University of Rhode IslandUniversity

United States

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Foundation: 1892

Mission: As an educational force for positive change in an urban environment, through our community of scholars and our multi-disciplinary degree program which involves our students in the tangible problems of our State, we will prepare students to be leaders in an ever-changing world through education, innovation, and collaboration.

Vision: The University of Rhode Island Feinstein Providence Campus and the Alan Shawn Feinstein College of Continuing Education will play a major role in advancing the Mission of the University of Rhode Island, particularly in achieving the international standing as a leader in urban research and service opportunities in continuing education, community development, professional development and scholarship. Recognizing the world-wide trend towards urbanization, we will deepen our students’ education through engagement with the rich and diverse environment that a major city provides. Through the University’s Urban Grant designation, the Providence Campus and the Alan Shawn Feinstein College of Continuing Education will benefit the State of Rhode Island and the world.



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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 588th255th523rd229th
Arts and Humanities 466th214th428th195th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 712th393rd635th369th
Business, Management and Accounting 680th227th556th198th
Chemistry 383rd196th313th184th
Computer Science 432nd166th336th150th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 443rd199th375th182nd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 503rd172nd419th153rd
Energy 346th107th239th98th
Engineering 487th208th390th193rd
Environmental Science 471st198th383rd182nd
Mathematics 586th260th488th243rd
Medicine 621st342nd571st315th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 594th292nd501st272nd
Physics and Astronomy 438th188th369th178th
Psychology 560th286th526th259th
Social Sciences 573rd217th494th191st

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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