Oregon State UniversityUniversity

United States

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Foundation: 1858

Mission: As a land grant institution committed to teaching, research and outreach and engagement, Oregon State University promotes economic, social, cultural and environmental progress for the people of Oregon, the nation and the world. We accomplish this by: Producing skilled graduates who are critical thinkers. Searching actively for new knowledge and solutions. Developing the next generation of scholars. Collaborating with communities in Oregon and around the world. Maintaining a rigorous focus on academic excellence, particularly in three signature areas: the science of sustainable earth ecosystems, health and wellness, and economic prosperity and social progress.

Vision: Leadership among land grant universities in the integrated creation, sharing and application of knowledge for the betterment of humankind. In this way, we produce graduates, scholarship and solutions that achieve maximum positive impact on humanity’s greatest challenges.


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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 107th42nd83rd41st
Arts and Humanities 383rd169th348th152nd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 550th287th477th273rd
Business, Management and Accounting 272nd83rd216th71st
Chemistry 426th219th355th207th
Computer Science 393rd146th300th133rd
Earth and Planetary Sciences 169th56th116th52nd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 358th113th293rd98th
Energy 483rd180th370th165th
Engineering 382nd156th288th147th
Environmental Science 182nd50th113th48th
Mathematics 436th165th340th153rd
Medicine 482nd249th434th233rd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 432nd203rd350th196th
Physics and Astronomy 475th210th404th199th
Psychology 419th215th393rd193rd
Social Sciences 325th115th276th101st
Veterinary 280th90th225th80th

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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