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Emory University ranked 54th in the United States, 83rd in the global 2023 rating, and scored in the TOP 100 across 89 research topics. Emory University ranking is based on 3 factors: research output (EduRank's index has 110,482 publications and 6,212,823 citations attributed to the university), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 192 notable alumni.

Rank Ranking
#83 of 14,131 In the World
#58 of 2,597 In North America
#54 of 2,496 In the United States
#3 of 63 In Georgia
#2 of 13 In Atlanta
#8 of 1,036 For Plastic Surgery
#13 of 1,128 For Virology
#14 of 1,009 For Paramedicine and Emergency medicine
#342 of 7,353 For Alumni Impact
#92 of 14,131 For Non-academic Prominence
Top100 For 86 other topics

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Medicine

Emory University ranked 19th for Medicine in the United States and 21st in the World with 64,167 publications made and 3,583,530 citations received. Main research topics: Oncology and Cancer research, Surgery, Health Science, Immunology, Public Health.

Rank Ranking
#19 of 1,040 In the United States
#20 of 1,110 In North America
#21 of 4,739 In the World

Emory University
Medicine Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 443 1100
1992 199 447
1993 313 922
1994 384 1060
1995 290 941
1996 773 2695
1997 854 2573
1998 842 4611
1999 838 3362
2000 902 4281
2001 915 4698
2002 991 6095
2003 1194 8112
2004 1266 6139
2005 1297 8254
2006 1414 7904
2007 1633 10771
2008 1930 11878
2009 2018 12156
2010 2610 13961
2011 2378 13067
2012 2918 18834
2013 2793 16580
2014 3346 18889
2015 3174 22995
2016 3850 25430
2017 3661 20749
2018 3429 15156
2019 4040 14006
2020 4753 17218
2021 5558 7264
Speciality United States rank North America rank World rank
Plastic Surgery 8 8 8
Virology 11 11 13
Paramedicine and Emergency medicine 13 14 14
Bioethics/Medical Ethics 11 12 14
Public Health 11 12 15
Family medicine 12 13 15
Critical Care Nursing 15 16 16
Pediatrics 14 15 17
Ophthalmology 14 14 17
Pharmacology 16 17 18
Surgery 18 19 19
Cardiology 17 18 19
Immunology 18 18 20
Gerontology 16 17 21
Epidemiology 14 15 21
Clinical Psychology 18 20 22
Psychiatry 17 18 23
Optometry 14 14 23
Radiology and Nuclear medicine 19 20 24
Health Science 20 23 27
Radiation Therapy 23 24 27
Healthcare Management (MHA) 17 21 29
Anesthesiology 23 25 29
Oncology and Cancer research 26 27 31
Medical Physics 25 27 32
Pathology 25 27 34
Occupational Therapy 20 26 37
Dermatology 26 28 39
Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB-GYN) 24 27 42
Sonography and Ultrasound 27 29 43
Physical Therapy 25 32 47
Respiratory Therapy 33 38 54
Anatomy and Physiology 37 40 56
Urology 34 37 57
Nursing 24 31 58
Gastroenterology and Hepatology 29 30 59
Audiology 36 41 63
Cosmetology 36 40 64
Toxicology 39 42 69
Sports Medicine 37 48 72
Neurosurgery 26 28 76
Pharmacy 28 32 80
Biomedical Engineering 51 55 91
Sports / Exercise science 62 75 139
Orthodontics 64 72 192
Veterinary 43 52 232
Dentistry 64 72 272
Forensic Science 93 107 331
Social Work 208 235 439

Biology

Emory University ranked 31st for Biology in the United States and 41st in the World with 32,978 publications made and 2,412,890 citations received. Main research topics: Oncology and Cancer research, Immunology, Biochemistry, Neuroscience, Molecular Biology.

Rank Ranking
#31 of 867 In the United States
#33 of 932 In North America
#41 of 4,496 In the World

Emory University
Biology Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 254 1009
1992 127 448
1993 181 608
1994 240 876
1995 189 742
1996 475 2443
1997 529 2586
1998 481 2854
1999 532 3365
2000 591 3673
2001 637 3622
2002 682 4890
2003 775 5475
2004 809 5049
2005 788 4638
2006 856 5136
2007 1035 7331
2008 1135 9147
2009 1212 8702
2010 1417 9902
2011 1381 9869
2012 1645 10187
2013 1472 9671
2014 1692 10885
2015 1601 12474
2016 1809 12739
2017 1637 8859
2018 1438 8139
2019 1757 7510
2020 1780 7614
2021 2023 6891
Speciality United States rank North America rank World rank
Virology 11 11 13
Bioethics/Medical Ethics 11 12 14
Pharmacology 16 17 18
Immunology 18 18 20
Neuroscience 20 21 25
Oncology and Cancer research 26 27 31
Molecular Biology 30 31 38
Biochemistry 35 39 50
Bioinformatics and Computational biology 38 40 52
Genetics 39 42 52
Microbiology 33 36 53
Toxicology 39 42 69
Biophysics 52 57 77
Evolutionary Biology 57 63 102
Biotechnology 47 56 154
Zoology 60 69 166
Nanotechnology 81 88 273
Entomology 97 112 315
Animal Science 106 128 443
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation 161 193 611
Nutrition and Food Science 82 97 618
Astrobiology 243 267 633
Paleontology 192 224 668
Agricultural Science 115 142 703
Forestry 134 170 863
Botany 156 188 1024

