University of Colorado, Denver *University

United States

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Foundation: 1912

Mission: The University of Colorado is a public research university with multiple campuses serving Colorado, the nation, and the world through leadership in high-quality education and professional training, public service, advancing research and knowledge, and state-of-the-art health care. Each campus has a distinct role and mission as provided by Colorado law.

Vision: The University of Colorado will be a premier, accessible and transformative public university that provides a quality and affordable education with outstanding teaching, learning, research, service, and health care. Through collaboration, innovation, technology and entrepreneurship, CU will expand student success, diversity and the economic foundation of the State of Colorado.


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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 +425th178th355th170th
Arts and Humanities +403rd177th365th161st
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 148th75th119th73rd
Business, Management and Accounting 394th126th314th110th
Chemistry 338th163rd265th155th
Computer Science 556th229th446th209th
Dentistry 103rd32nd75th29th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +506th258th437th239th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 470th163rd383rd141st
Energy 500th209th392nd191st
Engineering +454th207th359th193rd
Environmental Science 474th223rd383rd207th
Mathematics 502nd219th414th204th
Medicine +69th43rd61st42nd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 248th118th189th116th
Physics and Astronomy 381st152nd296th143rd
Psychology 191st105th181st93rd
Social Sciences +313th112th265th100th
Veterinary 345th98th254th86th

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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