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San Jose State University ranked 175th in the United States, 541st in the global 2023 rating, and scored in the TOP 50% across 102 research topics. San Jose State University ranking is based on 3 factors: research output (EduRank's index has 13,194 publications and 350,587 citations attributed to the university), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 164 notable alumni.

Rank Ranking
#541 of 14,131 In the World
#200 of 2,597 In North America
#175 of 2,496 In the United States
#15 of 249 In California
#1 of 3 In San Jose
#10 of 1,034 For Aviation
#48 of 1,034 For Aerospace Engineering
#76 of 1,019 For Art History
#343 of 7,353 For Alumni Impact
#280 of 14,131 For Non-academic Prominence
Top50% For 99 other topics

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Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

San Jose State University ranked 171st for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in the United States and 460th in the World with 3,107 publications made and 67,386 citations received. Main research topics: Sociology, Political Science, Demography, Education Majors, History.

Rank Ranking
#171 of 1,262 In the United States
#197 of 1,341 In North America
#460 of 5,073 In the World

San Jose State University
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 43 100
1992 23 16
1993 27 40
1994 32 26
1995 18 17
1996 44 59
1997 38 81
1998 57 51
1999 41 48
2000 46 89
2001 43 27
2002 44 114
2003 62 110
2004 57 116
2005 49 53
2006 50 203
2007 71 130
2008 121 276
2009 171 217
2010 127 185
2011 121 237
2012 142 195
2013 144 199
2014 177 149
2015 148 137
2016 137 280
2017 119 240
2018 109 123
2019 136 142
2020 142 72
2021 175 99
Speciality United States rank North America rank World rank
Art History 41 44 76
Library and Information science 80 92 168
Military science 106 117 179
Social Work 101 113 201
Media Studies 98 113 248
Radio and Television broadcasting 120 134 251
Intellectual Property and Patent Law 117 131 256
Anthropology 118 136 265
Forensic Science 78 91 279
Linguistics 96 113 294
Education Majors 132 147 297
Gender Studies 129 153 319
Aesthetics 113 134 321
Broadcast Journalism 144 164 328
Occupational Safety and Health 158 180 328
Criminology and Criminal Justice 186 208 336
Journalism and Digital Media 121 139 339
History 154 177 363
Communications and Public Relations 150 173 364
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies 180 200 366
Sociology 137 160 368
Philosophy 139 161 371
Law Enforcement 182 203 373
Publishing 149 170 421
Archaeology 148 170 433
Political Economy 174 203 496
Human Rights Law 167 196 508
Public Policy / Administration 189 217 509
Negotiation and Conflict Resolution 176 204 511
Classics and Ancient History 203 232 514
Early Childhood Education 255 277 521
Political Science 197 225 540
Special Education 246 272 580
Genealogy 226 257 595
Law 237 265 598
International Relations and Diplomacy 223 251 627
Sports / Exercise science 197 228 639
Urban and Regional planning 129 155 652
Demography 231 258 831

Engineering

San Jose State University ranked 199th for Engineering in the United States and 1038th in the World with 2,486 publications made and 38,517 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Aviation, Aerospace Engineering, Computer Networking, Automation and Control engineering.

Rank Ranking
#199 of 756 In the United States
#230 of 818 In North America
#1038 of 4,624 In the World

San Jose State University
Engineering Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 36 26
1992 15 6
1993 23 31
1994 30 11
1995 25 26
1996 37 28
1997 60 33
1998 54 72
1999 43 48
2000 40 156
2001 34 29
2002 46 33
2003 67 77
2004 42 103
2005 86 84
2006 95 75
2007 79 70
2008 67 86
2009 71 106
2010 89 172
2011 108 127
2012 86 51
2013 119 264
2014 118 54
2015 99 146
2016 118 116
2017 144 211
2018 118 160
2019 123 130
2020 105 67
2021 102 26
Speciality United States rank North America rank World rank
Aviation 8 8 10
Aerospace Engineering 29 29 48
Transportation Engineering 73 84 227
Systems Engineering 69 83 273
Engineering Management 119 134 363
Operations Research 114 140 414
Construction Management 108 128 422
Human-Computer Interaction 122 143 451
Telecommunications 120 143 466
Computer Engineering 134 155 472
Firefighting and Fire Science 128 145 499
Architecture 110 129 524
Computer Networking 135 162 524
Product and Industrial Design 154 177 538
Reliability and Quality Engineering 141 167 576
Marine Engineering 139 167 584
Automotive Engineering 126 152 637
Remote Sensing 176 203 642
Applied/Engineering Physics 170 192 770
Industrial Engineering 156 184 827
Electrical Engineering 174 206 854
Civil Engineering 152 182 873
Automation and Control engineering 176 210 978
Optical Engineering 244 278 1129
Electronic Engineering 204 239 1168
Chemical Engineering 200 233 1416
Materials Science 235 270 1516

Computer Science

San Jose State University ranked 173rd for Computer Science in the United States and 645th in the World with 2,236 publications made and 39,442 citations received. Main research topics: Artificial Intelligence (AI), Computer Networking, Management Information Systems, Cyber Security, Cognitive Science.

