Grand Valley State University: Rankings

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Grand Valley State University ranked 297th in the United States, 1102nd in the global 2023 rating, and scored in the TOP 50% across 31 research topics. Grand Valley State University ranking is based on 3 factors: research output (EduRank's index has 4,553 publications and 103,664 citations attributed to the university), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 16 notable alumni.

Rank Ranking
#1102 of 14,131 In the World
#329 of 2,597 In North America
#297 of 2,496 In the United States
#7 of 62 In Michigan
#342 of 1,029 For Engineering Management
#360 of 1,002 For Criminology and Criminal Justice
#389 of 1,000 For Sexology
#1796 of 7,353 For Alumni Impact
#534 of 14,131 For Non-academic Prominence
Top50% For 28 other topics

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Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

Grand Valley State University ranked 281st for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in the United States and 854th in the World with 1,486 publications made and 22,473 citations received. Main research topics: Sociology, Political Science, Demography, Communications and Public Relations, Education Majors.

Rank Ranking
#281 of 1,262 In the United States
#314 of 1,341 In North America
#854 of 5,073 In the World

Grand Valley State University
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 5 3
1992 1 0
1993 6 9
1994 6 1
1995 7 2
1996 15 10
1997 28 5
1998 20 12
1999 23 25
2000 22 37
2001 27 45
2002 33 31
2003 33 47
2004 25 79
2005 32 37
2006 42 44
2007 29 66
2008 43 67
2009 70 191
2010 80 71
2011 87 114
2012 77 79
2013 94 124
2014 111 150
2015 69 118
2016 92 136
2017 84 90
2018 106 144
2019 66 104
2020 73 46
2021 66 11
Speciality United States rank North America rank World rank
Criminology and Criminal Justice 200 223 360
Gender Studies 193 220 457
Archaeology 167 192 488
Publishing 183 207 521
Law Enforcement 238 263 553
Communications and Public Relations 216 245 559
Social Work 269 303 579
Education Majors 238 268 583
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies 279 309 588
Library and Information science 206 232 600
Classics and Ancient History 248 277 600
Media Studies 241 275 601
Sociology 219 252 613
Political Economy 223 252 619
Anthropology 269 301 624
Law 255 284 654
Special Education 273 301 664
Philosophy 237 269 664
Public Policy / Administration 232 263 668
Broadcast Journalism 265 297 706
Aesthetics 252 287 770
Military science 343 380 799
International Relations and Diplomacy 272 307 803
Political Science 269 300 819
Occupational Safety and Health 293 329 829
Art History 357 398 866
History 373 409 877
Sports / Exercise science 244 280 889
Genealogy 313 353 891
Negotiation and Conflict Resolution 266 305 893
Demography 344 383 1439

Business

Grand Valley State University ranked 223rd for Business in the United States and 732nd in the World with 779 publications made and 24,714 citations received. Main research topics: Marketing, Management, Management Information Systems, Public Policy / Administration, Project Management.

Rank Ranking
#223 of 834 In the United States
#252 of 900 In North America
#732 of 4,001 In the World

Grand Valley State University
Business Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 1 0
1992 2 0
1993 2 2
1994 5 5
1995 7 11
1996 15 75
1997 20 64
1998 26 62
1999 24 66
2000 20 51
2001 21 53
2002 20 61
2003 22 24
2004 37 56
2005 29 133
2006 28 71
2007 27 51
2008 43 33
2009 30 42
2010 38 54
2011 57 103
2012 30 47
2013 35 91
2014 45 178
2015 39 38
2016 36 108
2017 37 43
2018 19 11
2019 21 65
2020 18 11
2021 22 7
Speciality United States rank North America rank World rank
Engineering Management 113 127 342
Management 152 176 440
Project Management 160 185 566
Accounting 193 216 597
Marketing 206 234 611
Public Policy / Administration 232 263 668
Advertising 244 275 720
Management Information Systems 195 225 724
Finance 240 269 808
Occupational Safety and Health 293 329 829
Tax Law 260 295 835
Investment Banking and Stock trading 256 288 998

Medicine

Grand Valley State University ranked 346th for Medicine in the United States and 1468th in the World with 779 publications made and 18,587 citations received. Main research topics: Health Science, Physical Therapy, Healthcare Management (MHA), Nursing, Clinical Psychology.

