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Foundation: 1858

Mission: Create, share and apply knowledge to make Iowa and the world a better place.

Vision: Iowa State University will lead the world in advancing the land-grant ideals of putting science, technology, and human creativity to work.


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 +88th24th51st24th
Arts and Humanities 406th140th354th124th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 510th204th385th193rd
Business, Management and Accounting 219th50th152nd45th
Chemistry 745th225th512th207th
Computer Science 438th121st279th109th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +647th143rd406th130th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 341st74th228th65th
Energy 361st79th188th73rd
Engineering +387th111th239th102nd
Environmental Science 466th95th242nd88th
Mathematics 445th110th272nd100th
Medicine +818th265th605th240th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 900th256th625th244th
Physics and Astronomy 664th195th458th179th
Psychology 273rd131st249th114th
Social Sciences +289th101st227th88th
Veterinary 25th11th14th10th

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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