Boston CollegeUniversity

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Foundation: 1863

Mission: Inspiration for Boston College’s academic and societal mission is drawn from the University’s distinctive religious and intellectual heritage. As a Jesuit, Catholic University, Boston College is rooted in a world view that calls us to learn, to search for truth, and to live in service to others. To fulfill that mission, we welcome and embrace the contributions of a diverse student body from many faith traditions.

Vision: Information not localized

History: www.bc.edu

29th
Overall percentile
31st
Research percentile
43rd
Innovation percentile
10th
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 +835th189th550th173rd
Arts and Humanities +347th119th307th106th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 908th307th670th290th
Business, Management and Accounting 268th67th194th56th
Chemistry 428th143rd282nd133rd
Computer Science 2787th415th1625th367th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +791st165th504th152nd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 176th48th120th45th
Energy 230th39th101st36th
Engineering +1723rd314th1104th276th
Environmental Science 1400th254th845th231st
Mathematics 2183rd363rd1333rd320th
Medicine +3321st680th2287th596th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 582nd191st396th183rd
Physics and Astronomy 1074th265th756th244th
Psychology 261st126th237th110th
Social Sciences +435th137th344th118th

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.

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