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Lehigh University ranked 151st in the United States and 461st in the World 2022 overall rankings, plus got TOP 50% in 128 academic topics. EduRank's ranking for Lehigh University is based on 3 factors: research performance (a proprietary algorithm evaluated 24,402 publications and 792,843 citations), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 114 notable alumni .

Rank Ranking
#461 of 14,134 In the World
#173 of 2,597 In North America
#151 of 2,496 In the United States
#8 of 155 In Pennsylvania
#1 of 3 In Bethlehem
#64 of 1,236 For Polymer science and Plastics engineering
#83 of 1,239 For Structural Engineering
#114 of 1,091 For Firefighting and Fire Science
#636 of 7,351 For Alumni Impact
#432 of 14,134 For Non-academic Prominence
Top50% For 125 other topics

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Engineering

Lehigh University ranked 74th for Engineering in the United States and 251st in the World with 9,643 publications made and 286,464 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Structural Engineering, Optical Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, Chemical Engineering.

Rank Ranking
#74 of 756 In the United States
#85 of 818 In North America
#251 of 4,626 In the World

Lehigh University
Engineering Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 126 129
1992 114 83
1993 94 72
1994 98 68
1995 97 134
1996 169 306
1997 168 316
1998 136 193
1999 163 230
2000 168 437
2001 159 289
2002 151 314
2003 236 645
2004 258 424
2005 273 823
2006 294 688
2007 274 685
2008 322 1029
2009 311 906
2010 334 629
2011 319 661
2012 287 825
2013 290 875
2014 270 725
2015 270 803
2016 277 930
2017 236 897
2018 242 664
2019 240 569
2020 264 541
2021 240 220

Physics

Lehigh University ranked 83rd for Physics in the United States and 276th in the World with 7,463 publications made and 228,416 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Optical Engineering, Atomic and Molecular physics, Nanotechnology, Condensed Matter Physics.

Rank Ranking
#83 of 721 In the United States
#91 of 781 In North America
#276 of 4,083 In the World

Lehigh University
Physics Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 100 98
1992 84 75
1993 82 65
1994 73 73
1995 75 130
1996 151 276
1997 130 185
1998 114 189
1999 126 153
2000 138 395
2001 128 237
2002 104 218
2003 179 481
2004 186 273
2005 206 410
2006 184 296
2007 195 429
2008 216 655
2009 258 714
2010 253 453
2011 239 498
2012 217 669
2013 198 709
2014 194 842
2015 206 906
2016 217 766
2017 208 1002
2018 223 875
2019 221 737
2020 252 725
2021 217 346
Speciality United States rank North America rank World rank
Materials Science 57 63 188
Optical Engineering 66 75 206
Applied/Engineering Physics 85 91 277
Atomic and Molecular physics 84 95 281
Condensed Matter Physics 88 99 363
Biophysics 133 150 379
Nanotechnology 105 116 409
Astrophysics and Astronomy 161 177 534
Acoustical Engineering 153 178 563
Astrobiology 225 249 587
Nuclear Physics 160 180 656
Theoretical Physics 138 163 729
Quantum and Particle physics 155 184 779

Chemistry

Lehigh University ranked 92nd for Chemistry in the United States and 308th in the World with 7,404 publications made and 259,575 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, Inorganic Chemistry, Nanotechnology, Organic Chemistry.

Rank Ranking
#92 of 717 In the United States
#105 of 778 In North America
#308 of 4,319 In the World

Lehigh University
Chemistry Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 121 120
1992 103 105
1993 86 86
1994 77 90
1995 75 108
1996 161 361
1997 154 356
1998 129 281
1999 146 322
2000 146 461
2001 129 298
2002 112 258
2003 174 579
2004 185 312
2005 212 520
2006 182 372
2007 206 581
2008 224 800
2009 244 758
2010 231 425
2011 234 714
2012 220 783
2013 201 819
2014 199 599
2015 196 680
2016 214 837
2017 187 986
2018 173 540
2019 180 464
2020 205 498
2021 182 180
Speciality United States rank North America rank World rank
Polymer science and Plastics engineering 24 27 64
Inorganic Chemistry 45 51 166
Materials Science 57 63 188
Chemical Engineering 50 58 207
Physical chemistry 65 76 232
Petrology and Geochemistry 80 103 291
Nanotechnology 105 116 409
Environmental Chemistry 104 127 442
Biochemical Engineering 98 115 479
Organic Chemistry 108 125 521
Computational Chemistry 148 171 628
Pharmacy 201 228 942
Biochemistry 223 250 994
Radiochemistry 141 164 1068

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

Lehigh University ranked 195th for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in the United States and 550th in the World with 2,591 publications made and 60,403 citations received. Main research topics: Political Science, Sociology, Demography, History, Education Majors.

