Rockefeller University
#99 Overall Influence

Rockefeller University

University

The Rockefeller University is a private graduate university in New York City. It focuses primarily on the biological and medical sciences and provides doctoral and postdoctoral education. It is classified among “R2: Doctoral Universities – High research activity”. Rockefeller is the oldest biomedical research institute in the United States. The 82-person faculty has 37 members of the National Academy of Sciences, 17 members of the National Academy of Medicine, seven Lasker Award recipients, and five Nobel laureates. As of October 2019, a total of 36 Nobel laureates have been affiliated with Rockefeller University.

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The Campus

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Location

1230 York Avenue, New York NY 10065-6399

What is Rockefeller University known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#22 World Rank #15 USA Rank
Biology

Other areas of influence

#61 World Rank #37 USA Rank
Medical
#77 World Rank #29 USA Rank
Chemistry
#87 World Rank #33 USA Rank
Philosophy
#121 World Rank #44 USA Rank
Physics
#125 World Rank #74 USA Rank
Psychology
#152 World Rank #56 USA Rank
Mathematics
#168 World Rank #91 USA Rank
Computer Science
#173 World Rank #61 USA Rank
Earth Sciences
#273 World Rank #122 USA Rank
Engineering
#425 World Rank #210 USA Rank
Education
#450 World Rank #197 USA Rank
Anthropology
#465 World Rank #273 USA Rank
Nursing
#492 World Rank #209 USA Rank
Sociology
#590 World Rank #298 USA Rank
Religious Studies
#595 World Rank #221 USA Rank
Economics
#932 World Rank #671 USA Rank
Criminal Justice
#1359 World Rank #776 USA Rank
Social Work

Influential People

Who are Rockefeller University's Most influential alumni?

Rockefeller University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Biology, Medical, and Chemistry. Rockefeller University’s most academically influential people include David Baltimore, Ralph Steinman, and Peter Walter.

David Baltimore
David Baltimore

American biologist

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Ralph Steinman
Ralph Steinman

Canadian immunologist and cell biologist

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Peter Walter
Peter Walter

American biologist

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Harvey Lodish

American biologist

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Robert Sapolsky
Robert Sapolsky

American endocrinologist

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Christopher T. Walsh

American biochemist

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Ōsumi Yoshinori
Ōsumi Yoshinori

Japanese molecular biologist

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Seth Lloyd
Seth Lloyd

American engineer

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Eric H. Davidson

American biologist

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Rocky Tuan
Rocky Tuan

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Bruce McEwen

American neuroscientist

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Chang Yi Wang
Chang Yi Wang

Taiwanese immunologist

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