Kansas State UniversityUniversity

United States

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Foundation: 1863

Mission: The mission of Kansas State University is to foster excellent teaching, research, and service that develop a highly skilled and educated citizenry necessary to advancing the well-being of Kansas, the nation, and the international community. The university embraces diversity, encourages engagement and is committed to the discovery of knowledge, the education of undergraduate and graduate students, and improvement in the quality of life and standard of living of those we serve.

Vision: By 2025, Kansas State University will be recognized as one of the nation’s Top 50 Public Research Universities.

History: www.k-state.edu


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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 189th80th155th74th
Arts and Humanities 457th208th419th190th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 574th298th500th284th
Business, Management and Accounting 503rd160th404th135th
Chemistry 494th251st416th237th
Computer Science 549th233rd448th210th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 430th186th362nd169th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 384th124th316th108th
Energy 461st171st349th156th
Engineering 464th193rd367th179th
Environmental Science 412th154th325th142nd
Mathematics 563rd243rd465th227th
Medicine 586th314th536th292nd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 540th262nd448th247th
Physics and Astronomy 512th228th441st216th
Psychology 570th294th534th267th
Social Sciences 514th185th438th160th
Veterinary 62nd23rd48th22nd

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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