Syracuse UniversityUniversity

United States

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Foundation: 1870

Mission: As a university with the capacity to attract and engage the best scholars from around the world, yet small enough to support a personalized and academically rigorous student experience, Syracuse University faculty and staff support student success by: Encouraging global study, experiential learning, interdisciplinary scholarship, creativity, and entrepreneurial endeavors; Balancing professional studies with an intensive liberal arts education; Fostering a richly diverse and inclusive community of learning and opportunity; Promoting a culture of innovation and discovery; Supporting faculty, staff, and student collaboration in creative activity and research that address emerging opportunities and societal needs; Maintaining pride in our location and history as a place of access, engagement, innovation, and impact.

Vision: Syracuse University aspires to be a pre-eminent and inclusive student-focused research university, preparing engaged citizens, scholars, and leaders for participation in a changing global society.



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Research percentile


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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 618th276th551st250th
Arts and Humanities 347th150th313th136th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 567th293rd493rd279th
Business, Management and Accounting 327th99th260th85th
Chemistry 606th312th527th290th
Computer Science 451st176th354th159th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 425th182nd357th165th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 410th133rd340th117th
Energy 341st104th234th95th
Engineering 464th193rd367th179th
Environmental Science 472nd199th384th183rd
Mathematics 436th165th340th153rd
Medicine 698th411th648th381st
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 542nd263rd450th248th
Physics and Astronomy 539th242nd468th228th
Psychology 423rd216th396th194th
Social Sciences 357th131st305th113th

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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