Rank Ranking
#195 of 1,262 In the United States
#223 of 1,341 In North America
#550 of 5,074 In the World

Lehigh University
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 35 50
1992 22 40
1993 17 6
1994 22 20
1995 22 1
1996 36 97
1997 44 26
1998 48 95
1999 50 75
2000 40 55
2001 47 104
2002 30 69
2003 46 56
2004 48 66
2005 62 149
2006 58 111
2007 57 184
2008 81 145
2009 91 314
2010 103 659
2011 104 220
2012 122 144
2013 117 325
2014 125 347
2015 94 204
2016 106 220
2017 84 197
2018 106 206
2019 108 153
2020 113 1492
2021 99 83
Speciality United States rank North America rank World rank
Early Childhood Education 61 63 87
Special Education 68 76 124
Genealogy 84 101 208
Art History 111 131 248
Journalism and Digital Media 105 122 268
Classics and Ancient History 141 158 331
Political Economy 126 143 336
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies 169 186 345
International Relations and Diplomacy 129 148 359
Philosophy 137 159 368
Intellectual Property and Patent Law 146 165 377
History 165 190 401
Gender Studies 174 199 407
Education Majors 182 204 435
Media Studies 168 198 449
Linguistics 136 157 451
Law Enforcement 213 237 464
International Law 161 188 469
Occupational Safety and Health 197 222 471
Anthropology 210 241 482
Political Science 180 207 503
Aesthetics 180 208 531
Broadcast Journalism 206 235 532
Law 216 241 539
Communications and Public Relations 226 257 603
Publishing 211 239 616
Radio and Television broadcasting 209 237 620
Sociology 224 258 627
Negotiation and Conflict Resolution 216 248 638
Public Policy / Administration 228 258 650
Human Rights Law 207 239 652
Archaeology 223 253 653
Criminology and Criminal Justice 384 422 762
Military science 346 383 813
Library and Information science 263 298 836
Demography 237 267 877

Computer Science

Lehigh University ranked 144th for Computer Science in the United States and 479th in the World with 2,289 publications made and 93,228 citations received. Main research topics: Artificial Intelligence (AI), Computer Networking, Blockchain and Cryptography, Cognitive Science, Computer Vision.

Rank Ranking
#144 of 858 In the United States
#166 of 927 In North America
#479 of 4,394 In the World

Lehigh University
Computer Science Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 19 47
1992 13 8
1993 18 11
1994 19 6
1995 21 17
1996 32 66
1997 28 68
1998 28 27
1999 25 90
2000 21 64
2001 25 69
2002 40 131
2003 58 167
2004 61 143
2005 99 330
2006 80 290
2007 79 284
2008 89 224
2009 85 281
2010 110 281
2011 116 643
2012 96 201
2013 84 145
2014 81 288
2015 102 238
2016 103 705
2017 76 397
2018 86 1000
2019 93 277
2020 126 267
2021 175 302
Speciality United States rank North America rank World rank
Web Design and Development 58 71 167
Telecommunications 59 69 182
Cognitive Science 109 125 262
Computer Engineering 92 107 285
Database Administration 109 127 340
Computer Networking 111 130 361
Animation 108 126 372
Blockchain and Cryptography 116 135 402
Computer Vision 107 130 428
Game Design and Development 122 147 433
Machine Learning 125 150 470
Artificial Intelligence (AI) 124 149 482
Data Science 150 174 496
Information Technology 167 191 502
Software Engineering 152 174 573
Multimedia 178 200 581
Robotics 130 155 585
Computational Linguistics 139 167 595
Cyber Security 165 189 602
Human-Computer Interaction 165 190 647
UX/UI Desgin 168 194 647
Neuroscience 201 227 673
Management Information Systems 186 213 692
Computer Graphics 168 197 695
Library and Information science 263 298 836
Bioinformatics and Computational biology 228 252 1006

Environmental Science

Lehigh University ranked 138th for Environmental Science in the United States and 560th in the World with 1,845 publications made and 66,013 citations received. Main research topics: Geology, Environmental Management, Ecology, Geotechnical Engineering, Earth science and Geophysics.

