Boston CollegeUniversity

United States

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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

27th

Research percentile

43rd

Innovation percentile

12th

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 area

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 590th257th525th231st
Arts and Humanities 293rd122nd261st110th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 552nd288th479th274th
Business, Management and Accounting 207th60th161st50th
Chemistry 234th112th175th107th
Computer Science 673rd314th570th287th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 426th183rd358th166th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 144th49th111th44th
Energy 268th69th175th63rd
Environmental Science 379th135th293rd124th
Mathematics 552nd234th454th218th
Medicine 703rd416th653rd386th
Physics and Astronomy 505th223rd434th211th
Psychology 219th118th207th107th
Social Sciences 361st133rd308th115th

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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