Syracuse University: Rankings

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Syracuse University ranked 119th in the United States and 318th in the World 2021 overall rankings, plus got TOP 100 in 37 academic topics. EduRank's ranking for Syracuse University is based on 3 factors: research performance (a proprietary algorithm evaluated 51,236 publications and 1,903,697 citations), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 545 notable alumni .

RankRanking
#318 of 14,160In the World
#138 of 2,624In North America
#119 of 2,523In the United States
#8 of 221In New York State
#1 of 4In Syracuse
#38 of 1,016For Broadcast Journalism
#48 of 1,006For Early Childhood Education
#49 of 1,001For Journalism and Digital Media
#54 of 8,209For Alumni Impact
#660 of 14,160For Non-academic Prominence
Top100For 34 other topics

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Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

Syracuse University ranked 75th for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in the United States and 154th in the World with 10,402 publications made and 269,791 citations received. Main research topics: Political Science, Sociology, Demography, Communications and Public Relations, Law.

RankRanking
#75 of 1,311In the United States
#87 of 1,393In North America
#154 of 5,152In the World

Syracuse University
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990104118
19919194
199277121
1993113136
1994117236
1995115319
1996106221
1997132223
1998150201
1999145313
2000169399
2001157346
2002151403
2003205449
2004224818
2005281666
20062641026
2007294963
20083321088
2009365721
20103931008
20114401608
20124591264
20134591144
2014445808
20155091620
2016456831
20173861105
2018377848
20194252292
20204781535

Engineering

Syracuse University ranked 88th for Engineering in the United States and 309th in the World with 8,515 publications made and 224,628 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Optical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Acoustical Engineering.

RankRanking
#88 of 781In the United States
#100 of 846In North America
#309 of 4,716In the World

Syracuse University
Engineering Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990138137
1991182165
199214083
1993172143
1994141300
1995154223
1996150191
1997139252
1998113197
1999108390
2000120260
2001107186
2002121241
2003148494
2004179467
2005237726
2006240407
2007229336
2008205572
2009311680
2010283726
2011345970
2012316765
2013304788
2014342696
2015298502
2016333873
20172741070
2018230644
2019228672
2020228639

Physics

Syracuse University ranked 88th for Physics in the United States and 312th in the World with 8,103 publications made and 403,194 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Quantum and Particle physics, Optical Engineering, Theoretical Physics, Nuclear Physics.

RankRanking
#88 of 746In the United States
#100 of 807In North America
#312 of 4,160In the World

Syracuse University
Physics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990122166
1991170121
1992143165
1993154131
1994166405
1995170369
1996168947
1997166303
1998135253
1999107354
2000140389
2001115295
2002120295
2003120434
2004155503
2005185444
2006198517
2007182503
2008160555
2009254988
20101991505
2011249954
20122702594
20133132358
20143153954
20152912211
20162905207
20172786808
20182292448
20192221665
20202182782

Medicine

Syracuse University ranked 128th for Medicine in the United States and 383rd in the World with 7,693 publications made and 280,770 citations received. Main research topics: Surgery, Clinical Psychology, Health Science, Anatomy and Physiology, Psychiatry.

RankRanking
#128 of 1,086In the United States
#144 of 1,156In North America
#383 of 4,839In the World

Syracuse University
Medicine Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990145177
1991167218
1992130247
1993146301
1994136231
1995138292
1996168328
1997176384
1998153445
1999160380
2000153463
2001120394
2002116379
2003125573
2004114405
2005136373
2006161799
2007158709
2008146705
2009162555
2010159963
2011177550
2012183558
2013194656
2014242817
2015280776
2016249823
2017255757
2018260711
2019338786
2020335922

Computer Science

Syracuse University ranked 93rd for Computer Science in the United States and 239th in the World with 5,550 publications made and 193,435 citations received. Main research topics: Artificial Intelligence (AI), Management Information Systems, Cognitive Science, Computer Networking, Blockchain and Cryptography.

RankRanking
#93 of 897In the United States
#108 of 967In North America
#239 of 4,494In the World

Syracuse University
Computer Science Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199072132
199169108
19929691
1993108153
199481146
199579103
199682275
1997114149
199890186
199981211
200093187
200178291
2002113312
2003143529
2004135531
20051971174
2006163707
2007156438
2008162586
2009181369
2010181370
2011205721
2012210814
2013205721
2014242733
2015232665
2016239528
20172371190
20182361075
20192191965
2020233643

Chemistry

Syracuse University ranked 112th for Chemistry in the United States and 466th in the World with 5,548 publications made and 179,855 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Biochemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Chemical Engineering.

RankRanking
#112 of 744In the United States
#128 of 805In North America
#466 of 4,409In the World

Syracuse University
Chemistry Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990110149
1991138169
1992104103
1993110149
1994129205
1995134323
1996120231
199792213
199894222
199968330
200078242
200180258
200274177
200379256
2004100250
200587202
2006119290
2007132284
2008123346
2009160571
2010145382
2011168510
2012138313
2013179732
2014163469
2015179489
2016159514
2017132628
2018126409
2019150523
2020167453

Psychology

Syracuse University ranked 87th for Psychology in the United States and 158th in the World with 5,506 publications made and 298,127 citations received. Main research topics: Social Psychology, Child Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Education Majors, Psychiatry.

