Northwestern University, Evanston *University

United States

United States in SCImago Media Rankings

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Foundation: 1851

Mission: Northwestern is committed to excellent teaching, innovative research and the personal and intellectual growth of its students in a diverse academic community.

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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 +464th130th307th122nd
Arts and Humanities +56th28th52nd26th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 71st38th54th37th
Business, Management and Accounting 151st40th110th34th
Chemistry 91st30th50th28th
Computer Science 229th65th134th61st
Dentistry 509th100th345th90th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +289th69th166th64th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 38th13th28th13th
Energy 103rd18th39th18th
Engineering +175th52nd90th50th
Environmental Science 176th33rd77th32nd
Mathematics 312th67th184th62nd
Medicine +45th26th38th25th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 131st50th81st48th
Physics and Astronomy 167th63rd106th63rd
Psychology 37th23rd36th21st
Social Sciences +73rd34th60th31st

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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