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 +127th36th83rd34th
Arts and Humanities +77th35th72nd33rd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 94th46th72nd45th
Business, Management and Accounting 67th17th49th16th
Chemistry 546th170th361st160th
Computer Science 197th55th110th51st
Dentistry 42nd12th25th12th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +164th37th85th35th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 83rd28th62nd26th
Energy 315th59th150th53rd
Engineering +225th66th123rd62nd
Environmental Science 374th69th201st64th
Mathematics 217th52nd124th48th
Medicine +84th47th69th45th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 121st48th76th46th
Physics and Astronomy 256th93rd166th91st
Psychology 43rd27th42nd25th
Social Sciences +34th16th27th14th
Veterinary 27th13th18th12th

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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