University of Guadalajara: Rankings

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The University of Guadalajara ranked 5th in Mexico, 836th in the global 2023 rating, and scored in the TOP 50% across 39 research topics. The University of Guadalajara ranking is based on 3 factors: research output (EduRank's index has 19,338 publications and 155,601 citations attributed to the university), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 24 notable alumni.

Rank Ranking
#836 of 14,131 In the World
#36 of 1,756 In Latin America
#5 of 538 In Mexico
#1 of 3 In Guadalajara
#160 of 1,036 For Plastic Surgery
#282 of 2,276 For Geography and Cartography
#305 of 2,495 For Political Science
#1628 of 7,353 For Alumni Impact
#823 of 14,131 For Non-academic Prominence
Top50% For 36 other topics

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Acceptance rate and other statistics

Biology

The University of Guadalajara ranked 5th for Biology in Mexico and 1072nd in the World with 2,917 publications made and 43,762 citations received. Main research topics: Botany, Immunology, Genetics, Zoology, Oncology and Cancer research.

Rank Ranking
#5 of 49 In Mexico
#51 of 320 In Latin America
#1072 of 4,496 In the World

University of Guadalajara
Biology Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 7 3
1992 4 3
1993 4 1
1994 15 15
1995 10 5
1996 12 9
1997 18 30
1998 23 24
1999 26 47
2000 28 67
2001 27 44
2002 28 65
2003 53 61
2004 36 64
2005 48 60
2006 66 72
2007 46 91
2008 96 152
2009 99 167
2010 100 115
2011 116 193
2012 133 191
2013 148 301
2014 171 528
2015 196 396
2016 189 291
2017 200 446
2018 212 287
2019 246 288
2020 231 218
2021 307 97
Speciality Mexico rank Latin America rank World rank
Forestry 5 41 322
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation 4 42 454
Horticulture 8 67 531
Zoology 3 53 582
Entomology 4 42 622
Animal Science 9 61 643
Immunology 3 27 698
Agricultural Science 7 59 721
Botany 6 55 736
Biotechnology 11 50 755
Nutrition and Food Science 14 65 780
Neuroscience 4 24 784
Virology 5 46 792
Evolutionary Biology 4 54 846
Paleontology 7 52 849
Toxicology 9 69 910
Bioethics/Medical Ethics 8 63 915
Genetics 3 33 942
Pharmacology 4 41 945
Oncology and Cancer research 5 34 1050
Microbiology 8 65 1074
Bioinformatics and Computational biology 5 43 1142
Molecular Biology 6 48 1144
Nanotechnology 12 52 1494
Biochemistry 15 84 1568

Medicine

The University of Guadalajara ranked 4th for Medicine in Mexico and 1024th in the World with 2,728 publications made and 42,407 citations received. Main research topics: Immunology, Public Health, Oncology and Cancer research, Surgery, Health Science.

Rank Ranking
#4 of 49 In Mexico
#43 of 334 In Latin America
#1024 of 4,739 In the World

University of Guadalajara
Medicine Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 8 3
1992 5 0
1993 7 2
1994 10 7
1995 8 4
1996 25 24
1997 18 21
1998 21 19
1999 28 31
2000 28 38
2001 25 28
2002 28 73
2003 44 85
2004 27 62
2005 44 40
2006 57 83
2007 47 85
2008 76 91
2009 75 138
2010 88 119
2011 83 192
2012 146 312
2013 120 639
2014 139 232
2015 168 401
2016 159 301
2017 211 357
2018 170 289
2019 217 234
2020 293 272
2021 325 87
Speciality Mexico rank Latin America rank World rank
Plastic Surgery 1 4 160
Gerontology 2 34 492
Optometry 3 13 561
Veterinary 6 64 602
Critical Care Nursing 3 26 605
Audiology 2 19 646
Ophthalmology 3 19 664
Public Health 2 32 665
Forensic Science 2 22 668
Gastroenterology and Hepatology 3 24 669
Neurosurgery 3 21 681
Immunology 3 27 698
Epidemiology 2 48 718
Dentistry 6 70 738
Virology 5 46 792
Pediatrics 3 47 824
Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB-GYN) 4 72 848
Dermatology 6 58 857
Surgery 3 40 894
Anatomy and Physiology 3 41 904
Toxicology 9 69 910
Pathology 4 41 910
Bioethics/Medical Ethics 8 63 915
Pharmacology 4 41 945
Respiratory Therapy 6 63 1009
Anesthesiology 4 54 1016
Clinical Psychology 3 38 1034
Nursing 3 76 1038
Oncology and Cancer research 5 34 1050
Healthcare Management (MHA) 4 50 1066
Psychiatry 4 44 1066
Family medicine 4 57 1067
Health Science 5 49 1153
Physical Therapy 4 76 1471

