Rensselaer Polytechnic InstituteUniversity

United States

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Foundation: 1824

Mission: The application of science to the common purposes of life.

Vision: Prominence in the 21st century as a top-tier world-class technological research university with global reach and global impact.


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 +399th165th331st159th
Arts and Humanities 475th223rd432nd200th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 553rd301st489th285th
Business, Management and Accounting 592nd192nd475th169th
Chemistry 466th238th387th222nd
Computer Science 373rd127th271st116th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +492nd248th423rd231st
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 581st205th483rd180th
Energy 407th153rd302nd143rd
Engineering +326th126th231st120th
Environmental Science 430th191st340th177th
Mathematics 392nd147th305th138th
Medicine +629th338th560th313th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 328th160th259th155th
Physics and Astronomy 419th173rd333rd161st
Psychology 521st267th488th241st
Social Sciences +593rd226th506th207th

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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