University of HoustonUniversity

United States

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Foundation: 1927

Mission: The mission of the University of Houston is to offer nationally competitive and internationally recognized opportunities for learning, discovery and engagement to a diverse population of students in a real-world setting. The University of Houston offers a full range of degree programs at the baccalaureate, master's, doctoral and professional levels and pursues a broad agenda of research and creative activities. As a knowledge resource to the public, the university builds partnerships with other educational institutions, community organizations, government agencies, and the private sector to serve the region and impact the world.

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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 634th283rd567th255th
Arts and Humanities 338th145th304th131st
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 546th284th473rd270th
Business, Management and Accounting 290th90th231st77th
Chemistry 311th158th245th151st
Computer Science 304th102nd216th94th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 340th125th272nd115th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 444th144th369th127th
Energy 344th106th237th97th
Engineering 307th112th217th107th
Environmental Science 447th183rd360th168th
Mathematics 301st95th218th90th
Medicine 514th270th465th253rd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 515th250th427th238th
Physics and Astronomy 409th174th341st165th
Psychology 117th71st111th67th
Social Sciences 343rd121st293rd105th

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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