UC Irvine ranks among the best in the country for faculty productivity, according to Academic Analytics, a for-profit company that partners with the State University of New York. Computer and information sciences ranks first; information science/studies ranks fourth; mathematics, geology and Earth science, and urban and regional planning ranks fifth; psychology ranks sixth; social sciences ranks ninth; and human development and family studies ranks 10th. The rankings measure how productive faculty members are in publishing books and journal articles, having their work cited by other journals, obtaining federal research funding, and earning various awards and honors.