Sokoine University of Agriculture: Rankings

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The Sokoine University of Agriculture ranked 2nd in Tanzania, 2572nd in the global 2023 rating, and scored in the TOP 50% across 14 research topics. The Sokoine University of Agriculture ranking is based on 3 factors: research output (EduRank's index has 2,664 publications and 51,258 citations attributed to the university), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 2 notable alumni.

Rank Ranking
#2572 of 14,131 In the World
#46 of 1,104 In Africa
#2 of 31 In Tanzania
#1 of 3 In Morogoro
#81 of 1,008 For Veterinary
#178 of 1,011 For Forestry
#311 of 1,459 For Agricultural Science
#4591 of 7,353 For Alumni Impact
#3748 of 14,131 For Non-academic Prominence
Top50% For 11 other topics

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Biology

The Sokoine University of Agriculture ranked 1st for Biology in Tanzania and 1398th in the World with 1,405 publications made and 26,229 citations received. Main research topics: Agricultural Science, Forestry, Animal Science, Virology, Botany.

Rank Ranking
#1 of 6 In Tanzania
#38 of 264 In Africa
#1398 of 4,496 In the World

Sokoine University of Agriculture
Biology Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 12 6
1992 2 1
1993 5 2
1994 12 7
1995 8 3
1996 12 41
1997 16 20
1998 20 12
1999 17 13
2000 22 16
2001 14 17
2002 13 3
2003 31 68
2004 26 35
2005 35 46
2006 42 111
2007 42 90
2008 37 120
2009 49 157
2010 45 112
2011 51 127
2012 69 133
2013 47 130
2014 72 144
2015 94 163
2016 127 219
2017 84 121
2018 80 127
2019 86 100
2020 115 108
2021 85 27
Speciality Tanzania rank Africa rank World rank
Forestry 1 11 178
Agricultural Science 1 17 311
Animal Science 1 24 440
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation 2 14 455
Horticulture 1 38 597
Toxicology 1 34 617
Entomology 2 35 780
Virology 1 27 836
Biotechnology 1 41 848
Zoology 2 35 1053
Botany 2 57 1194
Nutrition and Food Science 1 67 1197
Microbiology 1 48 1303
Genetics 1 27 1406

Environmental Science

The Sokoine University of Agriculture ranked 2nd for Environmental Science in Tanzania and 981st in the World with 1,260 publications made and 25,126 citations received. Main research topics: Agricultural Science, Geography and Cartography, Ecology, Environmental Management, Forestry.

Rank Ranking
#2 of 7 In Tanzania
#33 of 243 In Africa
#981 of 4,023 In the World

Sokoine University of Agriculture
Environmental Science Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 5 1
1992 3 1
1993 3 4
1994 8 5
1995 4 1
1996 6 7
1997 9 14
1998 14 4
1999 13 9
2000 8 2
2001 5 2
2002 10 5
2003 27 82
2004 18 45
2005 27 50
2006 21 55
2007 34 95
2008 31 105
2009 36 87
2010 41 115
2011 39 150
2012 69 205
2013 53 162
2014 90 216
2015 85 132
2016 122 210
2017 89 177
2018 79 155
2019 89 129
2020 102 189
2021 98 42
Speciality Tanzania rank Africa rank World rank
Forestry 1 11 178
Agricultural Science 1 17 311
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation 2 14 455
Geography and Cartography 2 23 597
Hydrology and Water resources management 2 29 710
Environmental Management 2 29 846
Ecology 2 29 1013

Medicine

The Sokoine University of Agriculture ranked 2nd for Medicine in Tanzania and 1604th in the World with 868 publications made and 19,278 citations received. Main research topics: Veterinary, Public Health, Virology, Epidemiology, Toxicology.

Rank Ranking
#2 of 8 In Tanzania
#65 of 263 In Africa
#1604 of 4,739 In the World

Sokoine University of Agriculture
Medicine Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 8 4
1992 2 1
1993 4 3
1994 4 2
1995 1 0
1996 8 37
1997 12 17
1998 13 15
1999 5 3
2000 12 12
2001 9 21
2002 8 14
2003 9 43
2004 17 35
2005 16 22
2006 19 30
2007 15 51
2008 19 75
2009 38 90
2010 47 145
2011 22 55
2012 52 91
2013 31 78
2014 51 157
2015 55 178
2016 54 130
2017 57 96
2018 61 131
2019 53 75
2020 85 169
2021 70 23
Speciality Tanzania rank Africa rank World rank
Veterinary 1 5 81
Toxicology 1 34 617
Forensic Science 1 17 734
Public Health 3 50 827
Virology 1 27 836
Epidemiology 2 48 849

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

The Sokoine University of Agriculture ranked 3rd for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in Tanzania and 2161st in the World with 364 publications made and 7,674 citations received. Main research topics: Demography, Political Science, Forensic Science.

Rank Ranking
#3 of 9 In Tanzania
#76 of 264 In Africa
#2161 of 5,073 In the World

Sokoine University of Agriculture
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 2 1
1992 0 0
1993 0 0
1994 1 2
1995 0 0
1996 2 35
1997 4 6
1998 1 1
1999 3 1
2000 2 2
2001 3 1
2002 3 0
2003 3 6
2004 7 16
2005 4 3
2006 9 12
2007 4 6
2008 10 58
2009 12 46
2010 10 23
2011 18 37
2012 15 40
2013 18 89
2014 24 36
2015 24 33
2016 31 49
2017 30 67
2018 31 51
2019 20 34
2020 40 60
2021 30 18
Speciality Tanzania rank Africa rank World rank
Forensic Science 1 17 734
Demography 3 71 1479
Political Science 2 57 1547

Economics

The Sokoine University of Agriculture ranked 2nd for Economics in Tanzania and 1434th in the World with 184 publications made and 4,420 citations received. Main research topics: Development Studies, Agricultural Economics.

Rank Ranking
#2 of 5 In Tanzania
#54 of 159 In Africa
#1434 of 3,039 In the World

Sokoine University of Agriculture
Economics Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 0 0
1992 0 0
1993 1 0
1994 0 0
1995 0 0
1996 1 0
1997 3 4
1998 1 0
1999 1 0
2000 2 6
2001 1 0
2002 0 0
2003 2 1
2004 1 4
2005 1 5
2006 1 1
2007 3 3
2008 5 29
2009 5 6
2010 5 37
2011 10 30
2012 10 65
2013 16 78
2014 11 29
2015 11 16
2016 21 15
2017 20 35
2018 14 26
2019 10 5
2020 14 54
2021 13 4
Speciality Tanzania rank Africa rank World rank
Agricultural Economics 1 23 329
Development Studies 2 45 717

Other rankings

Non-core subjects for the Sokoine University of Agriculture

Speciality Tanzania Africa World Rank
Agricultural Engineering 1 19 482
Business 2 63 2037
Chemistry 2 141 3288
Computer Science 2 101 3446
Engineering 2 157 3705