Best Animal Science and Veterinary Universities in United States

The 1st edition of Research.com ranking of top Animal Science and Veterinary universities is based on data collected from Microsoft Academic Graph on December 6th, 2021. Position in the ranking is based on a sum of D-index (Discipline H-index) values of all leading scientists affiliated with that university. D-index only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline. A leading scientist is a scholar with a D-index of at least 20 in an examined discipline. Show more

The ranking process involved a detailed examination of 166,880 researchers’ profiles from Microsoft Academic Graph. For the discipline of Animal Science and Veterinary, over 3,419 profiles were examined. Scientists from more than 525 institutions and affiliations were analyzed.

Position in the ranking is based on each scientist’s D-index using data compiled from Microsoft Academic Graph, which is the most prominent and well-established bibliometric database of this type available to the scientific community.

A detailed definition of our research process can be found on our methodology page.

Please take into consideration that the research institution or university for a scientist is set based on the affiliation details featured on their Google Scholar profile.

World
National
University Details
Scholars
Σ Publications
Σ D-Index D-index (Discipline H-index) only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline in contrast to General H-index which accounts for publications across all disciplines.
6 World 1 National Kansas State University

Kansas State University

United States
Scholars 19 3,085 Σ H-Index 629
7 World 2 National University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

United States
Scholars 15 1,710 Σ H-Index 619
9 World 3 National University of Florida

University of Florida

United States
Scholars 16 1,547 Σ H-Index 506
10 World 4 National Texas A&M University

Texas A&M University

United States
Scholars 18 1,522 Σ H-Index 497
11 World 5 National The Ohio State University

The Ohio State University

United States
Scholars 17 1,222 Σ H-Index 486
12 World 6 National Cornell University

Cornell University

United States
Scholars 15 1,193 Σ H-Index 482
13 World 7 National North Carolina State University

North Carolina State University

United States
Scholars 17 1,405 Σ H-Index 481
17 World 8 National University of Wisconsin–Madison

University of Wisconsin–Madison

United States
Scholars 14 889 Σ H-Index 453
19 World 9 National University of California, Davis

University of California, Davis

United States
Scholars 15 1,297 Σ H-Index 452
23 World 10 National University of Minnesota

University of Minnesota

United States
Scholars 15 1,149 Σ H-Index 392
28 World 11 National University of Nebraska–Lincoln

University of Nebraska–Lincoln

United States
Scholars 12 1,416 Σ H-Index 354
29 World 12 National University of Georgia

University of Georgia

United States
Scholars 13 1,124 Σ H-Index 351
32 World 13 National Michigan State University

Michigan State University

United States
Scholars 11 882 Σ H-Index 340
34 World 14 National University of Kentucky

University of Kentucky

United States
Scholars 12 1,032 Σ H-Index 324
36 World 15 National Colorado State University

Colorado State University

United States
Scholars 10 794 Σ H-Index 314
48 World 16 National Virginia Tech

Virginia Tech

United States
Scholars 6 849 Σ H-Index 225
51 World 17 National Texas Tech University

Texas Tech University

United States
Scholars 7 528 Σ H-Index 221
59 World 18 National University of Missouri

University of Missouri

United States
Scholars 7 479 Σ H-Index 204
62 World 19 National Oklahoma State University

Oklahoma State University

United States
Scholars 6 481 Σ H-Index 196
63 World 20 National University of Arkansas at Fayetteville

University of Arkansas at Fayetteville

United States
Scholars 8 505 Σ H-Index 193
65 World 21 National Pennsylvania State University

Pennsylvania State University

United States
Scholars 5 490 Σ H-Index 187
66 World 22 National Purdue University West Lafayette

Purdue University West Lafayette

United States
Scholars 6 554 Σ H-Index 174
68 World 23 National Washington State University

Washington State University

United States
Scholars 7 416 Σ H-Index 172
75 World 24 National Iowa State University

Iowa State University

United States
Scholars 6 537 Σ H-Index 141
80 World 25 National Clemson University

Clemson University

United States
Scholars 5 309 Σ H-Index 137
84 World 26 National Georgia Southern University

Georgia Southern University

United States
Scholars 4 393 Σ H-Index 128
85 World 27 National South Dakota State University

South Dakota State University

United States
Scholars 4 306 Σ H-Index 128
88 World 28 National Utah State University

Utah State University

United States
Scholars 3 316 Σ H-Index 118
94 World 29 National University of Pennsylvania

University of Pennsylvania

United States
Scholars 4 243 Σ H-Index 106
100 World 30 National Auburn University

Auburn University

United States
Scholars 4 235 Σ H-Index 99
112 World 31 National Louisiana State University

Louisiana State University

United States
Scholars 3 238 Σ H-Index 86
114 World 32 National Drexel University

Drexel University

United States
Scholars 1 532 Σ H-Index 85
120 World 33 National North Dakota State University

North Dakota State University

United States
Scholars 3 274 Σ H-Index 77
126 World 34 National Mississippi State University

Mississippi State University

United States
Scholars 3 289 Σ H-Index 72
130 World 35 National University of Maryland, College Park

University of Maryland, College Park

United States
Scholars 2 129 Σ H-Index 71
135 World 36 National Oregon State University

Oregon State University

United States
Scholars 3 195 Σ H-Index 68
137 World 37 National New Mexico State University

New Mexico State University

United States
Scholars 3 207 Σ H-Index 67
140 World 38 National University of Tennessee at Knoxville

