Mississippi State UniversityUniversity

United States

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Foundation: 1878

Mission: Mississippi State University is a public research, land-grant university with a mission to provide access and opportunity to all sectors of Mississippi’s diverse population, as well as other states and countries, and to offer excellent programs of teaching, research, and service. Mississippi State University offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs across many disciplines. The university embraces its role as a major contributor to the economic development of the state and beyond through targeted research and the transfer of ideas and technology to the public, supported by faculty, staff, student, and alumni relationships with industry, community organizations, and government entities. Mississippi State University is committed to its tradition of instilling among its community ideals of diversity, citizenship, leadership, and service. Building on its land-grant tradition, Mississippi State University strategically extends its resources and expertise for the benefit of Mississippi's citizens, the nation, and the world by offering access for working and place-bound learners through its on- and off-campus education and research sites, Extension, and distance education programs.

Vision: Mississippi State University will be a leading student-centric public research university that is globally involved, accessible, inclusive, community engaged, and responsive to the many constituencies it serves while fully integrated with the intellectual, social, and economic development of the state and beyond by delivering excellent programs of teaching, research, and service, and instilling in its community the timeless values of integrity, hard work, and respect.

History: www.msstate.edu


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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 549th234th485th211th
Arts and Humanities 502nd234th464th214th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 852nd489th775th452nd
Business, Management and Accounting 244th72nd192nd61st
Chemistry 638th324th557th299th
Computer Science 529th221st428th198th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 404th167th336th151st
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 311th100th253rd86th
Energy 475th177th362nd162nd
Engineering 485th206th388th191st
Environmental Science 557th262nd469th243rd
Mathematics 594th263rd496th246th
Medicine 722nd435th672nd405th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 813th393rd714th360th
Physics and Astronomy 681st314th607th290th
Psychology 604th316th567th288th
Social Sciences 538th195th461st170th
Veterinary 194th68th153rd59th

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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