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Laurentian University ranked 39th in Canada, 1391st in the global 2023 rating, and scored in the TOP 50% across 109 research topics. Laurentian University ranking is based on 3 factors: research output (EduRank's index has 9,366 academic publications and 169,601 citations attributed to the university), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 13 notable alumni.

Ranking Category
#1391 of 14,131 In the World
#381 of 2,597 In North America
#39 of 101 In Canada
#16 of 24 In Ontario
#47 of 1,000 For Mining Engineering
#323 of 2,438 For Petrology and Geochemistry
#420 of 1,044 For Social Work
#2521 of 7,446 For Alumni Impact
#1842 of 14,131 For Non-academic Prominence
Top50% For 106 other topics

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Biology rankings

Laurentian University ranked 36th for Biology in Canada and 1378th in the World with 5,022 publications made and 113,884 citations received. Main research topics: Paleontology, Biochemistry, Genetics, Neuroscience, Botany.

Biology ranking Location
#36 of 85 In Canada
#308 of 1,613 In North America
#1378 of 6,663 In the World

Laurentian University
Biology Publications & Citations

Year Biology publications Biology citations
1990 47 211
1991 43 197
1992 60 271
1993 54 266
1994 73 357
1995 60 389
1996 76 470
1997 56 452
1998 62 485
1999 50 540
2000 69 697
2001 81 864
2002 75 1035
2003 81 1093
2004 76 1207
2005 71 1285
2006 104 1459
2007 178 1811
2008 143 2193
2009 191 2604
2010 191 3142
2011 172 3610
2012 191 4290
2013 213 4818
2014 191 5255
2015 217 5643
2016 228 5766
2017 263 6296
2018 217 6611
2019 225 7883
2020 287 9458
2021 324 12755
2022 199 12223

The following table provides academic rankings for Laurentian University in various areas of Biology.

Biology subfield Canada ranking North America ranking World rank
Entomology 27 198 646
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation 30 246 852
Zoology 35 245 858
Animal Science 31 223 916
Astrobiology 32 272 921
Paleontology 32 245 931
Forestry 38 204 969
Neuroscience 35 313 979
Toxicology 31 210 1026
Biophysics 30 302 1073
Evolutionary Biology 36 338 1145
Oncology and Cancer research 32 317 1358
Pharmacology 30 303 1385
Molecular Biology 32 318 1405
Bioinformatics and Computational biology 33 344 1436
Genetics 36 335 1495
Botany 38 306 1497
Biochemistry 37 320 1549
Horticulture 38 262 1606
Nanotechnology 37 288 1640
Immunology 34 357 1643
Microbiology 35 327 1690
Agricultural Science 45 320 1763
Virology 35 384 1770
Biotechnology 37 347 1804
Nutrition and Food Science 44 368 2385

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences rankings

Laurentian University ranked 37th for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in Canada and 1115th in the World with 4,887 publications made and 70,372 citations received. Main research topics: Philosophy, Political Science, Sociology, Law, History.

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences ranking Location
#37 of 91 In Canada
#320 of 1,780 In North America
#1115 of 6,939 In the World

Laurentian University
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Publications & Citations

Year Liberal Arts & Social Sciences publications Liberal Arts & Social Sciences citations
1990 35 91
1991 51 98
1992 68 163
1993 61 169
1994 74 178
1995 57 232
1996 55 242
1997 64 296
1998 46 260
1999 51 348
2000 46 333
2001 56 456
2002 63 564
2003 72 597
2004 71 556
2005 71 594
2006 97 834
2007 149 936
2008 146 1141
2009 209 1540
2010 174 1825
2011 180 2097
2012 187 2615
2013 211 2911
2014 177 3376
2015 239 3610
2016 240 3675
2017 256 4007
2018 236 4354
2019 218 5239
2020 262 6454
2021 267 8857
2022 172 8201

The following table provides academic rankings for Laurentian University in various areas of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences.