RankRanking
#87 of 1,033In the United States
#100 of 1,099In North America
#158 of 3,753In the World

Syracuse University
Psychology Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199091245
199172203
199273245
199378233
199482264
199574219
199674481
1997100320
199893451
199999354
2000103443
200185459
200286457
200393577
200494508
2005131529
20061391056
2007145888
20081661021
2009177740
20101641030
2011194963
20121871005
2013186814
2014211885
20152131342
2016212507
2017217597
2018161369
2019208565
2020213547

Business

Syracuse University ranked 68th for Business in the United States and 128th in the World with 4,604 publications made and 208,878 citations received. Main research topics: Public Policy / Administration, Management Information Systems, Marketing, Finance, Investment Banking and Stock trading.

RankRanking
#68 of 866In the United States
#78 of 932In North America
#128 of 4,080In the World

Syracuse University
Business Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19903875
19913951
19924268
19934593
199454154
199550213
199648339
19975973
199885190
199988372
200095290
200178287
2002105645
2003142481
2004128517
2005164812
2006144947
2007145576
2008169590
2009167762
2010205926
20112641400
2012206847
2013211869
2014207592
20152421215
2016185396
2017162631
2018111478
2019143394
2020169511

Biology

Syracuse University ranked 155th for Biology in the United States and 547th in the World with 4,538 publications made and 197,986 citations received. Main research topics: Biochemistry, Biophysics, Genetics, Neuroscience, Molecular Biology.

RankRanking
#155 of 904In the United States
#174 of 970In North America
#547 of 4,578In the World

Syracuse University
Biology Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199083139
199185174
199295174
199373185
199491213
199590272
199666142
199772152
199894371
199980263
200071292
200164373
200245204
200366300
200456190
200547181
200685231
200790509
200888314
200999600
2010105446
2011106411
2012117382
2013136509
2014155433
2015150685
2016141587
2017135897
2018131486
2019131421
2020164552
SpecialityUnited States rankNorth America rankWorld rank
Bioethics/Medical Ethics8092154
Astrobiology7582170
Paleontology5970191
Biophysics106119252
Evolutionary Biology119136311
Agricultural Science8092324
Neuroscience126143341
Zoology118138354
Animal Science98119376
Forestry98119408
Genetics146165431
Nanotechnology121135486
Biochemistry148167499
Botany103124502
Entomology147173548
Molecular Biology166184559
Toxicology139160570
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation166199609
Oncology and Cancer research159175666
Virology185205725
Bioinformatics and Computational biology194216732
Microbiology180200774
Nutrition and Food Science110129800
Pharmacology184202815
Immunology193210821
Biotechnology163188937

Environmental Science

Syracuse University ranked 95th for Environmental Science in the United States and 286th in the World with 3,985 publications made and 177,645 citations received. Main research topics: Geology, Ecology, Geography and Cartography, Hydrology and Water resources management, Environmental Management.

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

Syracuse University
Environmental Science Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19904490
19913863
19923465
199345123
19944199
199552112
199651212
199743125
199883235
199958196
200057192
200185426
200272434
200381455
200488403
200596346
2006103433
2007111513
2008103379
2009133471
2010116814
2011151933
2012144512
2013154688
2014189673
2015192771
2016182675
2017139457
2018144576
2019141509
2020188541

Economics

Syracuse University ranked 56th for Economics in the United States and 100th in the World with 2,911 publications made and 131,210 citations received. Main research topics: Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Development Studies, Political Economy, Finance, Investment Banking and Stock trading.

RankRanking
#56 of 690In the United States
#63 of 753In North America
#100 of 3,117In the World

Syracuse University
Economics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19901727
19912112
199232121
19932495
199421120
19952739
19963352
19973358
199858178
199956332
200058339
200158256
200257302
200382331
200492400
2005100339
2006118456
2007108454
200894440
2009103533
2010117381
2011146541
2012128313
2013125221
2014129317
2015153304
2016105247
2017108247
201861144
20197584
2020115255

Mathematics

Syracuse University ranked 70th for Mathematics in the United States and 145th in the World with 2,803 publications made and 121,937 citations received. Main research topics: Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Math Teachers, Statistics, Blockchain and Cryptography, Applied Mathematics.

RankRanking
#70 of 720In the United States
#82 of 781In North America
#145 of 3,475In the World

Syracuse University
Mathematics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19904139
19914029
199253138
19935774
19945154
19953630
19963546
19975578
199870204
199958383
200062299
200151198
200249125
200386458
200475398
200589312
200696395
200789306
200884314
200976223
201071197
2011102315
201276271
2013106188
2014108263
2015101241
2016104164
201769192
201875300
201979148
202081114
SpecialityUnited States rankNorth America rankWorld rank
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics546196
Actuarial Science5967106
Math Teachers6469107
Statistics6982131
Blockchain and Cryptography7482186
Operations Research101123353
Applied Mathematics93111358

Art & Design

Syracuse University ranked 64th for Art & Design in the United States and 124th in the World with 1,697 publications made and 34,143 citations received. Main research topics: Art History, Multimedia, Creative Writing, Literature, Aesthetics.

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

RankRanking
#64 of 731In the United States
#73 of 796In North America
#124 of 2,801In the World

Syracuse University
Art & Design Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19901845
19911814
19921910
19932610
19941710
199520181
19962018
19973641
19983133
19993769
20003596
20012872
20023630
20033536
20043246
20055058
200647148
20074533
20084562
20095997
20105158
201184181
20128166
20138192
20146486
201587131
20167234
20175880
20185948
20197659
20205468