University of Illinois, Chicago *University

United States

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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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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 534th224th470th203rd
Arts and Humanities 237th104th211th93rd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 286th141st232nd137th
Business, Management and Accounting 238th71st186th60th
Chemistry 316th161st250th154th
Computer Science 350th124th260th114th
Dentistry 128th42nd103rd39th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 471st222nd403rd204th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 309th99th252nd85th
Energy 399th128th288th116th
Engineering 352nd136th259th128th
Environmental Science 335th114th251st106th
Mathematics 419th154th324th145th
Medicine 198th107th172nd102nd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 128th60th90th58th
Physics and Astronomy 360th150th295th143rd
Psychology 84th52nd82nd50th
Social Sciences 157th62nd126th56th

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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