Montana State University: Rankings

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Montana State University ranked 154th in the United States and 467th in the World 2022 overall rankings, plus got TOP 50% in 100 academic topics. EduRank's ranking for Montana State University is based on 3 factors: research performance (a proprietary algorithm evaluated 18,823 publications and 890,869 citations), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 64 notable alumni .

Rank Ranking
#467 of 14,134 In the World
#176 of 2,597 In North America
#154 of 2,496 In the United States
#2 of 12 In Montana
#1 of 2 In Bozeman
#50 of 1,531 For Microbiology
#95 of 1,458 For Agricultural Science
#116 of 1,005 For Biotechnology
#897 of 7,351 For Alumni Impact
#355 of 14,134 For Non-academic Prominence
Top50% For 97 other topics

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Biology

Montana State University ranked 116th for Biology in the United States and 334th in the World with 5,696 publications made and 358,240 citations received. Main research topics: Agricultural Science, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Botany, Genetics.

Rank Ranking
#116 of 867 In the United States
#131 of 932 In North America
#334 of 4,497 In the World

Montana State University
Biology Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 57 108
1992 35 61
1993 50 149
1994 59 133
1995 47 92
1996 90 366
1997 90 204
1998 105 630
1999 112 1046
2000 114 431
2001 141 866
2002 159 1568
2003 159 1000
2004 161 942
2005 166 682
2006 157 937
2007 195 1336
2008 199 1131
2009 151 692
2010 194 964
2011 221 1105
2012 198 1986
2013 201 1007
2014 232 2127
2015 243 1096
2016 245 1128
2017 228 1224
2018 251 891
2019 237 940
2020 256 1039
2021 247 245
Speciality United States rank North America rank World rank
Microbiology 32 35 50
Agricultural Science 40 46 95
Biotechnology 41 49 116
Animal Science 42 51 128
Botany 39 46 131
Evolutionary Biology 76 86 153
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation 58 74 168
Zoology 70 85 201
Forestry 61 70 212
Astrobiology 99 109 224
Entomology 79 90 233
Horticulture 46 57 266
Genetics 104 119 276
Paleontology 92 111 300
Toxicology 91 104 326
Biophysics 122 138 337
Virology 119 134 348
Biochemistry 128 145 407
Nutrition and Food Science 58 70 442
Molecular Biology 149 166 494
Immunology 139 156 508
Neuroscience 197 222 640
Nanotechnology 151 170 693
Bioinformatics and Computational biology 187 209 720
Oncology and Cancer research 262 289 1218

Environmental Science

Montana State University ranked 86th for Environmental Science in the United States and 247th in the World with 4,215 publications made and 206,407 citations received. Main research topics: Ecology, Agricultural Science, Geography and Cartography, Geology, Environmental Management.

Rank Ranking
#86 of 750 In the United States
#104 of 818 In North America
#247 of 4,025 In the World

Montana State University
Environmental Science Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 25 39
1992 21 17
1993 17 21
1994 21 30
1995 17 53
1996 53 179
1997 39 99
1998 61 220
1999 40 110
2000 58 243
2001 75 291
2002 69 520
2003 97 458
2004 125 874
2005 117 617
2006 107 483
2007 131 672
2008 158 661
2009 121 770
2010 164 774
2011 144 685
2012 163 631
2013 198 1218
2014 213 1399
2015 222 1931
2016 279 2010
2017 231 1322
2018 206 700
2019 211 743
2020 239 675
2021 250 345
Speciality United States rank North America rank World rank
Agricultural Science 40 46 95
Ecology 56 66 125
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation 58 74 168
Forestry 61 70 212
Hydrology and Water resources management 84 102 251
Environmental Chemistry 81 97 282
Geography and Cartography 94 114 293
Paleontology 92 111 300
Meteorology and Atmospheric Science 104 121 322
Oceanography 94 114 323
Geology 123 147 428
Environmental Engineering 87 110 428
Earth science and Geophysics 126 149 445
Petrology and Geochemistry 120 148 456
Environmental Management 119 144 478
Geotechnical Engineering 129 158 628
Mining Engineering 123 150 657
Urban and Regional planning 167 195 989

Physics

Montana State University ranked 120th for Physics in the United States and 510th in the World with 3,471 publications made and 201,408 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Astrophysics and Astronomy, Optical Engineering, Atomic and Molecular physics, Condensed Matter Physics.

