Best Social Sciences and Humanities Universities

The 1st edition of Research.com ranking of top Social Sciences and Humanities 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 30 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 Social Sciences and Humanities, over 10,371 profiles were examined. Scientists from more than 987 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.
201 World 88 National San Francisco State University

San Francisco State University

United States
Scholars 7 502 Σ H-Index 240
202 World 5 National Bielefeld University

Bielefeld University

Germany
Scholars 5 836 Σ H-Index 240
203 World 12 National Eindhoven University of Technology

Eindhoven University of Technology

Netherlands
Scholars 6 944 Σ H-Index 237
204 World 1 National Bocconi University

Bocconi University

Italy
Scholars 5 834 Σ H-Index 237
205 World 89 National Washington State University

Washington State University

United States
Scholars 6 474 Σ H-Index 234
206 World 90 National Wake Forest University

Wake Forest University

United States
Scholars 5 666 Σ H-Index 227
207 World 91 National Florida International University

Florida International University

United States
Scholars 6 533 Σ H-Index 224
208 World 36 National Birkbeck, University of London

Birkbeck, University of London

United Kingdom
Scholars 5 576 Σ H-Index 224
209 World 92 National Chapman University

Chapman University

United States
Scholars 5 648 Σ H-Index 222
210 World 2 National École Normale Supérieure

École Normale Supérieure

France
Scholars 5 638 Σ H-Index 221
211 World 93 National Rice University

Rice University

United States
Scholars 5 476 Σ H-Index 219
212 World 37 National Queen's University Belfast

Queen's University Belfast

United Kingdom
Scholars 5 756 Σ H-Index 218
213 World 15 National University of Manitoba

University of Manitoba

Canada
Scholars 6 545 Σ H-Index 217
214 World 94 National The University of Texas at Dallas

The University of Texas at Dallas

United States
Scholars 5 746 Σ H-Index 217
215 World 95 National Colorado State University

Colorado State University

United States
Scholars 5 556 Σ H-Index 217
216 World 21 National University of Canberra

University of Canberra

Australia
Scholars 5 682 Σ H-Index 216
217 World 3 National City University of Hong Kong

City University of Hong Kong

China
Scholars 6 891 Σ H-Index 213
218 World 22 National Charles Sturt University

Charles Sturt University

Australia
Scholars 6 839 Σ H-Index 209
219 World 13 National Delft University of Technology

Delft University of Technology

Netherlands
Scholars 6 728 Σ H-Index 205
220 World 96 National Brigham Young University

Brigham Young University

United States
Scholars 5 451 Σ H-Index 204
221 World 3 National Collège de France

Collège de France

France
Scholars 3 487 Σ H-Index 204
222 World 38 National University of Essex

University of Essex

United Kingdom
Scholars 4 527 Σ H-Index 203
223 World 2 National Tampere University

Tampere University

Finland
Scholars 5 493 Σ H-Index 200
224 World 6 National Heidelberg University

Heidelberg University

Germany
Scholars 5 577 Σ H-Index 199
225 World 16 National University of Guelph

University of Guelph

Canada
Scholars 5 522 Σ H-Index 198
226 World 97 National University of Hawaii at Manoa

University of Hawaii at Manoa

United States
Scholars 5 514 Σ H-Index 198
227 World 23 National James Cook University

James Cook University

Australia
Scholars 5 946 Σ H-Index 196
228 World 98 National University of North Texas

University of North Texas

United States
Scholars 5 676 Σ H-Index 196
229 World 99 National Drexel University

Drexel University

United States
Scholars 5 471 Σ H-Index 194
230 World 24 National RMIT University

RMIT University

Australia
Scholars 6 724 Σ H-Index 193
231 World 3 National Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Norway
Scholars 6 689 Σ H-Index 193
232 World 2 National Autonomous University of Barcelona

Autonomous University of Barcelona

Spain
Scholars 4 652 Σ H-Index 191
233 World 5 National Uppsala University

Uppsala University

Sweden
Scholars 5 407 Σ H-Index 190
234 World 2 National University of Southern Denmark

