East Carolina UniversityUniversity

United States

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Foundation: 1907

Mission: To be a national model for student success, public service and regional transformation, East Carolina University: Uses innovative learning strategies and delivery methods to maximize access; Prepares students with the knowledge, skills and values to succeed in a global, multicultural society; Develops tomorrow's leaders to serve and inspire positive change; Discovers new knowledge and innovations to support a thriving future for eastern North Carolina and beyond; Transforms health care, promotes wellness, and reduces health disparities; and Improves quality of life through cultural enrichment, academics, the arts, and athletics.

Vision: At ECU, we believe it is our responsibility to ensure the health and wellbeing of the citizens of our region and beyond. This is how we define the greater good that lies out there and that we collectively seek with our teaching, with our research, and with our service.



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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 475th193rd413th178th
Arts and Humanities 496th229th458th209th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 693rd377th616th354th
Business, Management and Accounting 436th140th347th120th
Chemistry 574th295th495th274th
Computer Science 710th328th606th300th
Dentistry 303rd84th238th76th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 527th262nd459th243rd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 561st206th471st182nd
Engineering 667th306th568th281st
Environmental Science 613th299th525th276th
Mathematics 698th331st599th313th
Medicine 677th392nd627th362nd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 624th304th529th282nd
Psychology 522nd265th488th240th
Social Sciences 564th209th485th183rd

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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