Carnegie Mellon University *University

United States

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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 Qatar
  • 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 +232nd99th181st95th
Arts and Humanities +42nd23rd35th22nd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 470th253rd407th242nd
Business, Management and Accounting 149th45th111th39th
Chemistry 294th142nd225th135th
Computer Science 14th5th7th5th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +201st66th138th60th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 169th55th124th50th
Energy 80th18th36th18th
Engineering +69th17th27th17th
Environmental Science 182nd59th111th54th
Mathematics 38th10th18th10th
Medicine +509th256th443rd237th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 404th197th330th191st
Physics and Astronomy 235th98th167th96th
Psychology 182nd98th172nd88th
Social Sciences +42nd22nd35th20th

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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