Brigham Young UniversityUniversity

United States

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Foundation: 1875

Mission: The mission of Brigham Young University — founded, supported, and guided by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints — is to assist individuals in their quest for perfection and eternal life. That assistance should provide a period of intensive learning in a stimulating setting where a commitment to excellence is expected and the full realization of human potential is pursued.

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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 528th219th464th200th
Arts and Humanities 280th114th248th102nd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 613th327th539th307th
Business, Management and Accounting 265th79th210th68th
Chemistry 479th246th403rd232nd
Computer Science 473rd191st375th173rd
Earth and Planetary Sciences 445th201st377th184th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 394th127th325th111th
Energy 427th152nd316th139th
Engineering 476th199th379th185th
Environmental Science 496th217th408th201st
Mathematics 478th189th380th176th
Medicine 581st311th531st289th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 569th279th477th261st
Physics and Astronomy 474th209th403rd198th
Psychology 177th97th167th89th
Social Sciences 293rd103rd246th92nd

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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