University of North Carolina at Charlotte: Rankings

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The University of North Carolina at Charlotte ranked 174th in the United States and 529th in the World 2021 overall rankings, plus got TOP 50% in 146 academic topics. EduRank's ranking for the University of North Carolina at Charlotte is based on 3 factors: research performance (a proprietary algorithm evaluated 22,830 publications and 605,996 citations), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 46 notable alumni .

RankRanking
#529 of 14,160In the World
#199 of 2,624In North America
#174 of 2,523In the United States
#6 of 66In North Carolina
#1 of 4In Charlotte
#61 of 1,006For Early Childhood Education
#84 of 1,019For Special Education
#106 of 1,078For Cyber Security
#1010 of 8,209For Alumni Impact
#473 of 14,160For Non-academic Prominence
Top50%For 143 other topics

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Engineering

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte ranked 130th for Engineering in the United States and 551st in the World with 5,397 publications made and 95,926 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Optical Engineering, Automation and Control engineering, Computer Networking, Electronic Engineering.

RankRanking
#130 of 781In the United States
#154 of 846In North America
#551 of 4,716In the World

University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Engineering Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990284
19913658
19924356
19933926
19943923
19954873
19964858
19974256
19985249
199950104
200051100
200142108
200265155
200391197
200498104
2005130173
2006141208
2007187442
2008208521
2009228489
2010259429
2011259471
2012279657
2013318772
2014332674
2015328892
2016322779
2017356901
2018361775
2019361915
2020348743

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte ranked 154th for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in the United States and 372nd in the World with 4,720 publications made and 112,566 citations received. Main research topics: Sociology, Demography, Education Majors, Political Science, Communications and Public Relations.

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

University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19902828
1991289
19924671
19934724
19943017
19954335
19964643
19975543
19984486
19995162
20005469
20015579
200263205
200377254
2004100272
2005100253
2006121509
2007146452
2008175563
2009168477
2010196837
2011199591
20122471128
2013238617
2014229668
2015243887
2016268619
2017263588
2018257643
2019302637
2020383772

Computer Science

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte ranked 124th for Computer Science in the United States and 382nd in the World with 4,172 publications made and 126,254 citations received. Main research topics: Artificial Intelligence (AI), Blockchain and Cryptography, Computer Networking, Computer Vision, Cyber Security.

RankRanking
#124 of 897In the United States
#144 of 967In North America
#382 of 4,494In the World

University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Computer Science Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990209
19912316
19922213
1993197
19942148
19952433
19963250
19972848
19981827
19993356
20002960
200138143
200263182
200374177
200487434
200599230
2006116228
2007154475
2008173542
2009199569
2010211454
2011194457
20122041503
2013213554
2014241740
20152542441
2016238939
20172581047
20182791025
20193251514
2020283870

Medicine

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte ranked 186th for Medicine in the United States and 665th in the World with 3,748 publications made and 114,676 citations received. Main research topics: Health Science, Clinical Psychology, Public Health, Gerontology, Healthcare Management (MHA).

RankRanking
#186 of 1,086In the United States
#207 of 1,156In North America
#665 of 4,839In the World

University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Medicine Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19901610
1991148
19921712
19931825
19942219
19953054
199633320
19972920
19983560
199948106
200049108
20014899
200246185
200368253
200497300
200580299
2006103674
2007101296
2008116473
2009141739
2010167609
2011159612
2012182925
2013191705
2014221719
2015216604
2016224513
2017221593
2018198777
2019243678
2020319802

Psychology

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte ranked 140th for Psychology in the United States and 278th in the World with 3,406 publications made and 148,180 citations received. Main research topics: Social Psychology, Education Majors, Child Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Special Education.

RankRanking
#140 of 1,033In the United States
#160 of 1,099In North America
#278 of 3,753In the World

University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Psychology Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19902535
19912232
19923822
19934547
19942838
19954048
199647310
19974584
19985067
199945111
200045147
200151263
200238177
200359243
200483647
200582414
2006106826
2007106534
2008122804
2009128660
20101411154
2011146710
2012169959
2013163766
2014161534
2015175523
2016181553
2017205673
2018149602
2019142320
2020207307
SpecialityUnited States rankNorth America rankWorld rank
Special Education505484
Education Majors6574134
Organizational / Business / IO Psychology98110167
Social Work94104188
Social Psychology126144221
Clinical Psychology132148232
Sexology132152241
Child Psychology150172278
Psychiatry132148307
Occupational Therapy128147374
Cognitive Science166192420
Negotiation and Conflict Resolution165190459

Physics

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte ranked 186th for Physics in the United States and 838th in the World with 2,697 publications made and 43,007 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Optical Engineering, Nanotechnology, Condensed Matter Physics, Quantum and Particle physics.

RankRanking
#186 of 746In the United States
#211 of 807In North America
#838 of 4,160In the World

University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Physics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990131
19912058
19922834
19932521
19943415
19953531
19962618
19972540
19983138
19992824
20003256
20012542
20023352
20034167
20044934
200581112
200682109
2007107138
2008108198
2009115166
2010132142
2011125170
2012144247
2013161382
2014176459
2015149336
2016156346
2017140346
2018140300
2019169446
2020153428
SpecialityUnited States rankNorth America rankWorld rank
Optical Engineering89101313
Applied/Engineering Physics117134454
Acoustical Engineering162191622
Theoretical Physics148174756
Medical Physics204228772
Nanotechnology167188790
Condensed Matter Physics158179801
Materials Science163188853
Quantum and Particle physics182212889
Atomic and Molecular physics208238909
Biophysics237264936

Mathematics

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte ranked 104th for Mathematics in the United States and 271st in the World with 2,262 publications made and 51,646 citations received. Main research topics: Math Teachers, Blockchain and Cryptography, Statistics, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Applied Mathematics.

