Usmanu Danfodio University: Rankings

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Usmanu Danfodio University ranked 33rd in Nigeria and 5081st in the World 2022 overall rankings, plus got ranked in 30 academic topics. EduRank's ranking for Usmanu Danfodio University is based on 3 factors: research performance (a proprietary algorithm evaluated 1,957 publications and 10,862 citations), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 2 notable alumni.

Rank Ranking
#5081 of 14,131 In the World
#166 of 1,104 In Africa
#33 of 157 In Nigeria
#1 of 2 In Sokoto
#562 of 1,008 For Veterinary
#634 of 1,017 For Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB-GYN)
#660 of 1,069 For Optometry
#4293 of 7,349 For Alumni Impact
#9224 of 14,131 For Non-academic Prominence

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Medicine

Usmanu Danfodio University ranked 15th for Medicine in Nigeria and 1680th in the World with 967 publications made and 6,254 citations received. Main research topics: Surgery, Public Health, Pediatrics, Veterinary, Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB-GYN).

Rank Ranking
#15 of 58 In Nigeria
#72 of 263 In Africa
#1680 of 4,739 In the World

Usmanu Danfodio University
Medicine Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 1 0
1992 0 0
1993 0 0
1994 1 0
1995 3 3
1996 3 0
1997 4 8
1998 3 1
1999 4 0
2000 5 5
2001 5 3
2002 9 8
2003 10 4
2004 26 10
2005 25 18
2006 29 26
2007 13 15
2008 25 23
2009 20 14
2010 23 10
2011 16 26
2012 23 39
2013 50 46
2014 66 97
2015 46 62
2016 77 102
2017 68 27
2018 107 89
2019 84 52
2020 118 86
2021 98 60
Speciality Nigeria rank Africa rank World rank
Veterinary 15 55 562
Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB-GYN) 12 39 634
Optometry 10 35 660
Family medicine 12 41 685
Pediatrics 13 42 745
Neurosurgery 5 23 766
Dentistry 12 42 980
Healthcare Management (MHA) 14 49 989
Surgery 11 38 1037
Public Health 19 78 1082
Health Science 16 71 1676

Biology

Usmanu Danfodio University ranked 27th for Biology in Nigeria and 2644th in the World with 421 publications made and 2,826 citations received. Main research topics: Agricultural Science, Animal Science.

Rank Ranking
#27 of 65 In Nigeria
#121 of 264 In Africa
#2644 of 4,496 In the World

Usmanu Danfodio University
Biology Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 2 0
1992 0 0
1993 0 0
1994 0 0
1995 0 0
1996 2 1
1997 0 0
1998 0 0
1999 0 0
2000 0 0
2001 2 10
2002 2 1
2003 4 15
2004 9 11
2005 7 1
2006 6 23
2007 3 2
2008 4 4
2009 8 4
2010 9 7
2011 7 7
2012 3 7
2013 18 35
2014 23 16
2015 22 13
2016 32 20
2017 46 40
2018 51 54
2019 56 46
2020 59 55
2021 43 36
Speciality Nigeria rank Africa rank World rank
Animal Science 20 66 948
Agricultural Science 29 102 1290

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

Usmanu Danfodio University ranked 23rd for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in Nigeria and 2548th in the World with 298 publications made and 2,415 citations received. Main research topics: Demography, Political Science, Sociology.

Rank Ranking
#23 of 65 In Nigeria
#97 of 264 In Africa
#2548 of 5,073 In the World

Usmanu Danfodio University
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1995 1 3
1996 1 2
1997 3 7
1998 2 0
1999 0 0
2000 2 1
2001 0 0
2002 3 1
2003 3 3
2004 5 1
2005 7 8
2006 3 0
2007 2 11
2008 16 8
2009 6 5
2010 4 2
2011 10 19
2012 6 14
2013 19 7
2014 22 34
2015 15 24
2016 24 61
2017 17 8
2018 39 33
2019 25 14
2020 36 14
2021 27 4
Speciality Nigeria rank Africa rank World rank
Demography 19 85 1677
Political Science 32 95 2242
Sociology 19 67 2275

Environmental Science

Usmanu Danfodio University ranked 38th for Environmental Science in Nigeria and 2776th in the World with 188 publications made and 860 citations received. Main research topics: Agricultural Science, Geography and Cartography.

Rank Ranking
#38 of 60 In Nigeria
#153 of 243 In Africa
#2776 of 4,023 In the World

Usmanu Danfodio University
Environmental Science Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 2 0
1992 0 0
1993 1 0
1994 0 0
1995 1 1
1996 2 2
1997 1 1
1998 0 0
1999 1 0
2000 1 0
2001 1 7
2002 1 0
2003 3 12
2004 6 7
2005 0 0
2006 3 0
2007 1 0
2008 1 1
2009 1 0
2010 1 1
2011 5 1
2012 1 0
2013 10 3
2014 5 2
2015 6 0
2016 5 3
2017 22 6
2018 24 11
2019 29 11
2020 25 13
2021 28 12
Speciality Nigeria rank Africa rank World rank
Agricultural Science 29 102 1290
Geography and Cartography 29 124 2252

Chemistry

Usmanu Danfodio University ranked 39th for Chemistry in Nigeria and 3529th in the World with 156 publications made and 828 citations received. Main research topic: Materials Science.

Rank Ranking
#39 of 58 In Nigeria
#163 of 229 In Africa
#3529 of 4,317 In the World

Usmanu Danfodio University
Chemistry Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 0 0
1992 0 0
1993 1 0
1994 1 0
1995 0 0
1996 2 0
1997 0 0
1998 0 0
1999 1 4
2000 1 0
2001 0 0
2002 1 1
2003 0 0
2004 3 7
2005 1 0
2006 1 0
2007 0 0
2008 0 0
2009 0 0
2010 0 0
2011 4 3
2012 2 1
2013 7 3
2014 13 12
2015 6 4
2016 10 5
2017 13 23
2018 23 31
2019 22 16
2020 20 18
2021 22 11
Speciality Nigeria rank Africa rank World rank
Materials Science 32 156 3455

Economics

Usmanu Danfodio University ranked 32nd for Economics in Nigeria and 2127th in the World with 113 publications made and 849 citations received. Main research topic: Development Studies.

Rank Ranking
#32 of 54 In Nigeria
#100 of 159 In Africa
#2127 of 3,039 In the World

Usmanu Danfodio University
Economics Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1996 1 0
1997 0 0
1998 0 0
1999 0 0
2000 0 0
2001 1 0
2002 0 0
2003 1 0
2004 0 0
2005 2 1
2006 2 0
2007 1 0
2008 1 0
2009 2 1
2010 1 0
2011 7 1
2012 5 9
2013 13 10
2014 10 41
2015 4 3
2016 6 0
2017 13 23
2018 12 15
2019 9 25
2020 11 4
Speciality Nigeria rank Africa rank World rank
Development Studies 24 72 1150

Other rankings

Non-core subjects for Usmanu Danfodio University

Speciality Nigeria Africa World Rank
Firefighting and Fire Science 4 26 1003
Business 29 112 2967
Mathematics 32 134 3314
Engineering 31 158 3728
Physics 33 165 3886