Temple University *University

United States

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Foundation: 1884

Mission: Opportunity. Engagement. Discovery. Temple University educates a vibrant student body and creates new knowledge through innovative teaching, research and other creative endeavors. Our urban setting provides transformative opportunities for engaged scholarship, experiential learning, and discovery of self, others and the world. We open our doors to a diverse community of learners and scholars who strive to make the possible real. We are committed to the ideals upon which Temple was founded: providing access to an excellent, affordable higher education that prepares students for careers, further learning and active citizenship. creating a collaborative community of outstanding faculty and staff who foster inclusion and encourage the aspirations of Temple students. promoting service and engagement throughout Philadelphia, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the nation and the world.

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History: www.temple.edu

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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 429th168th369th154th
Arts and Humanities 265th110th235th98th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 242nd121st196th117th
Business, Management and Accounting 253rd75th199th64th
Chemistry 433rd222nd361st210th
Computer Science 317th108th229th100th
Dentistry 188th51st151st47th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 501st245th433rd226th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 406th130th336th114th
Energy 458th168th346th153rd
Engineering 359th142nd266th134th
Environmental Science 545th254th457th235th
Mathematics 448th171st352nd159th
Medicine 198th107th172nd102nd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 243rd122nd187th118th
Physics and Astronomy 460th201st389th191st
Psychology 106th66th101st62nd
Social Sciences 212th83rd174th73rd

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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