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Whittier College ranked 728th in the United States, 2731st in the global 2023 rating, and scored in 63 research topics. Whittier College ranking is based on 3 factors: research output (EduRank's index has 1,513 academic publications and 20,972 citations attributed to the university), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 25 notable alumni.

Ranking Category
#2731 of 14,131 In the World
#795 of 2,597 In North America
#728 of 2,496 In the United States
#63 of 249 In California
#1 of 3 In Whittier
#751 of 1,017 For Early Childhood Education
#1407 of 3,048 For Zoology
#1495 of 1,684 For Art History
#1515 of 7,446 For Alumni Impact
#3150 of 14,131 For Non-academic Prominence

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Liberal Arts & Social Sciences rankings

Whittier College ranked 751st for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in the United States and 3331st in the World with 897 publications made and 7,186 citations received. Main research topics: Political Science, Sociology, Law, History, Philosophy.

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences ranking Location
#751 of 1,689 In the United States
#817 of 1,780 In North America
#3331 of 6,939 In the World

Whittier College
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Publications & Citations

Year Liberal Arts & Social Sciences publications Liberal Arts & Social Sciences citations
1990 6 8
1991 13 16
1992 17 22
1993 9 23
1994 9 34
1995 12 19
1996 9 40
1997 16 49
1998 15 77
1999 14 69
2000 10 65
2001 16 88
2002 8 118
2003 12 113
2004 14 110
2005 21 105
2006 27 170
2007 19 148
2008 22 186
2009 23 190
2010 17 281
2011 24 276
2012 34 346
2013 36 399
2014 31 442
2015 20 459
2016 26 419
2017 38 399
2018 23 376
2019 34 474
2020 29 637
2021 44 707
2022 8 474

The following table provides academic rankings for Whittier College in various areas of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences.

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences subfield United States ranking North America ranking World rank
Early Childhood Education 343 377 751
Art History 555 605 1495
Gender Studies 607 664 1524
Library and Information science 580 627 1708
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies 611 666 1872
Classics and Ancient History 632 683 2089
Anthropology 692 753 2370
Law 715 777 2751
Sociology 738 803 2752
History 666 729 2802
Education Majors 825 889 2824
Political Science 724 789 2939
Demography 665 722 2984
Archaeology 689 756 3259
Philosophy 785 854 3675
Linguistics 784 848 3729

Environmental Science rankings

Whittier College ranked 646th for Environmental Science in the United States and 3444th in the World with 693 publications made and 8,122 citations received. Main research topics: Geography and Cartography, Geology, Ecology, Paleontology, Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation.

Environmental Science ranking Location
#646 of 1,534 In the United States
#708 of 1,622 In North America
#3444 of 6,683 In the World

Whittier College
Environmental Science Publications & Citations

Year Environmental Science publications Environmental Science citations
1990 3 17
1991 9 18
1992 12 28
1993 9 28
1994 6 33
1995 7 29
1996 9 39
1997 9 26
1998 11 37
1999 11 47
2000 6 58
2001 17 62
2002 17 82
2003 9 76
2004 17 123
2005 16 118
2006 19 141
2007 27 161
2008 17 179
2009 19 218
2010 19 373
2011 22 363
2012 29 425
2013 26 478
2014 25 481
2015 18 483
2016 22 461
2017 35 471
2018 20 459
2019 25 554
2020 32 613
2021 30 682
2022 9 541

The following table provides academic rankings for Whittier College in various areas of Environmental Science.

Environmental Science subfield United States ranking North America ranking World rank
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation 472 523 2188
Paleontology 608 664 3166
Ecology 603 664 3256
Geology 645 706 3449
Geography and Cartography 687 751 3580

Biology rankings

Whittier College ranked 639th for Biology in the United States and 3426th in the World with 651 publications made and 13,036 citations received. Main research topics: Genetics, Paleontology, Zoology, Biochemistry, Immunology.

Biology ranking Location
#639 of 1,528 In the United States
#695 of 1,613 In North America
#3426 of 6,663 In the World

Whittier College
Biology Publications & Citations

Year Biology publications Biology citations
1990 4 33
1991 8 33
1992 14 44
1993 11 50
1994 10 62
1995 15 78
1996 10 153
1997 11 159
1998 11 272
1999 9 307
2000 9 273
2001 14 248
2002 14 254
2003 6 257
2004 16 259
2005 14 290
2006 19 319
2007 22 358
2008 18 354
2009 32 441
2010 19 596
2011 26 625
2012 25 655
2013 27 746
2014 22 710
2015 17 684
2016 21 632
2017 24 634
2018 21 613
2019 21 728
2020 23 850
2021 23 894
2022 9 737

The following table provides academic rankings for Whittier College in various areas of Biology.

