UB in top 100 in global ranking

Published October 23, 2020

UB ranked in the top 100 for universities with Regional Research Reputation in U.S. News and World Report’s 2021 edition of Best Global Universities. The rankings were released Oct. 20.

Now in its seventh year, the overall ranking evaluates nearly 1,500 research universities spread across 86 countries. In addition to the overall rankings, Best Global Universities includes country, regional and subject-specific rankings, such as engineering, economics and business, and computer science.

The Regional Research Reputation ranking measures academics’ opinions of other universities within their regions. UB was No. 100 in this measure.

UB also improved in its rankings for publishing of scholarly books (from No. 210 in 2020 to No. 201 in 2021) and publication of conference proceedings (No. 291 in 2020 to No. 267 in 2021). UB’s book and conference rankings were the highest among the ranked SUNY research universities.

For subject rankings, UB’s chemistry (No. 156), clinical medicine (No. 223), electrical engineering (No. 134), engineering (No. 318), nanoscience and nanotechnology (No. 121), pharmacology and toxicology (No. 134), and surgery (No. 145) programs ranked highest among the ranked SUNY research institutions.

  UB’s overall global ranking for 2021 is No. 277. Among domestic public institutions, UB comes in at No. 53.

The rankings are available at https://www.usnews.com/education/best-global-universities.