George Mason UniversityUniversity

United States

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Foundation: 1949

Mission: A public, comprehensive, research university established by the Commonwealth of Virginia in the National Capital Region, we are an innovative and inclusive academic community committed to creating a more just, free, and prosperous world.

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Overall percentile
Research percentile
Innovation percentile
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 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 +522nd243rd452nd229th
Arts and Humanities +314th132nd281st121st
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 634th358th570th340th
Business, Management and Accounting 206th59th158th49th
Chemistry 663rd345th582nd318th
Computer Science 329th107th230th100th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +287th99th219th89th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 131st45th100th42nd
Energy 414th157th309th147th
Engineering +359th146th264th138th
Environmental Science 419th182nd329th168th
Mathematics 422nd166th334th155th
Medicine +661st360th592nd333rd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 493rd248th417th237th
Physics and Astronomy 528th241st439th220th
Psychology 179th96th169th86th
Social Sciences +172nd66th143rd59th

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.

Where is the institution located?

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