Biology subfield United States ranking North America ranking World rank
Zoology 333 377 1407
Immunology 377 413 2003
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation 472 523 2188
Genetics 501 550 2641
Biochemistry 534 584 3060
Paleontology 608 664 3166
Botany 636 694 3467
Neuroscience 871 935 3635

Medicine rankings

Whittier College ranked 693rd for Medicine in the United States and 3206th in the World with 542 publications made and 11,126 citations received. Main research topics: Immunology, Pathology, Psychiatry, Anatomy and Physiology, Public Health.

Medicine ranking Location
#693 of 1,495 In the United States
#750 of 1,578 In North America
#3206 of 6,552 In the World

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Medicine Publications & Citations

Year Medicine publications Medicine citations
1990 3 23
1991 9 24
1992 11 22
1993 9 43
1994 6 39
1995 14 61
1996 10 117
1997 8 125
1998 10 219
1999 6 243
2000 6 195
2001 6 199
2002 11 202
2003 4 192
2004 11 182
2005 11 225
2006 14 236
2007 16 270
2008 16 264
2009 22 310
2010 18 413
2011 24 373
2012 20 492
2013 21 559
2014 19 564
2015 17 532
2016 19 476
2017 18 481
2018 14 473
2019 19 514
2020 22 645
2021 16 701
2022 5 553

The following table provides academic rankings for Whittier College in various areas of Medicine.

Medicine subfield United States ranking North America ranking World rank
Immunology 377 413 2003
Surgery 611 660 2782
Anatomy and Physiology 656 709 3167
Psychiatry 827 887 3275
Public Health 768 831 3392
Pathology 913 980 4436

Engineering rankings

Whittier College ranked 749th for Engineering in the United States and 4211th in the World with 383 publications made and 7,182 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Optical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Mechanical Engineering.

Engineering ranking Location
#749 of 1,447 In the United States
#812 of 1,531 In North America
#4211 of 6,555 In the World

Whittier College
Engineering Publications & Citations

Year Engineering publications Engineering citations
1990 2 11
1991 2 9
1992 4 12
1993 6 10
1994 4 11
1995 11 35
1996 5 63
1997 4 76
1998 5 68
1999 1 89
2000 8 107
2001 11 109
2002 11 122
2003 5 138
2004 16 159
2005 8 141
2006 11 153
2007 10 178
2008 3 178
2009 12 162
2010 11 230
2011 15 229
2012 12 304
2013 17 312
2014 11 337
2015 12 331
2016 10 329
2017 16 353
2018 8 339
2019 19 383
2020 13 468
2021 22 475
2022 7 427

The following table provides academic rankings for Whittier College in various areas of Engineering.

Engineering subfield United States ranking North America ranking World rank
Aerospace Engineering 637 693 3499
Optical Engineering 785 848 4301
Materials Science 735 794 4314
Mechanical Engineering 798 863 4385

Computer Science rankings

Whittier College ranked 873rd for Computer Science in the United States and 4305th in the World with 382 publications made and 5,109 citations received. Main research topics: Artificial Intelligence (AI), Neuroscience, Library and Information science.

Computer Science ranking Location
#873 of 1,496 In the United States
#941 of 1,581 In North America
#4305 of 6,597 In the World

Whittier College
Computer Science Publications & Citations

Year Computer Science publications Computer Science citations
1990 3 5
1991 8 7
1992 6 14
1993 8 17
1994 5 26
1995 8 43
1996 3 97
1997 4 105
1998 6 135
1999 3 138
2000 6 119
2001 14 107
2002 8 130
2003 7 135
2004 10 136
2005 10 153
2006 12 161
2007 8 168
2008 6 167
2009 6 182
2010 6 216
2011 7 274
2012 10 298
2013 18 354
2014 16 374
2015 9 330
2016 13 352
2017 14 316
2018 14 347
2019 18 380
2020 14 481
2021 18 562
2022 7 451

The following table provides academic rankings for Whittier College in various areas of Computer Science.

