Washington University in Saint Louis *University

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Foundation: 1853

Mission: Washington University in St. Louis’ mission is to discover and disseminate knowledge, and protect the freedom of inquiry through research, teaching and learning. Washington University creates an environment to encourage and support an ethos of wide-ranging exploration. Washington University’s faculty and staff strive to enhance the lives and livelihoods of students, the people of the greater St. Louis community, the country and the world.

Vision: Information not localized

History: wustl.edu

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Overall percentile
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 +451st126th299th118th
Arts and Humanities +99th40th92nd37th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 70th37th53rd36th
Business, Management and Accounting 281st69th205th58th
Chemistry 427th142nd281st132nd
Computer Science 385th100th240th89th
Dentistry 337th77th243rd70th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +1046th199th664th182nd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 302nd73rd210th64th
Energy 257th48th116th44th
Engineering +609th149th384th138th
Environmental Science 885th154th509th141st
Mathematics 710th156th470th141st
Medicine +55th31st46th30th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 244th96th159th94th
Physics and Astronomy 354th117th230th114th
Psychology 85th51st81st46th
Social Sciences +248th93rd205th81st
Veterinary 416th102nd279th90th

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.

Where is the institution located?

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