University of Louisville *University

United States

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Foundation: 1798

Mission: The University of Louisville pursues excellence and inclusiveness in its work to educate and serve its community through: teaching diverse undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in order to develop engaged citizens, leaders, and scholars, practicing and applying research, scholarship and creative activity, and providing engaged service and outreach that improve the quality of life for local and global communities. The University is committed to achieving preeminence as a nationally recognized metropolitan research university.

Vision: The University of Louisville will be ubiquitously recognized as a great place to learn, a great place to work, and a great place in which to invest because we will celebrate diversity, foster equity, and strive for inclusion.


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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 752nd360th683rd326th
Arts and Humanities 437th198th399th181st
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 498th256th427th244th
Business, Management and Accounting 561st180th449th154th
Chemistry 442nd226th369th214th
Computer Science 570th248th469th224th
Dentistry 298th81st233rd74th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 501st245th433rd226th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 591st219th497th195th
Energy 406th134th295th121st
Engineering 481st202nd384th188th
Environmental Science 362nd127th276th118th
Mathematics 596th264th498th247th
Medicine 447th229th399th214th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 500th239th412th228th
Physics and Astronomy 558th251st487th237th
Psychology 333rd168th316th149th
Social Sciences 391st144th330th126th

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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