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences subfield Canada ranking North America ranking World rank
Social Work 25 227 420
Occupational Safety and Health 35 282 639
Forensic Science 26 192 653
Sports / Exercise science 31 245 673
Media Studies 37 322 676
Broadcast Journalism 28 266 692
Art History 32 299 705
Anthropology 32 286 708
Gender Studies 36 375 753
Political Economy 39 370 886
Sociology 35 331 931
Criminology and Criminal Justice 43 486 955
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies 33 360 960
Library and Information science 32 377 979
Public Policy / Administration 40 391 1017
Demography 36 317 1059
Communications and Public Relations 43 421 1062
Philosophy 37 279 1078
History 38 328 1100
Linguistics 35 315 1136
Political Science 41 363 1163
Archaeology 37 310 1168
Aesthetics 40 353 1171
Law 40 398 1201
Education Majors 45 467 1243
Classics and Ancient History 44 591 1723

Environmental Science rankings

Laurentian University ranked 37th for Environmental Science in Canada and 1153rd in the World with 4,516 publications made and 98,178 citations received. Main research topics: Geology, Paleontology, Ecology, Geography and Cartography, Earth science and Geophysics.

Environmental Science ranking Location
#37 of 88 In Canada
#282 of 1,622 In North America
#1153 of 6,683 In the World

Laurentian University
Environmental Science Publications & Citations

Year Environmental Science publications Environmental Science citations
1990 39 207
1991 33 138
1992 45 219
1993 43 186
1994 61 241
1995 56 258
1996 55 313
1997 59 338
1998 48 383
1999 46 425
2000 48 466
2001 66 625
2002 60 714
2003 64 813
2004 63 849
2005 61 952
2006 95 1116
2007 142 1394
2008 118 1760
2009 164 2092
2010 156 2582
2011 160 3025
2012 154 3496
2013 165 3852
2014 163 4538
2015 218 4903
2016 233 5245
2017 235 5502
2018 220 6025
2019 243 7403
2020 286 8906
2021 301 11767
2022 195 11150

The following table provides academic rankings for Laurentian University in various areas of Environmental Science.

Environmental Science subfield Canada ranking North America ranking World rank
Mining Engineering 6 12 47
Petrology and Geochemistry 20 108 323
Geotechnical Engineering 26 152 527
Earth science and Geophysics 27 162 562
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation 30 246 852
Geology 33 239 905
Paleontology 32 245 931
Environmental Chemistry 31 199 948
Forestry 38 204 969
Oceanography 39 256 1027
Ecology 39 278 1195
Geography and Cartography 40 302 1253
Environmental Engineering 37 261 1506
Meteorology and Atmospheric Science 44 316 1533
Environmental Management 43 275 1545
Agricultural Science 45 320 1763

Chemistry rankings

Laurentian University ranked 37th for Chemistry in Canada and 1481st in the World with 3,958 publications made and 97,816 citations received. Main research topics: Organic Chemistry, Materials Science, Biochemistry, Petrology and Geochemistry, Chemical Engineering.

Chemistry ranking Location
#37 of 79 In Canada
#304 of 1,436 In North America
#1481 of 6,327 In the World

Laurentian University
Chemistry Publications & Citations

Year Chemistry publications Chemistry citations
1990 30 189
1991 27 157
1992 41 196
1993 40 194
1994 60 267
1995 48 265
1996 53 330
1997 54 362
1998 44 387
1999 41 475
2000 55 549
2001 61 656
2002 53 766
2003 66 906
2004 57 1001
2005 61 1085
2006 82 1224
2007 145 1525
2008 110 1864
2009 147 2188
2010 150 2569
2011 144 3100
2012 141 3608
2013 154 4019
2014 145 4383
2015 185 4884
2016 185 4934
2017 202 5515
2018 186 5904
2019 187 7043
2020 205 8328
2021 276 10842
2022 157 10529

The following table provides academic rankings for Laurentian University in various areas of Chemistry.

