University of San Diego: Rankings

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The University of San Diego ranked 275th in the United States and 997th in the World 2021 overall rankings, plus got TOP 50% in 38 academic topics. EduRank's ranking for the University of San Diego is based on 3 factors: research performance (a proprietary algorithm evaluated 5,638 publications and 120,892 citations), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 78 notable alumni .

RankRanking
#997 of 14,160In the World
#306 of 2,624In North America
#275 of 2,523In the United States
#28 of 251In California
#3 of 20In San Diego
#101 of 1,046For Intellectual Property and Patent Law
#206 of 1,290For Law
#246 of 1,006For Law Enforcement
#626 of 8,209For Alumni Impact
#690 of 14,160For Non-academic Prominence
Top50%For 35 other topics

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Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

The University of San Diego ranked 250th for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in the United States and 707th in the World with 2,362 publications made and 29,721 citations received. Main research topics: Political Science, Law, Sociology, Communications and Public Relations, Education Majors.

RankRanking
#250 of 1,311In the United States
#280 of 1,393In North America
#707 of 5,152In the World

University of San Diego
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990132
1991102
19921111
19931612
1994164
19951413
1996116
19972018
19982255
19992048
20002812
20014337
20023336
20035754
20045459
200571109
200677179
200785124
20089659
2009104236
201011780
201198268
2012136178
2013155289
2014113120
2015139181
2016125224
201712279
201813259
2019133119
2020116173

Medicine

The University of San Diego ranked 336th for Medicine in the United States and 1409th in the World with 1,081 publications made and 25,607 citations received. Main research topics: Health Science, Healthcare Management (MHA), Nursing, Clinical Psychology, Psychiatry.

RankRanking
#336 of 1,086In the United States
#374 of 1,156In North America
#1409 of 4,839In the World

University of San Diego
Medicine Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199031
199151
199222
199374
199472
19951328
19961223
1997109
19981138
19991012
20001752
20011716
20022356
20032051
20042122
20052374
20062652
20072683
20083789
200932118
20104082
20113995
201248133
201357389
201449246
201570142
201676201
201761169
20187889
201977190
202069216
SpecialityUnited States rankNorth America rankWorld rank
Forensic Science114133417
Bioethics/Medical Ethics173194418
Nursing224251608
Social Work319355680
Healthcare Management (MHA)232264694
Clinical Psychology298335732
Psychiatry267300756
Gerontology273307798
Health Science293320888
Family medicine286313927
Public Health3013371062
Surgery3123421454

Business

The University of San Diego ranked 238th for Business in the United States and 762nd in the World with 937 publications made and 30,335 citations received. Main research topics: Investment Banking and Stock trading, Finance, Marketing, Public Policy / Administration, International Business.

RankRanking
#238 of 866In the United States
#269 of 932In North America
#762 of 4,080In the World

University of San Diego
Business Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199040
199110
199238
1993511
199462
199558
199644
19971216
1998723
1999611
2000817
200117394
20021737
20032952
20042238
200537110
20063287
200743108
200844264
200939139
20105150
201156114
20125572
201354116
201460153
201548197
201659153
20174572
20183843
20192322
20203846
SpecialityUnited States rankNorth America rankWorld rank
Real Estate8591181
Tax Law103117228
Accounting163182448
Finance176200499
Supply Chain Management131155511
International Trade154179520
International Business158184523
Investment Banking and Stock trading176201546
Management194222555
Actuarial Science203227557
Public Policy / Administration220250589
Advertising231260619
Engineering Management205231709
Entrepreneurship228258763
Marketing252286806
Management Information Systems2993361115

Psychology

The University of San Diego ranked 316th for Psychology in the United States and 823rd in the World with 863 publications made and 25,982 citations received. Main research topics: Social Psychology, Education Majors, Clinical Psychology, Child Psychology, Psychiatry.

