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York University ranked 13th in Canada, 213th in the global 2023 rating, and scored in the TOP 100 across 45 research topics. York University ranking is based on 3 factors: research output (EduRank's index has 41,257 publications and 1,600,491 citations attributed to the university), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 236 notable alumni.

Rank Ranking
#213 of 14,131 In the World
#105 of 2,597 In North America
#13 of 101 In Canada
#6 of 24 In Ontario
#2 of 4 In Toronto
#20 of 1,030 For Aesthetics
#26 of 1,005 For Gender Studies
#31 of 1,023 For Intellectual Property and Patent Law
#238 of 7,353 For Alumni Impact
#149 of 14,131 For Non-academic Prominence
Top100 For 42 other topics

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Acceptance rate and other statistics

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

York University ranked 7th for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in Canada and 97th in the World with 13,521 publications made and 305,302 citations received. Main research topics: Sociology, Political Science, Law, Demography, Gender Studies.

Rank Ranking
#7 of 79 In Canada
#58 of 1,341 In North America
#97 of 5,073 In the World

York University
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 93 18
1992 52 12
1993 67 38
1994 93 72
1995 54 13
1996 133 167
1997 152 231
1998 130 243
1999 133 294
2000 169 242
2001 142 190
2002 191 588
2003 230 349
2004 224 383
2005 264 587
2006 295 563
2007 354 933
2008 575 1308
2009 572 1394
2010 637 2095
2011 644 1690
2012 580 1094
2013 729 1262
2014 686 1201
2015 625 1455
2016 811 1571
2017 650 1467
2018 667 1224
2019 709 1121
2020 827 1581
2021 797 651

Medicine

York University ranked 17th for Medicine in Canada and 460th in the World with 6,466 publications made and 269,606 citations received. Main research topics: Clinical Psychology, Public Health, Health Science, Healthcare Management (MHA), Physical Therapy.

Rank Ranking
#17 of 70 In Canada
#156 of 1,110 In North America
#460 of 4,739 In the World

York University
Medicine Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 35 83
1992 19 42
1993 31 65
1994 18 42
1995 19 25
1996 39 80
1997 46 196
1998 71 417
1999 36 94
2000 64 302
2001 72 245
2002 83 440
2003 80 453
2004 85 378
2005 106 530
2006 126 577
2007 147 858
2008 216 869
2009 217 971
2010 270 1018
2011 275 1126
2012 290 1116
2013 295 1184
2014 323 1195
2015 323 1312
2016 381 1330
2017 363 1701
2018 308 876
2019 365 811
2020 521 1987
2021 533 612
Speciality Canada rank North America rank World rank
Bioethics/Medical Ethics 11 58 91
Social Work 5 64 110
Clinical Psychology 11 83 116
Optometry 11 66 159
Sports / Exercise science 17 90 165
Audiology 12 87 180
Gerontology 16 113 201
Public Health 16 104 203
Psychiatry 14 110 209
Nursing 16 102 216
Healthcare Management (MHA) 18 114 223
Paramedicine and Emergency medicine 13 121 232
Family medicine 15 113 232
Occupational Therapy 16 109 238
Sports Medicine 19 114 257
Physical Therapy 17 124 301
Health Science 17 145 330
Epidemiology 15 119 342
Pediatrics 15 131 417
Critical Care Nursing 18 159 432
Medical Physics 19 169 442
Forensic Science 24 159 531
Cardiology 19 171 599
Surgery 18 167 622
Anesthesiology 20 183 641
Respiratory Therapy 21 186 646
Anatomy and Physiology 23 210 648
Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB-GYN) 18 162 655
Radiation Therapy 18 186 702
Oncology and Cancer research 18 190 721
Virology 23 211 740
Ophthalmology 18 185 742
Toxicology 25 192 769
Plastic Surgery 16 199 805
Dermatology 17 195 853
Radiology and Nuclear medicine 21 214 873
Pharmacy 26 214 878
Gastroenterology and Hepatology 18 187 878
Neurosurgery 21 193 883
Urology 19 196 911
Immunology 21 234 929
Biomedical Engineering 25 241 979
Pharmacology 23 234 1023
Pathology 23 253 1113

Psychology

York University ranked 10th for Psychology in Canada and 115th in the World with 6,285 publications made and 406,326 citations received. Main research topics: Social Psychology, Child Psychology, Cognitive Science, Clinical Psychology, Psychiatry.

