Drexel UniversityUniversity

United States

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Foundation: 1891

Mission: Drexel University fulfills our founder's vision of preparing each new generation of students for productive professional and civic lives while also focusing our collective expertise on solving society's greatest problems. Drexel is an academically comprehensive and globally engaged urban research university, dedicated to advancing knowledge and society and to providing every student with a valuable, rigorous, experiential, technology-infused education, enriched by the nation's premier co-operative education program.

Vision: Drexel will be the Philadelphia region's leading university excelling in high-quality experiential education, online learning, translational research, technology transfer and business incubation, and urban revitalization. Drexel will use and leverage all of its assets — outstanding faculty; highly motivated students; 130,000 alumni; a pragmatic and entrepreneurial culture; co-operative education; Drexel e-Learning; and our superior location at a major transportation hub — to create an accessible, relevant, and market-leading educational and research platform that benefits our diverse community of students, advances our scholarly work, and champions economic development in our region. Drexel will join the ranks of the most impactful and competitive universities in the United States at a time when the nation is clamoring for educational value, jobs, and new ideas for bolstering our economy.

History: drexel.edu

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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 +1674th315th1102nd277th
Arts and Humanities 643rd205th548th183rd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 1086th343rd805th319th
Business, Management and Accounting 581st148th429th128th
Chemistry 294th109th192nd100th
Computer Science 956th227th661st197th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +2100th346th1257th305th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 513th108th354th89th
Energy 97th17th36th17th
Engineering +678th159th423rd146th
Environmental Science 2306th377th1373rd337th
Mathematics 1258th252nd828th224th
Medicine +1085th304th784th275th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 575th187th390th179th
Physics and Astronomy 361st118th232nd115th
Psychology 230th114th210th99th
Social Sciences +540th162nd429th138th

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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