Alumni Impact
#1194 of 14,160For Non-academic Prominence
Top50%For 11 other topics

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Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

Drake University ranked 391st for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in the United States and 1183rd in the World with 939 publications made and 11,639 citations received. Main research topics: Sociology, Political Science, Law, Education Majors, Communications and Public Relations.

RankRanking
#391 of 1,311In the United States
#432 of 1,393In North America
#1183 of 5,152In the World

Drake University
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199060
1991107
1992912
1993123
19941526
19951319
199694
1997114
1998186
1999143
20001434
20011433
20021117
20031846
20041582
20052332
20061710
20072230
20082531
20093447
20103412
20113314
20125937
20135338
20145447
20155132
20164537
20174522
20183746
20195746
20203624

Medicine

Drake University ranked 430th for Medicine in the United States and 1780th in the World with 572 publications made and 11,530 citations received. Main research topics: Health Science, Pharmacy, Nursing, Family medicine, Healthcare Management (MHA).

RankRanking
#430 of 1,086In the United States
#472 of 1,156In North America
#1780 of 4,839In the World

Drake University
Medicine Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19901112
199143
199288
19931210
199485
19951010
199664
199753
1998813
199984
2000724
200199
2002920
2003821
20041064
2005117
20061449
20072146
20081320
20092455
20101992
20112445
20122030
20132224
20143752
20152017
20161765
20173168
20183041
20195488
20203448
SpecialityUnited States rankNorth America rankWorld rank
Pharmacy174196795
Nursing297331797
Family medicine267293862
Health Science324354963
Healthcare Management (MHA)3603991235

Physics

Drake University ranked 341st for Physics in the United States and 2046th in the World with 442 publications made and 9,058 citations received. Main research topics: Atomic and Molecular physics, Astrobiology.

RankRanking
#341 of 746In the United States
#387 of 807In North America
#2046 of 4,160In the World

Drake University
Physics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199034
199120
199252
199355
199443
199521
19961114
19971411
1998712
19991213
2000104
200176
2002105
20031221
20041732
20051530
20061947
20071018
20081535
20092522
20102154
20111936
20121812
20132357
20142052
20151913
201620124
20171727
2018928
20191797
20201531
SpecialityUnited States rankNorth America rankWorld rank
Atomic and Molecular physics135156520
Astrobiology269297719

Psychology

Drake University ranked 423rd for Psychology in the United States and 1136th in the World with 440 publications made and 14,586 citations received. Main research topics: Social Psychology, Education Majors, Child Psychology, Special Education, Sexology.

RankRanking
#423 of 1,033In the United States
#467 of 1,099In North America
#1136 of 3,753In the World

Drake University
Psychology Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199032
199110
1992936
19931128
199468
1995716
199642
199732
199877
199951
2000716
200147
200233
20031029
2004988
2005817
200668
200798
20081338
200920134
20102188
20111012
20122157
20132227
20142754
20151717
20162364
20172232
20181320
20192328
2020163
SpecialityUnited States rankNorth America rankWorld rank
Education Majors322359783
Special Education328364839
Social Psychology399443944
Sexology411453950
Child Psychology420467988

Business

Drake University ranked 385th for Business in the United States and 1367th in the World with 340 publications made and 9,499 citations received. Main research topics: Marketing, Tax Law.

RankRanking
#385 of 866In the United States
#428 of 932In North America
#1367 of 4,080In the World

Drake University
Business Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199000
1991812
199254
199353
1994622
199564
1996976
199753
1998224
199940
200033
200165
2002514
20031138
2004618
20051432
200687
20071281
2008622
20091332
201099
20111510
20121525
20131611
20142612
20152025
20161910
20171710
201843
20191015
2020810
SpecialityUnited States rankNorth America rankWorld rank
Tax Law223254634
Marketing284318931

Mathematics

Drake University ranked 336th for Mathematics in the United States and 1384th in the World with 240 publications made and 4,279 citations received. Main research topics: Math Teachers, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics.

RankRanking
#336 of 720In the United States
#377 of 781In North America
#1384 of 3,475In the World

Drake University
Mathematics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199020
199131
1992812
199369
199440
199515
199624
199754
199831
1999714
2000816
200144
200237
2003824
200415
2005107
200686
200763
2008726
200968
2010710
201163
2012133
2013139
20141044
201564
201644
201788
201879
20191443
2020167
SpecialityUnited States rankNorth America rankWorld rank
Math Teachers304333777
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics250283941

Biology

Drake University ranked 513th for Biology in the United States and 2670th in the World with 219 publications made and 6,502 citations received. Main research topic: Astrobiology.

RankRanking
#513 of 904In the United States
#565 of 970In North America
#2670 of 4,578In the World

Drake University
Biology Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199040
199154
199246
1993421
199437
199537
199613
199731
199822
199956
200033
200139
200200
2003547
200432
200532
2006525
2007611
20081024
20091363
2010825
201196
20121119
201387
20141518
20151111
20161397
2017915
2018813
20191034
20201016
SpecialityUnited States rankNorth America rankWorld rank
Astrobiology269297719

Chemistry

Drake University ranked 416th for Chemistry in the United States and 2681st in the World with 210 publications made and 5,278 citations received. Main research topic: Pharmacy.

RankRanking
#416 of 744In the United States
#465 of 805In North America
#2681 of 4,409In the World

Drake University
Chemistry Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199034
199135
199211
199333
199437
199530
199646
199765
1998611
199972
2000210
2001618
2002214
200326
200431
2005714
2006410
200745
20081028
2009420
2010928
20111212
2012718
201388
20141017
201543
2016764
2017118
20181013
20191012
202047
SpecialityUnited States rankNorth America rankWorld rank
Pharmacy174196795

Economics

Drake University ranked 342nd for Economics in the United States and 1260th in the World with 208 publications made and 3,203 citations received. Main research topics: Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Political Economy, International Relations and Diplomacy.

RankRanking
#342 of 690In the United States
#383 of 753In North America
#1260 of 3,117In the World

Drake University
Economics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199020
199163
199252
199340
199444
199521
1996212
199731
199810
1999615
2000312
200130
200227
2003317
2004310
2005921
200665
200772
2008420
200965
201053
2011101
20121812
201382
201472
2015114
201674
201794
201853
20191118
202072
SpecialityUnited States rankNorth America rankWorld rank
International Relations and Diplomacy202227532
Political Economy320358835
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics250283941

Art & Design

Drake University ranked 390th for Art & Design in the United States and 1253rd in the World with 134 publications made and 1,816 citations received. Main research topic: 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
#390 of 731In the United States
#433 of 796In North America
#1253 of 2,801In the World

Drake University
Art & Design Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199010
199165
199222
199333
199430
1995617
199630
199720
199830
199900
200010
200148
200227
200300
200442
200516
200600
200722
200822
200931
201020
201132
201251
201385
201474
201540
201661
201791
201861
2019832
202051
SpecialityUnited States rankNorth America rankWorld rank
Art History268300631

Other rankings

Non-core subjects for Drake University

SpecialityUnited StatesNorth AmericaWorld Rank
Ecology4124611512
Computer Science5035532318
Environmental Science5866462867
Engineering6066643653