Syracuse UniversityUniversity

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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
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 +2769th427th1669th377th
Arts and Humanities +585th186th500th165th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 1781st487th1314th444th
Business, Management and Accounting 431st110th322nd93rd
Chemistry 2542nd442nd1599th394th
Computer Science 658th163rd442nd144th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +1826th317th1122nd282nd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 593rd123rd410th104th
Energy 1620th244th938th215th
Engineering +751st178th471st163rd
Environmental Science 2694th422nd1569th375th
Mathematics 1261st253rd830th225th
Medicine +3199th668th2219th585th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 3276th555th1956th492nd
Physics and Astronomy 1150th275th808th252nd
Psychology 590th232nd524th201st
Social Sciences +418th131st332nd114th

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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