Queen's University: Rankings

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Queen's University ranked 17th in Canada and 270th in the World 2021 overall rankings, plus got TOP 100 in 52 academic topics. EduRank's ranking for Queen's University is based on 3 factors: research performance (a proprietary algorithm evaluated 82,881 publications and 3,293,238 citations), non-academic reputation, and the impact of notable alumni.

RankRanking
#270 of 14,160In the World
#124 of 2,624In North America
#17 of 101In Canada
#7 of 24In Ontario
#1 of 2In Kingston
#35 of 1,006For Sports / Exercise science
#38 of 1,059For Forensic Science
#56 of 1,005For Sports Medicine
#5727 of 8,209For Alumni Impact
#163 of 14,160For Non-academic Prominence
Top100For 49 other topics

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Medicine

Queen's University ranked 10th for Medicine in Canada and 127th in the World with 26,362 publications made and 1,170,142 citations received. Main research topics: Surgery, Health Science, Oncology and Cancer research, Physical Therapy, Anesthesiology.

RankRanking
#10 of 70In Canada
#76 of 1,156In North America
#127 of 4,839In the World

Queen's University
Medicine Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990260509
1991281530
1992295534
1993319613
1994329614
1995319628
1996386879
19973921141
19984201476
19994961543
20004741857
20015141901
20025072182
20035102749
20045032336
20056394488
20066223122
20076753451
20086893280
20097335894
20108074076
20118724491
20129764579
201310784882
201411395218
201512086101
201613057913
201713677115
201813385561
201915285204
202017719917

Biology

Queen's University ranked 12th for Biology in Canada and 215th in the World with 13,434 publications made and 730,769 citations received. Main research topics: Biochemistry, Oncology and Cancer research, Molecular Biology, Immunology, Neuroscience.

RankRanking
#12 of 66In Canada
#104 of 970In North America
#215 of 4,578In the World

Queen's University
Biology Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990213417
1991216387
1992219643
1993255604
1994237664
1995240561
1996301972
1997262880
19982721074
19992681059
20002681132
20012921643
20022761288
20033241605
20043061427
20053261643
20063411682
20073802266
20083851936
20094012732
20104212131
20114252171
20124422628
20134662207
20144793243
20154762004
20165464053
20174873268
20184392073
20194612383
20205282285

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

Queen's University ranked 8th for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in Canada and 103rd in the World with 12,712 publications made and 460,431 citations received. Main research topics: Demography, Sociology, Political Science, Communications and Public Relations, History.

RankRanking
#8 of 82In Canada
#63 of 1,393In North America
#103 of 5,152In the World

Queen's University
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990105123
19919495
1992124195
1993144194
1994147188
1995133302
1996145394
1997162871
1998186576
1999186537
2000199652
2001216907
2002201821
20032231019
20042331193
20052831443
20063322041
20073731533
20084712146
20094561427
20104712178
20114231967
20124911565
20135841716
20145791461
20156281941
20166232373
20176491991
20186511606
20196931791
20207491794

Engineering

Queen's University ranked 8th for Engineering in Canada and 192nd in the World with 12,516 publications made and 343,093 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Automation and Control engineering, Electronic Engineering, Optical Engineering, Computer Networking.

RankRanking
#8 of 65In Canada
#69 of 846In North America
#192 of 4,716In the World

Queen's University
Engineering Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990146182
1991158202
1992149184
1993195205
1994216183
1995224777
1996182240
1997166307
1998143166
1999126239
2000157317
2001180436
2002246520
2003273608
2004333752
2005415856
2006444995
20074261295
20084921246
20094981578
20105481699
20115351535
20125211954
20135561412
20145861400
20155301633
20164641462
20174651340
20185021285
20194771682
20204771310

Chemistry

Queen's University ranked 10th for Chemistry in Canada and 236th in the World with 10,132 publications made and 364,691 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Biochemistry, Organic Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Petrology and Geochemistry.

RankRanking
#10 of 61In Canada
#89 of 805In North America
#236 of 4,409In the World

Queen's University
Chemistry Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990190297
1991176258
1992159305
1993211280
1994201314
1995220450
1996219481
1997201478
1998173397
1999165413
2000158327
2001166671
2002201667
2003247860
2004255947
2005303985
20063031198
20072881108
20082921049
20093201027
20103491242
20113331110
20123001315
2013313916
20143281298
2015302968
20163031013
20173191195
2018346952
2019343987
2020353957

Physics

Queen's University ranked 7th for Physics in Canada and 183rd in the World with 8,802 publications made and 369,532 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Optical Engineering, Astrophysics and Astronomy, Atomic and Molecular physics, Biophysics.

RankRanking
#7 of 61In Canada
#68 of 807In North America
#183 of 4,160In the World

Queen's University
Physics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990121122
1991121144
1992121151
1993153135
1994173250
1995177330
1996149183
1997137258
1998146206
1999114212
2000155327
2001130443
2002186917
2003179404
2004219662
2005251799
2006280968
20072471086
2008261720
20093452734
20103411162
20113371143
20122841305
20133021248
20143071172
2015276989
20162921312
20173141368
20183521254
20193641294
2020338856

Computer Science

Queen's University ranked 11th for Computer Science in Canada and 125th in the World with 8,249 publications made and 371,596 citations received. Main research topics: Artificial Intelligence (AI), Neuroscience, Computer Networking, Cognitive Science, Computer Vision.

