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Foundation: 1861

Mission: The preservation, advancement, and dissemination of knowledge.

Vision: The University of Washington educates a diverse student body to become responsible global citizens and future leaders through a challenging learning environment informed by cutting-edge scholarship. Discovery is at the heart of our university. We discover timely solutions to the world’s most complex problems and enrich the lives of people throughout our community, the state of Washington, the nation and the world.

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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 +107th30th67th28th
Arts and Humanities +33rd18th30th17th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 38th20th29th20th
Business, Management and Accounting 83rd23rd60th22nd
Chemistry 253rd88th158th84th
Computer Science 58th13th22nd13th
Dentistry 14th4th8th4th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +64th15th31st15th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 87th30th65th28th
Energy 112th20th44th20th
Engineering +118th29th50th29th
Environmental Science 113th22nd44th22nd
Mathematics 192nd45th104th42nd
Medicine +20th14th18th14th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 39th11th18th11th
Physics and Astronomy 146th56th94th56th
Psychology 22nd15th22nd14th
Social Sciences +21st9th16th8th
Veterinary 110th31st72nd28th

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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