State University of New York, AlbanyUniversity

United States

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Foundation: 1844

Mission: The University at Albany is an engine of opportunity. Fueled by our unique mix of academic excellence, internationally recognized research, and world-class faculty, we relentlessly pursue possibilities, create connections, and open opportunities—locally and globally—with a single-minded purpose: To empower our students, faculty, and campus communities to author their own success. This is the University at Albany.

Vision: To be the nation’s leading diverse public research university—providing the leaders, the knowledge, and the innovations to create a better 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 724th345th656th312th
Arts and Humanities 325th138th292nd124th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 668th365th593rd343rd
Business, Management and Accounting 426th137th340th117th
Chemistry 484th249th407th235th
Computer Science 465th188th368th171st
Earth and Planetary Sciences 379th150th311th137th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 506th175th422nd156th
Energy 501st189th387th171st
Engineering 353rd137th260th129th
Environmental Science 416th158th329th145th
Mathematics 393rd140th298th132nd
Medicine 652nd370th602nd341st
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 587th289th494th269th
Physics and Astronomy 328th139th263rd133rd
Psychology 354th179th334th160th
Social Sciences 266th95th222nd85th
Veterinary 297th93rd237th82nd

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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