Stony Brook University: Rankings

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Stony Brook University ranked 97th in the United States and 221st in the World 2021 overall rankings, plus got TOP 100 in 14 academic topics. EduRank's ranking for Stony Brook University is based on 3 factors: research performance (a proprietary algorithm evaluated 70,049 publications and 3,638,795 citations), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 109 notable alumni .

RankRanking
#221 of 14,160In the World
#110 of 2,624In North America
#97 of 2,523In the United States
#6 of 221In New York State
#12 of 1,010For Nuclear Physics
#24 of 1,011For Theoretical Physics
#27 of 1,376For Quantum and Particle physics
#510 of 8,209For Alumni Impact
#341 of 14,160For Non-academic Prominence
Top100For 11 other topics

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Medicine

Stony Brook University ranked 81st for Medicine in the United States and 186th in the World with 18,583 publications made and 942,669 citations received. Main research topics: Surgery, Oncology and Cancer research, Health Science, Clinical Psychology, Psychiatry.

RankRanking
#81 of 1,086In the United States
#93 of 1,156In North America
#186 of 4,839In the World

Stony Brook University
Medicine Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990198264
1991203606
1992202755
1993224667
1994266677
1995290717
19963391054
1997272754
19982651786
19993211393
20003311179
20012751139
20022951278
20033181983
20043031943
20053941786
20063681907
20074242995
20084863987
20095632882
20105764343
20116243779
20126583337
20137623588
20148543882
201510744903
201610455221
201710526147
20189554439
20199423397
202011624798

Physics

Stony Brook University ranked 55th for Physics in the United States and 148th in the World with 15,791 publications made and 874,653 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Quantum and Particle physics, Nuclear Physics, Theoretical Physics, Astrophysics and Astronomy.

RankRanking
#55 of 746In the United States
#61 of 807In North America
#148 of 4,160In the World

Stony Brook University
Physics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990176248
1991202315
1992225335
1993217308
1994242510
1995264641
1996291397
1997288534
19983681396
1999330886
20003201100
20013321237
20023121062
20033221431
20043611595
20053851887
20064661943
20073991558
20084031544
20094261939
20104502321
20114904799
20125907283
20136026803
20146556133
20156837336
20166746474
20176194714
20186765156
20197645957
202084123509

Biology

Stony Brook University ranked 82nd for Biology in the United States and 180th in the World with 13,537 publications made and 911,683 citations received. Main research topics: Biochemistry, Oncology and Cancer research, Molecular Biology, Neuroscience, Immunology.

RankRanking
#82 of 904In the United States
#92 of 970In North America
#180 of 4,578In the World

Stony Brook University
Biology Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990130344
1991162447
1992171476
1993211786
1994275930
1995247873
19962811198
19972491166
19982381727
19992941441
20002461593
20012591479
20022411198
20032962024
20043302389
20053331984
20063552287
20073382237
20083832885
20094332522
20104553051
20114513159
20125163509
20135793506
20145803495
20156745221
20166804367
20176064459
20184793929
20195752506
20206282703

Chemistry

Stony Brook University ranked 77th for Chemistry in the United States and 231st in the World with 9,421 publications made and 442,181 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Biochemistry, Chemical Engineering, Nanotechnology, Inorganic Chemistry.

RankRanking
#77 of 744In the United States
#86 of 805In North America
#231 of 4,409In the World

Stony Brook University
Chemistry Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199097220
1991120208
1992152228
1993150488
1994175390
1995154299
1996183436
1997157522
1998202571
1999202845
20001971001
2001196848
2002166731
20032251024
2004243957
20052471039
20063271603
20072511188
20082471027
20092801174
20103031396
20112921358
20122911389
20133271460
20143831622
20153922053
20163961788
20173921941
20184011593
20194011736
20204851603

Engineering

Stony Brook University ranked 86th for Engineering in the United States and 303rd in the World with 9,245 publications made and 291,356 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Optical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Computer Networking, Nanotechnology.

RankRanking
#86 of 781In the United States
#98 of 846In North America
#303 of 4,716In the World

Stony Brook University
Engineering Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19908592
19918758
1992106121
1993104108
199499151
1995112101
1996135215
1997138223
1998144240
1999116269
2000146395
2001145398
2002153593
2003200758
2004256799
2005233937
20063331215
20072951031
2008270996
2009263881
20102981044
20113161044
20123111272
20133891729
20144331636
20154562204
20164622108
20174771697
20185211986
20195212001
20206252072

Computer Science

Stony Brook University ranked 65th for Computer Science in the United States and 154th in the World with 7,560 publications made and 375,296 citations received. Main research topics: Artificial Intelligence (AI), Neuroscience, Computer Vision, Cognitive Science, Blockchain and Cryptography.