RankRanking
#11 of 70In Canada
#69 of 967In North America
#125 of 4,494In the World

Queen's University
Computer Science Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199066166
199178186
199282175
1993128255
199494102
199598722
199696321
1997101280
1998116513
1999113562
20001271150
20011671137
2002158360
2003211831
2004224836
2005271644
20062611236
2007286957
20083051069
20093771239
20104101153
20113971444
20123291140
20133631464
20143962245
20153711470
20163851525
20173161395
20183292152
20193611289
20204421149

Psychology

Queen's University ranked 9th for Psychology in Canada and 100th in the World with 7,772 publications made and 488,718 citations received. Main research topics: Social Psychology, Child Psychology, Neuroscience, Psychiatry, Clinical Psychology.

RankRanking
#9 of 66In Canada
#72 of 1,099In North America
#100 of 3,753In the World

Queen's University
Psychology Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199090282
199176412
199289487
199393307
1994101304
199595331
1996119522
1997107417
1998120710
19991441296
2000110921
20011411182
2002131796
20031791510
20041481153
20051521415
20062151364
20072211360
20082381540
20092691673
20103241897
20112621403
20123461587
20133391750
20143481408
20153781461
20164492040
20174021434
20183601261
20193771210
2020415985

Environmental Science

Queen's University ranked 11th for Environmental Science in Canada and 145th in the World with 6,666 publications made and 279,746 citations received. Main research topics: Geology, Ecology, Geography and Cartography, Environmental Management, Geotechnical Engineering.

RankRanking
#11 of 68In Canada
#70 of 857In North America
#145 of 4,129In the World

Queen's University
Environmental Science Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199086146
199193169
1992102295
1993101197
199467168
199566168
199664133
199789243
199886232
199980183
2000118432
200198396
2002143409
2003161573
2004152685
2005183978
2006224992
2007195904
20082381104
20092301101
20102741318
2011227939
20123071225
20132871142
20143021075
20153371238
20162551045
20172991118
2018255839
20192211186
2020284794

Business

Queen's University ranked 9th for Business in Canada and 118th in the World with 4,617 publications made and 225,054 citations received. Main research topics: Public Policy / Administration, Investment Banking and Stock trading, Finance, Management Information Systems, Occupational Safety and Health.

RankRanking
#9 of 66In Canada
#73 of 932In North America
#118 of 4,080In the World

Queen's University
Business Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19902662
19912947
19923330
19933957
199438100
199547814
19964565
199758157
199860125
199969233
200081318
200197518
200290495
2003112642
2004112595
2005140811
2006147943
2007159467
2008195959
2009203796
2010206922
2011210764
2012203726
20132491113
2014232771
2015272871
2016247776
2017228434
20182071628
2019188434
2020212415

Mathematics

Queen's University ranked 7th for Mathematics in Canada and 104th in the World with 3,110 publications made and 133,652 citations received. Main research topics: Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Statistics, Blockchain and Cryptography, Applied Mathematics, Math Teachers.

RankRanking
#7 of 61In Canada
#64 of 781In North America
#104 of 3,475In the World

Queen's University
Mathematics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19903381
199157102
19924195
19934284
199457112
199546573
199658377
199750156
199850125
199956276
200051214
200174110
200288180
200384131
200489135
200585246
200688375
2007100220
2008114238
2009118191
2010120687
2011109223
2012120180
2013125249
2014123250
20151051219
2016122228
2017142278
2018105192
201989315
2020125161

Economics

Queen's University ranked 9th for Economics in Canada and 117th in the World with 3,058 publications made and 101,335 citations received. Main research topics: Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Investment Banking and Stock trading, Political Economy, Finance, Development Studies.

RankRanking
#9 of 63In Canada
#70 of 753In North America
#117 of 3,117In the World

Queen's University
Economics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19902527
19913351
19923636
19932923
19943458
199537126
199631191
199744141
199852105
199942232
200046100
200149188
200256148
200375238
200469144
200581128
200678278
2007107327
2008123338
2009115248
2010142480
2011127670
2012124267
2013133430
2014149306
2015141428
2016133294
2017154330
2018120277
2019109453
2020126230

Art & Design

Queen's University ranked 11th for Art & Design in Canada and 136th in the World with 1,682 publications made and 33,373 citations received. Main research topics: Art History, Creative Writing, Literature, Multimedia, Aesthetics.

Please note that our approach to topical rankings is based on scientific outputs and therefore prefers institutions researching arts through computer science.

RankRanking
#11 of 65In Canada
#77 of 796In North America
#136 of 2,801In the World

Queen's University
Art & Design Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990184
19911521
19921727
19931317
19942236
199514174
19961628
19971827
19982411
19992424
20001328
20012344
20022032
20033163
20044179
200548107
20064096
200751113
200876194
200979130
201077209
201172134
20127388
20137362
201468133
20158166
201672167
201787192
20187688
20199364
20208752