University of Maryland, College Park *University

United States

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Foundation: 1856

Mission: The mission of the University of Maryland, College Park is to provide excellent teaching, research, and service. The University educates students and advances knowledge in areas of importance to the State, the nation, and the world. The University is committed to being a preeminent national center for research and for graduate education, and the institution of choice for Maryland’s undergraduates of exceptional ability and promise.

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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 +228th96th177th92nd
Arts and Humanities +210th87th186th81st
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 468th251st405th241st
Business, Management and Accounting 223rd65th173rd54th
Chemistry 428th218th351st204th
Computer Science 176th57th104th54th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +168th55th108th50th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 310th98th236th82nd
Energy 151st44th88th41st
Engineering +235th80th151st78th
Environmental Science 283rd103rd198th95th
Mathematics 198th57th127th55th
Medicine +627th337th558th312th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 447th217th372nd209th
Physics and Astronomy 209th88th143rd87th
Psychology 208th115th198th103rd
Social Sciences +188th76th159th66th
Veterinary 496th128th356th114th

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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