University of Texas, AustinUniversity

United States

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Foundation: 1883

Mission: The mission of The University of Texas at Austin is to achieve excellence in the interrelated areas of undergraduate education, graduate education, research and public service. The university provides superior and comprehensive educational opportunities at the baccalaureate through doctoral and special professional educational levels. The university contributes to the advancement of society through research, creative activity, scholarly inquiry and the development and dissemination of new knowledge, including the commercialization of University discoveries. The university preserves and promotes the arts, benefits the state’s economy, serves the citizens through public programs and provides other public service.

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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 210th89th173rd82nd
Arts and Humanities 40th22nd35th21st
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 200th107th165th103rd
Business, Management and Accounting 114th35th91st33rd
Chemistry 111th51st73rd50th
Computer Science 51st16th25th16th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 21st6th12th6th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 100th40th78th38th
Energy 32nd3rd6th3rd
Engineering 54th16th23rd16th
Environmental Science 138th34th78th33rd
Mathematics 67th17th37th17th
Medicine 242nd125th208th120th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 170th83rd126th81st
Physics and Astronomy 91st41st63rd41st
Psychology 36th22nd36th21st
Social Sciences 27th14th23rd13th

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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