Illinois Institute of TechnologyUniversity

United States

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Foundation: 1890

Mission: To provide distinctive and relevant education in an environment of scientific, technological, and professional knowledge creation and innovation.

Vision: IIT will be internationally recognized in distinctive areas of education and research, using as its platform the global city of Chicago, driven by a professional and technology-oriented focus, and based on a culture of innovation and excellence.


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 +526th245th456th231st
Arts and Humanities 604th312th559th287th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 701st409th637th385th
Business, Management and Accounting 590th191st473rd168th
Chemistry 616th319th536th294th
Computer Science 400th140th297th129th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 546th285th477th265th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 512th182nd420th158th
Energy 299th99th204th93rd
Engineering +414th180th319th168th
Environmental Science 514th255th423rd239th
Mathematics 438th176th350th164th
Medicine +806th482nd737th447th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 711th372nd632nd346th
Physics and Astronomy 539th249th449th228th
Psychology 614th337th579th307th
Social Sciences +695th287th602nd262nd

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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