University of Rochester *University

United States

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Foundation: 1850

Mission: Learn, Discover, Heal, Create— and Make the World Ever Better

Vision: The University of Rochester will continue to frame and solve the greatest challenges of the future. We are a community in which all who work, teach, create, and provide care are welcome and respected, and where all can pursue and achieve their highest objectives for themselves, their communities, and the world. Steeped in Rochester’s rich history of social justice and entrepreneurial spirit, we will always be an inclusive, equitable, sustainable, and responsive organization at every level.

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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 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 202nd85th166th78th
Arts and Humanities 264th109th234th97th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 300th149th246th144th
Business, Management and Accounting 639th207th518th179th
Chemistry 287th140th222nd134th
Computer Science 284th88th199th81st
Dentistry 73rd23rd55th22nd
Earth and Planetary Sciences 316th115th250th105th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 457th149th380th132nd
Energy 315th92nd212th85th
Engineering 362nd145th269th137th
Environmental Science 384th137th298th126th
Mathematics 456th177th360th165th
Medicine 200th108th174th103rd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 395th186th316th180th
Physics and Astronomy 237th100th178th97th
Psychology 116th70th110th66th
Social Sciences 351st125th299th107th

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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