Ohio State University, Columbus *University

United States

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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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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 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 123rd51st97th49th
Arts and Humanities 55th30th49th29th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 97th56th83rd55th
Business, Management and Accounting 71st20th53rd19th
Chemistry 267th130th204th125th
Computer Science 147th45th86th42nd
Dentistry 46th14th33rd13th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 120th38th81st36th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 65th26th51st24th
Energy 196th43rd112th40th
Engineering 124th46th69th44th
Environmental Science 179th49th111th47th
Mathematics 172nd48th111th45th
Medicine 70th42nd64th40th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 124th56th86th55th
Physics and Astronomy 101st46th69th45th
Psychology 35th21st35th20th
Social Sciences 41st22nd36th20th
Veterinary 25th13th19th12th

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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