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

Emory University ranked 40th for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in the United States and 65th in the World with 16,951 publications made and 832,459 citations received. Main research topics: Demography, Political Science, Sociology, Law, Communications and Public Relations.

Rank Ranking
#40 of 1,262 In the United States
#44 of 1,341 In North America
#65 of 5,073 In the World

Emory University
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 113 269
1992 46 121
1993 73 208
1994 100 366
1995 70 196
1996 165 578
1997 208 606
1998 224 681
1999 253 910
2000 219 1052
2001 231 1580
2002 259 1189
2003 313 1546
2004 325 1500
2005 360 1624
2006 383 1546
2007 410 2122
2008 525 2855
2009 615 2808
2010 692 3298
2011 658 3125
2012 766 5822
2013 823 3348
2014 951 5544
2015 820 4820
2016 1030 6470
2017 921 6556
2018 939 2982
2019 1007 2982
2020 1196 3539
2021 1369 1614

Psychology

Emory University ranked 30th for Psychology in the United States and 37th in the World with 12,265 publications made and 1,041,945 citations received. Main research topics: Neuroscience, Psychiatry, Clinical Psychology, Child Psychology, Social Psychology.

Rank Ranking
#30 of 981 In the United States
#32 of 1,047 In North America
#37 of 3,654 In the World

Emory University
Psychology Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 87 231
1992 43 67
1993 66 272
1994 91 397
1995 67 406
1996 181 1225
1997 204 899
1998 217 1945
1999 216 2008
2000 246 2162
2001 221 1936
2002 270 2659
2003 260 2278
2004 275 2065
2005 275 2803
2006 370 3052
2007 365 3079
2008 429 3489
2009 447 4202
2010 534 3459
2011 528 3804
2012 585 4051
2013 553 3210
2014 631 3405
2015 570 3350
2016 703 4812
2017 649 3697
2018 576 2467
2019 557 1962
2020 580 1169
2021 708 558
Speciality United States rank North America rank World rank
Sexology 19 21 21
Clinical Psychology 18 20 22
Psychiatry 17 18 23
Neuroscience 20 21 25
Occupational Therapy 20 26 37
Child Psychology 30 32 38
Cognitive Science 43 47 58
Social Psychology 55 61 78
Special Education 61 68 104
Negotiation and Conflict Resolution 51 62 118
Organizational / Business / IO Psychology 89 100 150
Education Majors 184 206 439
Social Work 208 235 439

Computer Science

Emory University ranked 52nd for Computer Science in the United States and 96th in the World with 9,058 publications made and 679,664 citations received. Main research topics: Neuroscience, Bioinformatics and Computational biology, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Cognitive Science, Data Science.

Rank Ranking
#52 of 858 In the United States
#58 of 927 In North America
#96 of 4,392 In the World

Emory University
Computer Science Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 40 184
1992 20 18
1993 25 97
1994 51 301
1995 39 146
1996 102 522
1997 114 429
1998 119 750
1999 144 1282
2000 130 850
2001 155 1891
2002 182 1492
2003 163 1467
2004 172 1220
2005 173 1118
2006 232 1421
2007 250 2053
2008 259 1828
2009 318 2404
2010 356 3176
2011 356 2273
2012 431 2628
2013 401 2742
2014 453 2301
2015 446 5166
2016 557 5035
2017 493 2761
2018 506 2922
2019 590 2366
2020 648 1713
2021 746 5443
Speciality United States rank North America rank World rank
Neuroscience 20 21 25
Bioinformatics and Computational biology 38 40 52
Cognitive Science 43 47 58
Library and Information science 50 59 97
Data Science 60 66 105
Database Administration 66 73 143
Information Technology 78 88 174
Game Design and Development 62 80 185
Management Information Systems 61 73 185
Computational Linguistics 84 100 311
Artificial Intelligence (AI) 97 115 339
Blockchain and Cryptography 105 122 343
Computer Engineering 115 134 375
Machine Learning 109 133 387
UX/UI Desgin 110 129 393
Computer Vision 102 124 402
Human-Computer Interaction 123 144 464
Web Design and Development 117 141 485
Cyber Security 148 171 508
Multimedia 166 187 540
Computer Graphics 149 176 586
Software Engineering 176 201 678

Chemistry

Emory University ranked 75th for Chemistry in the United States and 212th in the World with 6,838 publications made and 468,160 citations received. Main research topics: Biochemistry, Materials Science, Organic Chemistry, Pharmacy, Nanotechnology.