Rank Ranking
#10 of 66 In Canada
#79 of 1,047 In North America
#115 of 3,654 In the World

York University
Psychology Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 49 149
1992 19 58
1993 28 47
1994 28 56
1995 19 105
1996 44 151
1997 68 365
1998 71 638
1999 67 411
2000 81 630
2001 85 481
2002 114 745
2003 100 580
2004 131 851
2005 111 711
2006 143 787
2007 162 879
2008 243 1239
2009 234 1127
2010 321 1779
2011 299 1707
2012 299 2100
2013 298 1357
2014 333 1127
2015 323 860
2016 331 844
2017 314 869
2018 278 567
2019 272 577
2020 328 541
2021 395 265
Speciality Canada rank North America rank World rank
Organizational / Business / IO Psychology 3 34 42
Sexology 3 38 45
Negotiation and Conflict Resolution 7 41 68
Social Psychology 5 55 69
Cognitive Science 7 58 78
Child Psychology 8 71 91
Social Work 5 64 110
Clinical Psychology 11 83 116
Education Majors 12 79 152
Special Education 13 112 191
Psychiatry 14 110 209
Occupational Therapy 16 109 238
Neuroscience 18 147 357

Computer Science

York University ranked 16th for Computer Science in Canada and 256th in the World with 5,173 publications made and 206,573 citations received. Main research topics: Artificial Intelligence (AI), Cognitive Science, Computer Vision, Neuroscience, Management Information Systems.

Rank Ranking
#16 of 69 In Canada
#112 of 927 In North America
#256 of 4,392 In the World

York University
Computer Science Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 18 40
1992 7 6
1993 10 10
1994 10 3
1995 7 87
1996 17 15
1997 33 67
1998 36 286
1999 33 170
2000 45 129
2001 58 210
2002 69 184
2003 64 330
2004 127 662
2005 141 484
2006 142 437
2007 150 541
2008 165 709
2009 197 478
2010 340 694
2011 223 794
2012 275 1662
2013 279 956
2014 267 898
2015 248 546
2016 258 855
2017 270 734
2018 255 584
2019 334 1385
2020 421 793
2021 375 237
Speciality Canada rank North America rank World rank
Cognitive Science 7 58 78
Game Design and Development 12 60 116
Computer Vision 9 63 152
Database Administration 11 87 192
Computational Linguistics 13 81 215
Data Science 15 106 235
Information Technology 14 114 236
Management Information Systems 17 102 238
Artificial Intelligence (AI) 14 92 238
Library and Information science 16 124 243
Computer Graphics 15 97 247
Web Design and Development 16 85 251
Human-Computer Interaction 19 106 296
UX/UI Desgin 15 102 302
Machine Learning 18 112 313
Multimedia 17 127 325
Neuroscience 18 147 357
Software Engineering 20 131 389
Animation 20 134 416
Robotics 22 121 421
Computer Engineering 20 144 427
Blockchain and Cryptography 22 145 458
Cyber Security 22 163 483
Bioinformatics and Computational biology 20 168 515
Telecommunications 24 151 522
Computer Networking 29 183 640

Business

York University ranked 7th for Business in Canada and 103rd in the World with 4,758 publications made and 189,610 citations received. Main research topics: Investment Banking and Stock trading, Public Policy / Administration, Finance, Marketing, Accounting.

Rank Ranking
#7 of 66 In Canada
#60 of 900 In North America
#103 of 4,001 In the World

York University
Business Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 16 27
1992 16 36
1993 10 8
1994 23 36
1995 9 29
1996 43 51
1997 51 345
1998 57 100
1999 51 250
2000 71 158
2001 59 153
2002 77 208
2003 101 382
2004 114 624
2005 139 340
2006 146 516
2007 184 617
2008 253 987
2009 249 1116
2010 253 1157
2011 241 962
2012 252 583
2013 240 508
2014 283 789
2015 251 647
2016 337 614
2017 204 541
2018 178 466
2019 157 286
2020 225 278
2021 195 274

Physics

York University ranked 26th for Physics in Canada and 858th in the World with 4,068 publications made and 261,183 citations received. Main research topics: Astrophysics and Astronomy, Quantum and Particle physics, Materials Science, Nuclear Physics, Atomic and Molecular physics.

