Florida Atlantic UniversityUniversity

United States

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Foundation: 1964

Mission: Florida Atlantic University is a public research university with multiple campuses along the southeast Florida coast serving a uniquely diverse community. It promotes academic and personal development, discovery, and lifelong learning. FAU fulfills its mission through excellence and innovation in teaching, outstanding research and creative activities, public engagement and distinctive scientific and cultural alliances, all within an environment that fosters inclusiveness.

Vision: Florida Atlantic University aspires to be recognized as a university of first choice for excellent and accessible undergraduate and graduate education, distinguished for the quality of its programs across multiple campuses, emulated for its collaborations with regional partners, and internationally acclaimed for its contributions to creativity and research.



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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 675th309th607th280th
Arts and Humanities 514th240th476th219th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 718th398th641st374th
Business, Management and Accounting 324th98th257th84th
Chemistry 727th358th641st328th
Computer Science 474th192nd376th174th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 412th174th344th157th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 460th151st383rd133rd
Energy 513th196th399th177th
Engineering 504th220th407th204th
Environmental Science 597th291st509th269th
Mathematics 450th173rd354th161st
Medicine 708th421st658th391st
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 731st350th634th323rd
Physics and Astronomy 575th261st504th247th
Psychology 488th247th457th224th
Social Sciences 594th231st515th204th

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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