University of Nevada - Las Vegas: Rankings

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The University of Nevada - Las Vegas ranked 156th in the United States and 468th in the World 2021 overall rankings, plus got TOP 50% in 128 academic topics. EduRank's ranking for the University of Nevada - Las Vegas is based on 3 factors: research performance (a proprietary algorithm evaluated 22,273 publications and 581,575 citations), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 102 notable alumni .

RankRanking
#468 of 14,160In the World
#178 of 2,624In North America
#156 of 2,523In the United States
#2 of 10In Nevada
#1 of 3In Las Vegas
#15 of 1,020For Hospitality and Hotel Management
#49 of 1,017For Advertising
#54 of 1,006For Early Childhood Education
#419 of 8,209For Alumni Impact
#374 of 14,160For Non-academic Prominence
Top50%For 125 other topics

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Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

The University of Nevada - Las Vegas ranked 131st for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in the United States and 312th in the World with 5,441 publications made and 110,512 citations received. Main research topics: Political Science, Sociology, Demography, Law, Education Majors.

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#131 of 1,311In the United States
#151 of 1,393In North America
#312 of 5,152In the World

University of Nevada - Las Vegas
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19903775
19914334
19924141
19934537
19945275
19955259
19966243
19976050
19984741
199972145
200087123
200191448
200287172
2003113294
2004141252
2005134437
2006163400
2007221519
2008242636
2009288442
2010303709
2011263417
2012249287
2013229390
2014265377
2015288661
2016297643
2017256913
2018245598
2019316711
2020342585

Medicine

The University of Nevada - Las Vegas ranked 203rd for Medicine in the United States and 740th in the World with 3,959 publications made and 88,069 citations received. Main research topics: Health Science, Clinical Psychology, Physical Therapy, Public Health, Healthcare Management (MHA).

RankRanking
#203 of 1,086In the United States
#225 of 1,156In North America
#740 of 4,839In the World

University of Nevada - Las Vegas
Medicine Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19901269
19911814
19921316
19933425
19943117
19952865
19963351
19972321
19982973
19993787
20003565
200148110
200257161
200372235
200473228
200571229
2006105272
2007135447
2008115498
2009149401
2010146387
2011168503
2012147415
2013155408
2014177452
2015228652
2016213776
2017250852
2018266559
2019323952
20204881063
SpecialityUnited States rankNorth America rankWorld rank
Social Work105120217
Sports Medicine106128283
Nursing118136288
Clinical Psychology155173295
Bioethics/Medical Ethics145160322
Gerontology147167346
Healthcare Management (MHA)137157359
Sports / Exercise science138158367
Physical Therapy135155403
Public Health146165410
Psychiatry176198412
Health Science161180423
Orthodontics120135460
Family medicine167188467
Paramedicine and Emergency medicine184205524
Audiology184212563
Medical Physics175195588
Occupational Therapy186213599
Forensic Science157184618
Dentistry135149622
Respiratory Therapy167188628
Plastic Surgery156170645
Critical Care Nursing201220725
Epidemiology167189728
Anatomy and Physiology211237760
Radiology and Nuclear medicine198220869
Radiation Therapy200221878
Pediatrics203224896
Dermatology197215912
Oncology and Cancer research213236916
Cosmetology192211923
Optometry215236924
Cardiology218240931
Surgery219239962
Biomedical Engineering216241973
Pathology2262491053
Anesthesiology2412661057
Immunology2602851239

Physics

The University of Nevada - Las Vegas ranked 183rd for Physics in the United States and 815th in the World with 3,225 publications made and 90,387 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Astrophysics and Astronomy, Atomic and Molecular physics, Condensed Matter Physics, Nanotechnology.

RankRanking
#183 of 746In the United States
#208 of 807In North America
#815 of 4,160In the World

University of Nevada - Las Vegas
Physics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199041
1991154
199283
19932320
1994179
1995135
19962526
19972538
19982743
19992731
20003290
20015299
20024768
20035988
2004108136
2005146406
2006158402
2007149475
2008137303
2009127450
2010128578
2011138578
2012134478
2013165683
2014142747
2015204914
2016190905
2017180777
20182081663
2019226827
20202021057
SpecialityUnited States rankNorth America rankWorld rank
Astrophysics and Astronomy6270168
Astrobiology99108223
Atomic and Molecular physics130151470
Nuclear Physics130146470
Medical Physics175195588
Condensed Matter Physics142160692
Applied/Engineering Physics165186700
Nanotechnology174197848
Biophysics234261925
Theoretical Physics175204942
Quantum and Particle physics2012321036
Materials Science1922211107
Optical Engineering2532871197

Psychology

The University of Nevada - Las Vegas ranked 149th for Psychology in the United States and 310th in the World with 3,201 publications made and 125,662 citations received. Main research topics: Social Psychology, Child Psychology, Education Majors, Clinical Psychology, Cognitive Science.

