La Trobe University: Rankings

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La Trobe University ranked 18th in Australia, 411th in the global 2023 rating, and scored in the TOP 100 across 22 research topics. La Trobe University ranking is based on 3 factors: research output (EduRank's index has 36,526 publications and 1,075,214 citations attributed to the university), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 55 notable alumni.

Rank Ranking
#411 of 14,131 In the World
#20 of 59 In Oceania
#18 of 40 In Australia
#3 of 4 In Melbourne
#13 of 1,011 For Occupational Therapy
#17 of 1,062 For Publishing
#20 of 1,005 For Sports Medicine
#986 of 7,353 For Alumni Impact
#431 of 14,131 For Non-academic Prominence
Top100 For 19 other topics

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Medicine

La Trobe University ranked 11th for Medicine in Australia and 300th in the World with 11,619 publications made and 397,295 citations received. Main research topics: Physical Therapy, Health Science, Public Health, Nursing, Healthcare Management (MHA).

Rank Ranking
#11 of 39 In Australia
#13 of 50 In Oceania
#300 of 4,739 In the World

La Trobe University
Medicine Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 23 18
1992 24 18
1993 33 66
1994 43 59
1995 40 112
1996 104 234
1997 125 262
1998 144 357
1999 115 349
2000 165 514
2001 140 551
2002 155 345
2003 182 596
2004 204 744
2005 207 857
2006 224 1098
2007 274 1257
2008 276 972
2009 331 1470
2010 381 1496
2011 417 1587
2012 427 1830
2013 466 2336
2014 568 2490
2015 603 2659
2016 718 3698
2017 796 3292
2018 846 2714
2019 853 2206
2020 1034 1941
2021 1400 845
Speciality Australia rank Oceania rank World rank
Occupational Therapy 3 3 13
Sports Medicine 4 4 20
Nursing 7 7 37
Physical Therapy 5 5 45
Social Work 5 6 45
Forensic Science 10 11 88
Healthcare Management (MHA) 8 9 108
Sports / Exercise science 12 15 121
Family medicine 10 12 134
Gerontology 13 15 136
Audiology 8 9 140
Public Health 15 17 141
Health Science 10 12 160
Clinical Psychology 14 16 164
Orthodontics 6 7 184
Bioethics/Medical Ethics 14 16 185
Psychiatry 14 16 191
Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB-GYN) 8 10 211
Optometry 12 14 230
Paramedicine and Emergency medicine 17 19 268
Pediatrics 11 13 288
Epidemiology 15 17 319
Anatomy and Physiology 12 15 432
Critical Care Nursing 19 21 440
Respiratory Therapy 16 20 470
Sonography and Ultrasound 10 12 485
Virology 16 19 531
Pharmacy 12 16 542
Surgery 13 15 552
Veterinary 21 23 581
Immunology 15 18 593
Oncology and Cancer research 14 16 604
Toxicology 23 26 612
Medical Physics 22 25 614
Pathology 16 19 646
Anesthesiology 16 19 649
Ophthalmology 17 19 666
Cardiology 17 19 670
Plastic Surgery 13 15 675
Neurosurgery 13 15 688
Radiation Therapy 18 20 731
Dentistry 16 18 734
Biomedical Engineering 22 26 762
Pharmacology 15 17 779
Urology 17 20 820
Radiology and Nuclear medicine 18 20 823

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

La Trobe University ranked 12th for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in Australia and 156th in the World with 10,274 publications made and 253,804 citations received. Main research topics: Sociology, Demography, Political Science, Communications and Public Relations, History.

