George Washington University *University

United States

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Foundation: 1821

Mission: The mission of the George Washington University is to educate individuals in liberal arts, languages, sciences, learned professions, and other courses and subjects of study, and to conduct scholarly research and publish the findings of such research.

Vision: Information not localized

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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 447th179th387th164th
Arts and Humanities 236th103rd210th92nd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 477th245th408th233rd
Business, Management and Accounting 127th42nd101st37th
Chemistry 373rd193rd304th182nd
Computer Science 404th152nd309th138th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 460th216th392nd198th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 158th53rd123rd48th
Energy 371st118th260th108th
Engineering 426th172nd329th159th
Environmental Science 387th138th301st127th
Mathematics 499th202nd401st189th
Medicine 319th163rd278th155th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 468th221st382nd212th
Physics and Astronomy 429th184th360th175th
Psychology 302nd154th287th137th
Social Sciences 149th59th120th53rd

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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