Rutgers, The State University of New JerseyUniversity

United States

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Foundation: 1766

Mission: As the premier comprehensive public research university in the state’s system of higher education, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, has the threefold mission of providing for the instructional needs of New Jersey’s citizens through its undergraduate, graduate, and continuing education programs; conducting the cutting-edge research that contributes to the medical, environmental, social, and cultural well-being of the state, as well as aiding the economy and the state’s businesses and industries; and performing public service in support of the needs of the citizens of the state and its local, county, and state governments. Each component of the university’s mission reinforces and supports the other two. As the University of New Jersey®, Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence, to conducting research that breaks new ground, and to providing services, solutions, and clinical care that help individuals and the local, national, and global communities where they live.

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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 87th34th65th33rd
Arts and Humanities 81st39th74th37th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 182nd99th149th96th
Business, Management and Accounting 24th5th18th5th
Chemistry 187th90th134th85th
Computer Science 130th40th73rd37th
Dentistry 274th77th218th70th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 242nd79th182nd71st
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 77th30th60th28th
Energy 294th79th193rd73rd
Engineering 258th93rd173rd89th
Environmental Science 226th64th148th61st
Mathematics 222nd69th154th66th
Medicine 162nd96th146th91st
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 96th39th64th38th
Physics and Astronomy 302nd130th239th124th
Psychology 72nd47th71st45th
Social Sciences 56th28th49th26th
Veterinary 375th107th293rd92nd

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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