The QS World University Rankings — a leading organization for international rankings — rated the world’s top universities by subject area, and placed Stony Brook University’s Physics and Astronomy program in the top 100, coming in at #90. Seven other subjects placed in the top 300 — Natural Sciences (#153), Mathematics (#151-200), Geology (#201-230), Geophysics (#201-230) #201-230 History (#201-230), Biological Sciences (#201-250) and Psychology (#251-300).
This year marks the largest subject ranking yet, including more than 15,700 different academic programs from 1,594 institutions. Academic programs are ranked using five indicators to effectively reflect their performance, taking into account academic reputation, employer reputation and faculty research.
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View the complete QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023.