University of Ottawa: Rankings

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The University of Ottawa ranked 11th in Canada and 187th in the World 2021 overall rankings, plus got TOP 100 in 47 academic topics. EduRank's ranking for the University of Ottawa is based on 3 factors: research performance (a proprietary algorithm evaluated 90,893 publications and 3,204,248 citations), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 136 notable alumni .

RankRanking
#187 of 14,160In the World
#99 of 2,624In North America
#11 of 101In Canada
#5 of 24In Ontario
#1 of 3In Ottawa
#26 of 1,394For Healthcare Management (MHA)
#31 of 1,912For Health Science
#31 of 1,233For Family medicine
#367 of 8,209For Alumni Impact
#296 of 14,160For Non-academic Prominence
Top100For 44 other topics

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Medicine

The University of Ottawa ranked 9th for Medicine in Canada and 115th in the World with 31,583 publications made and 1,501,103 citations received. Main research topics: Health Science, Surgery, Healthcare Management (MHA), Public Health, Physical Therapy.

RankRanking
#9 of 70In Canada
#70 of 1,156In North America
#115 of 4,839In the World

University of Ottawa
Medicine Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990208338
1991243379
1992240489
1993217379
1994232375
1995267521
1996308797
1997323928
19983371270
19993592020
20004001928
20013982541
20024211720
20034462133
20045142426
20055793257
20067314775
20078244715
20088885393
200991215347
201010365923
201111166989
201212959146
201314648871
2014174210386
2015185112999
2016201011399
2017218814596
201820769759
201923058111
2020278711917

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

The University of Ottawa ranked 10th for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in Canada and 112th in the World with 16,189 publications made and 389,277 citations received. Main research topics: Demography, Political Science, Sociology, Law, Communications and Public Relations.

RankRanking
#10 of 82In Canada
#67 of 1,393In North America
#112 of 5,152In the World

University of Ottawa
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199097129
19919652
19928981
199311345
1994117163
1995123122
1996113199
1997130219
1998132214
1999147318
2000159378
2001202390
2002177640
2003217454
2004245748
2005272698
20063721089
20074041584
20085321979
20095761587
20106682367
20116331491
20127642540
20138103241
20149402770
201510044884
201610714062
201710463874
201810623021
201910932507
202013024422

Biology

The University of Ottawa ranked 15th for Biology in Canada and 266th in the World with 12,643 publications made and 647,929 citations received. Main research topics: Oncology and Cancer research, Biochemistry, Neuroscience, Genetics, Molecular Biology.

RankRanking
#15 of 66In Canada
#117 of 970In North America
#266 of 4,578In the World

University of Ottawa
Biology Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990139218
1991133212
1992141396
1993137304
1994154398
1995174388
1996179582
1997185510
1998186667
1999202823
2000197944
20012231017
20022401008
20032391231
20042271315
20052451381
20063201609
20073792110
20084162493
20093962165
20104772851
20114582654
20125844451
20135442960
20146513895
20156474092
20166935357
20176873623
20185474297
20196473052
20207135796

Engineering

The University of Ottawa ranked 10th for Engineering in Canada and 230th in the World with 11,902 publications made and 312,126 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Optical Engineering, Computer Networking, Chemical Engineering, Automation and Control engineering.

RankRanking
#10 of 65In Canada
#77 of 846In North America
#230 of 4,716In the World

University of Ottawa
Engineering Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19905927
19916330
19927539
1993113122
1994120108
1995119136
199691128
199779116
19988059
199987184
2000125278
2001115358
2002123388
2003180703
2004276591
2005268697
20063851149
2007391933
20084921502
20095101388
20105751993
20115871599
20126441930
20136221925
20146332517
20156942852
20166542854
20176802983
20185922305
20196102141
20207131757

Computer Science

The University of Ottawa ranked 10th for Computer Science in Canada and 122nd in the World with 10,628 publications made and 352,972 citations received. Main research topics: Artificial Intelligence (AI), Computer Networking, Blockchain and Cryptography, Neuroscience, Computer Vision.

RankRanking
#10 of 70In Canada
#68 of 967In North America
#122 of 4,494In the World

University of Ottawa
Computer Science Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19904967
19916156
199245120
199368141
199468143
199570117
199676202
199799230
199885203
199975301
200090306
2001122448
2002110617
2003174658
2004275937
2005253702
20064041343
20074241410
20085091451
20095141488
20105611656
20115361766
20125872776
20136042014
20146132133
20156242169
20166262985
20175752091
20185274524
20195712314
20206582816

Chemistry

The University of Ottawa ranked 12th for Chemistry in Canada and 254th in the World with 9,768 publications made and 359,684 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Biochemistry, Organic Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Inorganic Chemistry.

RankRanking
#12 of 61In Canada
#94 of 805In North America
#254 of 4,409In the World

University of Ottawa
Chemistry Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990118138
19919285
1992130179
1993148178
1994151191
1995144212
1996130263
1997125407
1998123185
1999125285
2000146460
2001168478
2002169600
2003163624
2004195756
2005203844
20062431170
20072701055
20083071217
20093221426
20103712094
20113681598
20123621529
20133901894
20144051935
20154311968
20164562193
20174592274
20184391924
20194431647
20205251331

Psychology

The University of Ottawa ranked 11th for Psychology in Canada and 123rd in the World with 8,387 publications made and 395,401 citations received. Main research topics: Social Psychology, Child Psychology, Psychiatry, Clinical Psychology, Neuroscience.

