Universidad de Puerto Rico, MayaguezUniversity

Puerto Rico

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Foundation: 1911

Mission: To provide a service of excellence to Puerto Rico and the world: Forming educated, cultured citizens, capable of thinking critically and professionally prepared in the fields of agricultural sciences, engineering, arts, sciences and business administration so that they can contribute to educational, cultural, social, technological and economic development. To carry out creative, research and service work that meets the needs of society and to disseminate the results of these activities so that they are accessible to all. To provide our students with the skills and sensitivity necessary to effectively solve the problems we face and to exemplify the values and attitudes that should prevail in a democratic society that values and respects diversity.

Vision: To be an institution at the forefront of higher education and research, transforming society through the pursuit of knowledge, in an environment of ethics, justice and peace.

History: www.uprm.edu

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.

AreaWorldLatin AmericaLANICPuerto Rico
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +3516th253rd8th4th
Chemistry 3849th177th4th3rd
Computer Science 3513th151st4th1st
Earth and Planetary Sciences +3404th245th7th2nd
Engineering +3029th121st3rd1st
Environmental Science 3710th203rd6th3rd
Mathematics 2930th116th1st1st
Physics and Astronomy 2975th102nd1st1st
Social Sciences 3723rd336th8th2nd

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?

  • Government
  • Health
  • Universities
  • Companies
  • Non-Profit
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