Washington State University, Pullman *University

United States

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Foundation: 1890

Mission: Washington State University is a public research university committed to its land-grant heritage and tradition of service to society. Our mission is threefold: To advance knowledge through creative research, innovation, and creativity across a wide range of academic disciplines.To extend knowledge through innovative educational programs in which students and emerging scholars are mentored to realize their highest potential and assume roles of leadership, responsibility, and service to society.To apply knowledge through local and global engagement that will improve quality of life and enhance the economy of the state, nation, and world.

Vision: Washington State University will be one of the nation’s leading land-grant universities, preeminent in research and discovery, teaching, and engagement.

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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 147th61st120th58th
Arts and Humanities 342nd148th308th134th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 440th224th376th213th
Business, Management and Accounting 274th85th218th72nd
Chemistry 449th231st376th219th
Computer Science 421st161st325th146th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 414th175th346th158th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 321st103rd259th89th
Energy 219th54th132nd48th
Engineering 393rd157th297th148th
Environmental Science 230th66th152nd63rd
Mathematics 453rd174th357th162nd
Medicine 456th236th408th221st
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 532nd258th440th244th
Physics and Astronomy 443rd192nd374th182nd
Psychology 274th142nd259th127th
Social Sciences 272nd97th228th86th
Veterinary 161st57th127th50th

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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