Humboldt State University: Rankings

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Humboldt State University ranked 241st in the United States and 869th in the World 2022 overall rankings, plus got TOP 50% in 52 academic topics. EduRank's ranking for Humboldt State University is based on 3 factors: research performance (a proprietary algorithm evaluated 10,465 publications and 445,876 citations), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 13 notable alumni .

Rank Ranking
#869 of 14,134 In the World
#272 of 2,597 In North America
#241 of 2,496 In the United States
#22 of 249 In California
#259 of 1,012 For Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation
#350 of 1,011 For Forestry
#365 of 1,054 For Neuroscience
#2150 of 7,351 For Alumni Impact
#905 of 14,134 For Non-academic Prominence
Top50% For 49 other topics

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Biology

Humboldt State University ranked 177th for Biology in the United States and 683rd in the World with 2,636 publications made and 167,375 citations received. Main research topics: Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Immunology, Neuroscience, Botany.

Rank Ranking
#177 of 867 In the United States
#198 of 932 In North America
#683 of 4,497 In the World

Humboldt State University
Biology Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 27 26
1992 8 8
1993 11 35
1994 31 50
1995 35 87
1996 77 178
1997 92 441
1998 114 389
1999 149 588
2000 125 457
2001 141 586
2002 132 668
2003 165 909
2004 135 504
2005 107 545
2006 87 346
2007 84 343
2008 77 370
2009 63 267
2010 79 515
2011 57 430
2012 76 514
2013 58 324
2014 55 216
2015 53 247
2016 66 189
2017 69 276
2018 65 315
2019 66 221
2020 54 138
2021 56 68
Speciality United States rank North America rank World rank
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation 83 102 259
Forestry 83 99 350
Neuroscience 132 151 365
Astrobiology 180 198 455
Molecular Biology 143 160 476
Paleontology 141 169 509
Immunology 140 157 517
Evolutionary Biology 178 202 542
Genetics 170 191 556
Zoology 157 186 559
Biophysics 173 192 559
Biochemistry 165 186 581
Virology 167 187 621
Botany 111 132 639
Bioinformatics and Computational biology 178 200 677
Oncology and Cancer research 162 178 686
Agricultural Science 116 143 707
Pharmacology 173 191 782
Microbiology 210 232 981
Nanotechnology 241 271 1350

Medicine

Humboldt State University ranked 199th for Medicine in the United States and 739th in the World with 2,260 publications made and 113,574 citations received. Main research topics: Immunology, Surgery, Pathology, Pharmacy, Oncology and Cancer research.

Rank Ranking
#199 of 1,040 In the United States
#221 of 1,110 In North America
#739 of 4,740 In the World

Humboldt State University
Medicine Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 22 11
1992 16 5
1993 11 8
1994 28 27
1995 21 18
1996 83 110
1997 108 195
1998 128 294
1999 128 297
2000 149 312
2001 146 421
2002 153 692
2003 190 655
2004 143 406
2005 100 470
2006 63 192
2007 47 259
2008 58 204
2009 55 167
2010 45 506
2011 29 102
2012 27 92
2013 33 116
2014 28 570
2015 23 148
2016 27 283
2017 25 102
2018 29 90
2019 22 104
2020 40 76
2021 34 70
Speciality United States rank North America rank World rank
Cosmetology 113 126 400
Radiation Therapy 118 131 411
Radiology and Nuclear medicine 122 136 483
Sonography and Ultrasound 133 149 499
Audiology 167 193 508
Immunology 140 157 517
Pathology 130 144 521
Anesthesiology 144 162 564
Neurosurgery 121 136 566
Urology 141 156 576
Social Work 282 318 610
Cardiology 156 175 618
Surgery 149 166 621
Virology 167 187 621
Plastic Surgery 154 167 628
Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB-GYN) 140 157 632
Gastroenterology and Hepatology 132 146 639
Respiratory Therapy 166 187 655
Anatomy and Physiology 189 212 665
Oncology and Cancer research 162 178 686
Dentistry 140 154 698
Forensic Science 169 198 709
Biomedical Engineering 187 211 753
Dermatology 171 186 766
Pharmacology 173 191 782
Pharmacy 174 198 786
Psychiatry 277 309 819
Health Science 268 292 822
Clinical Psychology 333 372 868
Physical Therapy 301 337 1106

Chemistry

Humboldt State University ranked 217th for Chemistry in the United States and 1146th in the World with 1,546 publications made and 48,509 citations received. Main research topics: Biochemistry, Materials Science, Organic Chemistry, Pharmacy, Inorganic Chemistry.