Rank Ranking
#173 of 858 In the United States
#200 of 927 In North America
#645 of 4,392 In the World

San Jose State University
Computer Science Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 18 12
1992 5 0
1993 12 13
1994 22 14
1995 17 6
1996 25 34
1997 25 15
1998 43 44
1999 39 32
2000 41 46
2001 34 37
2002 36 29
2003 76 128
2004 55 152
2005 70 157
2006 72 128
2007 61 86
2008 73 110
2009 91 188
2010 88 161
2011 84 97
2012 90 99
2013 92 173
2014 131 138
2015 103 194
2016 120 195
2017 113 249
2018 91 124
2019 135 233
2020 134 118
2021 136 46
Speciality United States rank North America rank World rank
Library and Information science 80 92 168
Software Engineering 71 87 238
Multimedia 90 105 264
Animation 90 103 271
Cyber Security 103 117 301
Information Technology 136 154 364
Database Administration 120 141 376
Human-Computer Interaction 122 143 451
Web Design and Development 113 136 459
Management Information Systems 136 158 462
Telecommunications 120 143 466
Computer Engineering 134 155 472
Data Science 156 180 507
Computer Networking 135 162 524
Cognitive Science 209 238 541
UX/UI Desgin 155 181 594
Blockchain and Cryptography 149 177 631
Machine Learning 158 186 659
Computer Graphics 162 191 664
Game Design and Development 178 209 666
Artificial Intelligence (AI) 176 206 820
Computational Linguistics 181 214 891
Neuroscience 251 283 922
Computer Vision 198 226 979

Psychology

San Jose State University ranked 202nd for Psychology in the United States and 503rd in the World with 1,716 publications made and 53,266 citations received. Main research topics: Social Psychology, Child Psychology, Education Majors, Clinical Psychology, Cognitive Science.

Rank Ranking
#202 of 981 In the United States
#230 of 1,047 In North America
#503 of 3,654 In the World

San Jose State University
Psychology Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 27 88
1992 19 26
1993 14 21
1994 21 21
1995 13 35
1996 20 48
1997 21 35
1998 29 41
1999 30 77
2000 29 57
2001 28 52
2002 24 72
2003 34 101
2004 34 153
2005 28 110
2006 30 122
2007 27 157
2008 59 162
2009 75 127
2010 66 253
2011 75 127
2012 71 275
2013 75 125
2014 122 119
2015 62 135
2016 77 324
2017 59 73
2018 52 64
2019 70 99
2020 66 103
2021 97 38
Speciality United States rank North America rank World rank
Social Work 101 113 201
Organizational / Business / IO Psychology 124 138 234
Education Majors 132 147 297
Social Psychology 182 207 366
Child Psychology 199 227 424
Clinical Psychology 203 230 431
Occupational Therapy 140 160 439
Sexology 219 249 451
Negotiation and Conflict Resolution 176 204 511
Cognitive Science 209 238 541
Psychiatry 217 244 559
Special Education 246 272 580
Neuroscience 251 283 922

Medicine

San Jose State University ranked 255th for Medicine in the United States and 1021st in the World with 1,675 publications made and 39,357 citations received. Main research topics: Health Science, Clinical Psychology, Public Health, Nursing, Gerontology.

Rank Ranking
#255 of 1,040 In the United States
#284 of 1,110 In North America
#1021 of 4,739 In the World

San Jose State University
Medicine Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 30 36
1992 20 18
1993 12 15
1994 20 7
1995 14 5
1996 30 23
1997 25 62
1998 35 56
1999 27 40
2000 32 41
2001 20 15
2002 29 96
2003 35 47
2004 33 166
2005 27 100
2006 30 138
2007 37 225
2008 51 92
2009 42 113
2010 61 100
2011 44 77
2012 51 91
2013 60 111
2014 137 74
2015 59 65
2016 62 219
2017 75 205
2018 76 106
2019 70 116
2020 77 88
2021 148 47
Speciality United States rank North America rank World rank
Social Work 101 113 201
Forensic Science 78 91 279
Gerontology 163 183 392
Nursing 142 164 394
Clinical Psychology 203 230 431
Occupational Therapy 140 160 439
Healthcare Management (MHA) 187 211 532
Psychiatry 217 244 559
Sports Medicine 170 199 565
Public Health 184 210 566
Family medicine 185 207 574
Health Science 215 236 617
Sports / Exercise science 197 228 639
Physical Therapy 204 233 688
Audiology 217 246 698
Paramedicine and Emergency medicine 245 267 895
Optometry 199 221 896
Anatomy and Physiology 270 301 1116

Business

San Jose State University ranked 134th for Business in the United States and 370th in the World with 1,431 publications made and 82,436 citations received. Main research topics: Management Information Systems, Marketing, Operations Research, Management, Public Policy / Administration.