Rank Ranking
#138 of 750 In the United States
#164 of 818 In North America
#560 of 4,025 In the World

Lehigh University
Environmental Science Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 15 7
1992 8 13
1993 9 8
1994 13 20
1995 15 42
1996 26 73
1997 45 134
1998 22 41
1999 30 80
2000 27 53
2001 25 77
2002 22 32
2003 34 238
2004 32 50
2005 35 124
2006 46 104
2007 53 208
2008 67 401
2009 62 235
2010 49 243
2011 57 157
2012 77 257
2013 61 315
2014 95 336
2015 73 171
2016 67 188
2017 61 204
2018 54 247
2019 55 170
2020 57 202
2021 64 138
Speciality United States rank North America rank World rank
Petrology and Geochemistry 80 103 291
Geotechnical Engineering 74 94 304
Earth science and Geophysics 98 117 309
Geology 95 116 324
Paleontology 115 137 400
Environmental Chemistry 104 127 442
Environmental Management 116 140 467
Mining Engineering 90 115 492
Oceanography 134 159 494
Ecology 172 203 588
Hydrology and Water resources management 145 175 635
Environmental Engineering 129 157 701
Meteorology and Atmospheric Science 178 211 723
Geography and Cartography 242 282 1106

Psychology

Lehigh University ranked 173rd for Psychology in the United States and 392nd in the World with 1,617 publications made and 103,778 citations received. Main research topics: Social Psychology, Child Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Education Majors, Cognitive Science.

Rank Ranking
#173 of 981 In the United States
#197 of 1,047 In North America
#392 of 3,654 In the World

Lehigh University
Psychology Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 22 60
1992 8 13
1993 13 16
1994 9 88
1995 7 18
1996 33 102
1997 29 108
1998 38 299
1999 30 75
2000 26 88
2001 25 187
2002 22 264
2003 25 217
2004 40 188
2005 32 233
2006 31 187
2007 52 324
2008 52 214
2009 57 308
2010 63 582
2011 78 234
2012 83 198
2013 82 385
2014 86 233
2015 78 203
2016 77 201
2017 66 219
2018 66 149
2019 76 146
2020 80 73
2021 81 87
Speciality United States rank North America rank World rank
Special Education 68 76 124
Cognitive Science 109 125 262
Social Psychology 154 178 294
Child Psychology 154 177 300
Clinical Psychology 161 185 326
Education Majors 182 204 435
Sexology 221 251 454
Organizational / Business / IO Psychology 218 248 544
Psychiatry 226 254 589
Negotiation and Conflict Resolution 216 248 638
Neuroscience 201 227 673

Business

Lehigh University ranked 157th for Business in the United States and 455th in the World with 1,495 publications made and 69,608 citations received. Main research topics: Investment Banking and Stock trading, Finance, Marketing, Accounting, Management Information Systems.

Rank Ranking
#157 of 834 In the United States
#182 of 900 In North America
#455 of 4,004 In the World

Lehigh University
Business Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 6 19
1992 13 4
1993 5 8
1994 7 7
1995 6 3
1996 15 98
1997 19 46
1998 23 26
1999 28 34
2000 18 48
2001 27 101
2002 19 71
2003 32 99
2004 30 79
2005 33 375
2006 39 199
2007 43 139
2008 73 283
2009 61 233
2010 74 754
2011 87 399
2012 74 1094
2013 81 205
2014 78 515
2015 76 263
2016 64 204
2017 77 192
2018 49 100
2019 52 90
2020 64 66
2021 59 42
Speciality United States rank North America rank World rank
Actuarial Science 89 100 194
Supply Chain Management 61 73 215
Operations Research 71 86 251
Accounting 110 125 274
Engineering Management 116 130 348
Investment Banking and Stock trading 129 147 373
Finance 143 161 383
Construction Management 110 130 429
Risk Management 126 149 438
Entertainment Industry Business 148 173 448
Marketing 155 178 449
Advertising 178 201 461
Occupational Safety and Health 197 222 471
Management 177 204 524
Project Management 153 178 532
Human Resource Management 176 202 560
International Business 167 193 596
International Trade 161 188 607
Tax Law 211 242 626
Public Policy / Administration 228 258 650
Management Information Systems 186 213 692
Entrepreneurship 207 237 762
Real Estate 235 261 763

Mathematics

Lehigh University ranked 132nd for Mathematics in the United States and 408th in the World with 1,025 publications made and 42,624 citations received. Main research topics: Math Teachers, Blockchain and Cryptography, Applied Mathematics, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Operations Research.

