Samford University: Rankings

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Samford University ranked 568th in the United States, 2119th in the global 2023 rating, and scored in 18 research topics. Samford University ranking is based on 3 factors: research output (EduRank's index has 1,056 publications and 18,598 citations attributed to the university), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 37 notable alumni.

Rank Ranking
#2119 of 14,131 In the World
#622 of 2,597 In North America
#568 of 2,496 In the United States
#8 of 33 In Alabama
#2 of 3 In Birmingham
#776 of 1,011 For Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
#893 of 1,254 For Law
#943 of 1,044 For Social Work
#1322 of 7,353 For Alumni Impact
#1610 of 14,131 For Non-academic Prominence

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Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

Samford University ranked 489th for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in the United States and 1612th in the World with 423 publications made and 8,223 citations received. Main research topics: Political Science, Law, Sociology, Theology / Divinity / Religious studies, Law Enforcement.

Rank Ranking
#489 of 1,262 In the United States
#540 of 1,341 In North America
#1612 of 5,073 In the World

Samford University
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 0 0
1992 0 0
1993 1 0
1994 2 0
1995 2 1
1996 3 0
1997 6 0
1998 3 191
1999 4 4
2000 5 18
2001 11 10
2002 5 0
2003 9 17
2004 5 1
2005 15 11
2006 6 0
2007 22 6
2008 28 8
2009 14 6
2010 29 9
2011 17 5
2012 31 22
2013 21 38
2014 21 19
2015 19 15
2016 21 50
2017 32 35
2018 24 9
2019 15 5
2020 22 23
2021 20 4
Speciality United States rank North America rank World rank
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies 370 407 776
Law 339 373 893
Social Work 387 428 943
Law Enforcement 356 392 975
Sociology 441 491 1223
Political Science 513 567 1622

Medicine

Samford University ranked 565th for Medicine in the United States and 2385th in the World with 358 publications made and 4,358 citations received. Main research topics: Health Science, Pharmacy, Social Work.

Rank Ranking
#565 of 1,040 In the United States
#619 of 1,110 In North America
#2385 of 4,739 In the World

Samford University
Medicine Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 2 0
1992 3 1
1993 1 0
1994 1 0
1995 0 0
1996 1 1
1997 3 1
1998 6 5
1999 4 4
2000 1 0
2001 6 2
2002 4 4
2003 5 1
2004 2 3
2005 8 9
2006 2 2
2007 9 17
2008 8 10
2009 11 57
2010 14 19
2011 14 13
2012 20 19
2013 15 17
2014 17 45
2015 15 36
2016 20 19
2017 32 70
2018 32 26
2019 22 19
2020 37 51
2021 34 12
Speciality United States rank North America rank World rank
Social Work 387 428 943
Pharmacy 211 239 1011
Health Science 420 459 1332

Business

Samford University ranked 489th for Business in the United States and 1907th in the World with 203 publications made and 4,801 citations received. Main research topics: Marketing, Tax Law.

Rank Ranking
#489 of 834 In the United States
#539 of 900 In North America
#1907 of 4,001 In the World

Samford University
Business Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 0 0
1992 2 0
1993 0 0
1994 0 0
1995 0 0
1996 0 0
1997 0 0
1998 3 0
1999 1 0
2000 10 18
2001 2 30
2002 1 0
2003 3 17
2004 5 36
2005 8 15
2006 1 1
2007 4 0
2008 12 41
2009 19 16
2010 26 32
2011 11 7
2012 6 7
2013 5 3
2014 9 32
2015 10 9
2016 12 54
2017 12 24
2018 17 9
2019 7 4
2020 6 3
2021 7 1
Speciality United States rank North America rank World rank
Tax Law 309 344 1055
Marketing 323 359 1187

Psychology

Samford University ranked 572nd for Psychology in the United States and 1639th in the World with 156 publications made and 7,819 citations received. Main research topic: Social Work.

Rank Ranking
#572 of 981 In the United States
#625 of 1,047 In North America
#1639 of 3,654 In the World

Samford University
Psychology Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 0 0
1992 0 0
1993 0 0
1994 0 0
1995 0 0
1996 1 0
1997 2 0
1998 3 192
1999 1 0
2000 4 8
2001 2 1
2002 2 0
2003 2 0
2004 2 14
2005 6 18
2006 2 1
2007 10 48
2008 8 13
2009 3 15
2010 9 2
2011 13 4
2012 7 13
2013 2 12
2014 10 28
2015 8 20
2016 8 14
2017 20 19
2018 5 4
2019 8 5
2020 6 9
2021 10 5
Speciality United States rank North America rank World rank
Social Work 387 428 943

Other rankings

Non-core subjects for Samford University

Speciality United States North America World Rank
Economics 626 688 2690
Computer Science 722 783 3419
Chemistry 597 653 3569
Biology 721 779 3632