South China Agricultural University: Rankings

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South China Agricultural University ranked 92nd in China, 1019th in the global 2023 rating, and scored in the TOP 50% across 44 research topics. South China Agricultural University ranking is based on 3 factors: research output (EduRank's index has 18,970 publications and 266,977 citations attributed to the university), non-academic reputation, and the impact of notable alumni.

Rank Ranking
#1019 of 14,131 In the World
#241 of 5,830 In Asia
#92 of 960 In China
#5 of 24 In Guangzhou
#37 of 1,006 For Horticulture
#81 of 1,459 For Agricultural Science
#96 of 1,689 For Botany
#4463 of 7,353 For Alumni Impact
#1358 of 14,131 For Non-academic Prominence
Top50% For 41 other topics

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Biology

South China Agricultural University ranked 36th for Biology in China and 382nd in the World with 10,381 publications made and 175,782 citations received. Main research topics: Botany, Genetics, Agricultural Science, Horticulture, Virology.

Rank Ranking
#36 of 477 In China
#79 of 1,987 In Asia
#382 of 4,496 In the World

South China Agricultural University
Biology Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 4 4
1992 4 0
1993 3 2
1994 2 1
1995 3 0
1996 2 1
1997 5 2
1998 5 14
1999 11 8
2000 19 23
2001 35 56
2002 39 61
2003 55 72
2004 111 131
2005 160 159
2006 186 265
2007 227 387
2008 344 425
2009 532 539
2010 528 901
2011 656 970
2012 730 1386
2013 641 1164
2014 567 1474
2015 530 2045
2016 648 1875
2017 688 2731
2018 677 2540
2019 841 2569
2020 1003 2128
2021 1107 828
Speciality China rank Asia rank World rank
Horticulture 6 10 37
Agricultural Science 7 13 81
Botany 6 19 96
Entomology 5 12 128
Toxicology 9 32 161
Virology 13 29 164
Biotechnology 10 30 166
Microbiology 9 28 191
Nutrition and Food Science 17 52 199
Animal Science 10 27 209
Genetics 11 25 212
Forestry 14 39 279
Zoology 5 23 297
Molecular Biology 33 100 381
Evolutionary Biology 20 44 412
Biochemistry 42 134 549
Nanotechnology 98 193 567
Bioinformatics and Computational biology 67 133 576
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation 25 136 717
Pharmacology 104 347 905
Immunology 78 298 916
Biophysics 106 291 920
Oncology and Cancer research 177 568 1397

Chemistry

South China Agricultural University ranked 108th for Chemistry in China and 735th in the World with 4,042 publications made and 83,095 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Biochemistry, Nutrition and Food Science, Chemical Engineering, Environmental Chemistry.

Rank Ranking
#108 of 466 In China
#256 of 2,014 In Asia
#735 of 4,317 In the World

South China Agricultural University
Chemistry Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 0 0
1992 2 0
1993 1 0
1994 0 0
1995 1 0
1996 1 0
1997 2 1
1998 1 0
1999 4 0
2000 5 0
2001 6 26
2002 13 23
2003 16 32
2004 27 25
2005 37 61
2006 65 85
2007 66 184
2008 114 170
2009 161 289
2010 148 230
2011 206 360
2012 259 510
2013 219 492
2014 218 611
2015 180 802
2016 224 985
2017 281 1545
2018 312 1796
2019 406 1943
2020 487 1555
2021 573 703
Speciality China rank Asia rank World rank
Nutrition and Food Science 17 52 199
Environmental Chemistry 38 64 300
Radiochemistry 89 209 373
Chemical Engineering 114 221 483
Biochemistry 42 134 549
Nanotechnology 98 193 567
Biochemical Engineering 62 148 615
Polymer science and Plastics engineering 73 213 766
Materials Science 140 335 835
Inorganic Chemistry 149 367 909
Organic Chemistry 131 406 1037

Environmental Science

South China Agricultural University ranked 51st for Environmental Science in China and 518th in the World with 2,902 publications made and 35,967 citations received. Main research topics: Agricultural Science, Ecology, Geography and Cartography, Environmental Chemistry, Environmental Management.

Rank Ranking
#51 of 440 In China
#105 of 1,655 In Asia
#518 of 4,023 In the World

South China Agricultural University
Environmental Science Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 3 0
1992 1 0
1993 1 1
1994 1 0
1995 1 0
1996 1 0
1997 3 9
1998 2 0
1999 2 0
2000 14 13
2001 19 24
2002 18 5
2003 32 44
2004 40 33
2005 47 24
2006 69 96
2007 83 195
2008 151 107
2009 234 158
2010 197 221
2011 235 145
2012 250 184
2013 253 146
2014 163 183
2015 118 248
2016 116 347
2017 154 681
2018 131 463
2019 126 360
2020 190 514
2021 242 314
Speciality China rank Asia rank World rank
Agricultural Science 7 13 81
Forestry 14 39 279
Environmental Chemistry 38 64 300
Environmental Engineering 68 171 515
Ecology 27 64 608
Geography and Cartography 46 104 663
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation 25 136 717
Environmental Management 81 193 765
Hydrology and Water resources management 71 214 778
Urban and Regional planning 136 231 948
Geology 172 550 1613

Engineering

South China Agricultural University ranked 145th for Engineering in China and 940th in the World with 2,715 publications made and 49,944 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, Nanotechnology, Biotechnology, Environmental Engineering.

