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The University of Rochester ranked 51st in the United States and 72nd in the World 2021 overall rankings, plus got TOP 100 in 95 academic topics. EduRank's ranking for the University of Rochester is based on 3 factors: research performance (a proprietary algorithm evaluated 116,828 publications and 6,678,691 citations), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 194 notable alumni .

RankRanking
#72 of 14,160In the World
#54 of 2,624In North America
#51 of 2,523In the United States
#4 of 221In New York State
#1 of 9In Rochester
#10 of 1,841For Optical Engineering
#20 of 1,002For Respiratory Therapy
#22 of 1,003For Acoustical Engineering
#293 of 8,209For Alumni Impact
#88 of 14,160For Non-academic Prominence
Top100For 92 other topics

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Medicine

The University of Rochester ranked 39th for Medicine in the United States and 58th in the World with 41,871 publications made and 2,345,707 citations received. Main research topics: Surgery, Oncology and Cancer research, Health Science, Immunology, Pathology.

RankRanking
#39 of 1,086In the United States
#43 of 1,156In North America
#58 of 4,839In the World

University of Rochester
Medicine Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990516876
19914871122
19925671327
19935631539
19946411800
19956491742
19966492196
19977242514
19987462551
19996632355
20007733659
20017773407
20027924716
20038255075
20049325776
20059725836
200610566165
200711507291
200812097471
200912337937
201012329929
201113267839
201214227900
201314468499
201415809894
2015162712594
201617458543
201716686878
201815317742
201915955094
202018248811

Biology

The University of Rochester ranked 52nd for Biology in the United States and 79th in the World with 23,766 publications made and 1,625,438 citations received. Main research topics: Oncology and Cancer research, Biochemistry, Immunology, Molecular Biology, Genetics.

RankRanking
#52 of 904In the United States
#56 of 970In North America
#79 of 4,578In the World

University of Rochester
Biology Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990392978
19913681057
19924061221
19933671195
19944181358
19954581769
19964421704
19974632115
19984502108
19994512105
20004872550
20015032814
20025043435
20035133146
20045563204
20055453904
20065853722
20076984178
20086775203
20097554927
20107505918
20117224813
20127365356
20137625399
20147615160
20157705047
20167956507
20176963958
20186274231
20197353541
20206593789

Physics

The University of Rochester ranked 32nd for Physics in the United States and 57th in the World with 23,286 publications made and 988,963 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Optical Engineering, Quantum and Particle physics, Atomic and Molecular physics, Nuclear Physics.

RankRanking
#32 of 746In the United States
#33 of 807In North America
#57 of 4,160In the World

University of Rochester
Physics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990366531
1991323418
1992342772
1993342394
1994384607
19954911230
1996427877
19974781110
1998455927
19994411353
20005391149
20015241477
20025381399
20035141279
20045942052
20056782714
20067102892
20077352730
20087102254
20097482966
20106992398
20116923001
20127623330
20136912636
20147113813
20157012985
20167193188
20176013651
20185943488
20196503077
20206282482

Engineering

The University of Rochester ranked 37th for Engineering in the United States and 93rd in the World with 19,859 publications made and 664,274 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Optical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Structural Engineering.

RankRanking
#37 of 781In the United States
#41 of 846In North America
#93 of 4,716In the World

University of Rochester
Engineering Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990296310
1991291300
1992318565
1993330349
1994330451
1995420905
1996386797
1997421897
1998360734
19993971098
2000442816
20014691018
20025051435
2003433938
20045391331
20055812004
20065981836
20076411826
20086311391
20095771938
20106271395
20115811726
20126631963
20136451705
20146331894
20156001843
20166341910
20175141469
20185051704
20195671944
20205521425

Chemistry

The University of Rochester ranked 46th for Chemistry in the United States and 112th in the World with 15,111 publications made and 685,129 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Biochemistry, Nanotechnology, Inorganic Chemistry, Organic Chemistry.

RankRanking
#46 of 744In the United States
#50 of 805In North America
#112 of 4,409In the World

University of Rochester
Chemistry Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990250446
1991265406
1992261728
1993273425
1994277595
1995335913
1996311841
19973321207
1998269824
19992921127
20003031036
2001309771
20023361173
2003302965
20043541059
20053821953
20063421066
20074021354
20083531133
20093791626
20103861175
20114171766
20123821536
20133891417
20144151528
20154201590
20163881533
20173641321
20183641368
20193921463
20204071089

Computer Science

The University of Rochester ranked 43rd for Computer Science in the United States and 65th in the World with 11,407 publications made and 698,145 citations received. Main research topics: Artificial Intelligence (AI), Neuroscience, Computer Vision, Cognitive Science, Computational Linguistics.

RankRanking
#43 of 897In the United States
#47 of 967In North America
#65 of 4,494In the World

University of Rochester
Computer Science Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990133589
1991173628
1992138343
1993170399
1994186589
1995194863
1996187763
1997206817
1998205676
19991961078
2000193736
20011921065
20022531337
20032371571
20042581598
20052591505
20063051755
20073481546
20083602066
20093031812
20104652511
20113731716
20124002983
20134162488
20144452706
20154692436
20164964610
20174872120
20184983769
20195643069
20205872061

Psychology

The University of Rochester ranked 37th for Psychology in the United States and 49th in the World with 10,031 publications made and 1,184,469 citations received. Main research topics: Neuroscience, Child Psychology, Social Psychology, Psychiatry, Clinical Psychology.

