University of Central FloridaUniversity

United States

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Foundation: 1963

Mission: The University of Central Florida is a public multi-campus, metropolitan research university, dedicated to serving its surrounding communities with their diverse and expanding populations, technological corridors, and international partners. The mission of the university is to offer high-quality undergraduate and graduate education, student development, and continuing education; to conduct research and creative activities; and to provide services that enhance the intellectual, cultural, environmental, and economic development of the metropolitan region, address national and international issues in key areas, establish UCF as a major presence, and contribute to the global community.

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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 537th226th473rd205th
Arts and Humanities 376th163rd341st146th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 641st349th566th328th
Business, Management and Accounting 96th29th75th28th
Chemistry 500th254th422nd240th
Computer Science 237th72nd159th65th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 503rd247th435th228th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 394th127th325th111th
Energy 325th97th220th90th
Engineering 316th116th225th110th
Environmental Science 439th177th352nd162nd
Mathematics 354th120th261st113th
Medicine 611th333rd561st308th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 538th261st446th246th
Physics and Astronomy 323rd136th258th130th
Psychology 315th156th299th138th
Social Sciences 183rd73rd149th65th

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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