Rank Ranking
#145 of 511 In China
#352 of 2,117 In Asia
#940 of 4,624 In the World

South China Agricultural University
Engineering Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1993 1 0
1994 0 0
1995 0 0
1996 1 0
1997 1 2
1998 1 0
1999 0 0
2000 0 0
2001 3 10
2002 6 0
2003 8 18
2004 13 12
2005 28 17
2006 48 25
2007 60 63
2008 101 50
2009 134 160
2010 139 102
2011 163 128
2012 179 232
2013 157 262
2014 173 448
2015 141 610
2016 161 689
2017 173 1155
2018 181 1119
2019 254 1519
2020 281 1071
2021 306 382
Speciality China rank Asia rank World rank
Agricultural Engineering 10 19 76
Biotechnology 10 30 166
Landscape Architecture 49 78 364
Civil Engineering 78 156 477
Chemical Engineering 114 221 483
Environmental Engineering 68 171 515
Nanotechnology 98 193 567
Aviation 50 118 573
Architectural Engineering 72 180 589
Biochemical Engineering 62 148 615
Robotics 72 216 635
Polymer science and Plastics engineering 73 213 766
Firefighting and Fire Science 124 270 795
Marine Engineering 117 304 818
Materials Science 140 335 835
Remote Sensing 100 235 847
Automotive Engineering 141 385 887
Petroleum Engineering 137 330 896
Engineering Management 245 328 956
Computer Engineering 171 392 957
Technical Drawing 199 399 960
Product and Industrial Design 153 338 987
Construction Management 176 330 1017
Industrial Engineering 176 352 1021
Computer Networking 134 425 1024
Structural Engineering 204 535 1196
Optical Engineering 167 531 1389
Automation and Control engineering 244 671 1507

Medicine

South China Agricultural University ranked 80th for Medicine in China and 998th in the World with 2,215 publications made and 32,820 citations received. Main research topics: Virology, Veterinary, Toxicology, Pharmacology, Immunology.

Rank Ranking
#80 of 441 In China
#297 of 1,964 In Asia
#998 of 4,739 In the World

South China Agricultural University
Medicine Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 0 0
1992 0 0
1993 2 0
1994 1 0
1995 0 0
1996 1 0
1997 2 0
1998 0 0
1999 0 0
2000 3 0
2001 2 1
2002 5 1
2003 13 10
2004 25 54
2005 25 52
2006 39 37
2007 50 106
2008 72 72
2009 128 109
2010 138 167
2011 119 166
2012 166 195
2013 115 196
2014 135 247
2015 120 206
2016 114 327
2017 157 424
2018 150 835
2019 191 609
2020 206 571
2021 233 147
Speciality China rank Asia rank World rank
Veterinary 2 13 107
Toxicology 9 32 161
Virology 13 29 164
Urology 53 203 592
Respiratory Therapy 47 191 684
Pharmacology 104 347 905
Social Work 52 105 915
Immunology 78 298 916
Forensic Science 151 353 1013
Anatomy and Physiology 70 320 1064
Public Health 59 271 1188
Oncology and Cancer research 177 568 1397

Physics

South China Agricultural University ranked 143rd for Physics in China and 983rd in the World with 1,657 publications made and 39,378 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Nanotechnology, Optical Engineering, Condensed Matter Physics, Biophysics.

Rank Ranking
#143 of 459 In China
#353 of 1,879 In Asia
#983 of 4,082 In the World

South China Agricultural University
Physics Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1993 1 0
1994 0 0
1995 0 0
1996 1 1
1997 0 0
1998 0 0
1999 0 0
2000 1 0
2001 1 0
2002 5 11
2003 3 1
2004 11 18
2005 7 11
2006 20 20
2007 26 9
2008 47 46
2009 56 122
2010 51 52
2011 76 73
2012 87 195
2013 85 263
2014 107 307
2015 88 577
2016 111 531
2017 147 957
2018 128 911
2019 192 1253
2020 206 799
2021 199 285
Speciality China rank Asia rank World rank
Nanotechnology 98 193 567
Materials Science 140 335 835
Biophysics 106 291 920
Quantum and Particle physics 136 394 1141
Condensed Matter Physics 149 461 1180
Optical Engineering 167 531 1389

Other rankings

Non-core subjects for South China Agricultural University

Speciality China Asia World Rank
Agricultural Economics 20 37 176
Interior Design 78 140 395
International Trade 75 134 648
Singing and Vocal Performance 52 117 655
Cyber Security 79 202 675
Blockchain and Cryptography 98 245 738
Demography 44 137 756
Archaeology 30 83 804
Computer Vision 119 298 827
Database Administration 111 236 859
Development Studies 96 192 867
Real Estate 122 240 871
International Business 101 215 917
Management 137 265 947
Environmental Economics 158 311 948
Genealogy 57 137 964
Linguistics 174 301 967
Supply Chain Management 163 353 969
Literature 193 262 970
Negotiation and Conflict Resolution 80 183 979
Aesthetics 190 244 980
Creative Writing 127 195 992
Intellectual Property and Patent Law 163 299 1000
Publishing 93 209 1043
Animation 163 410 1047
Computer Science 124 319 1084
Statistics 105 308 1087
Artificial Intelligence (AI) 149 382 1106
Economics 115 254 1127
Marketing 94 279 1139
Finance 160 346 1146
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences 77 193 1160
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics 123 310 1172
Mathematics 141 358 1195
Law 167 269 1215
Machine Learning 189 478 1252
Management Information Systems 156 358 1334
Math Teachers 178 419 1352
Communications and Public Relations 171 349 1507
Business 161 426 1584
Art & Design 167 417 1650
Sociology 130 298 1763
Political Science 146 393 1996
Psychology 240 911 2916