Rank Ranking
#12 of 39 In Australia
#14 of 51 In Oceania
#156 of 5,073 In the World

La Trobe University
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 65 83
1992 35 23
1993 35 43
1994 57 106
1995 46 38
1996 117 359
1997 144 352
1998 146 225
1999 125 363
2000 126 218
2001 142 398
2002 140 267
2003 208 537
2004 209 464
2005 218 507
2006 229 671
2007 264 861
2008 329 819
2009 404 894
2010 418 881
2011 373 1001
2012 417 1023
2013 505 1076
2014 495 1210
2015 524 1229
2016 579 2044
2017 605 1374
2018 570 1428
2019 644 1226
2020 717 1040
2021 805 612

Biology

La Trobe University ranked 14th for Biology in Australia and 453rd in the World with 6,437 publications made and 273,733 citations received. Main research topics: Biochemistry, Genetics, Botany, Oncology and Cancer research, Agricultural Science.

Rank Ranking
#14 of 39 In Australia
#17 of 51 In Oceania
#453 of 4,496 In the World

La Trobe University
Biology Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 58 96
1992 40 52
1993 54 88
1994 73 92
1995 49 105
1996 108 470
1997 142 359
1998 124 413
1999 117 402
2000 111 363
2001 104 333
2002 91 226
2003 126 465
2004 120 541
2005 128 454
2006 111 407
2007 135 546
2008 156 504
2009 160 615
2010 168 471
2011 187 755
2012 236 1137
2013 250 1088
2014 255 1310
2015 308 1773
2016 369 1563
2017 376 1994
2018 329 2562
2019 375 1363
2020 396 1005
2021 496 466
Speciality Australia rank Oceania rank World rank
Entomology 3 3 38
Zoology 12 14 149
Bioethics/Medical Ethics 14 16 185
Evolutionary Biology 10 13 193
Paleontology 15 18 203
Agricultural Science 13 15 240
Genetics 8 10 261
Botany 11 13 295
Forestry 17 21 302
Astrobiology 10 12 307
Biotechnology 15 18 334
Biophysics 9 10 340
Biochemistry 8 10 359
Horticulture 12 13 361
Animal Science 19 22 401
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation 25 31 403
Bioinformatics and Computational biology 14 16 436
Neuroscience 15 17 482
Molecular Biology 12 14 498
Virology 16 19 531
Microbiology 17 20 593
Immunology 15 18 593
Oncology and Cancer research 14 16 604
Toxicology 23 26 612
Pharmacology 15 17 779
Nutrition and Food Science 23 28 834
Nanotechnology 23 28 1151

Psychology

La Trobe University ranked 11th for Psychology in Australia and 158th in the World with 6,142 publications made and 235,890 citations received. Main research topics: Occupational Therapy, Child Psychology, Social Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Psychiatry.

Rank Ranking
#11 of 39 In Australia
#13 of 49 In Oceania
#158 of 3,654 In the World

La Trobe University
Psychology Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 28 83
1992 14 12
1993 14 42
1994 29 112
1995 33 83
1996 73 205
1997 83 142
1998 88 240
1999 86 283
2000 112 338
2001 83 332
2002 94 428
2003 103 297
2004 123 521
2005 126 574
2006 131 559
2007 155 811
2008 181 712
2009 217 837
2010 229 755
2011 226 1000
2012 270 776
2013 292 1405
2014 311 1164
2015 366 1475
2016 410 1504
2017 411 1226
2018 342 2333
2019 342 770
2020 426 614
2021 516 268
Speciality Australia rank Oceania rank World rank
Occupational Therapy 3 3 13
Sexology 1 1 22
Social Work 5 6 45
Special Education 11 11 75
Education Majors 17 19 97
Negotiation and Conflict Resolution 10 10 110
Child Psychology 7 8 143
Clinical Psychology 14 16 164
Organizational / Business / IO Psychology 14 16 181
Psychiatry 14 16 191
Social Psychology 13 16 211
Cognitive Science 11 13 259
Neuroscience 15 17 482

Environmental Science

La Trobe University ranked 19th for Environmental Science in Australia and 354th in the World with 3,460 publications made and 122,109 citations received. Main research topics: Ecology, Geography and Cartography, Geology, Agricultural Science, Environmental Management.

