University of Nairobi: Rankings

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The University of Nairobi ranked 1st in Kenya and 797th in the World 2021 overall rankings, plus got TOP 50% in 48 academic topics. EduRank's ranking for the University of Nairobi is based on 3 factors: research performance (a proprietary algorithm evaluated 10,952 publications and 237,168 citations), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 66 notable alumni .

RankRanking
#797 of 14,160In the World
#7 of 1,103In Africa
#1 of 63In Kenya
#1 of 24In Nairobi
#79 of 1,026For Veterinary
#142 of 1,029For Forestry
#209 of 1,558For Agricultural Science
#758 of 8,209For Alumni Impact
#679 of 14,160For Non-academic Prominence
Top50%For 45 other topics

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Medicine

The University of Nairobi ranked 1st for Medicine in Kenya and 752nd in the World with 4,527 publications made and 133,305 citations received. Main research topics: Public Health, Immunology, Veterinary, Virology, Healthcare Management (MHA).

RankRanking
#1 of 17In Kenya
#14 of 262In Africa
#752 of 4,839In the World

University of Nairobi
Medicine Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19905770
19916651
19926468
19937657
19946481
19956178
199673100
19976885
19985875
199946165
200054216
200164247
200257196
200343207
200486201
200563220
200674193
200769608
2008120412
2009119537
2010148701
2011146556
20121951030
2013207625
2014240681
2015227512
2016239862
20173091708
20182602157
2019299624
2020372771

Biology

The University of Nairobi ranked 1st for Biology in Kenya and 891st in the World with 3,487 publications made and 100,083 citations received. Main research topics: Agricultural Science, Immunology, Virology, Botany, Animal Science.

RankRanking
#1 of 16In Kenya
#14 of 264In Africa
#891 of 4,578In the World

University of Nairobi
Biology Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19904150
19914443
19925036
19933527
19945249
19955379
199650105
19975296
19983976
199946167
200046156
200168180
200251108
200355143
200471227
200577215
200663256
200770338
2008106406
2009107473
2010104462
2011113321
2012155426
2013133375
2014165496
2015131525
2016164768
2017190622
2018167352
2019212475
2020210381

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

The University of Nairobi ranked 1st for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in Kenya and 718th in the World with 2,502 publications made and 66,855 citations received. Main research topics: Demography, Political Science, Sociology, Communications and Public Relations, Public Policy / Administration.

RankRanking
#1 of 20In Kenya
#17 of 267In Africa
#718 of 5,152In the World

University of Nairobi
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19902024
19912833
19922320
19932638
19942442
19952340
19962544
19972534
19982415
19993166
200026106
20012185
20022774
20032184
200437108
200536138
20064099
200750450
200870238
200972186
201081188
201195299
201292220
2013153419
2014152378
2015138243
2016155436
20171761416
20181471916
2019166432
2020227387

Environmental Science

The University of Nairobi ranked 1st for Environmental Science in Kenya and 612th in the World with 2,465 publications made and 55,094 citations received. Main research topics: Agricultural Science, Geography and Cartography, Ecology, Environmental Management, Forestry.

RankRanking
#1 of 14In Kenya
#12 of 244In Africa
#612 of 4,129In the World

University of Nairobi
Environmental Science Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19902433
1991258
19922826
19931819
19943024
19952834
19962721
19972565
19982215
19992944
20002778
20013966
20023361
20033887
200452102
200541178
200636100
200754149
200865190
200981288
201061154
201179157
201287184
2013112222
2014110272
201592349
2016124643
2017163462
2018130254
2019170372
2020195284

Business

The University of Nairobi ranked 2nd for Business in Kenya and 988th in the World with 994 publications made and 9,251 citations received. Main research topics: Marketing, Finance, Investment Banking and Stock trading, Public Policy / Administration, Management Information Systems.

RankRanking
#2 of 14In Kenya
#19 of 186In Africa
#988 of 4,080In the World

University of Nairobi
Business Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199000
199121
199210
199343
1994712
199530
199641
199751
199810
199937
2000820
200110
200235
200342
200489
2005916
20061050
20071144
20081516
200920100
20101718
20113578
20125187
201383110
20146991
20159087
20169146
201712677
20188187
20195936
202010954

Economics

The University of Nairobi ranked 1st for Economics in Kenya and 572nd in the World with 942 publications made and 13,210 citations received. Main research topics: Development Studies, Finance, Agricultural Economics, Investment Banking and Stock trading, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics.

RankRanking
#1 of 9In Kenya
#15 of 156In Africa
#572 of 3,117In the World

University of Nairobi
Economics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199020
199130
199210
199397
19941040
1995104
1996103
199748
199852
199968
20001128
2001914
200269
2003913
20041836
20051533
20061270
20071466
20081847
200926103
20103024
20113154
20124193
20135784
201461107
20155453
20166344
2017102106
20185641
201955110
202087146

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