Rank Ranking
#217 of 717 In the United States
#247 of 778 In North America
#1146 of 4,319 In the World

Humboldt State University
Chemistry Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 27 10
1992 20 8
1993 27 5
1994 40 31
1995 42 29
1996 50 62
1997 67 107
1998 61 104
1999 80 192
2000 59 136
2001 58 120
2002 47 118
2003 51 156
2004 65 129
2005 54 135
2006 47 115
2007 46 103
2008 44 108
2009 40 54
2010 54 196
2011 25 116
2012 38 93
2013 39 203
2014 32 96
2015 21 123
2016 23 46
2017 23 49
2018 24 48
2019 17 42
2020 18 35
2021 15 13
Speciality United States rank North America rank World rank
Computational Chemistry 137 158 569
Biochemistry 165 186 581
Physical chemistry 134 156 659
Pharmacy 174 198 786
Petrology and Geochemistry 190 226 821
Organic Chemistry 177 204 953
Inorganic Chemistry 158 187 978
Nanotechnology 241 271 1350
Materials Science 272 310 1840

Environmental Science

Humboldt State University ranked 158th for Environmental Science in the United States and 699th in the World with 1,526 publications made and 60,709 citations received. Main research topics: Ecology, Geography and Cartography, Geology, Environmental Management, Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation.

Rank Ranking
#158 of 750 In the United States
#188 of 818 In North America
#699 of 4,025 In the World

Humboldt State University
Environmental Science Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 13 7
1992 13 11
1993 9 23
1994 4 10
1995 10 28
1996 17 17
1997 19 86
1998 17 51
1999 25 62
2000 23 119
2001 33 107
2002 24 195
2003 32 141
2004 36 135
2005 33 82
2006 45 119
2007 64 224
2008 66 222
2009 65 230
2010 53 234
2011 56 206
2012 70 296
2013 76 338
2014 84 572
2015 69 187
2016 87 284
2017 74 318
2018 89 445
2019 74 466
2020 70 378
2021 82 119
Speciality United States rank North America rank World rank
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation 83 102 259
Forestry 83 99 350
Ecology 117 141 367
Geography and Cartography 134 157 492
Oceanography 139 164 507
Paleontology 141 169 509
Earth science and Geophysics 144 172 532
Agricultural Science 116 143 707
Geology 169 205 738
Petrology and Geochemistry 190 226 821
Hydrology and Water resources management 187 221 922
Environmental Management 190 228 942
Meteorology and Atmospheric Science 226 264 986

Physics

Humboldt State University ranked 214th for Physics in the United States and 1112th in the World with 1,309 publications made and 46,350 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Quantum and Particle physics, Theoretical Physics, Optical Engineering, Atomic and Molecular physics.

Rank Ranking
#214 of 721 In the United States
#243 of 781 In North America
#1112 of 4,083 In the World

Humboldt State University
Physics Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 14 12
1992 12 16
1993 23 7
1994 25 19
1995 35 18
1996 63 86
1997 72 96
1998 74 96
1999 60 135
2000 58 82
2001 71 112
2002 61 98
2003 57 73
2004 61 71
2005 47 129
2006 36 41
2007 32 106
2008 29 64
2009 32 61
2010 41 121
2011 25 121
2012 40 156
2013 32 448
2014 25 322
2015 35 418
2016 35 247
2017 40 298
2018 34 290
2019 23 104
2020 21 55
2021 22 10
Speciality United States rank North America rank World rank
Theoretical Physics 68 77 273
Quantum and Particle physics 103 117 433
Astrobiology 180 198 455
Biophysics 173 192 559
Atomic and Molecular physics 161 187 654
Nuclear Physics 187 210 824
Optical Engineering 191 218 846
Condensed Matter Physics 172 196 919
Nanotechnology 241 271 1350
Materials Science 272 310 1840

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

Humboldt State University ranked 304th for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in the United States and 934th in the World with 1,197 publications made and 29,207 citations received. Main research topics: Demography, Political Science, Sociology, Political Economy, Law.

Rank Ranking
#304 of 1,262 In the United States
#341 of 1,341 In North America
#934 of 5,074 In the World

Humboldt State University
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 12 6
1992 6 12
1993 5 0
1994 6 18
1995 8 50
1996 16 27
1997 28 37
1998 19 22
1999 15 28
2000 25 73
2001 25 73
2002 30 56
2003 32 100
2004 33 74
2005 28 71
2006 41 30
2007 41 59
2008 57 119
2009 50 164
2010 51 83
2011 46 63
2012 44 124
2013 52 242
2014 62 109
2015 50 58
2016 73 179
2017 55 104
2018 47 275
2019 64 134
2020 57 100
2021 55 39
Speciality United States rank North America rank World rank
Archaeology 130 150 377
International Law 151 177 439
Intellectual Property and Patent Law 180 204 498
Military science 252 282 516
Anthropology 233 264 537
International Relations and Diplomacy 203 228 567
Social Work 282 318 610
Political Economy 226 255 626
Forensic Science 169 198 709
Art History 323 359 776
Demography 220 245 778
Criminology and Criminal Justice 391 429 779
Gender Studies 340 379 780
Philosophy 302 338 837
Occupational Safety and Health 302 339 868
Early Childhood Education 378 412 882
Sociology 319 361 885
Classics and Ancient History 370 404 901
Publishing 294 330 917
Law 345 381 923
History 406 445 969
Genealogy 333 373 970
Political Science 315 354 989
Education Majors 447 493 1267

Engineering

Humboldt State University ranked 262nd for Engineering in the United States and 1572nd in the World with 883 publications made and 25,963 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Optical Engineering, Nanotechnology, Biomedical Engineering, Remote Sensing.