Rank Ranking
#19 of 39 In Australia
#23 of 51 In Oceania
#354 of 4,023 In the World

La Trobe University
Environmental Science Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 34 93
1992 6 16
1993 24 39
1994 27 34
1995 20 21
1996 54 102
1997 64 156
1998 72 191
1999 70 276
2000 66 170
2001 74 273
2002 57 144
2003 58 165
2004 70 247
2005 73 200
2006 78 221
2007 85 230
2008 100 243
2009 133 335
2010 140 326
2011 139 629
2012 126 531
2013 151 565
2014 152 385
2015 153 482
2016 189 551
2017 179 868
2018 161 484
2019 188 488
2020 180 572
2021 229 191

Computer Science

La Trobe University ranked 20th for Computer Science in Australia and 491st in the World with 3,409 publications made and 94,142 citations received. Main research topics: Artificial Intelligence (AI), Cognitive Science, Management Information Systems, Bioinformatics and Computational biology, Neuroscience.

Rank Ranking
#20 of 39 In Australia
#24 of 50 In Oceania
#491 of 4,392 In the World

La Trobe University
Computer Science Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 21 31
1992 9 1
1993 29 32
1994 39 47
1995 40 31
1996 55 77
1997 67 37
1998 60 81
1999 58 124
2000 57 100
2001 27 68
2002 48 97
2003 87 114
2004 74 174
2005 106 270
2006 110 103
2007 85 164
2008 113 228
2009 107 228
2010 129 254
2011 164 461
2012 131 582
2013 150 448
2014 130 557
2015 157 613
2016 151 388
2017 186 873
2018 163 1851
2019 231 799
2020 238 594
2021 293 327

Business

La Trobe University ranked 19th for Business in Australia and 238th in the World with 3,145 publications made and 85,498 citations received. Main research topics: Public Policy / Administration, Management Information Systems, Investment Banking and Stock trading, Occupational Safety and Health, Marketing.

Rank Ranking
#19 of 39 In Australia
#23 of 49 In Oceania
#238 of 4,001 In the World

La Trobe University
Business Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 12 6
1992 6 2
1993 10 6
1994 19 17
1995 18 8
1996 24 29
1997 32 47
1998 39 67
1999 33 222
2000 53 172
2001 42 144
2002 31 39
2003 48 70
2004 55 153
2005 85 246
2006 95 385
2007 122 454
2008 132 413
2009 138 167
2010 136 333
2011 158 308
2012 158 453
2013 160 321
2014 168 476
2015 208 541
2016 182 330
2017 207 750
2018 135 216
2019 179 318
2020 185 453
2021 193 195

Chemistry

La Trobe University ranked 21st for Chemistry in Australia and 762nd in the World with 2,890 publications made and 111,953 citations received. Main research topics: Biochemistry, Materials Science, Inorganic Chemistry, Pharmacy, Organic Chemistry.

Rank Ranking
#21 of 38 In Australia
#25 of 50 In Oceania
#762 of 4,317 In the World

La Trobe University
Chemistry Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 39 87
1992 27 39
1993 55 63
1994 56 89
1995 41 60
1996 75 122
1997 69 117
1998 69 170
1999 67 109
2000 77 152
2001 56 234
2002 47 86
2003 50 191
2004 48 201
2005 59 157
2006 77 260
2007 70 277
2008 63 257
2009 59 150
2010 62 168
2011 85 279
2012 83 245
2013 90 351
2014 81 398
2015 101 357
2016 97 345
2017 119 467
2018 119 295
2019 119 470
2020 149 360
2021 141 76
Speciality Australia rank Oceania rank World rank
Petrology and Geochemistry 14 17 200
Biochemistry 8 10 359
Biochemical Engineering 19 21 469
Computational Chemistry 10 11 504
Pharmacy 12 16 542
Organic Chemistry 11 13 643
Inorganic Chemistry 18 19 648
Physical chemistry 13 16 747
Environmental Chemistry 26 32 748
Nutrition and Food Science 23 28 834
Radiochemistry 17 21 1076
Polymer science and Plastics engineering 22 28 1111
Nanotechnology 23 28 1151
Chemical Engineering 27 33 1545
Materials Science 26 32 1580

Economics

La Trobe University ranked 16th for Economics in Australia and 249th in the World with 1,820 publications made and 34,327 citations received. Main research topics: Development Studies, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Investment Banking and Stock trading, Finance, Political Economy.