University of Tennessee at Knoxville

United States
Scholars 3 151 Σ H-Index 66
144 World 39 National Illinois State University

Illinois State University

United States
Scholars 2 179 Σ H-Index 63
147 World 40 National University of Washington

University of Washington

United States
Scholars 2 84 Σ H-Index 61
160 World 41 National University of Utah

University of Utah

United States
Scholars 1 123 Σ H-Index 53
165 World 42 National University of Arizona

University of Arizona

United States
Scholars 2 131 Σ H-Index 51
171 World 43 National University of California, Berkeley

University of California, Berkeley

United States
Scholars 1 115 Σ H-Index 50
184 World 44 National Sewanee: The University of the South

Sewanee: The University of the South

United States
Scholars 1 155 Σ H-Index 46
191 World 45 National Western University of Health Sciences

Western University of Health Sciences

United States
Scholars 2 113 Σ H-Index 44
197 World 46 National Montana State University

Montana State University

United States
Scholars 2 89 Σ H-Index 43
200 World 47 National University of Louisiana System

University of Louisiana System

United States
Scholars 2 107 Σ H-Index 42
212 World 48 National University of Michigan–Ann Arbor

University of Michigan–Ann Arbor

United States
Scholars 1 53 Σ H-Index 32
216 World 49 National University of Rhode Island

University of Rhode Island

United States
Scholars 1 65 Σ H-Index 31
219 World 50 National University of Alaska System

University of Alaska System

United States
Scholars 1 79 Σ H-Index 30
225 World 51 National University of Delaware

University of Delaware

United States
Scholars 1 56 Σ H-Index 29
230 World 52 National Arizona State University

Arizona State University

United States
Scholars 1 94 Σ H-Index 28
231 World 53 National Georgia Institute of Technology

Georgia Institute of Technology

United States
Scholars 1 92 Σ H-Index 28
233 World 54 National Fort Valley State University

Fort Valley State University

United States
Scholars 1 74 Σ H-Index 28
238 World 55 National University of California, Riverside

University of California, Riverside

United States
Scholars 1 129 Σ H-Index 27
241 World 56 National University of Memphis

University of Memphis

United States
Scholars 1 86 Σ H-Index 27
242 World 57 National William & Mary

William & Mary

United States
Scholars 1 71 Σ H-Index 27
245 World 58 National Whittier College

Whittier College

United States
Scholars 1 261 Σ H-Index 26
260 World 59 National University of North Dakota

University of North Dakota

United States
Scholars 1 151 Σ H-Index 25
261 World 60 National University of New Mexico

University of New Mexico

United States
Scholars 1 146 Σ H-Index 25
283 World 61 National SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry

SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry

United States
Scholars 1 57 Σ H-Index 24
284 World 62 National University of Missouri–St. Louis

University of Missouri–St. Louis

United States
Scholars 1 55 Σ H-Index 24
285 World 63 National University of Chicago

University of Chicago

United States
Scholars 1 54 Σ H-Index 24
286 World 64 National San Francisco State University

San Francisco State University

United States
Scholars 1 51 Σ H-Index 24
288 World 65 National University of Idaho

University of Idaho

United States
Scholars 1 50 Σ H-Index 24
289 World 66 National University of Toledo

University of Toledo

United States
Scholars 1 40 Σ H-Index 24
290 World 67 National University of California, Irvine

University of California, Irvine

United States
Scholars 1 31 Σ H-Index 24
302 World 68 National George Washington University

George Washington University

United States
Scholars 1 61 Σ H-Index 23
306 World 69 National Portland State University

Portland State University

United States
Scholars 1 49 Σ H-Index 23
308 World 70 National University of Wyoming

University of Wyoming

United States
Scholars 1 42 Σ H-Index 23
309 World 71 National Amherst College

Amherst College

United States
Scholars 1 41 Σ H-Index 23
310 World 72 National Western Carolina University

Western Carolina University

United States
Scholars 1 40 Σ H-Index 23
311 World 73 National Towson University

Towson University

United States
Scholars 1 40 Σ H-Index 23
313 World 74 National Point Loma Nazarene University

Point Loma Nazarene University

United States
Scholars 1 38 Σ H-Index 23
327 World 75 National Northern Illinois University

Northern Illinois University

United States
Scholars 1 53 Σ H-Index 22
329 World 76 National Princeton University

Princeton University

United States
Scholars 1 44 Σ H-Index 22
331 World 77 National University of North Carolina at Charlotte

University of North Carolina at Charlotte

United States
Scholars 1 40 Σ H-Index 22
332 World 78 National Beloit College

Beloit College

United States
Scholars 1 38 Σ H-Index 22
336 World 79 National University of Kansas

University of Kansas

United States
Scholars 1 85 Σ H-Index 21
347 World 80 National University System of New Hampshire

University System of New Hampshire

United States
Scholars 1 37 Σ H-Index 21
353 World 81 National University of Connecticut

University of Connecticut

United States
Scholars 1 72 Σ H-Index 20
358 World 82 National University of Minnesota, Waseca

University of Minnesota, Waseca

United States
Scholars 1 54 Σ H-Index 20
363 World 83 National Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

United States
Scholars 1 50 Σ H-Index 20
367 World 84 National Ohio University - Lancaster

Ohio University - Lancaster

United States
Scholars 1 32 Σ H-Index 20

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