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

The University of Guadalajara ranked 3rd for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in Mexico and 663rd in the World with 2,600 publications made and 25,860 citations received. Main research topics: Demography, Political Science, Sociology, Philosophy, Education Majors.

Rank Ranking
#3 of 51 In Mexico
#27 of 367 In Latin America
#663 of 5,073 In the World

University of Guadalajara
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 8 1
1992 3 4
1993 8 3
1994 5 4
1995 4 1
1996 16 65
1997 7 7
1998 12 8
1999 10 24
2000 16 12
2001 27 48
2002 21 6
2003 34 21
2004 26 16
2005 28 32
2006 43 43
2007 26 20
2008 63 99
2009 82 102
2010 81 174
2011 75 55
2012 99 84
2013 97 66
2014 147 163
2015 194 826
2016 201 133
2017 201 113
2018 267 130
2019 238 87
2020 253 150
2021 294 87

Environmental Science

The University of Guadalajara ranked 5th for Environmental Science in Mexico and 812th in the World with 1,840 publications made and 19,098 citations received. Main research topics: Geography and Cartography, Ecology, Geology, Agricultural Science, Forestry.

Rank Ranking
#5 of 49 In Mexico
#46 of 325 In Latin America
#812 of 4,023 In the World

University of Guadalajara
Environmental Science Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 4 0
1992 8 2
1993 3 3
1994 6 8
1995 4 1
1996 14 10
1997 9 20
1998 14 12
1999 11 18
2000 27 48
2001 24 62
2002 24 37
2003 32 31
2004 30 44
2005 27 28
2006 39 46
2007 26 29
2008 56 80
2009 54 63
2010 57 76
2011 74 62
2012 80 56
2013 103 114
2014 141 110
2015 130 125
2016 140 87
2017 147 180
2018 128 115
2019 133 85
2020 126 53
2021 159 44
Speciality Mexico rank Latin America rank World rank
Geography and Cartography 3 26 282
Forestry 5 41 322
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation 4 42 454
Urban and Regional planning 4 20 485
Oceanography 4 33 517
Earth science and Geophysics 5 36 640
Ecology 6 58 646
Agricultural Science 7 59 721
Paleontology 7 52 849
Geology 7 49 1033
Meteorology and Atmospheric Science 4 52 1037
Environmental Management 10 60 1320

Engineering

The University of Guadalajara ranked 10th for Engineering in Mexico and 1494th in the World with 1,818 publications made and 18,482 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Automation and Control engineering, Chemical Engineering, Optical Engineering, Electronic Engineering.

Rank Ranking
#10 of 52 In Mexico
#53 of 286 In Latin America
#1494 of 4,624 In the World

University of Guadalajara
Engineering Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 3 0
1992 1 0
1993 2 1
1994 2 1
1995 4 1
1996 3 7
1997 7 9
1998 3 1
1999 13 21
2000 11 13
2001 11 12
2002 10 16
2003 21 12
2004 30 20
2005 35 31
2006 36 23
2007 54 57
2008 46 57
2009 58 45
2010 66 103
2011 79 140
2012 100 91
2013 68 71
2014 118 162
2015 105 167
2016 124 113
2017 136 272
2018 153 216
2019 156 167
2020 175 200
2021 182 102
Speciality Mexico rank Latin America rank World rank
Polymer science and Plastics engineering 3 10 568
Biotechnology 11 50 755
Automation and Control engineering 8 24 757
Robotics 4 15 765
Architecture 6 53 966
Human-Computer Interaction 6 39 976
Computer Engineering 4 22 997
Electronic Engineering 5 37 1100
Chemical Engineering 9 43 1218
Optical Engineering 10 37 1260
Nanotechnology 12 52 1494
Materials Science 11 52 1497

Physics

The University of Guadalajara ranked 11th for Physics in Mexico and 1434th in the World with 1,559 publications made and 18,405 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Quantum and Particle physics, Astrophysics and Astronomy, Optical Engineering, Theoretical Physics.

