Sunway University: Rankings

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Sunway University ranked 16th in Malaysia and 3002nd in the World 2022 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 2,393 publications and 23,869 citations), non-academic reputation, and the impact of notable alumni.

Rank Ranking
#3002 of 14,131 In the World
#949 of 5,830 In Asia
#16 of 45 In Malaysia
#1 of 4 In Petaling Jaya
#738 of 1,011 For Advertising
#835 of 1,095 For Applied/Engineering Physics
#848 of 1,002 For Hospitality and Hotel Management
#4360 of 7,353 For Alumni Impact
#4449 of 14,131 For Non-academic Prominence

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Engineering

Sunway University ranked 22nd for Engineering in Malaysia and 2717th in the World with 585 publications made and 7,154 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, Computer Networking, Applied/Engineering Physics.

Rank Ranking
#22 of 32 In Malaysia
#1235 of 2,117 In Asia
#2717 of 4,624 In the World

Sunway University
Engineering Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
2005 1 0
2006 0 0
2007 0 0
2008 5 1
2009 1 0
2010 6 1
2011 7 1
2012 15 38
2013 17 10
2014 17 63
2015 21 75
2016 14 8
2017 33 118
2018 64 421
2019 84 492
2020 124 684
2021 176 450
Speciality Malaysia rank Asia rank World rank
Applied/Engineering Physics 10 269 835
Computer Networking 12 433 1034
Chemical Engineering 21 988 1931
Materials Science 24 1286 2668

Chemistry

Sunway University ranked 24th for Chemistry in Malaysia and 2899th in the World with 524 publications made and 5,086 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, Radiochemistry, Pharmacy.

Rank Ranking
#24 of 31 In Malaysia
#1367 of 2,014 In Asia
#2899 of 4,317 In the World

Sunway University
Chemistry Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
2013 1 18
2014 1 0
2015 2 1
2016 5 16
2017 29 74
2018 72 390
2019 109 421
2020 138 605
2021 166 425
Speciality Malaysia rank Asia rank World rank
Pharmacy 8 416 1130
Radiochemistry 17 829 1555
Chemical Engineering 21 988 1931
Materials Science 24 1286 2668

Computer Science

Sunway University ranked 20th for Computer Science in Malaysia and 2024th in the World with 446 publications made and 4,650 citations received. Main research topics: Artificial Intelligence (AI), Management Information Systems, Computer Networking, Game Design and Development.

Rank Ranking
#20 of 32 In Malaysia
#777 of 1,936 In Asia
#2024 of 4,392 In the World

Sunway University
Computer Science Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
2004 1 0
2005 2 0
2006 0 0
2007 0 0
2008 5 1
2009 6 1
2010 14 2
2011 16 4
2012 26 53
2013 34 16
2014 36 138
2015 49 128
2016 48 38
2017 32 70
2018 26 73
2019 47 205
2020 43 118
2021 61 136
Speciality Malaysia rank Asia rank World rank
Game Design and Development 13 299 1033
Computer Networking 12 433 1034
Management Information Systems 19 290 1214
Artificial Intelligence (AI) 21 993 2228

Medicine

Sunway University ranked 18th for Medicine in Malaysia and 2479th in the World with 407 publications made and 3,571 citations received. Main research topic: Pharmacy.

Rank Ranking
#18 of 33 In Malaysia
#899 of 1,964 In Asia
#2479 of 4,739 In the World

Sunway University
Medicine Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
2007 1 0
2008 2 0
2009 1 0
2010 5 0
2011 3 1
2012 8 9
2013 5 2
2014 4 2
2015 8 22
2016 12 56
2017 35 94
2018 31 185
2019 84 198
2020 94 473
2021 113 175
Speciality Malaysia rank Asia rank World rank
Pharmacy 8 416 1130

Business

Sunway University ranked 21st for Business in Malaysia and 1580th in the World with 368 publications made and 5,916 citations received. Main research topics: Marketing, Management Information Systems, Advertising, Hospitality and Hotel Management.

