University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign *University

United States

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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 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 62nd22nd46th21st
Arts and Humanities 47th26th42nd25th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 142nd80th117th78th
Business, Management and Accounting 52nd13th39th12th
Chemistry 108th50th71st49th
Computer Science 46th13th21st13th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 143rd47th96th43rd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 60th25th48th23rd
Energy 129th22nd58th22nd
Engineering 60th19th27th19th
Environmental Science 147th37th84th36th
Mathematics 83rd20th45th20th
Medicine 268th140th230th133rd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 309th150th242nd145th
Physics and Astronomy 71st30th46th30th
Psychology 47th28th46th27th
Social Sciences 37th20th32nd18th
Veterinary 70th26th53rd24th

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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