Colorado State University, Fort Collins *University

United States

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Foundation: 1870

Mission: Inspired by its land-grant heritage, Colorado State University is committed to excellence, setting the standard for public research universities in teaching, research, service and extension for the benefit of the citizens of Colorado, the United States and the world.

Vision: Information not localized


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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 183rd78th149th72nd
Arts and Humanities 342nd148th308th134th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 415th211th354th201st
Business, Management and Accounting 336th105th268th90th
Chemistry 336th174th270th165th
Computer Science 479th194th381st175th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 180th60th126th56th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 278th86th226th73rd
Energy 446th162nd335th148th
Engineering 468th194th371st180th
Environmental Science 201st58th129th56th
Mathematics 518th210th420th195th
Medicine 387th199th343rd188th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 272nd132nd212th127th
Physics and Astronomy 500th220th429th208th
Psychology 233rd125th221st113th
Social Sciences 300th105th252nd94th
Veterinary 20th11th14th10th

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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