University of Southern Denmark

Denmark
Scholars 5 637 Σ H-Index 189
235 World 100 National The University of Texas at San Antonio

The University of Texas at San Antonio

United States
Scholars 4 447 Σ H-Index 189
236 World 17 National Dalhousie University

Dalhousie University

Canada
Scholars 5 463 Σ H-Index 188
237 World 101 National Wayne State University

Wayne State University

United States
Scholars 4 449 Σ H-Index 187
238 World 102 National University of Notre Dame

University of Notre Dame

United States
Scholars 5 488 Σ H-Index 185
239 World 103 National Clark University

Clark University

United States
Scholars 4 459 Σ H-Index 185
240 World 104 National Oregon State University

Oregon State University

United States
Scholars 4 405 Σ H-Index 185
241 World 105 National University of Houston

University of Houston

United States
Scholars 4 377 Σ H-Index 182
242 World 39 National Queen Mary University of London

Queen Mary University of London

United Kingdom
Scholars 5 456 Σ H-Index 180
243 World 106 National University of Rochester

University of Rochester

United States
Scholars 4 353 Σ H-Index 179
244 World 40 National Bangor University

Bangor University

United Kingdom
Scholars 4 471 Σ H-Index 177
245 World 107 National University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

United States
Scholars 4 431 Σ H-Index 177
246 World 108 National Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

United States
Scholars 4 583 Σ H-Index 173
247 World 2 National Rio de Janeiro State University

Rio de Janeiro State University

Brazil
Scholars 5 413 Σ H-Index 171
248 World 1 National National Taiwan Normal University

National Taiwan Normal University

Taiwan
Scholars 3 546 Σ H-Index 170
249 World 7 National Leipzig University

Leipzig University

Germany
Scholars 5 425 Σ H-Index 168
250 World 41 National University of Hull

University of Hull

United Kingdom
Scholars 4 600 Σ H-Index 168
251 World 3 National University of Lausanne

University of Lausanne

Switzerland
Scholars 4 528 Σ H-Index 168
252 World 4 National Norwegian University of Life Sciences

Norwegian University of Life Sciences

Norway
Scholars 4 473 Σ H-Index 168
253 World 4 National Technion – Israel Institute of Technology

Technion – Israel Institute of Technology

Israel
Scholars 4 379 Σ H-Index 168
254 World 2 National Sapienza University of Rome

Sapienza University of Rome

Italy
Scholars 4 352 Σ H-Index 167
255 World 6 National Stockholm School of Economics

Stockholm School of Economics

Sweden
Scholars 3 384 Σ H-Index 166
256 World 25 National University of Tasmania

University of Tasmania

Australia
Scholars 4 612 Σ H-Index 165
257 World 109 National University at Albany, State University of New York

University at Albany, State University of New York

United States
Scholars 4 348 Σ H-Index 165
258 World 26 National Murdoch University

Murdoch University

Australia
Scholars 4 646 Σ H-Index 164
259 World 8 National Technical University of Munich

Technical University of Munich

Germany
Scholars 5 485 Σ H-Index 163
260 World 110 National University of Vermont

University of Vermont

United States
Scholars 4 482 Σ H-Index 159
261 World 7 National Örebro University

Örebro University

Sweden
Scholars 4 658 Σ H-Index 158
262 World 3 National Vrije Universiteit Brussel

Vrije Universiteit Brussel

Belgium
Scholars 4 512 Σ H-Index 157
263 World 9 National University of Kassel

University of Kassel

Germany
Scholars 4 582 Σ H-Index 156
264 World 2 National University of Limerick

University of Limerick

Ireland
Scholars 4 567 Σ H-Index 156
265 World 111 National Iowa State University

Iowa State University

United States
Scholars 4 428 Σ H-Index 155
266 World 112 National West Virginia University

West Virginia University

United States
Scholars 4 387 Σ H-Index 153
267 World 42 National Leeds Beckett University

Leeds Beckett University

United Kingdom
Scholars 3 391 Σ H-Index 153
268 World 4 National University of Waikato