Computer Science subfield United States ranking North America ranking World rank
Library and Information science 580 627 1708
Neuroscience 871 935 3635
Artificial Intelligence (AI) 942 1014 4737

Physics rankings

Whittier College ranked 804th for Physics in the United States and 4245th in the World with 358 publications made and 5,123 citations received. Main research topics: Quantum and Particle physics, Astrophysics and Astronomy, Materials Science, Optical Engineering, Nuclear Physics.

Physics ranking Location
#804 of 1,426 In the United States
#868 of 1,508 In North America
#4245 of 6,484 In the World

Whittier College
Physics Publications & Citations

Year Physics publications Physics citations
1990 1 5
1991 0 8
1992 4 13
1993 6 15
1994 4 11
1995 7 26
1996 2 61
1997 7 60
1998 7 74
1999 1 78
2000 6 94
2001 11 90
2002 9 96
2003 6 117
2004 16 127
2005 9 125
2006 10 131
2007 13 154
2008 5 171
2009 11 132
2010 7 191
2011 13 207
2012 12 259
2013 17 262
2014 7 278
2015 9 275
2016 13 303
2017 12 312
2018 9 315
2019 15 347
2020 11 419
2021 19 437
2022 8 402

The following table provides academic rankings for Whittier College in various areas of Physics.

Physics subfield United States ranking North America ranking World rank
Nuclear Physics 491 542 2856
Astrophysics and Astronomy 623 678 3008
Quantum and Particle physics 774 839 4130
Optical Engineering 785 848 4301
Materials Science 735 794 4314

Psychology rankings

Whittier College ranked 818th for Psychology in the United States and 3259th in the World with 344 publications made and 7,150 citations received. Main research topics: Social Psychology, Education Majors, Psychiatry, Child Psychology, Neuroscience.

Psychology ranking Location
#818 of 1,455 In the United States
#882 of 1,538 In North America
#3259 of 6,353 In the World

Whittier College
Psychology Publications & Citations

Year Psychology publications Psychology citations
1990 3 5
1991 3 9
1992 7 17
1993 6 24
1994 5 27
1995 9 39
1996 3 103
1997 2 109
1998 8 135
1999 2 139
2000 5 109
2001 3 103
2002 1 128
2003 6 131
2004 9 102
2005 7 122
2006 7 140
2007 5 141
2008 5 139
2009 10 157
2010 11 206
2011 11 213
2012 10 286
2013 17 327
2014 15 377
2015 7 335
2016 12 333
2017 16 313
2018 15 319
2019 17 389
2020 8 538
2021 11 513
2022 5 413

The following table provides academic rankings for Whittier College in various areas of Psychology.

Psychology subfield United States ranking North America ranking World rank
Child Psychology 612 667 1798
Social Psychology 736 799 2646
Education Majors 825 889 2824
Psychiatry 827 887 3275
Neuroscience 871 935 3635

Chemistry rankings

Whittier College ranked 638th for Chemistry in the United States and 3703rd in the World with 340 publications made and 10,835 citations received. Main research topics: Biochemistry, Organic Chemistry, Materials Science.

Chemistry ranking Location
#638 of 1,357 In the United States
#694 of 1,436 In North America
#3703 of 6,327 In the World

Whittier College
Chemistry Publications & Citations

Year Chemistry publications Chemistry citations
1990 2 26
1991 3 23
1992 5 31
1993 11 39
1994 7 53
1995 12 73
1996 6 159
1997 8 152
1998 4 250
1999 3 276
2000 8 261
2001 9 229
2002 9 222
2003 4 233
2004 10 199
2005 7 229
2006 8 236
2007 8 290
2008 4 260
2009 22 315
2010 8 383
2011 17 459
2012 13 482
2013 17 503
2014 6 497
2015 9 470
2016 9 411
2017 12 428
2018 8 452
2019 9 508
2020 9 565
2021 13 593
2022 8 548

The following table provides academic rankings for Whittier College in various areas of Chemistry.

Chemistry subfield United States ranking North America ranking World rank
Biochemistry 534 584 3060
Materials Science 735 794 4314
Organic Chemistry 792 853 4367

Economics rankings

Whittier College ranked 706th for Economics in the United States and 3067th in the World with 235 publications made and 2,350 citations received. Main research topics: Development Studies, Finance.

