Colorado School of MinesUniversity

United States

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Foundation: 1869

Mission: We, the Colorado School of Mines community, are united by our commitment to our timeless mission of educating and inspiring students from all backgrounds and advancing knowledge and innovations, with the aspiration that our graduates, ideas, actions and innovations will have a transformative impact on individuals and society, leading to shared prosperity and sustainable use of the Earth’s resources.

Vision: In 2024+ Mines will be: A producer of differentiated and highly desired STEM-educated leaders; A leader in educating STEM students and professionals; A go-to-place for use-inspired research and innovation needed for challenges facing industry and society; Accessible and attractive to qualified students from all backgrounds; A great community to learn, explore, live and work; A preferred partner for talent, solutions and life-long learning; and The exemplar for alumni affinity, visibility and involvement.



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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 591st258th526th232nd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 790th449th713th418th
Business, Management and Accounting 729th258th602nd227th
Chemistry 531st274th452nd257th
Computer Science 527th219th426th196th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 253rd85th191st76th
Energy 222nd56th135th50th
Engineering 486th207th389th192nd
Environmental Science 388th139th302nd128th
Mathematics 396th142nd301st134th
Medicine 618th339th568th312th
Physics and Astronomy 553rd249th482nd235th
Social Sciences 581st222nd502nd196th

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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