College of William and MaryUniversity

United States

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Foundation: 1693

Mission: A preeminent, public research university grounded in the liberal arts and sciences, William & Mary is a vibrant and inclusive learning community. Through close mentoring and collaboration, we advance teaching, generate new knowledge, and expand understanding. We produce creative thinkers, principled leaders, and compassionate global citizens equipped for lives of meaning and distinction. William & Mary convenes great minds and hearts to meet the most pressing needs of our time.

Vision: William & Mary redefines the academic community. Building on more than 325 years of reflection, excellence, and innovation, we break the boundaries between research and teaching, student and teacher, living and learning. People come to William & Mary wanting to change the world – and together we do.



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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 589th256th524th230th
Arts and Humanities 504th235th466th215th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 832nd479th755th444th
Business, Management and Accounting 721st255th594th224th
Chemistry 507th260th429th246th
Computer Science 308th104th220th96th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 405th168th337th152nd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 508th176th423rd157th
Engineering 251st91st167th87th
Environmental Science 487th210th399th194th
Mathematics 493rd198th395th185th
Medicine 696th409th646th379th
Physics and Astronomy 462nd203rd391st193rd
Psychology 606th318th569th290th
Social Sciences 612th245th533rd216th

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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