Rank Ranking
#75 of 717 In the United States
#81 of 778 In North America
#212 of 4,317 In the World

Emory University
Chemistry Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 118 219
1992 74 73
1993 99 250
1994 93 239
1995 91 332
1996 169 863
1997 176 570
1998 146 528
1999 179 871
2000 208 1124
2001 204 850
2002 203 1259
2003 223 1185
2004 194 1197
2005 232 1109
2006 190 983
2007 235 1393
2008 258 1752
2009 235 1445
2010 279 1332
2011 259 1595
2012 296 1512
2013 250 1066
2014 265 1204
2015 215 1052
2016 204 866
2017 222 1097
2018 139 345
2019 139 326
2020 156 335
2021 155 96
Speciality United States rank North America rank World rank
Biochemistry 35 39 50
Computational Chemistry 31 32 66
Pharmacy 28 32 80
Physical chemistry 49 55 141
Organic Chemistry 49 55 160
Nanotechnology 81 88 273
Polymer science and Plastics engineering 99 113 377
Biochemical Engineering 91 107 441
Inorganic Chemistry 103 117 466
Nutrition and Food Science 82 97 618
Materials Science 138 161 686
Environmental Chemistry 152 183 734
Chemical Engineering 144 164 906
Radiochemistry 139 162 1060

Physics

Emory University ranked 100th for Physics in the United States and 382nd in the World with 4,134 publications made and 192,054 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Biophysics, Atomic and Molecular physics, Medical Physics, Nanotechnology.

Rank Ranking
#100 of 721 In the United States
#112 of 781 In North America
#382 of 4,082 In the World

Emory University
Physics Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 45 56
1992 23 17
1993 39 57
1994 43 85
1995 40 182
1996 69 135
1997 70 125
1998 55 203
1999 63 211
2000 59 147
2001 64 259
2002 81 351
2003 104 374
2004 102 754
2005 117 420
2006 129 533
2007 124 556
2008 130 861
2009 130 508
2010 152 563
2011 163 713
2012 210 851
2013 181 594
2014 222 1162
2015 158 618
2016 186 619
2017 177 808
2018 185 737
2019 210 979
2020 196 350
2021 223 138
Speciality United States rank North America rank World rank
Medical Physics 25 27 32
Biophysics 52 57 77
Atomic and Molecular physics 60 63 166
Nanotechnology 81 88 273
Condensed Matter Physics 106 118 453
Applied/Engineering Physics 118 133 461
Quantum and Particle physics 112 128 494
Optical Engineering 135 156 527
Theoretical Physics 114 134 574
Astrobiology 243 267 633
Materials Science 138 161 686
Astrophysics and Astronomy 242 270 813
Nuclear Physics 196 221 859

Business

Emory University ranked 59th for Business in the United States and 114th in the World with 3,821 publications made and 276,482 citations received. Main research topics: Occupational Safety and Health, Investment Banking and Stock trading, Public Policy / Administration, Finance, Marketing.

Rank Ranking
#59 of 834 In the United States
#67 of 900 In North America
#114 of 4,001 In the World

Emory University
Business Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 20 64
1992 8 13
1993 13 22
1994 15 21
1995 11 161
1996 39 285
1997 45 606
1998 48 171
1999 72 472
2000 79 415
2001 84 1515
2002 97 856
2003 103 805
2004 112 767
2005 106 638
2006 123 815
2007 139 612
2008 142 997
2009 167 1039
2010 170 796
2011 158 824
2012 171 763
2013 192 1095
2014 213 859
2015 193 621
2016 202 845
2017 196 527
2018 145 274
2019 183 227
2020 181 505
2021 243 167
Speciality United States rank North America rank World rank
Occupational Safety and Health 21 23 33
Actuarial Science 41 45 62
Investment Banking and Stock trading 40 43 69
Finance 45 48 76
Human Resource Management 50 59 114
Accounting 50 55 118
Tax Law 65 72 123
Marketing 62 67 124
Public Policy / Administration 69 81 148
Management 72 82 172
Management Information Systems 61 73 185
Entertainment Industry Business 88 100 189
Advertising 105 115 205
Risk Management 77 91 211
International Trade 74 89 230
International Business 81 93 244
Entrepreneurship 86 102 247
Project Management 91 109 277
Real Estate 133 150 331
Supply Chain Management 97 114 335
Operations Research 129 156 486
Engineering Management 178 202 581

Economics

Emory University ranked 52nd for Economics in the United States and 98th in the World with 2,453 publications made and 139,593 citations received. Main research topics: Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Development Studies, Investment Banking and Stock trading, Finance, Political Economy.

