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 Africa
  • Carnegie Mellon University Australia
  • 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 +435th121st289th113th
Arts and Humanities +207th74th185th69th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 723rd259th537th246th
Business, Management and Accounting 198th51st144th44th
Chemistry 538th169th353rd159th
Computer Science 21st4th5th4th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +418th95th257th86th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 273rd67th192nd59th
Energy 200th33rd83rd32nd
Engineering +88th21st34th21st
Environmental Science 624th108th347th100th
Mathematics 47th10th20th10th
Medicine +990th286th713th259th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 969th292nd681st276th
Physics and Astronomy 401st126th262nd122nd
Psychology 255th123rd231st107th
Social Sciences +77th36th64th33rd

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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