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


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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 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 327th130th280th122nd
Arts and Humanities 395th172nd359th155th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 608th325th534th305th
Business, Management and Accounting 335th104th267th89th
Chemistry 514th263rd435th248th
Computer Science 480th195th382nd176th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 295th102nd229th93rd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 381st121st313th105th
Energy 327th98th222nd91st
Engineering 460th191st363rd177th
Environmental Science 413th155th326th143rd
Mathematics 477th188th379th175th
Medicine 577th308th527th286th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 555th269th463rd253rd
Physics and Astronomy 464th205th393rd194th
Psychology 378th191st356th170th
Social Sciences 372nd137th317th119th
Veterinary 220th77th177th68th

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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