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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.


Overall percentile
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 areas/categories

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 +3299th480th1902nd420th
Arts and Humanities +486th162nd418th143rd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 2599th597th1892nd538th
Business, Management and Accounting 636th156th466th134th
Chemistry 1389th311th898th289th
Computer Science 814th204th557th178th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +1264th231st799th206th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 1213th217th798th188th
Energy 1721st252nd994th223rd
Engineering +744th176th466th161st
Environmental Science 1163rd212th691st194th
Mathematics 1477th285th973rd254th
Medicine +1951st477th1380th424th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 2481st494th1604th444th
Physics and Astronomy 1484th314th1026th286th
Psychology 351st156th317th134th
Social Sciences +277th101st232nd88th

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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