University of Illinois, Chicago *University

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Foundation: 1982

Mission: UIC provides the broadest access to the highest levels of intellectual excellence. UIC’s mission is: -To create knowledge that transforms our views of the world and, through sharing and application, transforms the world. -To provide a wide range of students with the educational opportunity only a leading research university can offer. -To address the challenges and opportunities facing not only Chicago but all Great Cities of the 21st century, as expressed by our Great Cities Commitment. -To foster scholarship and practices that reflect and respond to the increasing diversity of the U.S. in a rapidly globalizing world. -To train professionals in a wide range of public service disciplines, serving Illinois as the principal educator of health science professionals and as a major healthcare provider to underserved communities.

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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 +1006th225th705th202nd
Arts and Humanities +288th101st258th90th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 396th166th296th159th
Business, Management and Accounting 362nd82nd255th67th
Chemistry 679th208th463rd193rd
Computer Science 275th83rd166th75th
Dentistry 178th41st123rd37th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 1142nd214th720th193rd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 455th91st302nd77th
Energy 811th174th462nd154th
Engineering +395th116th246th107th
Environmental Science 667th137th372nd128th
Mathematics 620th151st395th137th
Medicine +260th118th206th111th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 284th96th183rd92nd
Physics and Astronomy 622nd186th425th173rd
Psychology 107th62nd102nd57th
Social Sciences +170th59th136th54th

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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