Carnegie Mellon University *University

United States

SCImago Media LogoUnited States in SCImago Media Rankings

Leave a comment or share on

Foundation: 1900

Mission: To create a transformative educational experience for students focused on deep disciplinary knowledge; problem solving; leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills; and personal health and well-being.

Vision: Carnegie Mellon University will have a transformative impact on society through continual innovation in education, research, creativity, and entrepreneurship.


Subordinate organizations:

  • Carnegie Mellon University Africa
  • Carnegie Mellon University Australia
  • Carnegie Mellon University Qatar
  • Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition
  • SYSU-CMU Shunde International Joint Research Institute
Overall percentile
Research percentile
Innovation percentile
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 +488th139th341st132nd
Arts and Humanities +214th80th191st73rd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 783rd283rd592nd266th
Business, Management and Accounting 200th43rd138th38th
Chemistry 574th185th391st171st
Computer Science 20th3rd4th3rd
Earth and Planetary Sciences +545th124th329th113th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 342nd75th229th66th
Energy 207th41st94th38th
Engineering +103rd25th43rd25th
Environmental Science 497th105th264th98th
Mathematics 41st6th13th6th
Medicine +1097th315th813th284th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 1003rd280th701st265th
Physics and Astronomy 401st135th267th128th
Psychology 229th111th209th95th
Social Sciences +67th32nd51st29th

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?

  • Government
  • Health
  • Universities
  • Companies
  • Non-Profit
Loading comments...

Leave a comment

* Required

* Required

* Required

* Required

Embedding this widget into your website

Width: pxHeight: px

Just copy the code and paste it within your HTML code