University of AkronUniversity

United States

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Foundation: 1870

Mission: Support and engage students to advance and achieve their goals through dynamic opportunities.

Vision: Defining success with every student, every day.



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 506th208th443rd191st
Arts and Humanities 557th278th519th254th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 696th380th619th357th
Business, Management and Accounting 510th162nd408th137th
Chemistry 484th249th407th235th
Computer Science 551st235th450th212th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 497th241st429th223rd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 600th225th505th201st
Energy 458th168th346th153rd
Engineering 455th188th358th175th
Environmental Science 352nd123rd266th115th
Mathematics 549th232nd451st216th
Medicine 598th322nd548th299th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 501st240th413th229th
Physics and Astronomy 531st239th460th225th
Psychology 677th372nd639th341st
Social Sciences 621st249th542nd220th

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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