South Dakota State UniversityUniversity

United States

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Foundation: 1881

Mission: South Dakota State University offers a rich academic experience in an environment of inclusion and access through inspired, student-centered education, creative activities and research, innovation and engagement that improve the quality of life in South Dakota, the region, the nation, and the world.

Vision: South Dakota State University will be a premier land-grant university recognized for high value, innovation, and bold impact.



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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 533rd223rd469th202nd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 801st457th724th425th
Chemistry 602nd310th523rd288th
Computer Science 636th287th533rd262nd
Earth and Planetary Sciences 126th40th85th38th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 713th280th598th254th
Energy 263rd66th171st60th
Engineering 559th256th462nd236th
Environmental Science 512th231st424th215th
Mathematics 562nd242nd464th226th
Medicine 717th430th667th400th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 806th389th707th356th
Psychology 641st344th603rd316th
Social Sciences 700th301st620th267th
Veterinary 229th79th185th70th

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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