Louisiana State University, Baton RougeUniversity

United States

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Foundation: 1806

Mission: Designated as a Land, Sea, and Space Grant institution, the mission of Louisiana State University is the generation, preservation, dissemination, and application of knowledge and cultivation of the arts.

Vision: As the Flagship institution of the state, the vision of Louisiana State University is to be a leading research-extensive university, challenging undergraduate and graduate students to achieve the highest levels of intellectual and personal development.

History: lsu.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.

AreaWorldNorthern AmericaOECDUnited States
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +423rd119th281st111th
Arts and Humanities +581st185th496th164th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 1607th456th1184th419th
Business, Management and Accounting 328th83rd242nd69th
Chemistry 1458th322nd944th300th
Computer Science 762nd193rd523rd169th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +650th142nd410th131st
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 453rd95th310th80th
Energy 538th104th284th96th
Engineering +1012th225th660th202nd
Environmental Science 907th161st530th147th
Mathematics 757th164th504th149th
Medicine +1911th466th1350th416th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 1692nd418th1167th383rd
Physics and Astronomy 1213th285th852nd260th
Psychology 491st202nd435th175th
Social Sciences +485th151st386th130th
Veterinary 262nd68th173rd62nd

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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