RankRanking
#37 of 1,033In the United States
#41 of 1,099In North America
#49 of 3,753In the World

University of Rochester
Psychology Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990143807
1991111483
1992125449
1993124787
1994132844
1995153995
19961361186
19971711425
1998146964
19991491745
20001816845
20011812494
20021851744
20031922893
20042122172
20052313656
20062713268
20072892739
20083133743
20093073504
20103413173
20113462640
20123523687
20133942980
20144013186
20154042664
20164312506
20174553236
20183412836
20194081456
20204061323

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

The University of Rochester ranked 64th for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in the United States and 125th in the World with 10,004 publications made and 528,574 citations received. Main research topics: Demography, Sociology, Political Science, History, Linguistics.

RankRanking
#64 of 1,311In the United States
#74 of 1,393In North America
#125 of 5,152In the World

University of Rochester
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990132244
1991122196
1992122366
1993127546
1994144396
1995150652
1996110361
1997150431
1998147458
1999152567
2000181663
2001175839
20021901014
20031851660
20042191112
20052211271
20062541609
20072471930
20083201973
20093182176
20102961745
20113541434
20123641722
20134232191
20143971946
20154654401
20164411736
20174081311
20183932213
20193701046
20204952663

Business

The University of Rochester ranked 36th for Business in the United States and 54th in the World with 3,921 publications made and 549,576 citations received. Main research topics: Finance, Investment Banking and Stock trading, Occupational Safety and Health, Human Resource Management, Public Policy / Administration.

RankRanking
#36 of 866In the United States
#38 of 932In North America
#54 of 4,080In the World

University of Rochester
Business Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199064353
199154455
199263354
199374827
199461276
199574490
199666586
1997981000
199863254
199983573
2000983881
200181636
200299756
2003781021
200492918
2005113784
20061011314
20071161027
20081311460
2009130971
2010150956
2011145794
20121611002
2013143909
2014155873
2015138596
2016159571
20171451745
2018100415
2019118347
2020149764

Mathematics

The University of Rochester ranked 47th for Mathematics in the United States and 71st in the World with 3,350 publications made and 276,657 citations received. Main research topics: Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Statistics, Blockchain and Cryptography, Applied Mathematics, Math Teachers.

RankRanking
#47 of 720In the United States
#51 of 781In North America
#71 of 3,475In the World

University of Rochester
Mathematics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199059183
199165154
199262336
199344177
199456470
199565288
199664340
199780432
199856134
199980349
200049268
200172281
200278818
200382409
200470274
200589978
2006110496
2007120538
2008113659
2009103280
2010102239
201193369
2012111394
201390436
2014122459
2015117299
2016106306
201793261
201886254
2019103329
2020105185
SpecialityUnited States rankNorth America rankWorld rank
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics272936
Actuarial Science363952
Statistics556693
Blockchain and Cryptography4953103
Math Teachers8591157
Operations Research5870181
Applied Mathematics6676209

Environmental Science

The University of Rochester ranked 109th for Environmental Science in the United States and 374th in the World with 2,675 publications made and 136,529 citations received. Main research topics: Geology, Ecology, Geography and Cartography, Environmental Management, Petrology and Geochemistry.

RankRanking
#109 of 789In the United States
#131 of 857In North America
#374 of 4,129In the World

University of Rochester
Environmental Science Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19903975
199146140
19924468
19934097
19943767
199539173
199639120
199738147
199840145
19992749
200040195
200156164
200253270
200352231
200462204
200547183
200649198
200786559
200876574
200956417
201057371
201162278
201272363
201391489
2014114431
201597282
2016103896
2017109586
2018113782
201989414
20201141236

Economics

The University of Rochester ranked 37th for Economics in the United States and 56th in the World with 2,674 publications made and 325,251 citations received. Main research topics: Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Finance, Investment Banking and Stock trading, Political Economy, Actuarial Science.

RankRanking
#37 of 690In the United States
#39 of 753In North America
#56 of 3,117In the World

University of Rochester
Economics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199045327
19913978
199250484
199336581
199451217
199548306
199650374
199754293
199840116
199964346
200059297
200167413
200268542
200381758
200455324
200584902
200687755
200789635
200887653
200982303
201091333
201184505
201297473
201385702
2014103286
201597299
201681164
201780185
201863215
201971216
202093105

Art & Design

The University of Rochester ranked 48th for Art & Design in the United States and 86th in the World with 1,743 publications made and 59,248 citations received. Main research topics: Multimedia, Computer Graphics, Art History, Creative Writing, Literature.

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

RankRanking
#48 of 731In the United States
#54 of 796In North America
#86 of 2,801In the World

University of Rochester
Art & Design Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19901925
19911915
19922317
19933134
19942538
199524140
19962227
19974261
19984695
199934103
200025145
20012261
20024772
200321254
200438114
20054180
200641367
200746165
20085277
200962282
201078491
201165126
201258137
201375148
201489520
2015109239
201663155
20176793
20186195
201957145
202083114