Tufts UniversityUniversity

United States

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Foundation: 1852

Mission: Tufts is a student-centered research university dedicated to the creation and application of knowledge. We are committed to providing transformative experiences for students and faculty in an inclusive and collaborative environment where creative scholars generate bold ideas, innovate in the face of complex challenges and distinguish themselves as active citizens of the world.

Vision: To be an innovative university of creative scholars across a broad range of schools who have a profound impact on one another and the world.


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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 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 343rd138th295th130th
Arts and Humanities 319th136th286th122nd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 360th176th302nd169th
Business, Management and Accounting 651st214th529th186th
Chemistry 352nd181st283rd172nd
Computer Science 454th179th357th162nd
Dentistry 88th29th68th27th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 330th121st264th111th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 301st95th244th82nd
Energy 525th203rd410th184th
Engineering 264th98th178th93rd
Environmental Science 358th125th272nd117th
Mathematics 430th161st334th150th
Medicine 253rd133rd217th127th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 292nd139th228th134th
Physics and Astronomy 407th172nd339th163rd
Psychology 327th164th310th145th
Social Sciences 355th129th303rd111th
Veterinary 129th45th101st41st

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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