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

13th

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 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 63rd23rd47th22nd
Arts and Humanities 30th17th26th16th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 170th95th139th92nd
Business, Management and Accounting 8th2nd4th2nd
Chemistry 150th72nd103rd69th
Computer Science 105th34th58th31st
Earth and Planetary Sciences 84th29th55th29th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 56th21st44th19th
Energy 142nd26th69th25th
Engineering 115th39th61st38th
Environmental Science 110th26th63rd25th
Mathematics 159th46th102nd43rd
Medicine 137th83rd125th79th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 225th109th170th107th
Physics and Astronomy 112th52nd78th51st
Psychology 22nd14th22nd13th
Social Sciences 15th8th14th7th
Veterinary 247th84th200th74th

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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