RankRanking
#104 of 720In the United States
#122 of 781In North America
#271 of 3,475In the World

University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Mathematics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990129
1991164
1992297
1993147
19942023
19952533
19962739
19972512
19982628
19992396
200033107
20012699
20022771
200340128
20043187
20055267
200657132
200762320
200874277
200980289
201087314
201188179
201299253
2013134341
2014112252
2015139337
2016132480
2017145413
2018141389
2019168265
2020161287
SpecialityUnited States rankNorth America rankWorld rank
Math Teachers535881
Operations Research7793255
Blockchain and Cryptography91103257
Actuarial Science144164345
Statistics138160375
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics122143382
Applied Mathematics118140470

Chemistry

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte ranked 217th for Chemistry in the United States and 1116th in the World with 2,257 publications made and 44,361 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Nanotechnology, Biochemistry, Chemical Engineering, Inorganic Chemistry.

RankRanking
#217 of 744In the United States
#247 of 805In North America
#1116 of 4,409In the World

University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Chemistry Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19901229
19911715
19922028
19931614
1994229
19951887
19962312
19971614
19982747
19992732
20002545
20012640
20022229
20033362
20043843
20055376
200650106
200775153
200883166
200988167
2010115171
2011114334
2012119227
2013139368
2014156511
2015121344
2016130312
2017126441
2018125288
2019152374
2020134343
SpecialityUnited States rankNorth America rankWorld rank
Nanotechnology167188790
Materials Science163188853
Environmental Chemistry2012371041
Biochemistry2502801191
Inorganic Chemistry2352731457
Chemical Engineering2412761812

Business

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte ranked 138th for Business in the United States and 360th in the World with 2,189 publications made and 74,908 citations received. Main research topics: Management Information Systems, Marketing, Investment Banking and Stock trading, Finance, Public Policy / Administration.

RankRanking
#138 of 866In the United States
#161 of 932In North America
#360 of 4,080In the World

University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Business Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990710
19911211
1992149
1993113
19941830
19953350
19963053
19972739
19982469
199931170
20002981
20012797
200245222
200335129
200446154
200570260
200658186
200751240
200898528
200997684
2010100391
201196309
2012104342
2013100252
2014120400
2015119294
2016132710
2017134388
2018115396
2019131315
2020132273

Biology

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte ranked 212th for Biology in the United States and 944th in the World with 1,876 publications made and 104,840 citations received. Main research topics: Genetics, Oncology and Cancer research, Microbiology, Nanotechnology, Bioinformatics and Computational biology.

RankRanking
#212 of 904In the United States
#238 of 970In North America
#944 of 4,578In the World

University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Biology Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199062
19911024
19921017
19931229
19941619
199515123
19961212
19971424
19981227
19992173
20002160
20012399
200223220
200336128
200442149
200546308
200658217
200747172
200880223
200964262
201079688
201174397
2012971780
201399545
2014120781
20151271972
2016111423
2017123737
2018100557
2019109489
2020135365
SpecialityUnited States rankNorth America rankWorld rank
Bioethics/Medical Ethics128143277
Microbiology122137367
Evolutionary Biology165187481
Bioinformatics and Computational biology167188577
Virology178198668
Genetics197218698
Immunology180197736
Oncology and Cancer research179197739
Zoology203239747
Biotechnology145167786
Nanotechnology167188790
Biophysics237264936
Entomology226260968
Molecular Biology229254995
Biochemistry2502801191
Botany2152531307

Economics

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte ranked 141st for Economics in the United States and 414th in the World with 1,122 publications made and 25,192 citations received. Main research topics: Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Investment Banking and Stock trading, Finance, Development Studies, Actuarial Science.

RankRanking
#141 of 690In the United States
#164 of 753In North America
#414 of 3,117In the World

University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Economics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199079
199161
199271
199361
1994811
19951526
19962229
19972511
19981335
199996
20001259
20011719
20021435
20031735
20043021
20053388
20062693
200723122
200839148
200936133
201043143
201137118
201252153
201357107
201458173
201580127
201676264
201777228
201856200
201963112
202072189

Art & Design

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte ranked 98th for Art & Design in the United States and 251st in the World with 986 publications made and 18,488 citations received. Main research topics: Multimedia, Creative Writing, UX/UI Desgin, Graphic Design, Game Design and Development.

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

RankRanking
#98 of 731In the United States
#115 of 796In North America
#251 of 2,801In the World

University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Art & Design Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199041
199140
199243
199361
199461
199541
199676
199741
199851
199988
200040
20011125
20022113
20031556
200417279
20052266
20063254
200752133
20084367
200955100
20106065
201163117
20126678
201352115
20144941
20154252
20166386
20175795
20185790
20196848
20203744
SpecialityUnited States rankNorth America rankWorld rank
Game Design and Development6076170
Creative Writing7891181
Multimedia7483185
Graphic Design8797209
UX/UI Desgin7689216
Photography8394225
Landscape Architecture7383276
Literature118136298
Animation96111303
Computer Graphics99115305
Performing arts127151329
Architecture87102351
Cinematography124144362
Music141160370
Aesthetics151175406
Fashion Design166191463
Entertainment Industry Business175201506
Art History220249512
Singing and Vocal Performance214244625
Illustration and Concept Art192220743
Sculpture222250857
Painting and Drawing222250857
Interior Design1902131050

Other rankings

Non-core subjects for the University of North Carolina at Charlotte

SpecialityUnited StatesNorth AmericaWorld Rank
Geography and Cartography139162513
Ecology190225673
Hydrology and Water resources management174205802
Environmental Management172208840
Environmental Science191230863
Meteorology and Atmospheric Science208244870
Geology220261920