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#149 of 1,033In the United States
#170 of 1,099In North America
#310 of 3,753In the World

University of Nevada - Las Vegas
Psychology Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990239
19912552
19923142
19934353
19943279
19953591
19963272
19973448
199837110
199944127
200051117
200151245
200269331
200368363
200477374
200577342
200690413
2007137713
2008134840
2009160572
2010166690
2011145542
2012163522
2013142607
2014147424
2015197984
2016172864
2017156603
2018129492
2019161343
2020207552
SpecialityUnited States rankNorth America rankWorld rank
Special Education566195
Education Majors8496176
Sexology107123193
Social Work105120217
Negotiation and Conflict Resolution105124249
Social Psychology141162252
Organizational / Business / IO Psychology136153254
Cognitive Science115133272
Child Psychology149171276
Clinical Psychology155173295
Psychiatry176198412
Occupational Therapy186213599
Neuroscience224253766

Engineering

The University of Nevada - Las Vegas ranked 177th for Engineering in the United States and 821st in the World with 3,163 publications made and 66,555 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Automation and Control engineering, Nanotechnology, Computer Networking, Metallurgical Engineering.

RankRanking
#177 of 781In the United States
#208 of 846In North America
#821 of 4,716In the World

University of Nevada - Las Vegas
Engineering Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19901519
19912314
1992127
1993287
19942719
19952524
19962813
19972418
19982710
199943290
20003550
20014457
20025637
20037099
2004121170
2005141163
2006120158
2007156763
2008153249
2009140274
2010135272
2011147364
2012128354
2013150373
2014157388
2015186612
2016162453
2017163523
2018177497
2019178428
2020165584

Business

The University of Nevada - Las Vegas ranked 99th for Business in the United States and 227th in the World with 2,849 publications made and 111,896 citations received. Main research topics: Marketing, Hospitality and Hotel Management, Advertising, Public Policy / Administration, Management.

RankRanking
#99 of 866In the United States
#114 of 932In North America
#227 of 4,080In the World

University of Nevada - Las Vegas
Business Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990158
1991112
19921528
1993288
19943221
19953338
19963735
19972760
199830117
199941373
200046135
200164434
200273394
200387300
200482198
200595322
200697378
2007120812
2008123597
2009155553
2010181739
2011167438
2012147290
2013128421
2014153314
2015150432
2016130682
2017112515
2018102320
2019114227
2020146426

Environmental Science

The University of Nevada - Las Vegas ranked 132nd for Environmental Science in the United States and 509th in the World with 2,500 publications made and 83,812 citations received. Main research topics: Geology, Ecology, Geography and Cartography, Environmental Management, Petrology and Geochemistry.

RankRanking
#132 of 789In the United States
#158 of 857In North America
#509 of 4,129In the World

University of Nevada - Las Vegas
Environmental Science Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990158
19911521
19921619
19932454
19941724
19953059
19962378
199731159
19982586
19992589
200045136
200135118
20023698
200353183
200469433
200568122
200684214
200791274
2008117335
2009123340
2010115288
2011154491
2012136519
2013146595
2014137621
2015135479
2016103449
2017127534
201891363
2019117397
2020132623

Chemistry

The University of Nevada - Las Vegas ranked 220th for Chemistry in the United States and 1139th in the World with 2,211 publications made and 54,084 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Petrology and Geochemistry, Nanotechnology, Inorganic Chemistry, Environmental Chemistry.

RankRanking
#220 of 744In the United States
#250 of 805In North America
#1139 of 4,409In the World

University of Nevada - Las Vegas
Chemistry Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199088
19911113
199262
19931420
19941424
19951320
19962443
19971123
19981514
19991849
20002161
20013279
20023059
20033262
200465118
200578147
200677171
200784210
200899213
200989231
201098272
201187274
201290387
2013128446
2014114490
2015134600
2016140491
2017131536
2018147503
2019166538
2020135540
SpecialityUnited States rankNorth America rankWorld rank
Petrology and Geochemistry80103283
Environmental Chemistry144172653
Biochemical Engineering130152674
Nanotechnology174197848
Physical chemistry162188967
Materials Science1922211107
Inorganic Chemistry1922231196
Radiochemistry1611891286
Biochemistry2743051302
Chemical Engineering1942271397
Organic Chemistry2522901542

Computer Science

The University of Nevada - Las Vegas ranked 176th for Computer Science in the United States and 630th in the World with 2,050 publications made and 63,904 citations received. Main research topics: Artificial Intelligence (AI), Cognitive Science, Management Information Systems, Library and Information science, Computer Networking.

