Tulane University *University

United States

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Foundation: 1834

Mission: Tulane's purpose is to create, communicate and conserve knowledge in order to enrich the capacity of individuals, organizations and communities to think, to learn and to act and lead with integrity and wisdom.

Vision: Tulane University has always been informed by its context, its place, and its people. At home in the vibrant and diverse city of New Orleans, Louisiana, Tulane is deeply engaged in the life of the community. As the university looks to the future, it seeks to further its innovative and collaborative efforts to empower people and communities to better our world. These efforts define the Tulane experience and solidify the widely spread motto, Only in New Orleans, Only at Tulane. Tulane aspires to be a distinctive institution where interdisciplinary partnerships are fostered to form the next wave of innovations in academia, research, and technology.

History: tulane.edu

Subordinate organizations:

  • Tulane University Medical Center


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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 692nd324th624th294th
Arts and Humanities 403rd176th367th159th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 498th256th427th244th
Business, Management and Accounting 517th164th415th139th
Chemistry 518th266th439th251st
Computer Science 621st279th518th254th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 397th162nd329th146th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 388th125th319th109th
Energy 409th137th298th124th
Engineering 506th222nd409th206th
Environmental Science 528th243rd440th226th
Mathematics 581st257th483rd240th
Medicine 450th231st402nd216th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 445th210th360th202nd
Physics and Astronomy 484th211th413th200th
Psychology 403rd204th380th183rd
Social Sciences 492nd177th419th155th

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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