Chemistry subfield Canada ranking North America ranking World rank
Petrology and Geochemistry 20 108 323
Environmental Chemistry 31 199 948
Inorganic Chemistry 29 217 1191
Materials Science 37 270 1367
Organic Chemistry 37 285 1474
Physical chemistry 37 272 1509
Computational Chemistry 36 317 1511
Biochemistry 37 320 1549
Radiochemistry 34 220 1586
Chemical Engineering 37 269 1622
Nanotechnology 37 288 1640
Pharmacy 38 381 1873
Nutrition and Food Science 44 368 2385

Physics rankings

Laurentian University ranked 38th for Physics in Canada and 1373rd in the World with 3,892 publications made and 86,009 citations received. Main research topics: Quantum and Particle physics, Materials Science, Optical Engineering, Astrophysics and Astronomy, Nuclear Physics.

Physics ranking Location
#38 of 82 In Canada
#297 of 1,508 In North America
#1373 of 6,484 In the World

Laurentian University
Physics Publications & Citations

Year Physics publications Physics citations
1990 36 194
1991 33 144
1992 49 197
1993 54 203
1994 65 229
1995 52 258
1996 54 344
1997 55 369
1998 45 366
1999 38 457
2000 51 491
2001 51 622
2002 56 713
2003 59 785
2004 64 867
2005 56 937
2006 81 1110
2007 142 1240
2008 110 1553
2009 116 1963
2010 145 2449
2011 152 2789
2012 144 3288
2013 176 3640
2014 167 3999
2015 218 4413
2016 172 4364
2017 183 4581
2018 164 4876
2019 174 6003
2020 177 7207
2021 215 9369
2022 138 8670

The following table provides academic rankings for Laurentian University in various areas of Physics.

Physics subfield Canada ranking North America ranking World rank
Astrobiology 32 272 921
Atomic and Molecular physics 30 252 1000
Biophysics 30 302 1073
Astrophysics and Astronomy 37 288 1099
Nuclear Physics 32 257 1103
Theoretical Physics 37 312 1355
Acoustical Engineering 39 312 1357
Materials Science 37 270 1367
Quantum and Particle physics 40 299 1418
Optical Engineering 38 329 1627
Nanotechnology 37 288 1640
Condensed Matter Physics 39 314 1776

Engineering rankings

Laurentian University ranked 39th for Engineering in Canada and 1484th in the World with 3,856 publications made and 86,680 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Metallurgical Engineering, Optical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering.

Engineering ranking Location
#39 of 84 In Canada
#307 of 1,531 In North America
#1484 of 6,555 In the World

Laurentian University
Engineering Publications & Citations

Year Engineering publications Engineering citations
1990 37 179
1991 33 131
1992 55 196
1993 55 201
1994 56 207
1995 42 245
1996 53 319
1997 46 298
1998 42 337
1999 36 437
2000 54 473
2001 51 585
2002 51 613
2003 56 745
2004 61 773
2005 53 849
2006 77 1035
2007 149 1187
2008 98 1461
2009 128 1911
2010 140 2321
2011 142 2688
2012 150 3223
2013 173 3598
2014 146 3916
2015 223 4349
2016 186 4367
2017 189 4738
2018 179 5166
2019 176 6228
2020 205 7539
2021 215 9516
2022 136 9026

The following table provides academic rankings for Laurentian University in various areas of Engineering.