RankRanking
#11 of 66In Canada
#84 of 1,099In North America
#123 of 3,753In the World

University of Ottawa
Psychology Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199065154
199177137
199268319
199361164
199474369
199581277
199689311
199794346
199877398
199985515
2000120606
2001105495
2002117638
2003122753
2004128887
20051391157
20061961171
20072471340
20082411270
20092711347
20103322014
20113071376
20123852675
20134391905
20145002434
20155112015
20165832518
20175492257
20184442927
20194921440
20205621968

Physics

The University of Ottawa ranked 11th for Physics in Canada and 302nd in the World with 7,605 publications made and 219,460 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Optical Engineering, Atomic and Molecular physics, Biophysics, Nanotechnology.

RankRanking
#11 of 61In Canada
#98 of 807In North America
#302 of 4,160In the World

University of Ottawa
Physics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19904976
19915044
19927369
199394136
1994110127
199589130
19966979
199770194
19985980
199963112
200067181
200173221
200285191
200393194
2004116276
2005161443
2006200674
2007175448
2008230702
2009231781
20102951120
2011299960
20123571480
20133701358
20143771749
20154413013
20164092065
20174482105
20184222165
20194821685
20205401281

Environmental Science

The University of Ottawa ranked 18th for Environmental Science in Canada and 237th in the World with 5,057 publications made and 205,325 citations received. Main research topics: Geology, Geography and Cartography, Ecology, Environmental Management, Petrology and Geochemistry.

RankRanking
#18 of 68In Canada
#100 of 857In North America
#237 of 4,129In the World

University of Ottawa
Environmental Science Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19902131
19912631
199249157
19935579
199445113
199553118
199647125
199745207
199847177
199962151
200067281
200163201
200274272
200377729
200491462
2005104366
2006126458
2007132585
2008162813
20091711099
2010208856
2011179670
20122421158
20132471439
20142681235
20153131386
20163261579
20173271394
20182921397
20192911245
20203061169

Business

The University of Ottawa ranked 12th for Business in Canada and 148th in the World with 4,970 publications made and 162,244 citations received. Main research topics: Public Policy / Administration, Management Information Systems, Project Management, Occupational Safety and Health, Human Resource Management.

RankRanking
#12 of 66In Canada
#84 of 932In North America
#148 of 4,080In the World

University of Ottawa
Business Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19902464
1991239
19922487
19933326
19942749
199544142
19963699
199727112
199844168
199941204
200056221
20015794
200250209
200363152
200486170
200588280
2006120838
2007159657
2008201754
2009208970
20102491256
2011238638
2012265961
20133211405
20143221049
2015322802
20163661039
20173341096
20182721833
2019289942
2020285935

Mathematics

The University of Ottawa ranked 10th for Mathematics in Canada and 126th in the World with 3,125 publications made and 112,687 citations received. Main research topics: Blockchain and Cryptography, Statistics, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Applied Mathematics, Math Teachers.

RankRanking
#10 of 61In Canada
#71 of 781In North America
#126 of 3,475In the World

University of Ottawa
Mathematics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990238
1991164
19923686
19933560
19942714
19952874
19962836
19971946
199828242
199924112
200029953
200127303
200234128
200357198
200492214
200591211
2006122396
2007132256
2008173406
2009151388
2010159261
2011158428
2012185373
2013141494
2014170631
2015171390
2016162522
2017165608
2018126319
2019126271
2020141258
SpecialityCanada rankNorth America rankWorld rank
Blockchain and Cryptography44472
Statistics126794
Math Teachers12123215
Actuarial Science14114220
Operations Research1796265
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics19131301
Applied Mathematics22134430

Economics

The University of Ottawa ranked 13th for Economics in Canada and 189th in the World with 2,675 publications made and 58,304 citations received. Main research topics: Development Studies, Political Economy, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Investment Banking and Stock trading, Finance.

RankRanking
#13 of 63In Canada
#94 of 753In North America
#189 of 3,117In the World

University of Ottawa
Economics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199061
1991102
19921076
19931525
199492
19952330
19961612
19971527
19982214
19991816
20002356
20013093
20022651
20033893
20043991
20053963
200668293
200780398
200895254
2009101173
2010120412
2011134460
2012116270
2013160417
2014177409
2015171335
2016214663
2017180583
2018151380
2019174365
2020186514

Art & Design

The University of Ottawa ranked 10th for Art & Design in Canada and 126th in the World with 2,035 publications made and 29,820 citations received. Main research topics: Multimedia, Creative Writing, Art History, Literature, 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
#10 of 65In Canada
#74 of 796In North America
#126 of 2,801In the World

University of Ottawa
Art & Design Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990136
1991116
199251
1993182
1994148
1995131
1996158
1997217
19982213
1999197
2000166
20013431
20022936
20033540
200438130
20053326
20065794
200780102
2008116176
2009113108
201087156
201197296
2012105128
2013136503
2014125347
2015134341
2016120139
201799144
2018100284
201986129
2020109209