South Dakota State University: Rankings

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South Dakota State University ranked 248th in the United States and 886th in the World 2021 overall rankings, plus got TOP 50% in 45 academic topics. EduRank's ranking for South Dakota State University is based on 3 factors: research performance (a proprietary algorithm evaluated 11,153 publications and 296,855 citations), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 42 notable alumni .

RankRanking
#886 of 14,160In the World
#279 of 2,624In North America
#248 of 2,523In the United States
#1 of 15In South Dakota
#78 of 1,003For Animal Science
#92 of 1,621For Nutrition and Food Science
#106 of 1,558For Agricultural Science
#1203 of 8,209For Alumni Impact
#909 of 14,160For Non-academic Prominence
Top50%For 42 other topics

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Biology

South Dakota State University ranked 164th for Biology in the United States and 598th in the World with 4,919 publications made and 141,180 citations received. Main research topics: Agricultural Science, Animal Science, Nutrition and Food Science, Botany, Virology.

RankRanking
#164 of 904In the United States
#184 of 970In North America
#598 of 4,578In the World

South Dakota State University
Biology Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19905332
19914449
199244142
19934591
19945089
199557112
19965475
199764205
199856157
199963149
200068163
200159189
200281275
200386269
200489275
200586266
2006104378
2007120397
2008115392
2009161561
20101701023
2011170330
2012231793
2013204712
2014234814
2015255963
2016259821
2017285985
2018232666
20192971048
2020251620
SpecialityUnited States rankNorth America rankWorld rank
Animal Science344278
Nutrition and Food Science273692
Agricultural Science4248106
Forestry4046109
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation6278170
Biotechnology7286289
Virology111123295
Botany104125518
Horticulture7795549
Microbiology154172585
Genetics190211660
Molecular Biology191214731
Immunology186203786
Entomology196225790
Nanotechnology173196841
Pharmacology192212873
Zoology231268875
Biochemistry208234896
Toxicology178204936
Evolutionary Biology258290944
Bioinformatics and Computational biology226250966
Biophysics247275994
Oncology and Cancer research2392641051

Environmental Science

South Dakota State University ranked 129th for Environmental Science in the United States and 484th in the World with 2,807 publications made and 95,282 citations received. Main research topics: Agricultural Science, Ecology, Geography and Cartography, Environmental Management, Forestry.

RankRanking
#129 of 789In the United States
#154 of 857In North America
#484 of 4,129In the World

South Dakota State University
Environmental Science Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19902421
1991217
19922434
19931736
19941814
19952426
19962332
199731124
19983071
19993174
20003792
20012430
20023457
200352143
200451103
200557337
200663157
200788345
200883426
2009127681
2010113622
2011126496
2012151539
20131651533
2014175980
2015170700
2016181535
2017165546
2018116380
2019131400
2020101197

Medicine

South Dakota State University ranked 234th for Medicine in the United States and 902nd in the World with 2,153 publications made and 64,586 citations received. Main research topics: Virology, Health Science, Pharmacology, Public Health, Veterinary.

RankRanking
#234 of 1,086In the United States
#259 of 1,156In North America
#902 of 4,839In the World

South Dakota State University
Medicine Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19902119
19911217
19921689
19932553
19941332
19951957
19962629
19971851
199835146
199934137
200041133
200133129
200234237
200338146
200436186
200545112
200653187
200752172
200862207
200961105
201081237
201174151
201298204
2013104381
2014100302
2015119410
2016138469
2017138275
2018130269
2019150405
2020128415
SpecialityUnited States rankNorth America rankWorld rank
Veterinary5362258
Virology111123295
Urology103117330
Sports / Exercise science169196500
Nursing209234562
Respiratory Therapy159179564
Critical Care Nursing193212685
Forensic Science168196691
Family medicine222244693
Gerontology254287725
Healthcare Management (MHA)249282744
Health Science261284774
Immunology186203786
Public Health250282839
Anatomy and Physiology230256857
Pharmacology192212873
Toxicology178204936
Psychiatry312348940
Pathology213236997
Oncology and Cancer research2392641051
Surgery2532761110
Clinical Psychology4134561189
Physical Therapy3573971296

Chemistry

South Dakota State University ranked 197th for Chemistry in the United States and 984th in the World with 2,056 publications made and 52,859 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Nutrition and Food Science, Biochemistry, Chemical Engineering, Nanotechnology.

