North Carolina State UniversityUniversity

United States

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Foundation: 1887

Mission: As a research-extensive land-grant university, North Carolina State University is dedicated to excellent teaching, the creation and application of knowledge, and engagement with public and private partners. By uniting our strength in science and technology with a commitment to excellence in a comprehensive range of disciplines, NC State promotes an integrated approach to problem solving that transforms lives and provides leadership for social, economic, and technological development across North Carolina and around the world.

Vision: NC State University will emerge as a preeminent technological research university recognized around the globe for its innovative education and research addressing the grand challenges of society.



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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 102nd39th78th38th
Arts and Humanities 288th119th256th107th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 317th158th263rd153rd
Business, Management and Accounting 188th57th146th49th
Chemistry 272nd132nd209th127th
Computer Science 218th66th146th60th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 328th120th262nd110th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 285th90th233rd77th
Energy 174th36th93rd33rd
Engineering 148th55th85th53rd
Environmental Science 178th48th110th46th
Mathematics 228th72nd160th68th
Medicine 353rd181st311th172nd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 215th105th162nd103rd
Physics and Astronomy 242nd104th183rd101st
Psychology 353rd178th333rd159th
Social Sciences 183rd73rd149th65th
Veterinary 10th5th6th5th

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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