Ohio State University, Columbus *University

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Foundation: 1870

Mission: Integrating meaningful partnerships as a framework for engagement to foster a university-wide culture of collaboration and engaged scholarship; Fostering a climate of trust, respect, transparency and inclusivity to deepen meaningful partnerships among the university and its communities; Providing an environment that encourages students, faculty and staff to examine diverse issues with community partners; Recognizing engaged scholarship in the promotion and tenure process, and in faculty and staff annual reviews, to enhance the institution's academic excellence; Providing students with community-engaged experiences to prepare them to be engaged citizens and leaders both as students and as alumni.

Vision: The Ohio State University will be a recognized community-engaged institution by solving societal challenges through its meaningful partnerships with the people and institutions of Ohio, the nation, and the world.


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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 +229th73rd160th70th
Arts and Humanities +85th35th80th32nd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 100th49th77th48th
Business, Management and Accounting 99th21st61st20th
Chemistry 409th150th283rd140th
Computer Science 218th67th123rd63rd
Dentistry 61st15th40th14th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +184th34th85th32nd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 109th29th68th27th
Energy 343rd72nd175th67th
Engineering +215th68th119th66th
Environmental Science 341st70th167th65th
Mathematics 181st46th96th43rd
Medicine +79th43rd65th42nd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 146th50th85th49th
Physics and Astronomy 288th105th193rd100th
Psychology 32nd22nd32nd20th
Social Sciences +39th16th29th14th
Veterinary 37th15th23rd14th

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.

Where is the institution located?

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