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 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 611th271st544th245th
Arts and Humanities 445th202nd407th185th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 565th291st491st277th
Business, Management and Accounting 353rd108th280th93rd
Chemistry 249th119th187th114th
Computer Science 456th181st359th164th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 470th221st402nd203rd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 276th84th224th71st
Energy 72nd13th25th13th
Engineering 324th122nd233rd116th
Environmental Science 431st172nd344th157th
Mathematics 542nd225th444th209th
Medicine 485th252nd437th236th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 351st169th279th163rd
Physics and Astronomy 354th145th289th138th
Psychology 244th128th232nd116th
Social Sciences 400th146th338th128th

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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