Rank Ranking
#16 of 39 In Australia
#18 of 50 In Oceania
#249 of 3,039 In the World

La Trobe University
Economics Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 12 6
1992 13 9
1993 9 8
1994 11 9
1995 11 7
1996 32 22
1997 36 22
1998 32 42
1999 30 197
2000 38 53
2001 30 55
2002 24 12
2003 28 17
2004 33 50
2005 42 77
2006 41 99
2007 33 38
2008 78 101
2009 85 100
2010 80 141
2011 79 267
2012 91 181
2013 85 110
2014 106 149
2015 92 126
2016 124 102
2017 90 150
2018 63 96
2019 72 61
2020 111 244
2021 97 107

Mathematics

La Trobe University ranked 15th for Mathematics in Australia and 276th in the World with 1,660 publications made and 45,834 citations received. Main research topics: Statistics, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Math Teachers, Blockchain and Cryptography, Applied Mathematics.

Rank Ranking
#15 of 39 In Australia
#16 of 48 In Oceania
#276 of 3,376 In the World

La Trobe University
Mathematics Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 20 16
1992 8 2
1993 13 8
1994 27 56
1995 21 4
1996 33 88
1997 49 54
1998 38 42
1999 38 131
2000 43 52
2001 25 107
2002 37 55
2003 33 28
2004 38 80
2005 37 142
2006 40 141
2007 46 60
2008 82 120
2009 55 100
2010 60 125
2011 61 365
2012 82 99
2013 73 154
2014 66 451
2015 58 92
2016 81 97
2017 75 94
2018 59 115
2019 76 114
2020 82 93
2021 71 29
Speciality Australia rank Oceania rank World rank
Statistics 7 8 132
Math Teachers 14 16 160
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics 14 16 291
Applied Mathematics 13 14 382
Actuarial Science 19 23 456
Blockchain and Cryptography 18 19 534
Operations Research 20 26 677

Art & Design

La Trobe University ranked 17th for Art & Design in Australia and 231st in the World with 1,238 publications made and 15,479 citations received. Main research topics: Creative Writing, Art History, Aesthetics, Literature, 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
#17 of 39 In Australia
#19 of 48 In Oceania
#231 of 2,700 In the World

La Trobe University
Art & Design Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 7 1
1992 6 1
1993 3 0
1994 9 5
1995 6 0
1996 13 3
1997 17 36
1998 16 41
1999 19 22
2000 13 4
2001 23 26
2002 20 10
2003 21 13
2004 25 29
2005 36 67
2006 28 28
2007 36 53
2008 39 101
2009 69 47
2010 70 115
2011 34 46
2012 43 15
2013 65 73
2014 62 64
2015 86 76
2016 74 110
2017 63 49
2018 61 30
2019 66 61
2020 79 61
2021 79 43
Speciality Australia rank Oceania rank World rank
Cinematography 9 9 50
Creative Writing 11 12 85
Singing and Vocal Performance 7 7 88
Entertainment Industry Business 11 12 94
Aesthetics 15 16 133
Literature 9 12 159
Fashion Design 15 18 165
Art History 9 10 172
Performing arts 18 20 222
Painting and Drawing 12 12 247
Sculpture 12 12 247
Illustration and Concept Art 14 15 281
Music 21 26 313
Architecture 19 20 378
Multimedia 21 27 433
Landscape Architecture 22 28 503
Graphic Design 28 34 592
Photography 25 31 629
Game Design and Development 26 32 637
UX/UI Desgin 27 34 839
Computer Graphics 23 30 871
Interior Design 25 31 958

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