Monday, September 05, 2011

The top political science departments in the world

. . . according to the "citations" data compiled by the QS World University Rankings (noted here). The top departments:

1. Yale - 100
2. Oslo - 83.7
3. Rutgers - 81
4. Ohio State - 78
5. Sussex - 72.6
6. Indiana (Bloomington) - 70.9
7. Kansas - 68.9
8. Maryland (College Park) - 66.6
9. East Anglia - 65.6
10. Michigan - 65.4

11. UC Irvine - 64.8
12. Open - 63.8
13. Emory - 63.5
13. LSE
15. Syracuse - 62.4
16. Cardiff - 62.2
17. Durham - 61.6
18. NYU - 61.3
19. Georgia - 60.8
20. Lund - 60.5

21. UC Davis - 60.0
22. Colorado (Boulder) - 59.7
22. Essex
24. Hong Kong - 59
25. UCSD - 58.3
26. Illinois (Chicago) - 57.8
27. Boston - 57.5
28. Roskilde - 56.9
29. Penn State - 55.8
30. Washington - 55.4

31. Duke - 55.1
32. Oxford - 54.4
33. Lancaster - 54.3
34. Aston - 54.2
34. UCSB
36. Bristol - 54
37. Illinois (Urbana-Champaign) - 52.6
38. Texas (Austin) - 52.5
39. Copenhagen - 51.7
40. Stockholm - 50.9

41. Twente - 50.1
42. Harvard - 49.4
43. Berkeley - 48.5
44. Northwestern - 47.6
45. Newcastle - 47.5
46. Glasgow - 47.2
46. Wisconsin (Madison)
48. Stanford - 46.6
49. Edinburgh - 46.5
50. Tel Aviv - 46.4

51. Birmingham - 45.6
52. Copenhagen Business School - 45.4
53. Princeton - 45.0

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ANU - 41.0
Arizona - 40.3
Brown - 32.8
Cambridge - 33.6
Chicago - 18.5
Columbia - 38.9
Cornell - 34.0
Dartmouth - 25.9
Georgetown - 30.7
Johns Hopkins - 29.6
McGill - 19.8
MIT - 31.7
Nottingham - 39.0
Penn - 40.0
Pittsburgh - 43.5
Queen's (Canada) - 8.1
Toronto - 29.2
Sciences Po Paris - 29.2
Sheffield - 34.2
UCLA - 32.2
UNC (Chapel Hill) - 36.0
York - 43.6

2 comments:

Paul Benneworth said...

Hi Thom

How have you calculated this? Is it just the ranking based on the citation column from the underlying data?

The Brooks Blog said...

Paul - the data I've used comes from the QS World Rankings graph.