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 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 554th236th490th213th
Arts and Humanities 332nd141st298th127th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 682nd372nd605th350th
Business, Management and Accounting 220th66th172nd55th
Chemistry 669th336th586th310th
Computer Science 323rd110th235th102nd
Dentistry 429th111th323rd103rd
Earth and Planetary Sciences 321st117th255th107th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 154th52nd120th47th
Energy 409th137th298th124th
Engineering 429th174th332nd161st
Environmental Science 484th208th396th192nd
Mathematics 401st145th306th137th
Medicine 606th328th556th303rd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 711th340th616th315th
Physics and Astronomy 632nd294th558th273rd
Psychology 200th108th188th99th
Social Sciences 165th64th134th58th

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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