University of Chicago *University

United States

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Foundation: 1890

Mission: We Build and Maintain Excellence The University of Chicago is a world-class institution of higher education. Its mission is to produce a caliber of teaching and research that regularly leads to advances in fields such as medicine, biology, physics, economics, critical theory and public policy. Our Facilities Services team supports that mission through efforts to maintain and enhance the University campus and environment and provide superior client service to our community including faculty, students, staff, neighbors and visitors.

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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 171st72nd138th66th
Arts and Humanities 31st18th27th17th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 93rd54th80th53rd
Business, Management and Accounting 144th48th113th42nd
Chemistry 174th86th124th81st
Computer Science 258th77th176th70th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 111th34th75th34th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 7th4th6th4th
Energy 290th77th191st71st
Engineering 175th67th104th65th
Environmental Science 196th55th124th53rd
Mathematics 202nd59th137th56th
Medicine 82nd54th76th52nd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 164th80th120th78th
Physics and Astronomy 113th53rd79th52nd
Psychology 79th50th78th48th
Social Sciences 63rd30th52nd28th

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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