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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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 +2424th389th1508th344th
Arts and Humanities +1015th273rd834th241st
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 3754th709th2572nd626th
Business, Management and Accounting 1803rd351st1140th313th
Chemistry 2832nd466th1741st413th
Computer Science 412th106th258th94th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +1290th237th816th211th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 1081st205th731st176th
Engineering +    
Environmental Science 2092nd353rd1252nd315th
Mathematics 1658th307th1078th273rd
Physics and Astronomy 1455th312th1008th284th
Psychology 1259th414th1050th363rd
Social Sciences +1406th324th1025th285th

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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