Engineering subfield Canada ranking North America ranking World rank
Mining Engineering 6 12 47
Geotechnical Engineering 26 152 527
Civil Engineering 30 198 714
Operations Research 34 253 1013
Structural Engineering 32 236 1023
Metallurgical Engineering 32 233 1161
Acoustical Engineering 39 312 1357
Materials Science 37 270 1367
Telecommunications 37 294 1474
Systems Engineering 44 341 1482
Automotive Engineering 40 269 1493
Environmental Engineering 37 261 1506
Aerospace Engineering 41 345 1601
Chemical Engineering 37 269 1622
Optical Engineering 38 329 1627
Nanotechnology 37 288 1640
Mechanical Engineering 42 340 1716
Biotechnology 37 347 1804
Electrical Engineering 45 367 2191
Human-Computer Interaction 49 427 2221
Computer Networking 51 449 2257
Electronic Engineering 51 435 2712

Medicine rankings

Laurentian University ranked 34th for Medicine in Canada and 1276th in the World with 3,532 publications made and 68,530 citations received. Main research topics: Psychiatry, Pathology, Public Health, Nursing, Surgery.

Medicine ranking Location
#34 of 83 In Canada
#324 of 1,578 In North America
#1276 of 6,552 In the World

Laurentian University
Medicine Publications & Citations

Year Medicine publications Medicine citations
1990 21 119
1991 38 148
1992 42 174
1993 36 223
1994 51 260
1995 44 268
1996 38 290
1997 40 314
1998 36 337
1999 35 363
2000 46 441
2001 51 561
2002 49 651
2003 55 659
2004 55 680
2005 48 673
2006 59 830
2007 103 966
2008 92 1164
2009 134 1413
2010 139 1693
2011 108 1994
2012 148 2340
2013 166 2739
2014 129 3076
2015 180 3269
2016 191 3432
2017 196 3642
2018 164 3938
2019 163 4756
2020 220 5772
2021 226 8041
2022 130 7574

The following table provides academic rankings for Laurentian University in various areas of Medicine.

Medicine subfield Canada ranking North America ranking World rank
Social Work 25 227 420
Audiology 26 192 511
Clinical Psychology 32 275 577
Forensic Science 26 192 653
Sports / Exercise science 31 245 673
Sports Medicine 33 242 675
Healthcare Management (MHA) 31 274 718
Physical Therapy 33 258 812
Occupational Therapy 31 258 843
Nursing 33 318 870
Radiation Therapy 24 226 927
Psychiatry 33 293 943
Gerontology 37 362 979
Critical Care Nursing 21 275 986
Health Science 31 382 1024
Toxicology 31 210 1026
Public Health 36 320 1061
Anesthesiology 28 275 1073
Paramedicine and Emergency medicine 36 394 1089
Family medicine 29 340 1119
Pediatrics 27 284 1200
Anatomy and Physiology 34 315 1253
Surgery 31 333 1307
Oncology and Cancer research 32 317 1358
Cardiology 30 347 1383
Pharmacology 30 303 1385
Radiology and Nuclear medicine 36 354 1471
Pathology 37 340 1477
Immunology 34 357 1643
Virology 35 384 1770
Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB-GYN) 34 363 1866
Pharmacy 38 381 1873

Computer Science rankings

Laurentian University ranked 40th for Computer Science in Canada and 1531st in the World with 3,005 publications made and 49,588 citations received. Main research topics: Neuroscience, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning, Cognitive Science, Telecommunications.

Computer Science ranking Location
#40 of 85 In Canada
#369 of 1,581 In North America
#1531 of 6,597 In the World

Laurentian University
Computer Science Publications & Citations

Year Computer Science publications Computer Science citations
1990 22 98
1991 45 98
1992 48 167
1993 45 205
1994 45 217
1995 39 265
1996 44 264
1997 41 308
1998 45 266
1999 44 329
2000 47 385
2001 37 412
2002 39 488
2003 46 447
2004 57 514
2005 41 521
2006 60 666
2007 109 777
2008 80 848
2009 135 1195
2010 111 1444
2011 115 1521
2012 120 1960
2013 131 2089
2014 108 2366
2015 143 2365
2016 147 2329
2017 124 2548
2018 124 2702
2019 122 3245
2020 137 4085
2021 137 5534
2022 108 5272

The following table provides academic rankings for Laurentian University in various areas of Computer Science.

