Wayne State UniversityUniversity

United States

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Foundation: 1868

Mission: We will create and advance knowledge, prepare a diverse student body to thrive, and positively impact local and global communities.

Vision: We will be a pre-eminent, public, urban research university known for academic and research excellence, success across a diverse student body, and meaningful engagement in its urban community.

History: wayne.edu


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 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 420th163rd360th150th
Arts and Humanities 385th170th350th153rd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 363rd178th305th171st
Business, Management and Accounting 367th114th293rd98th
Chemistry 397th204th326th192nd
Computer Science 421st161st325th146th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 487th233rd419th215th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 540th195th453rd172nd
Energy 399th128th288th116th
Engineering 360th143rd267th135th
Environmental Science 522nd239th434th222nd
Mathematics 398th143rd303rd135th
Medicine 263rd138th227th131st
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 227th110th172nd108th
Physics and Astronomy 394th165th326th158th
Psychology 173rd96th163rd88th
Social Sciences 318th113th270th99th

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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