Pennsylvania State University *University

United States

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Foundation: 1855

Mission: Penn State is a leader in higher education and carries out its mission of teaching, research, and service with pride and focus on the future. Our leadership in administration, faculty, and staff make our mission come alive every day. The Board of Trustees reviews and approves the budget of the University and guides general goals, policies, and procedures from a big-picture perspective. The President’s office ensures that all aspects of the University are running smoothly and promotes overall principles that students, faculty, and staff abide by for the long term. The University Faculty Senate represents the Penn State faculty with legislative authority on all matters regarding the University's educational interests. We strive to celebrate diversity in all aspects of our educational and operational activities. Our strategic plans are designed to result in ongoing improvements that help prepare future generations of leaders. Our budget is an integral part of our strategic process.

Vision: Information not localized

History: www.psu.edu

Subordinate organizations:

2nd
Overall percentile
2nd
Research percentile
10th
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 +64th21st41st21st
Arts and Humanities +36th20th29th19th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 148th75th119th73rd
Business, Management and Accounting 10th2nd6th2nd
Chemistry 185th90th134th84th
Computer Science 112th36th61st33rd
Dentistry 270th76th212th71st
Earth and Planetary Sciences +76th21st42nd21st
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 63rd26th50th24th
Energy 101st25th47th25th
Engineering +108th34th54th33rd
Environmental Science 95th26th50th25th
Mathematics 171st47th104th45th
Medicine +181st101st153rd95th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 175th79th124th77th
Physics and Astronomy 148th61st98th60th
Psychology 17th13th17th12th
Social Sciences +17th7th13th6th
Veterinary 261st82nd190th72nd

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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