Cornell University *University

United States

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Foundation: 1865

Mission: Cornell is a private, Ivy League university and the land-grant university for New York state. Cornell’s mission is to discover, preserve and disseminate knowledge, to educate the next generation of global citizens, and to promote a culture of broad inquiry throughout and beyond the Cornell community. Cornell also aims, through public service, to enhance the lives and livelihoods of students, the people of New York and others around the world.

Vision: Cornell aspires to be the exemplary comprehensive research university for the 21st century. Faculty, staff and students thrive at Cornell because of its unparalleled combination of quality and breadth; its open, collaborative and innovative culture; its founding commitment to diversity and inclusion; its vibrant rural and urban campuses; and its land-grant legacy of public engagement.


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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 17th4th10th4th
Arts and Humanities 42nd23rd37th22nd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 19th11th16th11th
Business, Management and Accounting 61st16th47th15th
Chemistry 81st34th51st34th
Computer Science 50th15th24th15th
Dentistry 264th73rd209th67th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 186th63rd132nd58th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 20th10th17th10th
Energy 157th32nd81st29th
Engineering 95th31st48th30th
Environmental Science 127th31st73rd30th
Mathematics 115th34th70th33rd
Medicine 27th20th25th19th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 57th24th36th23rd
Physics and Astronomy 78th36th53rd36th
Psychology 75th48th74th46th
Social Sciences 59th29th51st27th
Veterinary 13th7th8th6th

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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