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 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 +2769th427th1669th377th
Arts and Humanities 1583rd382nd1210th342nd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 1456th422nd1067th387th
Business, Management and Accounting 872nd197th621st170th
Chemistry 1603rd339th1035th314th
Computer Science 1882nd350th1232nd307th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 184th50th126th46th
Energy 590th110th308th102nd
Engineering +1175th253rd777th226th
Environmental Science 2370th386th1410th344th
Mathematics 1113th219th733rd195th
Medicine 1506th389th1070th349th
Physics and Astronomy 1379th302nd955th274th
Psychology 1554th492nd1278th433rd
Social Sciences +1868th413th1302nd362nd

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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