RankRanking
#197 of 744In the United States
#225 of 805In North America
#984 of 4,409In the World

South Dakota State University
Chemistry Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19901416
19912021
19921725
19931418
19942349
19952130
19963050
19973530
19982266
19992659
20002241
20011963
20022793
20033796
20042148
20053891
200639164
20074091
200855116
200966247
201075240
201176160
201290271
201396212
2014114364
2015110463
2016122508
2017124599
201896483
201994381
2020115719
SpecialityUnited States rankNorth America rankWorld rank
Nutrition and Food Science273692
Environmental Chemistry154185738
Biochemical Engineering159185832
Nanotechnology173196841
Biochemistry208234896
Chemical Engineering148175973
Organic Chemistry1992291114
Materials Science2042351224
Inorganic Chemistry1992311231
Radiochemistry1681981377

Engineering

South Dakota State University ranked 206th for Engineering in the United States and 1086th in the World with 1,960 publications made and 59,152 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Remote Sensing, Chemical Engineering, Renewable Energy Engineering, Nanotechnology.

RankRanking
#206 of 781In the United States
#238 of 846In North America
#1086 of 4,716In the World

South Dakota State University
Engineering Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199042
199161
199284
1993112
199484
1995107
1996158
1997126
1998114
19991310
20001996
20011554
20021512
20031951
20041640
20052342
20062572
200745145
200869342
200964566
201090290
201192284
2012103496
2013146419
2014134683
2015126559
2016165900
2017152871
2018122843
2019112645
2020110978

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

South Dakota State University ranked 345th for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in the United States and 1032nd in the World with 1,203 publications made and 24,241 citations received. Main research topics: Demography, Sociology, Political Science, Education Majors, Communications and Public Relations.

RankRanking
#345 of 1,311In the United States
#385 of 1,393In North America
#1032 of 5,152In the World

South Dakota State University
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199078
199156
199233
19931017
199481
19951111
19961110
19971317
1998939
19991483
20001013
20011428
20022048
20032758
20042249
20052139
20062939
20073454
200841155
20094548
201049121
201161261
20126696
201363130
201457140
201579232
201671142
201763117
201878124
201971158
202061126
SpecialityUnited States rankNorth America rankWorld rank
Sports / Exercise science169196500
Genealogy200228518
Library and Information science231258655
Archaeology236269680
Forensic Science168196691
Education Majors304341731
Publishing255288757
Demography224250777
Art History356395825
Early Childhood Education405440941
Sociology4164651111
Communications and Public Relations4224701217
Political Science4645161421

Physics

South Dakota State University ranked 246th for Physics in the United States and 1341st in the World with 928 publications made and 16,743 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Nanotechnology, Optical Engineering, Biophysics, Condensed Matter Physics.

RankRanking
#246 of 746In the United States
#279 of 807In North America
#1341 of 4,160In the World

South Dakota State University
Physics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199012
199120
199253
199361
199441
199576
1996117
1997108
199882
199989
20001612
200189
200285
2003617
2004815
200562
20061011
20071127
20083236
20092340
20103984
20113793
201249119
201364125
201460186
201569312
201669301
201763402
201858345
201955288
202074626
SpecialityUnited States rankNorth America rankWorld rank
Applied/Engineering Physics125143485
Nanotechnology173196841
Biophysics247275994
Materials Science2042351224
Condensed Matter Physics2272601403
Optical Engineering2743121428

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Non-core subjects for South Dakota State University

SpecialityUnited StatesNorth AmericaWorld Rank
Agricultural Economics7790226
Interior Design134151583
Math Teachers328359851
Statistics245283898
Real Estate257282915
Actuarial Science281312934
Photography274313965
Child Psychology4585061107
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics2903281201
Marketing3463841219
Psychology4484951220
Mathematics3093491259
Economics3443851266
Social Psychology5546071347
Art & Design4675171508
Computer Vision2542881540
Business4645131673
Computer Science3784231742
Artificial Intelligence (AI)3654112121