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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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 130th54th103rd52nd
Arts and Humanities 99th49th92nd46th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 385th193rd326th184th
Business, Management and Accounting 143rd47th112th41st
Chemistry 228th109th170th104th
Computer Science 92nd29th48th26th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 65th22nd41st22nd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 148th50th114th45th
Energy 133rd24th60th24th
Engineering 134th52nd77th50th
Environmental Science 219th62nd144th59th
Mathematics 112th32nd67th31st
Medicine 405th208th359th197th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 344th165th273rd159th
Physics and Astronomy 76th34th51st34th
Psychology 86th54th84th52nd
Social Sciences 92nd42nd76th39th
Veterinary 288th92nd232nd81st

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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