State University of New York, Stony Brook *University

United States

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Foundation: 1957

Mission: The University has a five-part mission: to provide comprehensive undergraduate, graduate, and professional education of the highest quality; to carry out research and intellectual endeavors of the highest international standards that advance knowledge and have immediate or long-range practical significance; to provide leadership for economic growth, technology, and culture for neighboring communities and the wider geographic region; to provide state-of-the-art innovative health care, while serving as a resource to a regional healthcare network and to the traditionally underserved; to fulfill these objectives while celebrating diversity and positioning the University in the global community.

Vision: Stony Brook University`s unwavering commitment to excellence in research, education and discovery will make us one of the top public research universities in 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 485th198th423rd183rd
Arts and Humanities 302nd129th270th116th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 384th192nd325th183rd
Business, Management and Accounting 425th136th339th116th
Chemistry 345th179th277th170th
Computer Science 186th57th120th52nd
Dentistry 163rd48th132nd44th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 304th107th238th98th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 450th147th374th130th
Energy 320th96th217th89th
Engineering 260th95th175th91st
Environmental Science 438th176th351st161st
Mathematics 270th86th194th81st
Medicine 425th217th378th204th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 488th234th400th224th
Physics and Astronomy 280th124th218th119th
Psychology 110th68th105th64th
Social Sciences 352nd126th300th108th

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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