Rice UniversityUniversity

United States

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Foundation: 1891

Mission: As a leading research university with a distinctive commitment to undergraduate education, Rice University aspires to pathbreaking research, unsurpassed teaching, and contribution to the betterment of our world. It seeks to fulfill this mission by cultivating a diverse community of learning and discovery that produces leaders across the spectrum of human endeavor.

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History: www.rice.edu


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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 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 293rd119th250th111th
Arts and Humanities 298th125th266th113th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 327th162nd272nd157th
Business, Management and Accounting 360th110th287th95th
Chemistry 192nd93rd139th88th
Computer Science 216th65th145th59th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 253rd85th191st76th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 308th98th251st84th
Energy 194th42nd110th39th
Engineering 108th36th56th35th
Environmental Science 317th106th234th99th
Mathematics 210th64th145th61st
Medicine 350th178th308th169th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 283rd134th221st129th
Physics and Astronomy 108th51st76th50th
Psychology 411th208th386th187th
Social Sciences 343rd121st293rd105th

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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