Rank Ranking
#120 of 721 In the United States
#139 of 781 In North America
#510 of 4,083 In the World

Montana State University
Physics Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 30 24
1992 27 16
1993 17 37
1994 28 18
1995 21 18
1996 50 66
1997 58 79
1998 69 173
1999 94 185
2000 101 195
2001 96 302
2002 95 249
2003 103 233
2004 113 366
2005 117 272
2006 129 447
2007 113 420
2008 98 412
2009 143 534
2010 136 469
2011 118 409
2012 136 2100
2013 114 580
2014 142 804
2015 121 532
2016 149 3833
2017 145 3300
2018 151 1794
2019 165 1298
2020 156 2136
2021 131 603
Speciality United States rank North America rank World rank
Astrophysics and Astronomy 58 65 160
Astrobiology 99 109 224
Atomic and Molecular physics 88 99 288
Optical Engineering 95 108 331
Biophysics 122 138 337
Theoretical Physics 90 105 443
Condensed Matter Physics 117 131 522
Medical Physics 182 204 641
Quantum and Particle physics 138 160 647
Materials Science 137 160 671
Acoustical Engineering 169 196 673
Nanotechnology 151 170 693

Engineering

Montana State University ranked 133rd for Engineering in the United States and 598th in the World with 3,157 publications made and 116,727 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Optical Engineering, Remote Sensing, Chemical Engineering, Automation and Control engineering.

Rank Ranking
#133 of 756 In the United States
#157 of 818 In North America
#598 of 4,626 In the World

Montana State University
Engineering Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 32 25
1992 27 19
1993 23 19
1994 17 7
1995 18 21
1996 47 82
1997 42 22
1998 52 92
1999 85 113
2000 70 101
2001 76 131
2002 89 246
2003 90 308
2004 106 458
2005 118 302
2006 127 522
2007 122 429
2008 100 389
2009 136 337
2010 161 400
2011 134 460
2012 142 487
2013 104 437
2014 133 462
2015 125 330
2016 123 388
2017 123 311
2018 107 158
2019 117 590
2020 115 404
2021 127 93

Chemistry

Montana State University ranked 141st for Chemistry in the United States and 617th in the World with 3,149 publications made and 138,937 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Biochemistry, Environmental Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Nutrition and Food Science.

Rank Ranking
#141 of 717 In the United States
#161 of 778 In North America
#617 of 4,319 In the World

Montana State University
Chemistry Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 33 48
1992 30 37
1993 16 34
1994 35 36
1995 25 63
1996 54 167
1997 50 86
1998 66 158
1999 101 195
2000 72 126
2001 70 221
2002 72 355
2003 91 242
2004 101 334
2005 111 400
2006 110 372
2007 104 403
2008 100 419
2009 104 351
2010 111 347
2011 123 491
2012 108 515
2013 111 552
2014 113 363
2015 109 374
2016 112 419
2017 115 385
2018 99 273
2019 121 481
2020 115 386
2021 116 116
Speciality United States rank North America rank World rank
Biochemical Engineering 60 69 208
Environmental Chemistry 81 97 282
Biochemistry 128 145 407
Nutrition and Food Science 58 70 442
Petrology and Geochemistry 120 148 456
Pharmacy 130 148 549
Materials Science 137 160 671
Nanotechnology 151 170 693
Physical chemistry 146 170 768
Inorganic Chemistry 145 170 793
Organic Chemistry 152 175 800
Computational Chemistry 184 210 826
Radiochemistry 123 145 919
Chemical Engineering 167 197 1121

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

Montana State University ranked 196th for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in the United States and 551st in the World with 2,399 publications made and 77,651 citations received. Main research topics: Demography, Sociology, Political Science, Education Majors, Communications and Public Relations.

Rank Ranking
#196 of 1,262 In the United States
#224 of 1,341 In North America
#551 of 5,074 In the World

Montana State University
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 18 20
1992 7 2
1993 11 14
1994 11 12
1995 16 24
1996 32 92
1997 33 34
1998 37 129
1999 40 142
2000 39 90
2001 38 95
2002 38 151
2003 48 129
2004 69 291
2005 39 125
2006 55 151
2007 66 336
2008 69 381
2009 53 154
2010 91 298
2011 70 198
2012 92 289
2013 153 644
2014 137 538
2015 114 225
2016 129 302
2017 109 397
2018 126 411
2019 120 406
2020 139 867
2021 161 449
Speciality United States rank North America rank World rank
Forensic Science 80 93 288
Demography 127 146 338
Military science 177 200 343
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies 178 197 363
Archaeology 156 180 460
Education Majors 221 246 527
Occupational Safety and Health 214 242 541
Philosophy 194 224 548
Classics and Ancient History 227 256 564
History 243 273 574
Anthropology 246 277 577
Library and Information science 209 235 612
Gender Studies 265 301 619
International Relations and Diplomacy 221 249 623
Genealogy 241 273 645
Sociology 234 270 652
Sports / Exercise science 201 232 662
Criminology and Criminal Justice 340 376 663
Communications and Public Relations 253 285 669
Art History 277 309 671
Media Studies 271 310 673
Social Work 327 363 733
Aesthetics 243 276 737
Public Policy / Administration 256 289 738
Early Childhood Education 339 370 743
Law 293 325 755
Political Economy 279 314 757
Publishing 249 283 766
Law Enforcement 309 342 780
Political Science 285 320 862
Negotiation and Conflict Resolution 265 304 871
Special Education 338 376 933
Urban and Regional planning 167 195 989

Medicine

Montana State University ranked 220th for Medicine in the United States and 827th in the World with 2,132 publications made and 74,178 citations received. Main research topics: Immunology, Health Science, Virology, Public Health, Anatomy and Physiology.

