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Foundation: 1893

Mission: To advance knowledge, foster intellectual curiosity, build community, and empower lives of purpose, service, and leadership.

Vision: American University is a leading student-centered research university where passionate learners, bold leaders, engaged scholars, innovators, and active citizens unleash the power of collaborative discovery. We partner with key organizations in the Washington, DC, region, and around the globe to better the human condition, learn from a vast array of experiences and internships, create meaningful change, and address society’s current and emerging challenges.

History: www.american.edu

61st
Overall percentile
58th
Research percentile
74th
Innovation percentile
16th
Societal percentile

Evolution of the institution

The following data gives a quick reading on the scientific performance in the last years. The research ranking refers to the volume, impact and quality of the institution's research output. The innovation ranking is calculated on the number of patent applications of the institution and the citations that its research output receives from patents. Finally, the societal ranking is based on the number of pages of the institution's website and the number of backlinks and mentions from social networks.

Compared to its context

The result of the evaluation of the institution can be compared to obtain a view of the country, the region to which it belongs and the institutions of the world, placing it in their respective positions.

Compared to All sectors (percentiles)
Compared to Universities sector (percentiles)

Ranks by Subject areas/categories

We have divided the scientific output of the institution into 19 large areas of knowledge and the following table shows only the ranks in different territorial domains achieved by the institution in each of the areas. For an institution to have a presence in an area, it is necessary that it exceed in the last year a minimum output threshold equivalent to twice the percentage that this area represents in the world. If you need scientific indicators on these areas visit Scopus and/or SciVal.

 
AreaWorldNorthern AmericaOECDUnited States
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +3031st453rd1792nd398th
Arts and Humanities +776th230th657th205th
Business, Management and Accounting 519th134th391st116th
Computer Science 2608th406th1569th358th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +1689th297th1044th264th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 422nd92nd290th78th
Energy 440th80th219th73rd
Environmental Science 3706th505th1987th443rd
Mathematics 2232nd368th1356th325th
Medicine +4035th768th2662nd672nd
Physics and Astronomy 1536th324th1060th293rd
Psychology 1150th388th964th342nd
Social Sciences +577th170th458th146th

Publishing profile

These are the journals used by the institution's researchers to publish their work in the last year. The size of each circle represents the value of the SJR of the publication, and its spatial position represents its subject matter.

This visualizatión allows you to identify the knowledge areas where the institution has published, recognize the prestige of the scientific journals in which the institution knowledge has been published, and identify predominant scientific communities.

Where is the institution located?

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