Computer Science subfield Canada ranking North America ranking World rank
Library and Information science 32 377 979
Neuroscience 35 313 979
Cognitive Science 36 316 1058
Bioinformatics and Computational biology 33 344 1436
Telecommunications 37 294 1474
Data Science 43 393 1529
Computer Vision 40 328 1655
Artificial Intelligence (AI) 42 356 1696
Computational Linguistics 43 383 1805
Machine Learning 45 374 1875
Software Engineering 44 417 1909
Management Information Systems 50 498 2021
Human-Computer Interaction 49 427 2221
Cyber Security 49 463 2226
Computer Networking 51 449 2257

Psychology rankings

Laurentian University ranked 35th for Psychology in Canada and 1069th in the World with 2,501 publications made and 42,532 citations received. Main research topics: Psychiatry, Neuroscience, Social Psychology, Child Psychology, Clinical Psychology.

Psychology ranking Location
#35 of 83 In Canada
#346 of 1,538 In North America
#1069 of 6,353 In the World

Laurentian University
Psychology Publications & Citations

Year Psychology publications Psychology citations
1990 21 74
1991 41 99
1992 44 142
1993 36 180
1994 39 210
1995 32 235
1996 34 235
1997 36 278
1998 31 224
1999 31 279
2000 36 345
2001 37 395
2002 39 472
2003 38 421
2004 35 451
2005 31 418
2006 31 519
2007 64 568
2008 63 649
2009 92 866
2010 85 1039
2011 94 1138
2012 105 1429
2013 116 1698
2014 91 1931
2015 110 2010
2016 145 2142
2017 114 2241
2018 107 2350
2019 99 2906
2020 150 3603
2021 147 5128
2022 93 4696

The following table provides academic rankings for Laurentian University in various areas of Psychology.

Psychology subfield Canada ranking North America ranking World rank
Social Work 25 227 420
Child Psychology 30 275 572
Clinical Psychology 32 275 577
Social Psychology 36 326 822
Sexology 38 418 838
Occupational Therapy 31 258 843
Psychiatry 33 293 943
Neuroscience 35 313 979
Cognitive Science 36 316 1058
Education Majors 45 467 1243

Mathematics rankings

Laurentian University ranked 40th for Mathematics in Canada and 1619th in the World with 1,503 publications made and 23,727 citations received. Main research topics: Statistics, Math Teachers, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Operations Research, Applied Mathematics.

Mathematics ranking Location
#40 of 78 In Canada
#388 of 1,383 In North America
#1619 of 6,132 In the World

Laurentian University
Mathematics Publications & Citations

Year Mathematics publications Mathematics citations
1990 11 26
1991 13 24
1992 22 58
1993 21 71
1994 23 70
1995 19 87
1996 14 84
1997 17 108
1998 12 102
1999 10 147
2000 15 126
2001 14 136
2002 14 151
2003 19 168
2004 21 164
2005 24 218
2006 24 259
2007 49 342
2008 41 399
2009 59 492
2010 61 677
2011 54 743
2012 62 952
2013 78 985
2014 44 1219
2015 73 1319
2016 85 1246
2017 68 1365
2018 78 1480
2019 85 1863
2020 79 2199
2021 73 3081
2022 57 2890

The following table provides academic rankings for Laurentian University in various areas of Mathematics.

Mathematics subfield Canada ranking North America ranking World rank
Math Teachers 31 338 825
Operations Research 34 253 1013
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics 42 392 1445
Statistics 40 363 1561
Applied Mathematics 42 355 2020

Business rankings

Laurentian University ranked 42nd for Business in Canada and 1559th in the World with 1,384 publications made and 18,704 citations received. Main research topics: Management, Marketing, Finance, Advertising, Accounting.