Rank Ranking
#134 of 834 In the United States
#156 of 900 In North America
#370 of 4,001 In the World

San Jose State University
Business Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 21 81
1992 5 4
1993 5 24
1994 13 14
1995 11 17
1996 16 8
1997 25 1775
1998 26 35
1999 21 25
2000 23 38
2001 23 18
2002 26 79
2003 34 118
2004 30 126
2005 37 92
2006 32 59
2007 49 75
2008 57 139
2009 55 188
2010 76 149
2011 64 89
2012 78 227
2013 94 124
2014 75 52
2015 64 68
2016 73 108
2017 59 129
2018 43 99
2019 44 71
2020 67 52
2021 58 37
Speciality United States rank North America rank World rank
Entertainment Industry Business 102 116 231
Marketing 105 121 272
Real Estate 123 139 311
Advertising 145 161 325
Occupational Safety and Health 158 180 328
Human Resource Management 126 145 353
Engineering Management 119 134 363
Management 131 153 374
Tax Law 158 178 387
Operations Research 114 140 414
Construction Management 108 128 422
Management Information Systems 136 158 462
Entrepreneurship 155 178 484
Public Policy / Administration 189 217 509
International Business 153 179 533
Actuarial Science 197 222 569
Project Management 167 194 614
Supply Chain Management 164 193 724
Hospitality and Hotel Management 124 149 750
Finance 241 270 813
Investment Banking and Stock trading 224 253 827
Accounting 258 286 859
Risk Management 226 257 903

Physics

San Jose State University ranked 234th for Physics in the United States and 1258th in the World with 1,378 publications made and 69,100 citations received. Main research topics: Astrophysics and Astronomy, Materials Science, Condensed Matter Physics, Optical Engineering, Atomic and Molecular physics.

Rank Ranking
#234 of 721 In the United States
#264 of 781 In North America
#1258 of 4,082 In the World

San Jose State University
Physics Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 24 21
1992 12 8
1993 11 8
1994 23 10
1995 15 3
1996 21 27
1997 29 35
1998 22 26
1999 15 49
2000 19 127
2001 16 28
2002 23 35
2003 31 71
2004 27 98
2005 30 46
2006 39 80
2007 40 92
2008 36 79
2009 48 304
2010 66 801
2011 68 762
2012 61 755
2013 58 519
2014 71 328
2015 59 362
2016 60 282
2017 58 213
2018 63 238
2019 63 201
2020 57 103
2021 58 29
Speciality United States rank North America rank World rank
Astrobiology 75 82 169
Astrophysics and Astronomy 109 123 334
Applied/Engineering Physics 170 192 770
Atomic and Molecular physics 210 240 938
Condensed Matter Physics 180 205 967
Optical Engineering 244 278 1129
Materials Science 235 270 1516

Environmental Science

San Jose State University ranked 189th for Environmental Science in the United States and 858th in the World with 1,358 publications made and 35,607 citations received. Main research topics: Meteorology and Atmospheric Science, Geology, Geography and Cartography, Ecology, Environmental Management.

Rank Ranking
#189 of 750 In the United States
#226 of 818 In North America
#858 of 4,023 In the World

San Jose State University
Environmental Science Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 17 26
1992 6 1
1993 9 22
1994 16 36
1995 13 24
1996 28 68
1997 23 40
1998 18 51
1999 17 22
2000 12 40
2001 16 48
2002 24 53
2003 20 38
2004 17 50
2005 34 25
2006 28 159
2007 35 156
2008 47 109
2009 62 67
2010 63 118
2011 43 226
2012 83 98
2013 69 87
2014 109 68
2015 80 113
2016 41 89
2017 50 69
2018 38 78
2019 50 88
2020 53 49
2021 59 22
Speciality United States rank North America rank World rank
Meteorology and Atmospheric Science 89 103 268
Earth science and Geophysics 131 156 469
Oceanography 143 168 518
Petrology and Geochemistry 132 163 523
Paleontology 146 175 523
Geology 148 175 550
Urban and Regional planning 129 155 652
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation 195 234 751
Hydrology and Water resources management 170 201 797
Geography and Cartography 205 239 899
Forestry 141 179 924
Environmental Management 195 233 975
Ecology 279 325 1056

Mathematics

San Jose State University ranked 186th for Mathematics in the United States and 693rd in the World with 770 publications made and 13,451 citations received. Main research topics: Math Teachers, Blockchain and Cryptography, Operations Research, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Actuarial Science.