Rank Ranking
#21 of 36 In Malaysia
#424 of 1,599 In Asia
#1580 of 4,001 In the World

Sunway University
Business Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
2004 2 1
2005 3 4
2006 2 0
2007 2 0
2008 6 1
2009 4 1
2010 7 81
2011 14 30
2012 10 13
2013 15 26
2014 32 91
2015 28 69
2016 51 179
2017 39 199
2018 21 60
2019 34 112
2020 35 84
2021 63 104
Speciality Malaysia rank Asia rank World rank
Advertising 12 162 738
Hospitality and Hotel Management 17 265 848
Marketing 19 222 976
Management Information Systems 19 290 1214

Physics

Sunway University ranked 26th for Physics in Malaysia and 2992nd in the World with 357 publications made and 3,651 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Applied/Engineering Physics, Astrobiology.

Rank Ranking
#26 of 31 In Malaysia
#1382 of 1,879 In Asia
#2992 of 4,082 In the World

Sunway University
Physics Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
2012 3 1
2013 0 0
2014 1 0
2015 2 1
2016 0 0
2017 22 47
2018 51 322
2019 53 279
2020 91 482
2021 134 319
Speciality Malaysia rank Asia rank World rank
Applied/Engineering Physics 10 269 835
Astrobiology 3 198 1068
Materials Science 24 1286 2668

Biology

Sunway University ranked 20th for Biology in Malaysia and 2749th in the World with 303 publications made and 3,689 citations received. Main research topics: Microbiology, Astrobiology.

Rank Ranking
#20 of 32 In Malaysia
#1186 of 1,987 In Asia
#2749 of 4,496 In the World

Sunway University
Biology Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
2005 1 1
2006 0 0
2007 0 0
2008 0 0
2009 0 0
2010 0 0
2011 0 0
2012 2 5
2013 2 19
2014 5 5
2015 10 30
2016 14 79
2017 23 105
2018 34 243
2019 60 185
2020 68 302
2021 84 79
Speciality Malaysia rank Asia rank World rank
Astrobiology 3 198 1068
Microbiology 11 580 1447

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

Sunway University ranked 20th for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in Malaysia and 2729th in the World with 245 publications made and 3,242 citations received. Main research topics: Demography, Sociology, Journalism and Digital Media.

Rank Ranking
#20 of 33 In Malaysia
#819 of 1,903 In Asia
#2729 of 5,073 In the World

Sunway University
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
2004 1 1
2005 0 0
2006 0 0
2007 1 0
2008 0 0
2009 0 0
2010 2 74
2011 3 8
2012 11 17
2013 7 12
2014 13 93
2015 13 6
2016 15 7
2017 18 32
2018 28 78
2019 34 111
2020 44 134
2021 55 53
Speciality Malaysia rank Asia rank World rank
Journalism and Digital Media 11 167 842
Sociology 14 352 1934
Demography 25 1026 2835

Psychology

Sunway University ranked 18th for Psychology in Malaysia and 2110th in the World with 179 publications made and 2,542 citations received. Main research topic: Social Psychology.

Rank Ranking
#18 of 31 In Malaysia
#554 of 1,345 In Asia
#2110 of 3,654 In the World

Sunway University
Psychology Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
2007 1 0
2008 3 1
2009 3 2
2010 6 74
2011 6 25
2012 11 7
2013 14 33
2014 8 28
2015 15 13
2016 14 14
2017 16 52
2018 15 29
2019 10 21
2020 26 23
2021 30 93
Speciality Malaysia rank Asia rank World rank
Social Psychology 13 281 1500

Art & Design

Sunway University ranked 23rd for Art & Design in Malaysia and 2361st in the World with 81 publications made and 141 citations received. Main research topics: Game Design and Development, Cinematography.

Please note that our approach to topical rankings is based on scientific outputs and heavily biased on art-related topics towards institutions with computer science profiles.

Rank Ranking
#23 of 25 In Malaysia
#734 of 942 In Asia
#2361 of 2,700 In the World

Sunway University
Art & Design Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
2008 1 0
2009 1 0
2010 4 1
2011 1 0
2012 4 3
2013 4 1
2014 3 0
2015 9 2
2016 10 3
2017 9 3
2018 5 1
2019 9 8
2020 12 5
Speciality Malaysia rank Asia rank World rank
Cinematography 6 153 950
Game Design and Development 13 299 1033

Other rankings

Non-core subjects for Sunway University

Speciality Malaysia Asia World Rank
Economics 19 577 1894
Mathematics 24 898 2309
Environmental Science 25 1472 3661