Business ranking Location
#42 of 79 In Canada
#409 of 1,346 In North America
#1559 of 6,002 In the World

Laurentian University
Business Publications & Citations

Year Business publications Business citations
1990 12 10
1991 9 13
1992 25 39
1993 23 26
1994 21 38
1995 16 63
1996 20 51
1997 19 80
1998 17 63
1999 17 111
2000 13 88
2001 10 91
2002 9 128
2003 13 125
2004 22 129
2005 22 126
2006 21 214
2007 45 234
2008 48 290
2009 57 393
2010 55 504
2011 49 577
2012 54 715
2013 63 785
2014 48 905
2015 70 988
2016 66 990
2017 66 1014
2018 74 1115
2019 63 1423
2020 86 1759
2021 78 2511
2022 54 2257

The following table provides academic rankings for Laurentian University in various areas of Business.

Business subfield Canada ranking North America ranking World rank
Occupational Safety and Health 35 282 639
Operations Research 34 253 1013
Public Policy / Administration 40 391 1017
Advertising 36 375 1082
Finance 40 382 1455
Accounting 41 455 1467
International Business 37 343 1471
Marketing 41 405 1517
Project Management 39 383 1619
Management 44 436 1804
Management Information Systems 50 498 2021

Economics rankings

Laurentian University ranked 41st for Economics in Canada and 1292nd in the World with 1,193 publications made and 16,160 citations received. Main research topics: Development Studies, Finance, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Political Economy.

Economics ranking Location
#41 of 79 In Canada
#377 of 1,334 In North America
#1292 of 5,789 In the World

Laurentian University
Economics Publications & Citations

Year Economics publications Economics citations
1990 15 11
1991 11 5
1992 12 20
1993 11 18
1994 16 20
1995 15 36
1996 19 39
1997 14 51
1998 7 46
1999 7 70
2000 8 55
2001 3 48
2002 7 70
2003 8 67
2004 21 86
2005 22 90
2006 19 126
2007 25 153
2008 34 202
2009 53 277
2010 42 381
2011 41 454
2012 60 533
2013 64 619
2014 34 678
2015 71 816
2016 67 723
2017 77 813
2018 67 949
2019 68 1157
2020 74 1359
2021 65 2000
2022 51 1928

The following table provides academic rankings for Laurentian University in various areas of Economics.

Economics subfield Canada ranking North America ranking World rank
Political Economy 39 370 886
Development Studies 38 374 1130
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics 42 392 1445
Finance 40 382 1455

Art & Design rankings

Laurentian University ranked 38th for Art & Design in Canada and 1106th in the World with 847 publications made and 13,418 citations received. Main research topics: Literature, Fashion Design, Aesthetics, Art History, Creative Writing.

Please note that our approach to subject rankings is based on scientific outputs and heavily biased on art-related topics towards institutions with computer science research profiles.

Art & Design ranking Location
#38 of 81 In Canada
#333 of 1,317 In North America
#1106 of 5,426 In the World

Laurentian University
Art & Design Publications & Citations

Year Art & Design publications Art & Design citations
1990 4 15
1991 5 8
1992 10 29
1993 14 61
1994 20 45
1995 9 37
1996 13 43
1997 14 68
1998 12 50
1999 15 73
2000 6 59
2001 9 105
2002 10 112
2003 15 113
2004 12 119
2005 15 139
2006 24 143
2007 33 165
2008 24 239
2009 26 312
2010 38 364
2011 36 426
2012 36 427
2013 36 458
2014 33 571
2015 38 620
2016 40 599
2017 38 564
2018 27 669
2019 45 707
2020 38 857
2021 40 1328
2022 24 1120

The following table provides academic rankings for Laurentian University in various areas of Art & Design.

Art & Design subfield Canada ranking North America ranking World rank
Singing and Vocal Performance 17 96 202
Creative Writing 30 220 499
Art History 32 299 705
Literature 34 287 861
Cinematography 34 319 1025
Aesthetics 40 353 1171
Fashion Design 41 339 1286