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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 +55th15th29th15th
Arts and Humanities +445th147th385th129th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 495th201st370th190th
Business, Management and Accounting 186th47th134th41st
Chemistry 854th234th557th219th
Computer Science 434th110th275th98th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +634th139th399th128th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 284th70th200th62nd
Energy 444th82nd221st75th
Engineering +414th102nd247th94th
Environmental Science 536th92nd290th86th
Mathematics 730th160th485th145th
Medicine +899th270th654th245th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 827th262nd572nd249th
Physics and Astronomy 698th199th486th188th
Psychology 183rd96th170th83rd
Social Sciences +242nd91st200th79th
Veterinary 22nd11th13th10th

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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