RankRanking
#176 of 897In the United States
#203 of 967In North America
#630 of 4,494In the World

University of Nevada - Las Vegas
Computer Science Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990104
199162
1992123
19931612
19941524
19952049
19961428
19972013
19981683
19993578
20003134
200133117
200231217
200346115
200462236
200565162
200664241
2007102417
200899272
200983203
201089566
201186219
201274162
201399462
2014105242
2015129450
2016114538
2017116355
2018115539
2019127268
2020137347

Biology

The University of Nevada - Las Vegas ranked 226th for Biology in the United States and 1029th in the World with 2,034 publications made and 73,740 citations received. Main research topics: Oncology and Cancer research, Paleontology, Nanotechnology, Botany, Genetics.

RankRanking
#226 of 904In the United States
#254 of 970In North America
#1029 of 4,578In the World

University of Nevada - Las Vegas
Biology Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199053
199167
1992910
19931425
19941330
19951337
19961341
19972043
19981733
19992355
200034153
20013068
20023783
200341111
200459193
200552197
200663260
200789324
200889292
200976178
201083426
201189364
201288425
2013112680
201496642
2015149841
2016112614
2017113745
201885635
2019118260
2020149468
SpecialityUnited States rankNorth America rankWorld rank
Astrobiology99108223
Paleontology99119321
Bioethics/Medical Ethics145160322
Evolutionary Biology156178434
Entomology129152442
Forestry105128462
Zoology150179511
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation161194585
Animal Science141167601
Botany126152742
Neuroscience224253766
Genetics211235785
Nanotechnology174197848
Microbiology191212850
Agricultural Science139168870
Oncology and Cancer research213236916
Biophysics234261925
Bioinformatics and Computational biology2352611052
Immunology2602851239
Molecular Biology2662991265
Biochemistry2743051302

Mathematics

The University of Nevada - Las Vegas ranked 137th for Mathematics in the United States and 424th in the World with 1,455 publications made and 40,060 citations received. Main research topics: Math Teachers, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Statistics, Actuarial Science, Blockchain and Cryptography.

RankRanking
#137 of 720In the United States
#157 of 781In North America
#424 of 3,475In the World

University of Nevada - Las Vegas
Mathematics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199098
19911515
19922034
1993198
19942010
19952725
19962024
19971828
19981812
199916241
20002130
20012750
20023091
20033291
20042828
20055181
20064484
200763126
200865303
200969158
20105765
201173186
201258126
201374101
20146178
2015761151
201673155
201763107
201869241
20197174
202095135
SpecialityUnited States rankNorth America rankWorld rank
Math Teachers8490156
Actuarial Science125142284
Operations Research111135392
Statistics155178460
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics163188533
Applied Mathematics160189755
Blockchain and Cryptography179210889

Economics

The University of Nevada - Las Vegas ranked 158th for Economics in the United States and 472nd in the World with 1,111 publications made and 20,841 citations received. Main research topics: Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Finance, Investment Banking and Stock trading, Actuarial Science, Development Studies.

RankRanking
#158 of 690In the United States
#183 of 753In North America
#472 of 3,117In the World

University of Nevada - Las Vegas
Economics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990113
19911118
199284
1993108
1994174
19951815
19961526
19971410
19981115
19991717
20001918
2001168
200222117
20033054
20042730
20052776
20063774
20075297
200841169
200962142
20105764
20115365
201271104
20134759
20145942
201559114
201656180
201748110
201839116
20195354
20205284

Art & Design

The University of Nevada - Las Vegas ranked 131st for Art & Design in the United States and 402nd in the World with 736 publications made and 12,341 citations received. Main research topics: Creative Writing, Multimedia, Art History, 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
#131 of 731In the United States
#153 of 796In North America
#402 of 2,801In the World

University of Nevada - Las Vegas
Art & Design Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199022
199130
199241
199382
1994613
199543
1996107
199755
1998113
199961
200085
20011256
20021526
20031316
20041777
20051531
20061862
20073270
200842112
20095543
201063121
20112926
20123735
20134040
20144026
20153795
20163410
20173656
20182315
20194440
202034114
SpecialityUnited States rankNorth America rankWorld rank
Entertainment Industry Business7990158
Performing arts7791194
Interior Design5965212
Fashion Design99113243
Music103119248
Aesthetics112132298
Animation107123356
Graphic Design125144371
Creative Writing150174377
Multimedia134154416
Art History190219434
Photography141162445
Literature185209465
Game Design and Development141168520
Cinematography188215577
Landscape Architecture121140584
Architecture133155596
UX/UI Desgin159185608
Sculpture205233783
Painting and Drawing205233783
Computer Graphics188218823
Illustration and Concept Art206235829