University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign *University

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Foundation: 1867

Mission: The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is charged by our state to enhance the lives of citizens in Illinois, across the nation and around the world through our leadership in learning, discovery, engagement and economic development.

Vision: We will be the pre-eminent* public research university with a land-grant mission and global impact.


Subordinate organizations:

  • Energy Biosciences Institute
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 +101st28th61st28th
Arts and Humanities +112th41st103rd38th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 215th94th158th90th
Business, Management and Accounting 64th14th39th13th
Chemistry 323rd125th227th117th
Computer Science 68th17th28th16th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +254th52nd128th48th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 62nd19th39th18th
Energy 341st71st174th66th
Engineering +125th34th58th33rd
Environmental Science 201st33rd77th33rd
Mathematics 109th27th47th25th
Medicine +522nd195th399th179th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 565th185th382nd177th
Physics and Astronomy 263rd100th180th95th
Psychology 76th45th73rd42nd
Social Sciences +46th20th35th18th
Veterinary 80th21st51st20th

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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