Rank Ranking
#132 of 684 In the United States
#152 of 744 In North America
#408 of 3,376 In the World

Lehigh University
Mathematics Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 9 12
1992 4 1
1993 5 22
1994 9 6
1995 4 3
1996 13 27
1997 18 66
1998 12 16
1999 16 54
2000 16 80
2001 11 19
2002 9 21
2003 14 22
2004 24 40
2005 37 361
2006 38 205
2007 31 81
2008 39 133
2009 35 67
2010 44 110
2011 45 105
2012 35 994
2013 41 84
2014 44 146
2015 47 104
2016 69 245
2017 34 111
2018 40 122
2019 40 69
2020 45 46
2021 54 72
Speciality United States rank North America rank World rank
Actuarial Science 89 100 194
Operations Research 71 86 251
Math Teachers 139 152 301
Blockchain and Cryptography 116 135 402
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics 134 156 428
Applied Mathematics 127 150 569
Statistics 193 221 646

Economics

Lehigh University ranked 139th for Economics in the United States and 431st in the World with 842 publications made and 27,613 citations received. Main research topics: Investment Banking and Stock trading, Finance, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Political Economy, Development Studies.

Rank Ranking
#139 of 654 In the United States
#162 of 717 In North America
#431 of 3,039 In the World

Lehigh University
Economics Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 2 8
1992 6 3
1993 4 19
1994 7 8
1995 2 7
1996 10 117
1997 13 24
1998 15 11
1999 15 11
2000 7 14
2001 14 7
2002 14 14
2003 16 2
2004 9 34
2005 22 40
2006 25 38
2007 25 13
2008 46 113
2009 45 118
2010 31 33
2011 58 101
2012 53 1035
2013 47 131
2014 49 84
2015 40 44
2016 44 72
2017 42 73
2018 25 29
2019 20 20
2020 27 23
2021 31 17
Speciality United States rank North America rank World rank
Actuarial Science 89 100 194
Political Economy 126 143 336
International Relations and Diplomacy 129 148 359
Investment Banking and Stock trading 129 147 373
Finance 143 161 383
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics 134 156 428
Development Studies 149 171 494
International Trade 161 188 607
International Economics 198 227 838

Art & Design

Lehigh University ranked 167th for Art & Design in the United States and 555th in the World with 615 publications made and 5,527 citations received. Main research topics: Art History, Literature, Multimedia, Creative Writing, Performing arts.

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
#167 of 685 In the United States
#195 of 750 In North America
#555 of 2,699 In the World

Lehigh University
Art & Design Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 6 1
1992 7 0
1993 9 1
1994 8 1
1995 16 1
1996 10 1
1997 14 8
1998 10 2
1999 17 1
2000 21 8
2001 14 7
2002 15 5
2003 21 13
2004 21 2
2005 16 61
2006 23 14
2007 15 52
2008 14 14
2009 19 42
2010 18 13
2011 30 22
2012 22 12
2013 22 18
2014 29 7
2015 11 22
2016 21 36
2017 20 41
2018 13 12
2019 17 26
2020 20 5
2021 18 29
Speciality United States rank North America rank World rank
Art History 111 131 248
Cinematography 90 107 285
Animation 108 126 372
Graphic Design 132 151 388
Performing arts 143 170 408
Game Design and Development 122 147 433
Entertainment Industry Business 148 173 448
Literature 176 201 471
Creative Writing 177 204 491
Aesthetics 180 208 531
Fashion Design 192 221 535
Sculpture 137 162 543
Painting and Drawing 137 162 543
Illustration and Concept Art 143 168 556
Multimedia 178 200 581
Photography 172 205 623
UX/UI Desgin 168 194 647
Computer Graphics 168 197 695
Singing and Vocal Performance 236 270 791
Architecture 161 188 792
Interior Design 190 209 1124

Other rankings

Non-core subjects for Lehigh University

Speciality United States North America World Rank
Plastic Surgery 94 106 260
Zoology 145 170 509
Bioethics/Medical Ethics 202 224 520
Health Science 190 211 555
Evolutionary Biology 190 214 573
Healthcare Management (MHA) 217 249 661
Genetics 191 212 682
Anatomy and Physiology 221 247 840
Biology 212 238 957
Surgery 218 238 967
Medicine 251 279 995
Molecular Biology 239 265 1058
Public Health 304 341 1138
Oncology and Cancer research 274 301 1315
Microbiology 244 271 1402