Portland State UniversityUniversity

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Foundation: 1946

Mission: We serve and sustain a vibrant urban region through our creativity, collective knowledge and expertise. We are dedicated to collaborative learning, innovative research, sustainability and community engagement. We educate a diverse community of lifelong learners. Our research and teaching have global impact.

Vision: Portland State University leads the way to an equitable and sustainable future through academic excellence, urban engagement, and expanding opportunity for all.

History: www.pdx.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 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 +2577th423rd1660th373rd
Arts and Humanities +1029th270th829th242nd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 2947th642nd2141st567th
Business, Management and Accounting 488th111th347th94th
Chemistry 1179th306th812th281st
Computer Science 1284th309th873rd271st
Earth and Planetary Sciences 1547th276th972nd246th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 846th154th555th133rd
Energy 1609th270th928th235th
Engineering +1692nd337th1100th298th
Environmental Science 2508th400th1447th355th
Mathematics 2071st359th1268th314th
Medicine +3732nd733rd2530th639th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 1848th412th1262nd370th
Physics and Astronomy 2863rd427th1688th379th
Psychology 598th240th527th210th
Social Sciences +557th168th430th143rd

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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