Sunway University: Rankings

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Sunway University ranked 16th in Malaysia and 3248th in the World 2021 overall rankings, plus got ranked in 32 academic topics. EduRank's ranking for Sunway University is based on 3 factors: research performance (a proprietary algorithm evaluated 2,528 publications and 22,470 citations), non-academic reputation, and the impact of notable alumni.

RankRanking
#3248 of 14,160In the World
#1027 of 5,829In Asia
#16 of 45In Malaysia
#1 of 4In Petaling Jaya
#837 of 1,017For Advertising
#918 of 1,020For Hospitality and Hotel Management
#928 of 1,034For Applied/Engineering Physics
#4147 of 8,209For Alumni Impact
#4754 of 14,160For Non-academic Prominence

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Engineering

Sunway University ranked 22nd for Engineering in Malaysia and 2685th in the World with 630 publications made and 8,155 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, Computer Networking, Applied/Engineering Physics.

RankRanking
#22 of 32In Malaysia
#1215 of 2,141In Asia
#2685 of 4,716In the World

Sunway University
Engineering Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
200510
200600
200710
200851
200921
201061
201181
20121947
20132318
20142372
201526116
20161610
201743349
201888766
2019119702
20201591123
SpecialityMalaysia rankAsia rankWorld rank
Applied/Engineering Physics11301928
Computer Networking124321032
Chemical Engineering2210312016
Materials Science2513162727

Chemistry

Sunway University ranked 25th for Chemistry in Malaysia and 2966th in the World with 550 publications made and 4,774 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, Radiochemistry, Pharmacy.

RankRanking
#25 of 31In Malaysia
#1396 of 2,045In Asia
#2966 of 4,409In the World

Sunway University
Chemistry Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
200911
201000
201100
201210
2013119
201421
201531
2016413
201738164
201893547
2019145591
2020176997
SpecialityMalaysia rankAsia rankWorld rank
Pharmacy84411182
Radiochemistry188971669
Chemical Engineering2210312016
Materials Science2513162727

Computer Science

Sunway University ranked 20th for Computer Science in Malaysia and 2054th in the World with 485 publications made and 4,487 citations received. Main research topics: Artificial Intelligence (AI), Computer Networking, Management Information Systems.

RankRanking
#20 of 33In Malaysia
#787 of 1,973In Asia
#2054 of 4,494In the World

Sunway University
Computer Science Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
200410
200520
200600
200700
200851
200972
2010153
2011185
20123264
20134127
201446155
201562173
20165040
201739113
20183688
201954200
202053136
SpecialityMalaysia rankAsia rankWorld rank
Computer Networking124321032
Management Information Systems193291319
Artificial Intelligence (AI)219842233

Medicine

Sunway University ranked 21st for Medicine in Malaysia and 2708th in the World with 418 publications made and 2,745 citations received. Main research topic: Pharmacy.

RankRanking
#21 of 33In Malaysia
#987 of 2,003In Asia
#2708 of 4,839In the World

Sunway University
Medicine Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
200721
200820
200921
201010
201142
2012710
201353
201465
20151023
20161562
201745110
201835210
201992186
2020125632
SpecialityMalaysia rankAsia rankWorld rank
Pharmacy84411182

Physics

Sunway University ranked 25th for Physics in Malaysia and 3073rd in the World with 361 publications made and 3,606 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Applied/Engineering Physics, Astrobiology.

RankRanking
#25 of 31In Malaysia
#1418 of 1,914In Asia
#3073 of 4,160In the World

Sunway University
Physics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
201231
201300
201421
201521
201600
201726128
201867448
201979421
2020119836
SpecialityMalaysia rankAsia rankWorld rank
Applied/Engineering Physics11301928
Astrobiology42171122
Materials Science2513162727

Business

Sunway University ranked 22nd for Business in Malaysia and 1749th in the World with 356 publications made and 5,064 citations received. Main research topics: Marketing, Management Information Systems, Advertising, Hospitality and Hotel Management.

RankRanking
#22 of 36In Malaysia
#491 of 1,617In Asia
#1749 of 4,080In the World

Sunway University
Business Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
200421
200545
200620
200720
200862
200951
2010880
20111533
20121113
20131535
20142885
20153486
201644135
201746182
201824164
20194173
202047155
SpecialityMalaysia rankAsia rankWorld rank
Advertising13193837
Hospitality and Hotel Management15291918
Marketing172801159
Management Information Systems193291319

Biology

Sunway University ranked 20th for Biology in Malaysia and 2885th in the World with 315 publications made and 3,111 citations received. Main research topics: Microbiology, Astrobiology.

RankRanking
#20 of 32In Malaysia
#1240 of 2,011In Asia
#2885 of 4,578In the World

Sunway University
Biology Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
200511
200600
200700
200800
200900
201000
201100
201239
2013220
201489
20151234
20161780
201734134
201838289
201969216
202085337
SpecialityMalaysia rankAsia rankWorld rank
Astrobiology42171122
Microbiology116011502

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

Sunway University ranked 22nd for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in Malaysia and 2838th in the World with 256 publications made and 2,736 citations received. Main research topics: Demography, Communications and Public Relations, Journalism and Digital Media.

RankRanking
#22 of 33In Malaysia
#843 of 1,916In Asia
#2838 of 5,152In the World

Sunway University
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
200411
200500
200600
200710
200811
200910
2010273
201138
20121015
2013813
20141388
2015169
20162215
20172442
201829109
20194697
202056139
SpecialityMalaysia rankAsia rankWorld rank
Journalism and Digital Media11163861
Communications and Public Relations193381527
Demography2410302868

Psychology

Sunway University ranked 18th for Psychology in Malaysia and 2229th in the World with 192 publications made and 2,390 citations received. Main research topic: Social Psychology.

RankRanking
#18 of 31In Malaysia
#580 of 1,377In Asia
#2229 of 3,753In the World

Sunway University
Psychology Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
200710
200862
200953
2010273
2011930
2012115
20131335
2014828
20151814
20161730
20171869
20181631
20191727
20203237
SpecialityMalaysia rankAsia rankWorld rank
Social Psychology142941592

Economics

Sunway University ranked 20th for Economics in Malaysia and 2026th in the World with 136 publications made and 1,412 citations received. Main research topic: International Economics.

RankRanking
#20 of 26In Malaysia
#622 of 1,185In Asia
#2026 of 3,117In the World

Sunway University
Economics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
200411
200525
200620
200731
200840
200920
201067
2011711
2012413
2013724
2014967
201597
2016128
20171329
201895
20191633
20202159
SpecialityMalaysia rankAsia rankWorld rank
International Economics13219945

Art & Design

Sunway University ranked 23rd for Art & Design in Malaysia and 2388th in the World with 86 publications made and 148 citations received. Main research topic: Cinematography.

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

RankRanking
#23 of 24In Malaysia
#743 of 977In Asia
#2388 of 2,801In the World

Sunway University
Art & Design Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
200810
200920
201040
201110
201243
201341
201430
2015113
2016124
2017103
2018109
2019108
2020126
SpecialityMalaysia rankAsia rankWorld rank
Cinematography61631003

Other rankings

Non-core subjects for Sunway University

SpecialityMalaysiaAsiaWorld Rank
Mathematics249332407
Environmental Science2613883507