Rank Ranking
#26 of 60 In Canada
#211 of 781 In North America
#858 of 4,082 In the World

York University
Physics Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 14 59
1992 5 10
1993 23 42
1994 16 15
1995 21 45
1996 28 15
1997 34 37
1998 32 47
1999 32 55
2000 42 55
2001 30 38
2002 44 167
2003 37 63
2004 62 130
2005 53 148
2006 52 133
2007 102 484
2008 67 381
2009 82 595
2010 111 832
2011 108 772
2012 207 3245
2013 169 3599
2014 181 2499
2015 175 2979
2016 169 1944
2017 204 1214
2018 255 2880
2019 327 2490
2020 328 2342
2021 272 530
Speciality Canada rank North America rank World rank
Astrobiology 6 62 114
Astrophysics and Astronomy 11 86 216
Nuclear Physics 13 121 369
Atomic and Molecular physics 21 133 414
Medical Physics 19 169 442
Quantum and Particle physics 17 134 509
Biophysics 20 198 596
Optical Engineering 26 176 643
Acoustical Engineering 29 198 687
Theoretical Physics 25 161 724
Applied/Engineering Physics 24 210 871
Condensed Matter Physics 27 226 1160
Nanotechnology 30 266 1321
Materials Science 36 280 1610

Economics

York University ranked 3rd for Economics in Canada and 76th in the World with 3,482 publications made and 109,925 citations received. Main research topics: Investment Banking and Stock trading, Political Economy, Finance, Development Studies, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics.

Rank Ranking
#3 of 63 In Canada
#47 of 717 In North America
#76 of 3,039 In the World

York University
Economics Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 17 31
1992 15 13
1993 9 10
1994 21 27
1995 13 35
1996 31 49
1997 42 208
1998 48 104
1999 50 140
2000 52 87
2001 45 178
2002 54 146
2003 74 184
2004 77 209
2005 101 298
2006 102 346
2007 130 463
2008 166 444
2009 159 575
2010 173 397
2011 167 610
2012 172 310
2013 166 289
2014 203 400
2015 159 697
2016 261 517
2017 142 478
2018 138 300
2019 136 214
2020 177 247
2021 175 251

Engineering

York University ranked 30th for Engineering in Canada and 833rd in the World with 3,144 publications made and 81,369 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Optical Engineering, Automation and Control engineering, Remote Sensing, Human-Computer Interaction.

Rank Ranking
#30 of 62 In Canada
#205 of 818 In North America
#833 of 4,624 In the World

York University
Engineering Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 11 64
1992 7 9
1993 16 33
1994 12 12
1995 9 47
1996 20 34
1997 17 10
1998 17 24
1999 24 24
2000 31 82
2001 33 90
2002 32 125
2003 41 190
2004 65 299
2005 65 231
2006 75 157
2007 90 207
2008 84 193
2009 90 319
2010 106 188
2011 77 515
2012 113 171
2013 105 185
2014 151 349
2015 165 272
2016 189 527
2017 174 479
2018 172 363
2019 181 574
2020 220 449
2021 211 104

Biology

York University ranked 22nd for Biology in Canada and 743rd in the World with 2,915 publications made and 135,110 citations received. Main research topics: Neuroscience, Biochemistry, Genetics, Molecular Biology, Oncology and Cancer research.

Rank Ranking
#22 of 65 In Canada
#211 of 932 In North America
#743 of 4,496 In the World