Economics ranking Location
#706 of 1,255 In the United States
#770 of 1,334 In North America
#3067 of 5,789 In the World

Whittier College
Economics Publications & Citations

Year Economics publications Economics citations
1990 1 2
1991 4 7
1992 5 5
1993 4 8
1994 0 5
1995 5 3
1996 0 11
1997 3 14
1998 4 20
1999 2 14
2000 1 16
2001 6 14
2002 3 23
2003 3 29
2004 4 18
2005 7 22
2006 7 43
2007 3 28
2008 5 37
2009 4 35
2010 3 65
2011 7 80
2012 15 88
2013 13 106
2014 11 112
2015 7 110
2016 9 101
2017 14 98
2018 6 120
2019 9 121
2020 16 172
2021 19 199
2022 1 152

The following table provides academic rankings for Whittier College in various areas of Economics.

Economics subfield United States ranking North America ranking World rank
Development Studies 738 802 2946
Finance 768 835 3733

Business rankings

Whittier College ranked 771st for Business in the United States and 3623rd in the World with 229 publications made and 2,484 citations received. Main research topics: Finance, Management.

Business ranking Location
#771 of 1,267 In the United States
#836 of 1,346 In North America
#3623 of 6,002 In the World

Whittier College
Business Publications & Citations

Year Business publications Business citations
1990 1 2
1991 5 2
1992 5 5
1993 2 6
1994 1 8
1995 3 4
1996 1 16
1997 3 13
1998 3 22
1999 1 23
2000 5 25
2001 6 20
2002 4 30
2003 3 40
2004 5 19
2005 9 33
2006 8 56
2007 7 55
2008 7 52
2009 7 69
2010 2 94
2011 3 91
2012 15 120
2013 6 130
2014 7 134
2015 6 126
2016 9 111
2017 13 113
2018 8 111
2019 7 112
2020 5 156
2021 19 172
2022 2 144

The following table provides academic rankings for Whittier College in various areas of Business.

Business subfield United States ranking North America ranking World rank
Finance 768 835 3733
Management 868 938 4192

Mathematics rankings

Whittier College ranked 969th for Mathematics in the United States and 4674th in the World with 200 publications made and 1,616 citations received. Main research topics: Statistics, Math Teachers.

Mathematics ranking Location
#969 of 1,305 In the United States
#1039 of 1,383 In North America
#4674 of 6,132 In the World

Whittier College
Mathematics Publications & Citations

Year Mathematics publications Mathematics citations
1990 2 1
1991 0 4
1992 3 6
1993 0 5
1994 0 7
1995 0 5
1996 1 12
1997 3 8
1998 1 15
1999 0 18
2000 2 14
2001 2 14
2002 1 27
2003 2 21
2004 3 29
2005 1 24
2006 5 32
2007 4 26
2008 5 32
2009 3 40
2010 4 70
2011 4 80
2012 4 94
2013 11 94
2014 5 147
2015 5 133
2016 12 116
2017 11 130
2018 10 115
2019 9 149
2020 15 176
2021 9 225
2022 3 191

The following table provides academic rankings for Whittier College in various areas of Mathematics.

Mathematics subfield United States ranking North America ranking World rank
Math Teachers 862 926 2995
Statistics 947 1018 4763

Art & Design rankings

Whittier College ranked 813th for Art & Design in the United States and 3296th in the World with 171 publications made and 1,168 citations received. Main research topics: Literature, Fashion Design, Art History.

Please note that our approach to subject rankings is based on scientific outputs and heavily biased on art-related topics towards institutions with computer science research profiles.

Art & Design ranking Location
#813 of 1,236 In the United States
#881 of 1,317 In North America
#3296 of 5,426 In the World

Whittier College
Art & Design Publications & Citations

Year Art & Design publications Art & Design citations
1990 1 1
1991 4 0
1992 5 2
1993 1 2
1994 2 2
1995 1 6
1996 2 5
1997 3 9
1998 4 9
1999 3 11
2000 1 13
2001 6 14
2002 3 18
2003 3 28
2004 3 9
2005 7 10
2006 3 21
2007 1 26
2008 1 26
2009 2 32
2010 4 34
2011 3 42
2012 6 45
2013 6 48
2014 6 49
2015 1 55
2016 6 58
2017 7 40
2018 1 47
2019 12 70
2020 4 77
2021 11 99
2022 2 66

The following table provides academic rankings for Whittier College in various areas of Art & Design.

Art & Design subfield United States ranking North America ranking World rank
Art History 555 605 1495
Literature 811 878 3200
Fashion Design 732 798 3342