University of Kansas *University

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Foundation: 1865

Mission: The mission of the University of Kansas is to lift students and society by educating leaders, building healthy communities and making discoveries that change the world. We advance this mission every day across KU's five campuses, which include the Lawrence Campus, the Edwards Campus, and three KU Medical Center campuses in Kansas City, Salina and Wichita.

Vision: The mission of the University of Kansas is to lift students and society by educating leaders, building healthy communities, and making discoveries that change the world. We will do that by raising the expectations we have for ourselves, the aspirations we have for our state, and the hopes we have for our world.

History: kuhistory.ku.edu

Subordinate organizations:

7th
Overall percentile
6th
Research percentile
19th
Innovation percentile
3rd
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 +356th147th293rd141st
Arts and Humanities +201st83rd177th77th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 294th149th250th143rd
Business, Management and Accounting 371st118th295th102nd
Chemistry 342nd164th269th156th
Computer Science 429th159th325th147th
Dentistry 371st105th287th97th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +386th163rd317th151st
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 356th117th278th99th
Energy 282nd92nd190th86th
Engineering +390th167th295th155th
Environmental Science 369th148th279th138th
Mathematics 435th174th347th162nd
Medicine +311th160th262nd148th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 187th88th136th86th
Physics and Astronomy 477th207th389th192nd
Psychology 88th51st83rd47th
Social Sciences +192nd78th162nd68th

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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