Rank Ranking
#52 of 654 In the United States
#57 of 717 In North America
#98 of 3,039 In the World

Emory University
Economics Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 15 23
1992 10 7
1993 5 2
1994 20 45
1995 7 18
1996 22 61
1997 47 268
1998 40 121
1999 52 271
2000 54 274
2001 74 702
2002 52 295
2003 85 421
2004 75 351
2005 81 419
2006 80 425
2007 96 462
2008 113 728
2009 112 663
2010 88 242
2011 80 305
2012 93 295
2013 102 377
2014 122 523
2015 106 175
2016 114 330
2017 126 309
2018 87 355
2019 99 366
2020 99 213
2021 147 156
Speciality United States rank North America rank World rank
Actuarial Science 41 45 62
Investment Banking and Stock trading 40 43 69
Finance 45 48 76
Political Economy 42 46 86
International Relations and Diplomacy 40 46 88
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics 65 74 125
Development Studies 57 68 152
International Economics 67 74 186
International Trade 74 89 230
Agricultural Economics 110 127 422

Mathematics

Emory University ranked 87th for Mathematics in the United States and 205th in the World with 2,008 publications made and 93,866 citations received. Main research topics: Statistics, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Actuarial Science, Applied Mathematics, Blockchain and Cryptography.

Rank Ranking
#87 of 684 In the United States
#101 of 744 In North America
#205 of 3,376 In the World

Emory University
Mathematics Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 13 11
1992 2 3
1993 10 2
1994 24 54
1995 8 4
1996 23 78
1997 31 61
1998 32 96
1999 48 136
2000 35 91
2001 60 391
2002 49 224
2003 58 301
2004 72 241
2005 76 363
2006 68 315
2007 78 264
2008 66 421
2009 78 340
2010 75 299
2011 74 202
2012 83 198
2013 73 315
2014 101 244
2015 79 143
2016 95 338
2017 90 161
2018 75 204
2019 78 188
2020 92 111
2021 109 655
Speciality United States rank North America rank World rank
Actuarial Science 41 45 62
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics 65 74 125
Statistics 77 91 155
Blockchain and Cryptography 105 122 343
Applied Mathematics 92 110 369
Math Teachers 176 194 411
Operations Research 129 156 486

Art & Design

Emory University ranked 62nd for Art & Design in the United States and 126th in the World with 1,330 publications made and 45,686 citations received. Main research topics: Creative Writing, Art History, Literature, Aesthetics, Multimedia.

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
#62 of 685 In the United States
#71 of 750 In North America
#126 of 2,700 In the World

Emory University
Art & Design Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 8 2
1992 6 6
1993 6 25
1994 10 11
1995 8 4
1996 21 89
1997 12 2
1998 14 26
1999 22 37
2000 22 147
2001 22 207
2002 19 19
2003 16 29
2004 33 67
2005 31 132
2006 32 83
2007 34 205
2008 55 156
2009 58 102
2010 64 379
2011 55 528
2012 49 44
2013 56 98
2014 70 59
2015 69 104
2016 105 74
2017 66 170
2018 68 555
2019 68 23
2020 63 24
2021 95 14
Speciality United States rank North America rank World rank
Interior Design 19 21 39
Creative Writing 24 28 50
Landscape Architecture 17 19 53
Cinematography 27 29 59
Performing arts 35 41 86
Photography 41 45 88
Aesthetics 37 43 96
Literature 47 54 107
Music 56 64 122
Art History 69 79 137
Game Design and Development 62 80 185
Entertainment Industry Business 88 100 189
Fashion Design 80 93 202
Singing and Vocal Performance 107 127 289
UX/UI Desgin 110 129 393
Painting and Drawing 107 126 423
Sculpture 107 126 423
Illustration and Concept Art 111 128 434
Architecture 100 117 447
Graphic Design 169 192 534
Multimedia 166 187 540
Computer Graphics 149 176 586

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Non-core subjects for Emory University

Speciality United States North America World Rank
Geography and Cartography 75 91 222
Product and Industrial Design 86 101 265
Ecology 108 132 329
Aerospace Engineering 157 175 401
Environmental Management 110 134 435
Environmental Science 130 155 507
Meteorology and Atmospheric Science 143 171 535
Engineering 140 164 619
Aviation 193 222 676
Remote Sensing 185 212 686
Environmental Engineering 135 163 753
Agricultural Engineering 102 118 835
Technical Drawing 185 212 853
Firefighting and Fire Science 192 225 940
Geology 251 293 1042
Automation and Control engineering 227 264 1481