Rank Ranking
#11 of 41 In Mexico
#55 of 227 In Latin America
#1434 of 4,082 In the World

University of Guadalajara
Physics Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 3 0
1992 1 0
1993 2 1
1994 3 3
1995 8 3
1996 12 17
1997 13 10
1998 10 4
1999 20 28
2000 17 18
2001 20 12
2002 17 23
2003 15 19
2004 32 19
2005 31 39
2006 35 23
2007 54 63
2008 51 52
2009 61 31
2010 59 60
2011 50 56
2012 77 98
2013 76 107
2014 82 143
2015 89 144
2016 94 122
2017 101 372
2018 113 216
2019 115 144
2020 147 175
2021 146 99
Speciality Mexico rank Latin America rank World rank
Quantum and Particle physics 7 36 632
Astrophysics and Astronomy 5 31 634
Theoretical Physics 9 52 752
Optical Engineering 10 37 1260
Atomic and Molecular physics 11 62 1293
Nanotechnology 12 52 1494
Materials Science 11 52 1497

Chemistry

The University of Guadalajara ranked 14th for Chemistry in Mexico and 1679th in the World with 1,332 publications made and 16,583 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, Nutrition and Food Science, Biochemistry, Radiochemistry.

Rank Ranking
#14 of 50 In Mexico
#73 of 269 In Latin America
#1679 of 4,317 In the World

University of Guadalajara
Chemistry Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 5 3
1992 1 0
1993 3 1
1994 4 6
1995 7 2
1996 6 11
1997 8 16
1998 5 2
1999 14 27
2000 14 16
2001 8 15
2002 10 18
2003 11 13
2004 23 19
2005 20 25
2006 26 57
2007 36 56
2008 41 65
2009 36 37
2010 40 41
2011 46 61
2012 58 89
2013 49 55
2014 70 116
2015 71 117
2016 88 118
2017 94 194
2018 111 187
2019 122 174
2020 143 164
2021 152 82
Speciality Mexico rank Latin America rank World rank
Polymer science and Plastics engineering 3 10 568
Nutrition and Food Science 14 65 780
Chemical Engineering 9 43 1218
Radiochemistry 10 60 1253
Nanotechnology 12 52 1494
Materials Science 11 52 1497
Biochemistry 15 84 1568
Inorganic Chemistry 14 78 1636

Computer Science

The University of Guadalajara ranked 4th for Computer Science in Mexico and 1278th in the World with 1,120 publications made and 10,404 citations received. Main research topics: Artificial Intelligence (AI), Neuroscience, Cognitive Science, Computer Vision, Management Information Systems.

Rank Ranking
#4 of 43 In Mexico
#36 of 266 In Latin America
#1278 of 4,392 In the World

University of Guadalajara
Computer Science Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 0 0
1992 1 0
1993 2 0
1994 1 0
1995 0 0
1996 2 1
1997 3 1
1998 2 2
1999 2 4
2000 5 9
2001 9 21
2002 6 6
2003 5 6
2004 9 14
2005 12 16
2006 21 9
2007 17 21
2008 31 33
2009 27 14
2010 37 64
2011 49 31
2012 40 74
2013 47 30
2014 69 78
2015 76 128
2016 87 77
2017 92 133
2018 113 165
2019 122 179
2020 112 145
2021 115 67
Speciality Mexico rank Latin America rank World rank
Cognitive Science 2 12 701
Robotics 4 15 765
Library and Information science 4 51 766
Neuroscience 4 24 784
Human-Computer Interaction 6 39 976
Computer Engineering 4 22 997
Game Design and Development 5 32 1019
Computer Vision 4 19 1047
Management Information Systems 4 38 1107
Machine Learning 5 38 1130
Bioinformatics and Computational biology 5 43 1142
Artificial Intelligence (AI) 4 29 1175

Psychology

The University of Guadalajara ranked 3rd for Psychology in Mexico and 967th in the World with 911 publications made and 10,307 citations received. Main research topics: Social Psychology, Child Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Neuroscience, Education Majors.