RankRanking
#65 of 897In the United States
#77 of 967In North America
#154 of 4,494In the World

Stony Brook University
Computer Science Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199036108
199148147
19924389
199372138
199484339
199568546
199672366
199785243
199868217
199991308
200087269
200196416
2002110407
2003134636
2004188924
20052011297
20062311083
20072341679
20082131459
2009246909
2010248965
20112781266
20123101795
20133571787
20143592439
20154113513
20164422104
20174733319
20184263140
20195012187
20206252523

Psychology

Stony Brook University ranked 67th for Psychology in the United States and 110th in the World with 6,521 publications made and 545,963 citations received. Main research topics: Child Psychology, Neuroscience, Clinical Psychology, Psychiatry, Social Psychology.

RankRanking
#67 of 1,033In the United States
#77 of 1,099In North America
#110 of 3,753In the World

Stony Brook University
Psychology Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199066259
199176271
199271178
199396360
199499620
1995120865
1996106556
1997118633
1998891049
1999105612
2000106772
2001119873
200296815
20031291070
20041171050
20051461179
20061421257
20071491351
20081651729
20091891838
20102001837
20112261529
20122271684
20132591576
20142711962
20153062076
20163141798
20173682369
20182791847
20192891508
20203581221

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

Stony Brook University ranked 86th for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in the United States and 179th in the World with 6,504 publications made and 346,776 citations received. Main research topics: Demography, Sociology, Political Science, History, Linguistics.

RankRanking
#86 of 1,311In the United States
#100 of 1,393In North America
#179 of 5,152In the World

Stony Brook University
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19904483
19914677
199249116
19936972
199475134
199576248
199688271
199777353
199876884
199994325
2000102210
2001115609
2002123478
2003114526
2004118433
2005140783
2006143351
20071681249
20081941420
2009202771
20102331499
20112241584
20122361060
2013240716
20142851193
20153431505
20163401925
20173581245
20183791599
20193901162
20204362007

Environmental Science

Stony Brook University ranked 79th for Environmental Science in the United States and 222nd in the World with 4,704 publications made and 289,729 citations received. Main research topics: Ecology, Geology, Meteorology and Atmospheric Science, Geography and Cartography, Oceanography.

RankRanking
#79 of 789In the United States
#95 of 857In North America
#222 of 4,129In the World

Stony Brook University
Environmental Science Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19903376
19913686
19922686
199344157
199442117
199540148
199651164
199756270
199852195
199944225
200062324
200171580
200257245
200368301
20041311014
2005114822
20061341369
2007124592
20081621336
20092021214
20102031472
20111841566
20121921563
20132571588
20142261367
20152741280
20162751557
20172701156
20182271108
20192501025
20202561043

Mathematics

Stony Brook University ranked 93rd for Mathematics in the United States and 214th in the World with 2,177 publications made and 85,338 citations received. Main research topics: Blockchain and Cryptography, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Math Teachers.

RankRanking
#93 of 720In the United States
#108 of 781In North America
#214 of 3,475In the World

Stony Brook University
Mathematics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19902340
19912467
19922621
19932033
19942021
19951954
19963064
19972962
19982064
19993392
20003897
200139279
20023065
200351165
200452262
200554162
200664238
200765259
200863347
200975449
201070205
201166192
2012111315
201393277
201491276
2015115201
2016124355
2017123214
201884248
2019117801
2020118300
SpecialityUnited States rankNorth America rankWorld rank
Blockchain and Cryptography5762120
Statistics96112203
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics92106219
Actuarial Science109125250
Applied Mathematics91109354
Math Teachers170187377
Operations Research113137403

Art & Design

Stony Brook University ranked 78th for Art & Design in the United States and 175th in the World with 1,187 publications made and 26,703 citations received. Main research topics: Computer Graphics, Art History, Creative Writing, Multimedia, Literature.

Please note that our approach to topical rankings is based on scientific outputs and therefore prefers institutions researching arts through computer science.

RankRanking
#78 of 731In the United States
#92 of 796In North America
#175 of 2,801In the World

Stony Brook University
Art & Design Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990928
19911225
19921043
1993154
19941926
19952130
19961866
19971939
19981028
19991941
20002820
20012978
20022830
20032741
20043763
20053654
20063053
20073364
200839139
20094973
20104855
20113888
201247193
201348106
20144334
20156171
20164886
201765172
201854131
20197335
20205041
SpecialityUnited States rankNorth America rankWorld rank
Computer Graphics202228
Animation425081
Aesthetics6881188
Sculpture6167189
Painting and Drawing6167189
Creative Writing8397196
UX/UI Desgin7386202
Entertainment Industry Business97109204
Illustration and Concept Art6979223
Literature111129272
Graphic Design106123291
Music120137304
Art History139163313
Fashion Design130150346
Multimedia120140355
Singing and Vocal Performance129151356
Photography129147390
Performing arts148174398
Game Design and Development121144417
Architecture116135509
Cinematography170196528
Interior Design148167672

Other rankings

Non-core subjects for Stony Brook University

SpecialityUnited StatesNorth AmericaWorld Rank
Tax Law131147296
Economics120139326
Development Studies136156408
International Economics128147424
Investment Banking and Stock trading151172432
Risk Management134157446
Business166191469
Human Resource Management179205522
Project Management156182525
Finance185211537
Real Estate199223570
International Business176203582
Management211239617
Advertising244275702
International Trade204236774
Environmental Economics143174868
Marketing3363741169