Rank Ranking
#346 of 1,040 In the United States
#384 of 1,110 In North America
#1468 of 4,739 In the World

Grand Valley State University
Medicine Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 1 5
1992 0 0
1993 0 0
1994 6 2
1995 2 1
1996 5 6
1997 10 6
1998 16 43
1999 7 17
2000 11 27
2001 11 38
2002 9 24
2003 14 26
2004 14 50
2005 8 25
2006 12 57
2007 14 35
2008 18 71
2009 23 87
2010 17 38
2011 30 54
2012 38 148
2013 36 84
2014 55 163
2015 46 95
2016 75 132
2017 52 135
2018 51 54
2019 58 113
2020 66 48
2021 66 22
Speciality United States rank North America rank World rank
Social Work 269 303 579
Occupational Therapy 179 206 593
Nursing 217 245 611
Sports Medicine 212 244 703
Healthcare Management (MHA) 256 290 808
Clinical Psychology 321 358 824
Health Science 271 295 831
Gerontology 272 306 832
Physical Therapy 237 268 872
Sports / Exercise science 244 280 889
Public Health 331 372 1317

Psychology

Grand Valley State University ranked 285th for Psychology in the United States and 740th in the World with 778 publications made and 28,870 citations received. Main research topics: Social Psychology, Education Majors, Child Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Cognitive Science.

Rank Ranking
#285 of 981 In the United States
#316 of 1,047 In North America
#740 of 3,654 In the World

Grand Valley State University
Psychology Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 2 1
1992 1 0
1993 2 5
1994 1 1
1995 5 2
1996 5 10
1997 11 24
1998 11 58
1999 11 12
2000 9 41
2001 11 52
2002 13 54
2003 22 83
2004 15 33
2005 14 71
2006 15 65
2007 26 155
2008 29 98
2009 34 178
2010 33 81
2011 42 201
2012 54 184
2013 50 125
2014 73 244
2015 42 119
2016 57 119
2017 42 55
2018 30 26
2019 30 95
2020 39 21
2021 42 19
Speciality United States rank North America rank World rank
Sexology 195 223 389
Social Psychology 233 262 545
Social Work 269 303 579
Education Majors 238 268 583
Occupational Therapy 179 206 593
Cognitive Science 243 276 639
Organizational / Business / IO Psychology 257 289 655
Special Education 273 301 664
Child Psychology 293 330 697
Clinical Psychology 321 358 824
Negotiation and Conflict Resolution 266 305 893

Computer Science

Grand Valley State University ranked 303rd for Computer Science in the United States and 1334th in the World with 585 publications made and 13,889 citations received. Main research topics: Management Information Systems, Cognitive Science, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Multimedia, Software Engineering.

Rank Ranking
#303 of 858 In the United States
#340 of 927 In North America
#1334 of 4,392 In the World

Grand Valley State University
Computer Science Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 0 0
1992 0 0
1993 3 1
1994 2 8
1995 4 2
1996 5 1
1997 12 28
1998 7 7
1999 13 11
2000 14 32
2001 15 17
2002 13 42
2003 15 26
2004 13 12
2005 22 66
2006 16 46
2007 17 95
2008 28 61
2009 21 17
2010 29 29
2011 28 101
2012 28 40
2013 31 92
2014 38 92
2015 28 20
2016 31 89
2017 37 29
2018 31 31
2019 25 16
2020 31 11
2021 26 11
Speciality United States rank North America rank World rank
Software Engineering 146 168 554
Information Technology 184 209 567
Library and Information science 206 232 600
Cognitive Science 243 276 639
Management Information Systems 195 225 724
Multimedia 239 267 888
Artificial Intelligence (AI) 380 427 2297

Environmental Science

Grand Valley State University ranked 266th for Environmental Science in the United States and 1345th in the World with 561 publications made and 20,172 citations received. Main research topics: Ecology, Geography and Cartography, Environmental Management, Geology, Hydrology and Water resources management.

Rank Ranking
#266 of 750 In the United States
#314 of 818 In North America
#1345 of 4,023 In the World

Grand Valley State University
Environmental Science Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 0 0
1992 0 0
1993 1 0
1994 1 0
1995 2 4
1996 1 3
1997 3 37
1998 4 4
1999 9 28
2000 3 6
2001 6 29
2002 6 19
2003 11 21
2004 15 45
2005 12 66
2006 24 125
2007 16 54
2008 23 57
2009 28 105
2010 31 83
2011 34 76
2012 33 191
2013 29 114
2014 30 92
2015 32 68
2016 36 36
2017 34 85
2018 39 241
2019 29 84
2020 33 109
2021 34 18
Speciality United States rank North America rank World rank
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation 178 215 677
Ecology 212 251 765
Hydrology and Water resources management 178 210 843
Oceanography 233 270 864
Paleontology 255 291 898
Geography and Cartography 230 267 1035
Environmental Management 228 270 1203
Geology 300 347 1352

Biology

Grand Valley State University ranked 419th for Biology in the United States and 2295th in the World with 392 publications made and 9,828 citations received. Main research topics: Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation, Paleontology, Astrobiology.

