University of Minnesota, Twin Cities *University

United States

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Foundation: 1851

Mission: The University of Minnesota (University), founded in the belief that all people are enriched by understanding, is dedicated to the advancement of learning and the search for truth; to the sharing of this knowledge through education for a diverse community; and to the application of this knowledge to Benefit the people of the state, the nation, and the world

Vision: The University of Minnesota – Twin Cities will be preeminent in solving the grand challenges of a diverse and changing world

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Research percentile


Innovation percentile


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 64th24th48th23rd
Arts and Humanities 86th41st79th39th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 90th51st77th50th
Business, Management and Accounting 116th37th93rd34th
Chemistry 192nd93rd139th88th
Computer Science 141st43rd82nd40th
Dentistry 82nd26th63rd25th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 237th76th177th68th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 124th43rd95th40th
Energy 228th57th141st51st
Engineering 131st51st74th49th
Environmental Science 141st36th80th35th
Mathematics 218th68th150th65th
Medicine 74th46th68th44th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 106th44th71st43rd
Physics and Astronomy 181st80th130th79th
Psychology 33rd20th33rd19th
Social Sciences 42nd23rd37th21st
Veterinary 15th8th10th7th

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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