RankRanking
#316 of 1,033In the United States
#351 of 1,099In North America
#823 of 3,753In the World

University of San Diego
Psychology Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199031
199144
199229
199310
199463
19951118
19961021
19971011
19981151
1999719
20001463
20011424
20021954
20031330
20041517
200531155
20062769
20072248
20082849
200944163
201043109
201133272
201241150
201373178
201442164
201549120
201658185
201756152
201842114
20193436
20202741
SpecialityUnited States rankNorth America rankWorld rank
Education Majors223247516
Negotiation and Conflict Resolution221253623
Sexology303335637
Organizational / Business / IO Psychology264297643
Social Work319355680
Social Psychology297331687
Special Education289319697
Clinical Psychology298335732
Psychiatry267300756
Child Psychology347387800

Economics

The University of San Diego ranked 235th for Economics in the United States and 838th in the World with 534 publications made and 10,333 citations received. Main research topics: Investment Banking and Stock trading, Finance, Political Economy, Development Studies, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics.

RankRanking
#235 of 690In the United States
#267 of 753In North America
#838 of 3,117In the World

University of San Diego
Economics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199020
199120
199220
199310
199441
199500
199620
199756
199810
199944
200010
2001113
2002820
20031832
20041411
20052173
20061826
20071855
20082761
20092464
20102529
201136258
20123968
20133720
20143114
20152480
20163691
2017189
20182623
2019115
20202426

Biology

The University of San Diego ranked 415th for Biology in the United States and 2189th in the World with 496 publications made and 14,146 citations received. Main research topics: Biochemistry, Bioethics/Medical Ethics, Astrobiology.

RankRanking
#415 of 904In the United States
#463 of 970In North America
#2189 of 4,578In the World

University of San Diego
Biology Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199023
199121
199253
199312
199400
199578
199648
1997720
1998410
1999616
200041
2001715
20021134
200340
20041246
200567
20061456
20071356
20081072
20091460
20102162
20111453
201223120
20131783
20142862
201540175
201631197
201721162
20183573
20193140
202046106
SpecialityUnited States rankNorth America rankWorld rank
Bioethics/Medical Ethics173194418
Astrobiology287318781
Biochemistry3594021869

Mathematics

The University of San Diego ranked 318th for Mathematics in the United States and 1301st in the World with 299 publications made and 6,407 citations received. Main research topics: Math Teachers, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Actuarial Science.

RankRanking
#318 of 720In the United States
#358 of 781In North America
#1301 of 3,475In the World

University of San Diego
Mathematics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199010
199110
199200
199300
199411
199500
199600
199767
199821
1999516
200010
2001711
2002616
200321
2004545
2005139
2006912
2007810
20081216
20091329
20101542
20111948
20122560
20132041
20141476
20152141
20162095
20171652
20181614
20191419
202086
SpecialityUnited States rankNorth America rankWorld rank
Actuarial Science203227557
Math Teachers242267579
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics2853221154

Art & Design

The University of San Diego ranked 365th for Art & Design in the United States and 1187th in the World with 184 publications made and 1,771 citations received. Main research topics: Creative Writing, Art History, Aesthetics.

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

RankRanking
#365 of 731In the United States
#407 of 796In North America
#1187 of 2,801In the World

University of San Diego
Art & Design Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199010
199100
199222
199300
199400
199520
199630
199710
199800
199910
200010
200110
200250
200310
2004737
2005412
200694
200750
200842
200931
201054
201174
20121019
2013830
20141210
20151112
2016124
20172424
20181510
201983
2020118
SpecialityUnited States rankNorth America rankWorld rank
Creative Writing287326792
Aesthetics277314863
Art History399441947

Other rankings

Non-core subjects for the University of San Diego

SpecialityUnited StatesNorth AmericaWorld Rank
Oceanography207241720
Ecology263308973
Geography and Cartography3393881585
Geology3564071670
Environmental Science3574101749
Computer Science4064531869
Environmental Management3093611879
Artificial Intelligence (AI)3924402332
Engineering3984492523
Physics4244732556
Chemistry4034522615
Materials Science3974452757