Rank Ranking
#419 of 867 In the United States
#467 of 932 In North America
#2295 of 4,496 In the World

Grand Valley State University
Biology Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 1 5
1992 0 0
1993 0 0
1994 1 1
1995 2 5
1996 1 1
1997 6 7
1998 4 6
1999 5 10
2000 4 6
2001 9 24
2002 3 2
2003 6 13
2004 7 10
2005 6 9
2006 12 26
2007 9 72
2008 14 41
2009 18 51
2010 12 32
2011 23 36
2012 21 48
2013 16 29
2014 35 52
2015 31 46
2016 32 53
2017 21 124
2018 19 111
2019 20 31
2020 27 32
2021 24 10
Speciality United States rank North America rank World rank
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation 178 215 677
Paleontology 255 291 898
Astrobiology 371 409 1091

Mathematics

Grand Valley State University ranked 290th for Mathematics in the United States and 1221st in the World with 300 publications made and 5,858 citations received. Main research topic: Math Teachers.

Rank Ranking
#290 of 684 In the United States
#326 of 744 In North America
#1221 of 3,376 In the World

Grand Valley State University
Mathematics Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 2 1
1992 0 0
1993 0 0
1994 1 0
1995 4 4
1996 5 4
1997 8 26
1998 6 27
1999 5 2
2000 7 3
2001 8 5
2002 10 8
2003 8 0
2004 10 23
2005 10 14
2006 8 4
2007 12 12
2008 8 4
2009 11 6
2010 10 3
2011 16 10
2012 13 33
2013 10 4
2014 22 74
2015 10 13
2016 19 87
2017 15 17
2018 15 118
2019 12 9
2020 20 16
2021 12 2
Speciality United States rank North America rank World rank
Math Teachers 221 243 555

Economics

Grand Valley State University ranked 275th for Economics in the United States and 1057th in the World with 271 publications made and 4,607 citations received. Main research topics: Development Studies, Finance, Investment Banking and Stock trading, Political Economy, International Relations and Diplomacy.

Rank Ranking
#275 of 654 In the United States
#314 of 717 In North America
#1057 of 3,039 In the World

Grand Valley State University
Economics Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 2 1
1992 0 0
1993 1 0
1994 2 0
1995 3 2
1996 4 9
1997 4 15
1998 7 25
1999 5 7
2000 6 9
2001 6 1
2002 7 5
2003 8 5
2004 11 13
2005 8 47
2006 11 14
2007 9 4
2008 8 9
2009 17 3
2010 13 21
2011 16 10
2012 13 10
2013 16 12
2014 17 19
2015 7 11
2016 16 10
2017 16 10
2018 9 2
2019 7 3
2020 10 14
2021 11 3
Speciality United States rank North America rank World rank
Political Economy 223 252 619
International Relations and Diplomacy 272 307 803
Finance 240 269 808
Development Studies 231 265 865
Investment Banking and Stock trading 256 288 998

Art & Design

Grand Valley State University ranked 270th for Art & Design in the United States and 929th in the World with 237 publications made and 1,987 citations received. Main research topics: Multimedia, Creative Writing, Literature, Art History, Aesthetics.

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
#270 of 685 In the United States
#304 of 750 In North America
#929 of 2,700 In the World

Grand Valley State University
Art & Design Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 0 0
1992 0 0
1993 0 0
1994 0 0
1995 0 0
1996 0 0
1997 4 20
1998 3 0
1999 5 1
2000 5 0
2001 6 3
2002 4 1
2003 2 0
2004 4 1
2005 10 7
2006 4 2
2007 7 15
2008 10 3
2009 8 1
2010 13 7
2011 12 22
2012 17 12
2013 16 7
2014 24 11
2015 13 5
2016 9 4
2017 14 8
2018 12 9
2019 10 3
2020 11 6
2021 10 4
Speciality United States rank North America rank World rank
Singing and Vocal Performance 173 199 509
Creative Writing 252 289 721
Literature 266 298 726
Aesthetics 252 287 770
Graphic Design 213 244 779
Cinematography 255 287 834
Art History 357 398 866
Multimedia 239 267 888

Other rankings

Non-core subjects for Grand Valley State University

Speciality United States North America World Rank
Industrial Engineering 103 122 373
Product and Industrial Design 132 154 450
Engineering 331 375 2170
Physics 494 547 2914
Chemistry 517 570 3174