York University
Biology Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 30 48
1992 13 16
1993 24 61
1994 15 18
1995 9 16
1996 36 95
1997 34 61
1998 39 96
1999 33 104
2000 30 90
2001 42 156
2002 39 154
2003 49 211
2004 50 270
2005 51 568
2006 58 233
2007 63 394
2008 77 345
2009 88 282
2010 131 640
2011 99 379
2012 114 1181
2013 143 735
2014 125 341
2015 104 438
2016 147 451
2017 147 644
2018 101 238
2019 134 464
2020 158 248
2021 157 105
Speciality Canada rank North America rank World rank
Bioethics/Medical Ethics 11 58 91
Astrobiology 6 62 114
Entomology 12 100 268
Neuroscience 18 147 357
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation 25 137 373
Evolutionary Biology 21 167 420
Genetics 19 170 460
Molecular Biology 18 168 504
Paleontology 29 171 512
Bioinformatics and Computational biology 20 168 515
Zoology 30 191 586
Biophysics 20 198 596
Forestry 30 144 673
Biochemistry 23 207 692
Agricultural Science 27 141 695
Oncology and Cancer research 18 190 721
Virology 23 211 740
Toxicology 25 192 769
Immunology 21 234 929
Animal Science 30 205 961
Pharmacology 23 234 1023
Botany 35 206 1102
Nanotechnology 30 266 1321

Art & Design

York University ranked 7th for Art & Design in Canada and 100th in the World with 2,122 publications made and 34,474 citations received. Main research topics: Creative Writing, Art History, Aesthetics, Literature, Multimedia.

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

Rank Ranking
#7 of 65 In Canada
#61 of 750 In North America
#100 of 2,700 In the World

York University
Art & Design Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 18 3
1992 17 1
1993 6 4
1994 15 15
1995 4 1
1996 17 0
1997 14 3
1998 14 13
1999 17 42
2000 24 22
2001 24 14
2002 30 36
2003 35 25
2004 37 20
2005 41 28
2006 47 80
2007 47 50
2008 85 98
2009 106 270
2010 96 981
2011 101 186
2012 104 76
2013 115 131
2014 107 113
2015 100 131
2016 118 79
2017 136 83
2018 124 83
2019 120 68
2020 117 71
2021 135 27
Speciality Canada rank North America rank World rank
Aesthetics 3 10 20
Creative Writing 4 27 47
Performing arts 6 37 77
Fashion Design 5 37 83
Music 7 47 86
Photography 6 49 96
Art History 6 56 100
Game Design and Development 12 60 116
Literature 8 59 125
Cinematography 6 52 127
Entertainment Industry Business 9 84 161
Illustration and Concept Art 7 60 166
Singing and Vocal Performance 16 97 197
Painting and Drawing 6 72 200
Sculpture 6 72 200
Computer Graphics 15 97 247
Graphic Design 15 116 262
UX/UI Desgin 15 102 302
Multimedia 17 127 325
Animation 20 134 416
Architecture 17 116 445
Landscape Architecture 21 135 564
Interior Design 17 172 800

Mathematics

York University ranked 14th for Mathematics in Canada and 200th in the World with 1,929 publications made and 139,448 citations received. Main research topics: Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Statistics, Actuarial Science, Applied Mathematics, Operations Research.

Rank Ranking
#14 of 60 In Canada
#98 of 744 In North America
#200 of 3,376 In the World

York University
Mathematics Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 6 26
1992 9 6
1993 12 21
1994 3 0
1995 6 8
1996 20 47
1997 20 29
1998 30 56
1999 29 47
2000 33 91
2001 28 107
2002 32 107
2003 43 293
2004 49 94
2005 57 212
2006 59 179
2007 74 296
2008 92 274
2009 92 492
2010 84 361
2011 79 178
2012 92 212
2013 64 215
2014 90 280
2015 96 465
2016 110 188
2017 89 329
2018 77 154
2019 75 158
2020 108 193
2021 93 43
Speciality Canada rank North America rank World rank
Actuarial Science 5 56 87
Statistics 12 75 117
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics 11 80 143
Operations Research 12 69 183
Applied Mathematics 19 116 392
Math Teachers 19 195 417
Blockchain and Cryptography 22 145 458

Other rankings

Non-core subjects for York University

Speciality Canada North America World Rank
Meteorology and Atmospheric Science 12 90 216
Geography and Cartography 18 102 250
Environmental Management 21 117 356
Hydrology and Water resources management 21 122 356
Ecology 28 156 424
Environmental Science 24 142 444
Computational Chemistry 20 140 492
Geology 27 165 519
Earth science and Geophysics 27 170 522
Physical chemistry 21 149 602
Oceanography 31 201 619
Petrology and Geochemistry 34 199 685
Environmental Chemistry 33 196 814
Organic Chemistry 27 203 950
Inorganic Chemistry 33 213 1127
Chemistry 31 250 1170