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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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 515th211th451st194th
Arts and Humanities 385th170th350th153rd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 185th101st152nd98th
Business, Management and Accounting 465th151st372nd128th
Chemistry 293rd146th228th140th
Computer Science 506th208th407th188th
Dentistry 33rd10th24th10th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 548th278th480th257th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 494th168th411th150th
Energy 547th213th432nd191st
Engineering 487th208th390th193rd
Environmental Science 496th217th408th201st
Mathematics 567th247th469th231st
Medicine 79th51st73rd49th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 286th136th224th131st
Physics and Astronomy 401st170th333rd161st
Psychology 231st123rd219th112th
Social Sciences 315th111th267th97th
Veterinary 219th76th176th67th

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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