University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill *University

United States

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Foundation: 1789

Mission: Our mission is to serve as a center for research, scholarship, and creativity and to teach a diverse community of undergraduate, graduate, and professional students to become the next generation of leaders. Through the efforts of our exceptional faculty and staff, and with generous support from North Carolina’s citizens, we invest our knowledge and resources to enhance access to learning and to foster the success and prosperity of each rising generation. We also extend knowledge-based services and other resources of the University to the citizens of North Carolina and their institutions to enhance the quality of life for all people in the State. With lux, libertas — light and liberty — as its founding principles, the University has charted a bold course of leading change to improve society and to help solve the world’s greatest problems.

Vision: Information not localized

History: www.unc.edu

Subordinate organizations:

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Overall percentile
1st
Research percentile
6th
Innovation percentile
1st
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 +129th52nd97th50th
Arts and Humanities +69th35th59th33rd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 68th38th54th37th
Business, Management and Accounting 186th54th141st47th
Chemistry 95th43rd62nd40th
Computer Science 142nd44th78th41st
Dentistry 21st7th13th7th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +194th62nd131st56th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 95th38th75th35th
Energy 148th41st85th38th
Engineering +160th55th92nd53rd
Environmental Science 189th63rd117th58th
Mathematics 138th37th79th35th
Medicine +46th29th41st28th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 20th8th10th8th
Physics and Astronomy 259th106th187th104th
Psychology 19th14th19th13th
Social Sciences +45th24th38th22nd
Veterinary 134th42nd96th38th

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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