Michigan State UniversityUniversity

United States

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Foundation: 1855

Mission: Michigan State University is a globally respected institution dedicated to the cultivation of leading-edge knowledge and the noble land-grant ideal of broad access to excellence. This is the essence of the land-grant mission that MSU pioneered more than 160 years ago.

Vision: Information not localized

History: www.archives.msu.edu


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 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 41st12th29th12th
Arts and Humanities 90th43rd83rd41st
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 292nd145th238th141st
Business, Management and Accounting 39th10th30th10th
Chemistry 384th197th314th185th
Computer Science 150th47th89th44th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 248th82nd187th73rd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 66th27th52nd25th
Energy 302nd82nd200th76th
Engineering 229th84th150th80th
Environmental Science 152nd40th89th39th
Mathematics 204th60th139th57th
Medicine 252nd132nd216th126th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 362nd174th288th168th
Physics and Astronomy 262nd118th203rd114th
Psychology 50th31st49th29th
Social Sciences 31st17th26th15th
Veterinary 71st27th54th25th

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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