University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign *University

United States

United States in SCImago Media Rankings

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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 +69th19th40th18th
Arts and Humanities +95th38th89th36th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 210th97th157th95th
Business, Management and Accounting 49th12th34th11th
Chemistry 271st99th172nd93rd
Computer Science 70th19th30th18th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +192nd45th99th42nd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 63rd24th45th22nd
Energy 231st40th102nd37th
Engineering +116th27th48th27th
Environmental Science 213th42nd99th41st
Mathematics 124th30th59th29th
Medicine +513th186th380th170th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 490th170th328th162nd
Physics and Astronomy 182nd70th117th70th
Psychology 76th48th74th44th
Social Sciences +45th22nd36th20th
Veterinary 58th19th41st18th

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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  • Health
  • Universities
  • Companies
  • Non-Profit
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