Rank Ranking
#220 of 1,040 In the United States
#242 of 1,110 In North America
#827 of 4,740 In the World

Montana State University
Medicine Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 19 16
1992 7 3
1993 13 11
1994 21 26
1995 17 22
1996 38 50
1997 34 65
1998 36 138
1999 48 153
2000 37 133
2001 39 140
2002 54 308
2003 48 140
2004 53 145
2005 70 254
2006 52 223
2007 65 230
2008 63 347
2009 43 160
2010 60 245
2011 67 229
2012 75 172
2013 53 201
2014 96 327
2015 93 369
2016 99 284
2017 104 449
2018 96 257
2019 108 266
2020 136 666
2021 153 150
Speciality United States rank North America rank World rank
Veterinary 50 60 271
Forensic Science 80 93 288
Toxicology 91 104 326
Virology 119 134 348
Nursing 169 193 485
Immunology 139 156 508
Pharmacy 130 148 549
Gerontology 216 244 573
Anatomy and Physiology 178 199 602
Medical Physics 182 204 641
Public Health 204 230 651
Sports / Exercise science 201 232 662
Pathology 167 183 713
Social Work 327 363 733
Healthcare Management (MHA) 238 271 742
Health Science 261 284 789
Family medicine 240 265 796
Respiratory Therapy 197 219 827
Sports Medicine 241 276 884
Clinical Psychology 353 392 947
Physical Therapy 269 304 985
Psychiatry 321 357 1072
Oncology and Cancer research 262 289 1218

Psychology

Montana State University ranked 272nd for Psychology in the United States and 715th in the World with 980 publications made and 42,478 citations received. Main research topics: Social Psychology, Child Psychology, Education Majors, Clinical Psychology, Neuroscience.

Rank Ranking
#272 of 981 In the United States
#303 of 1,047 In North America
#715 of 3,654 In the World

Montana State University
Psychology Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 5 9
1992 4 5
1993 7 4
1994 4 1
1995 5 6
1996 20 53
1997 14 44
1998 17 65
1999 12 54
2000 17 60
2001 10 31
2002 18 72
2003 23 123
2004 23 86
2005 20 69
2006 15 74
2007 37 130
2008 25 111
2009 20 57
2010 34 124
2011 35 130
2012 28 910
2013 26 122
2014 65 220
2015 55 245
2016 62 186
2017 56 134
2018 46 143
2019 36 80
2020 49 229
2021 67 34
Speciality United States rank North America rank World rank
Education Majors 221 246 527
Social Psychology 228 257 538
Child Psychology 252 284 570
Neuroscience 197 222 640
Cognitive Science 255 289 664
Social Work 327 363 733
Sexology 337 371 743
Organizational / Business / IO Psychology 291 327 770
Negotiation and Conflict Resolution 265 304 871
Special Education 338 376 933
Clinical Psychology 353 392 947
Psychiatry 321 357 1072

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Non-core subjects for Montana State University

Speciality United States North America World Rank
Agricultural Economics 38 41 78
Statistics 111 130 280
Cinematography 103 120 312
Math Teachers 179 199 429
Photography 128 147 431
Fashion Design 156 181 456
Machine Learning 126 151 472
Interior Design 100 113 482
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics 159 184 541
Mathematics 165 193 586
Finance 193 219 587
Economics 187 213 618
Database Administration 162 189 622
Development Studies 180 208 641
Creative Writing 224 259 645
Multimedia 191 215 651
Entertainment Industry Business 213 239 671
Software Engineering 181 206 695
Management 231 261 739
Data Science 199 227 740
Tax Law 239 273 740
Project Management 204 233 764
Applied Mathematics 158 186 778
International Trade 192 223 779
Art & Design 238 270 816
Accounting 250 278 816
Artificial Intelligence (AI) 178 208 827
Risk Management 211 242 828
UX/UI Desgin 192 222 840
Business 244 276 843
International Economics 203 232 853
Graphic Design 229 260 857
Investment Banking and Stock trading 228 257 861
Actuarial Science 264 293 879
Advertising 266 298 885
International Business 224 256 891
Computer Science 223 256 893
Entrepreneurship 238 271 940
Marketing 292 326 1028
Management Information Systems 275 310 1058
Computer Vision 246 278 1443