Illinois State UniversityUniversity

United States

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Foundation: 1857

Mission: We at Illinois State University work as a diverse community of scholars with a commitment to fostering a small-college atmosphere with large-university opportunities. We promote the highest academic standards in our teaching, scholarship, public service and the connections we build among them. We devote all of our resources and energies to creating the most supportive and productive community possible to serve the citizens of Illinois and beyond.

Vision: Illinois State University will remain a national leader and be recognized worldwide for educating high-achieving, motivated students who seek an individualized and transformative experience at an institution that: •Offers premier undergraduate and graduate programs that integrate emerging and innovative ideas with traditional knowledge and methods •Generates knowledge through high-quality scholarship (research and creative activities) •Supports student learning through a seamless integration of curricular and co-curricular activities that actively engage students and broaden their perspectives •Serves the region, state, nation, and world through its commitments to responsible stewardship, meaningful civic engagement, cultural enrichment, and the development of global citizens.


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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 741st353rd672nd319th
Arts and Humanities 487th225th449th205th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 815th468th738th434th
Business, Management and Accounting 411th129th326th110th
Chemistry 637th323rd556th298th
Computer Science 661st306th558th281st
Earth and Planetary Sciences 451st207th383rd190th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 538th194th451st171st
Energy 498th188th384th170th
Engineering 663rd305th564th280th
Environmental Science 497th218th409th202nd
Mathematics 695th329th596th311th
Medicine 809th502nd759th468th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 944th434th832nd391st
Psychology 532nd270th498th245th
Social Sciences 563rd208th484th182nd

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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