University of Waikato

New Zealand
Scholars 3 745 Σ H-Index 152
269 World 43 National University of Dundee

University of Dundee

United Kingdom
Scholars 3 512 Σ H-Index 152
270 World 27 National Swinburne University of Technology

Swinburne University of Technology

Australia
Scholars 4 420 Σ H-Index 150
271 World 113 National University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

United States
Scholars 4 321 Σ H-Index 150
272 World 114 National University of Tennessee at Knoxville

University of Tennessee at Knoxville

United States
Scholars 4 302 Σ H-Index 150
273 World 10 National Freie Universität Berlin

Freie Universität Berlin

Germany
Scholars 4 397 Σ H-Index 149
274 World 44 National University of Huddersfield

University of Huddersfield

United Kingdom
Scholars 4 479 Σ H-Index 148
275 World 115 National Claremont Colleges

Claremont Colleges

United States
Scholars 4 338 Σ H-Index 147
276 World 3 National Politecnico di Milano

Politecnico di Milano

Italy
Scholars 4 603 Σ H-Index 146
277 World 3 National Trinity College Dublin

Trinity College Dublin

Ireland
Scholars 4 577 Σ H-Index 144
278 World 116 National Baylor University

Baylor University

United States
Scholars 3 270 Σ H-Index 144
279 World 45 National Plymouth University

Plymouth University

United Kingdom
Scholars 4 374 Σ H-Index 143
280 World 117 National University of Massachusetts Boston

University of Massachusetts Boston

United States
Scholars 4 371 Σ H-Index 143
281 World 46 National Goldsmiths University of London

Goldsmiths University of London

United Kingdom
Scholars 4 328 Σ H-Index 143
282 World 118 National Thomas Jefferson University

Thomas Jefferson University

United States
Scholars 3 365 Σ H-Index 143
283 World 119 National University of California, Merced

University of California, Merced

United States
Scholars 3 286 Σ H-Index 143
284 World 47 National School of Oriental and African Studies

School of Oriental and African Studies

United Kingdom
Scholars 4 393 Σ H-Index 142
285 World 2 National Vienna University of Economics and Business

Vienna University of Economics and Business

Austria
Scholars 4 377 Σ H-Index 142
286 World 120 National Louisiana State University

Louisiana State University

United States
Scholars 4 344 Σ H-Index 142
287 World 3 National Aarhus University

Aarhus University

Denmark
Scholars 4 368 Σ H-Index 141
288 World 121 National University of Denver

University of Denver

United States
Scholars 3 405 Σ H-Index 141
289 World 122 National University of Alabama

University of Alabama

United States
Scholars 4 367 Σ H-Index 139
290 World 123 National University System of New Hampshire

University System of New Hampshire

United States
Scholars 4 349 Σ H-Index 139
291 World 124 National Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Southern Illinois University Carbondale

United States
Scholars 4 305 Σ H-Index 139
292 World 125 National Portland State University

Portland State University

United States
Scholars 4 264 Σ H-Index 139
293 World 11 National University of Trier

University of Trier

Germany
Scholars 3 510 Σ H-Index 136
294 World 126 National University of Nebraska–Lincoln

University of Nebraska–Lincoln

United States
Scholars 4 400 Σ H-Index 134
295 World 4 National Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Hong Kong Polytechnic University

China
Scholars 4 468 Σ H-Index 132
296 World 127 National Kent State University

Kent State University

United States
Scholars 4 312 Σ H-Index 132
297 World 128 National Virginia Tech

Virginia Tech

United States
Scholars 3 380 Σ H-Index 131
298 World 48 National Brighton and Sussex Medical School

Brighton and Sussex Medical School

United Kingdom
Scholars 3 335 Σ H-Index 130
299 World 129 National Medical University of South Carolina

Medical University of South Carolina

United States
Scholars 4 174 Σ H-Index 128
300 World 49 National University of Central Lancashire

University of Central Lancashire

United Kingdom
Scholars 3 285 Σ H-Index 126

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