University of Nevada-Las VegasUniversity

United States

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Foundation: 1957

Mission: UNLV’s diverse faculty, students, staff, and alumni promote community well-being and individual achievement through education, research, scholarship, creative activities, and clinical services. We stimulate economic development and diversification, foster a climate of innovation, promote health, and enrich the cultural vitality of the communities that we serve.

Vision: By 2025, UNLV will be recognized as a top tier public university in research, education, and community impact.



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 692nd324th624th294th
Arts and Humanities 430th193rd392nd176th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 808th461st731st428th
Business, Management and Accounting 283rd88th226th75th
Chemistry 545th283rd466th264th
Computer Science 558th239th457th216th
Dentistry 426th110th321st102nd
Earth and Planetary Sciences 378th149th310th136th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 383rd123rd315th107th
Energy 518th198th404th179th
Engineering 557th254th460th234th
Environmental Science 593rd287th505th265th
Mathematics 651st305th553rd287th
Medicine 744th453rd694th423rd
Physics and Astronomy 552nd248th481st234th
Psychology 380th192nd358th171st
Social Sciences 389th143rd329th125th

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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