Rank Ranking
#3 of 39 In Mexico
#33 of 264 In Latin America
#967 of 3,654 In the World

University of Guadalajara
Psychology Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 1 0
1992 2 1
1993 2 0
1994 1 0
1995 0 0
1996 4 10
1997 4 3
1998 3 2
1999 6 6
2000 10 11
2001 10 21
2002 7 13
2003 12 28
2004 12 31
2005 13 28
2006 17 29
2007 18 32
2008 34 32
2009 27 26
2010 29 87
2011 34 32
2012 53 44
2013 35 58
2014 52 63
2015 72 73
2016 70 78
2017 85 47
2018 63 48
2019 66 56
2020 78 44
2021 85 23
Speciality Mexico rank Latin America rank World rank
Cognitive Science 2 12 701
Child Psychology 2 24 780
Neuroscience 4 24 784
Education Majors 5 57 882
Sexology 4 48 889
Organizational / Business / IO Psychology 4 20 944
Social Psychology 4 36 960
Special Education 9 70 986
Clinical Psychology 3 38 1034
Psychiatry 4 44 1066

Business

The University of Guadalajara ranked 4th for Business in Mexico and 1276th in the World with 715 publications made and 2,835 citations received. Main research topics: Public Policy / Administration, Management Information Systems, Hospitality and Hotel Management, International Business, Project Management.

Rank Ranking
#4 of 40 In Mexico
#42 of 256 In Latin America
#1276 of 4,001 In the World

University of Guadalajara
Business Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 3 1
1992 1 4
1993 1 1
1994 0 0
1995 0 0
1996 0 0
1997 1 0
1998 0 0
1999 0 0
2000 3 0
2001 6 11
2002 1 0
2003 4 4
2004 6 1
2005 3 0
2006 6 2
2007 8 0
2008 12 10
2009 19 14
2010 21 18
2011 16 1
2012 32 8
2013 35 15
2014 57 4
2015 51 30
2016 74 84
2017 62 38
2018 63 31
2019 68 23
2020 74 16
2021 87 26
Speciality Mexico rank Latin America rank World rank
Entertainment Industry Business 2 25 584
Public Policy / Administration 6 43 642
International Trade 4 12 643
Hospitality and Hotel Management 4 17 664
International Business 5 17 728
Tax Law 7 22 790
Real Estate 3 24 804
Occupational Safety and Health 3 29 831
Entrepreneurship 4 26 872
Human Resource Management 4 30 910
Project Management 4 45 1063
Management Information Systems 4 38 1107
Marketing 4 30 1376

Economics

The University of Guadalajara ranked 7th for Economics in Mexico and 979th in the World with 391 publications made and 4,047 citations received. Main research topics: Development Studies, Political Economy, International Trade, International Relations and Diplomacy, International Economics.

Rank Ranking
#7 of 31 In Mexico
#29 of 163 In Latin America
#979 of 3,039 In the World

University of Guadalajara
Economics Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1996 2 61
1997 1 1
1998 0 0
1999 3 17
2000 2 0
2001 3 3
2002 2 0
2003 3 5
2004 3 0
2005 3 0
2006 2 0
2007 6 8
2008 8 1
2009 22 32
2010 17 15
2011 18 13
2012 17 9
2013 28 5
2014 40 16
2015 30 3
2016 39 50
2017 24 15
2018 30 10
2019 28 10
2020 26 4
2021 33 3
Speciality Mexico rank Latin America rank World rank
Agricultural Economics 3 14 482
Development Studies 3 15 524
International Trade 4 12 643
International Relations and Diplomacy 4 32 704
International Economics 5 21 788
Political Economy 6 35 881

Other rankings

Non-core subjects for the University of Guadalajara

Speciality Mexico Latin America World Rank
Performing arts 2 9 168
Cinematography 6 52 764
Creative Writing 6 67 928
Music 6 39 996
Art & Design 5 40 1031
Illustration and Concept Art 12 79 1132
Statistics 6 51 1156
Photography 13 74 1207
Mathematics 10 79 1977