University of Kansas *University

United States

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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

16th

Innovation percentile

4th

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 393rd154th337th144th
Arts and Humanities 218th94th193rd86th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 315th157th261st152nd
Business, Management and Accounting 355th109th282nd94th
Chemistry 279th136th215th130th
Computer Science 361st129th270th119th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 363rd138th295th126th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 382nd122nd314th106th
Energy 312th90th210th83rd
Engineering 355th138th262nd130th
Environmental Science 431st172nd344th157th
Mathematics 472nd185th374th173rd
Medicine 287th147th248th140th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 151st73rd109th71st
Physics and Astronomy 384th160th317th153rd
Psychology 90th57th87th55th
Social Sciences 206th81st168th71st

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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