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 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 354th143rd305th134th
Arts and Humanities 101st50th94th47th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 461st234th392nd223rd
Business, Management and Accounting 97th30th76th29th
Chemistry 299th150th233rd144th
Computer Science 13th5th6th5th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 84th29th55th29th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 158th53rd123rd48th
Energy 144th27th70th26th
Engineering 51st15th22nd15th
Environmental Science 266th81st185th77th
Mathematics 56th14th30th14th
Medicine 396th202nd351st191st
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 327th160th258th154th
Physics and Astronomy 186th81st135th80th
Psychology 202nd109th190th100th
Social Sciences 111th48th92nd45th

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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