Stanford University *University

United States

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Foundation: 1891

Mission: Since its founding, Stanford has sought and embraced new ways of fulfilling the university’s mission of research, education, and service.

Vision: Fueled by optimism, ingenuity and a sense of responsibility, we seek to accelerate our purposeful impact in the world.


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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 +110th32nd69th32nd
Arts and Humanities +11th3rd8th2nd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 14th6th9th6th
Business, Management and Accounting 56th11th33rd10th
Chemistry 42nd16th23rd15th
Computer Science 21st4th5th4th
Dentistry 199th45th138th41st
Earth and Planetary Sciences +66th13th28th13th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 18th5th12th5th
Energy 29th4th7th4th
Engineering +51st12th15th12th
Environmental Science 86th17th32nd17th
Mathematics 33rd5th9th5th
Medicine +17th12th15th11th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 62nd18th28th18th
Physics and Astronomy 35th15th20th15th
Psychology 22nd15th22nd14th
Social Sciences +18th6th12th5th
Veterinary 443rd108th290th96th

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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