2017 Impact Factors are out for MDPI Journals

We are pleased to report the 2017 Journal Impact Factors, which have been published by Clarivate Analytics in the latest edition of the Journal Citation Reports®.

Ten journals are ranked in the first quartile in at least one of the categories to which it belongs; and nine journals have received a first Impact Factor in this year's JCR release: Cancers, Journal of Clinical Medicine, Cells, Processes, Pharmaceutics, Animals, Agronomy, Insects and Electronics.

By the end of 2017, articles published in MDPI journals have been cited more than 233'000 times in Web of Science indexes.

Updated Impact Factors

Journal Impact Factor Rank Category Details
Applied Sciences 1.689 170/285 (Q3)
98/171 (Q3)
77/146 (Q3)
• Materials Science, Multidisciplinary
• Chemistry, Multidisciplinary
• Physics, Applied
Link
Atmosphere 1.704 57/86 (Q3) • Meteorology & Atmospheric Sciences Link
Catalysts 3.465 55/146 (Q2) • Chemistry, Physical Link
Coatings 2.350 5/19 (Q2) • Materials Science, Coatings & Films Link
Crystals 2.144 13/26 (Q2)
136/285 (Q2)
• Crystallography
• Materials Science, Multidisciplinary
Link
Energies 2.676 48/97 (Q2) • Energy & Fuels Link
Entropy 2.305 22/78 (Q2) • Physics, Multidisciplinary Link
Forests 1.956 18/66 (Q2) • Forestry Link
Genes 3.191 69/171 (Q2) • Genetics & Heredity Link
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (IJERPH) 2.145 73/180 (Q2)

44/156 (Q2)

116/241 (Q2)
• Public, Environmental & Occupational Health (SCIE)
• Public, Environmental & Occupational Health (SSCI)
• Environmental Sciences (SCIE)
Link
International Journal of Molecular Sciences (IJMS) 3.687 90/292 (Q2)
52/171 (Q2)
• Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
• Chemistry, Multidisciplinary
Link
ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information (IJGI) 1.723 33/49 (Q3)
18/30 (Q3)
• Geography, Physical
• Remote Sensing
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Marine Drugs 4.379 5/59 (Q1) • Chemistry, Medicinal Link
Materials 2.467 111/285 (Q2) • Materials Science, Multidisciplinary Link
Medicina 1.429 83/154 (Q3) • Medicine, General & Internal Link
Metals 1.704 23/75 (Q2)

169/285 (Q3)
• Metallurgy & Metallurgical Engineering
• Materials Science, Multidisciplinary
Link
Micromachines 2.222 56/92 (Q3)
22/61 (Q2)
• Nanoscience & Nanotechnology
• Instruments & Instrumentation
Link
Minerals 1.835 7/20 (Q2)
13/29 (Q2)
• Mining & Mineral Processing
• Mineralogy
Link
Molecules 3.098 68/171 (Q2)
133/292 (Q2)
• Chemistry, Multidisciplinary
• Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Link
Nanomaterials 3.504 58/275 (Q1)
33/87 (Q2)
• Materials Science, Multidisciplinary
• Nanoscience & Nanotechnology
Link
Nutrients 4.196 18/81 (Q1) • Nutrition & Dietetics Link
Polymers 2.935 19/87 (Q1) • Polymer Science Link
Remote Sensing 3.406 8/30 (Q2) • Remote Sensing Link
Sensors 2.475 30/80 (Q2)
15/28 (Q2)
16/61 (Q2)
• Chemistry, Analytical
• Electrochemistry
• Instruments & Instrumentation
Link
Sustainability 2.075 120/241 (Q2)
21/33 (Q3)

51/108 (Q2)
• Environmental Sciences (SCIE)
• Green & Sustainable Science & Technology (SCIE)
• Environmental Studies (SSCI)
Link
Symmetry 1.256 29/64 (Q2) • Multidisciplinary Sciences Link
Toxins 3.273 25/94 (Q2)
21/133 (Q1)
• Toxicology
• Food Science & Technology
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Viruses 3.761 11/35 (Q2) • Virology Link
Water 2.069 34/90 (Q2) • Water Resources Link

First Impact Factors

Journal Impact Factor Rank Category Details
Agronomy 1.419 35/87 (Q2)
112/222 (Q2)
• Agronomy
• Plant Sciences
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Animals 1.654 13/60 (Q1)
29/140 (Q1)
• Agriculture, Dairy & Animal Science
• Veterinary Sciences
Link
Cancers 5.326 44/222 (Q1) • Oncology Link
Cells 4.829 55/190 (Q2) • Cell Biology Link
Electronics 2.110 113/260 (Q2) • Engineering, Electrical & Electronic Link
Insects 1.848 21/96 (Q1) • Entomology Link
Journal of Clinical Medicine 5.583 15/154 (Q1) • Medicine, General & Internal Link
Pharmaceutics 3.746 52/261 (Q1) • Pharmacology & Pharmacy Link
Processes 2.973 38/137 (Q2) • Engineering, Chemical Link

Source: data from InCites Journal Citation Reports®, 2018 release, a Clarivate Analytics product.