Rank Ranking
#262 of 756 In the United States
#301 of 818 In North America
#1572 of 4,626 In the World

Humboldt State University
Engineering Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 13 1
1992 6 4
1993 9 2
1994 10 5
1995 20 14
1996 16 19
1997 17 22
1998 28 27
1999 28 61
2000 32 37
2001 25 17
2002 28 203
2003 34 64
2004 30 23
2005 23 34
2006 37 64
2007 30 56
2008 30 35
2009 35 89
2010 46 359
2011 21 79
2012 37 75
2013 34 100
2014 41 145
2015 24 182
2016 31 30
2017 36 83
2018 41 96
2019 24 54
2020 24 68
2021 26 17
Speciality United States rank North America rank World rank
Firefighting and Fire Science 81 91 262
Agricultural Engineering 72 84 493
Remote Sensing 193 220 731
Biomedical Engineering 187 211 753
Aerospace Engineering 226 255 760
Optical Engineering 191 218 846
Nanotechnology 241 271 1350
Materials Science 272 310 1840

Computer Science

Humboldt State University ranked 244th for Computer Science in the United States and 1013th in the World with 779 publications made and 47,921 citations received. Main research topics: Neuroscience, Cognitive Science, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Bioinformatics and Computational biology.

Rank Ranking
#244 of 858 In the United States
#279 of 927 In North America
#1013 of 4,394 In the World

Humboldt State University
Computer Science Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 4 10
1992 2 1
1993 1 0
1994 8 6
1995 2 3
1996 21 70
1997 19 43
1998 14 40
1999 27 166
2000 27 90
2001 32 122
2002 40 125
2003 51 314
2004 29 114
2005 29 101
2006 24 80
2007 40 121
2008 33 446
2009 35 122
2010 26 129
2011 20 201
2012 22 293
2013 33 143
2014 32 107
2015 24 71
2016 21 129
2017 38 110
2018 24 203
2019 21 22
2020 18 43
2021 26 83
Speciality United States rank North America rank World rank
Neuroscience 132 151 365
Cognitive Science 211 240 545
Bioinformatics and Computational biology 178 200 677
Artificial Intelligence (AI) 284 319 1555

Psychology

Humboldt State University ranked 276th for Psychology in the United States and 723rd in the World with 765 publications made and 40,603 citations received. Main research topics: Neuroscience, Social Psychology, Child Psychology, Cognitive Science, Clinical Psychology.

Rank Ranking
#276 of 981 In the United States
#307 of 1,047 In North America
#723 of 3,654 In the World

Humboldt State University
Psychology Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 4 7
1992 1 0
1993 1 0
1994 8 11
1995 3 3
1996 22 105
1997 21 42
1998 23 75
1999 27 172
2000 21 75
2001 27 95
2002 37 149
2003 41 318
2004 28 104
2005 20 37
2006 16 48
2007 23 111
2008 21 90
2009 24 105
2010 24 100
2011 11 211
2012 25 109
2013 36 157
2014 29 84
2015 28 127
2016 35 59
2017 49 112
2018 34 113
2019 32 63
2020 27 50
2021 24 80
Speciality United States rank North America rank World rank
Neuroscience 132 151 365
Cognitive Science 211 240 545
Social Work 282 318 610
Child Psychology 304 342 728
Sexology 334 368 734
Social Psychology 331 371 797
Psychiatry 277 309 819
Clinical Psychology 333 372 868
Education Majors 447 493 1267

Economics

Humboldt State University ranked 228th for Economics in the United States and 839th in the World with 303 publications made and 11,670 citations received. Main research topics: Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Political Economy, Agricultural Economics, International Relations and Diplomacy.

Rank Ranking
#228 of 654 In the United States
#258 of 717 In North America
#839 of 3,039 In the World

Humboldt State University
Economics Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 2 2
1992 2 1
1993 1 0
1994 1 11
1995 0 0
1996 5 19
1997 6 15
1998 9 46
1999 7 26
2000 11 44
2001 8 31
2002 6 95
2003 1 0
2004 2 6
2005 8 29
2006 13 32
2007 11 5
2008 9 2
2009 12 107
2010 18 9
2011 19 5
2012 14 41
2013 10 17
2014 18 49
2015 17 22
2016 9 14
2017 10 25
2018 7 10
2019 21 123
2020 21 101
2021 11 4
Speciality United States rank North America rank World rank
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics 160 185 544
International Relations and Diplomacy 203 228 567
Political Economy 226 255 626
Agricultural Economics 173 199 911

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Non-core subjects for Humboldt State University

Speciality United States North America World Rank
Performing arts 226 260 641
Music 224 254 668
Statistics 199 227 678
Applied Mathematics 167 197 830
Mathematics 224 256 891
Business 324 362 1171
Photography 302 346 1213
Art & Design 375 416 1238