Rank Ranking
#186 of 684 In the United States
#215 of 744 In North America
#693 of 3,376 In the World

San Jose State University
Mathematics Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 10 12
1992 4 1
1993 11 18
1994 8 1
1995 8 6
1996 9 6
1997 17 28
1998 13 24
1999 13 34
2000 14 19
2001 14 15
2002 13 18
2003 24 17
2004 13 4
2005 19 8
2006 23 59
2007 21 46
2008 26 12
2009 25 25
2010 29 75
2011 33 55
2012 22 18
2013 36 62
2014 47 87
2015 30 25
2016 27 24
2017 42 49
2018 28 17
2019 30 40
2020 28 16
2021 38 17
Speciality United States rank North America rank World rank
Math Teachers 123 135 262
Operations Research 114 140 414
Actuarial Science 197 222 569
Blockchain and Cryptography 149 177 631
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics 273 309 1136
Statistics 267 305 1170

Art & Design

San Jose State University ranked 111th for Art & Design in the United States and 333rd in the World with 700 publications made and 17,964 citations received. Main research topics: Multimedia, Creative Writing, Art History, Performing arts, UX/UI Desgin.

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
#111 of 685 In the United States
#130 of 750 In North America
#333 of 2,700 In the World

San Jose State University
Art & Design Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 10 10
1992 3 10
1993 6 15
1994 5 0
1995 3 0
1996 5 3
1997 4 5
1998 27 11
1999 9 2
2000 13 27
2001 8 12
2002 9 3
2003 24 7
2004 13 4
2005 20 63
2006 14 14
2007 15 17
2008 28 62
2009 47 81
2010 27 15
2011 30 19
2012 53 30
2013 39 6
2014 42 32
2015 34 14
2016 27 109
2017 36 56
2018 19 32
2019 29 19
2020 27 5
2021 28 1
Speciality United States rank North America rank World rank
Art History 41 44 76
Performing arts 33 39 84
Literature 64 74 168
Cinematography 64 75 192
Entertainment Industry Business 102 116 231
Creative Writing 94 111 248
Multimedia 90 105 264
Animation 90 103 271
Aesthetics 113 134 321
Graphic Design 146 167 453
Fashion Design 159 186 464
Architecture 110 129 524
UX/UI Desgin 155 181 594
Computer Graphics 162 191 664
Game Design and Development 178 209 666
Painting and Drawing 182 210 716
Sculpture 182 210 716
Music 265 298 796
Illustration and Concept Art 205 234 800
Photography 221 259 815
Singing and Vocal Performance 244 278 828
Interior Design 179 197 1009

Economics

San Jose State University ranked 211th for Economics in the United States and 757th in the World with 510 publications made and 7,012 citations received. Main research topics: Development Studies, Political Economy, Investment Banking and Stock trading, Finance, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics.

Rank Ranking
#211 of 654 In the United States
#239 of 717 In North America
#757 of 3,039 In the World

San Jose State University
Economics Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 4 1
1992 3 1
1993 2 1
1994 4 4
1995 0 0
1996 8 3
1997 9 14
1998 5 1
1999 8 1
2000 6 2
2001 5 5
2002 10 10
2003 15 20
2004 10 3
2005 14 6
2006 7 8
2007 11 17
2008 21 28
2009 22 17
2010 22 49
2011 21 5
2012 23 21
2013 29 76
2014 34 25
2015 28 22
2016 22 16
2017 13 36
2018 15 57
2019 15 16
2020 38 38
2021 26 11
Speciality United States rank North America rank World rank
Political Economy 174 203 496
Actuarial Science 197 222 569
Agricultural Economics 135 156 621
Development Studies 175 202 626
International Relations and Diplomacy 223 251 627
Finance 241 270 813
Investment Banking and Stock trading 224 253 827
Environmental Economics 147 178 900
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics 273 309 1136

Other rankings

Non-core subjects for San Jose State University

Speciality United States North America World Rank
Zoology 237 274 932
Genetics 265 298 1217
Inorganic Chemistry 233 270 1462
Organic Chemistry 257 295 1620
Chemistry 277 317 1674
Biology 318 360 1699
Biochemistry 327 369 1741