Top 25 institutions / North America

Regional tables are ordered by change in WFC from 2012 to 2015. Also shown are WFCs for 2015, the total number of articles (AC), and the percentage change in WFC from 2012 to 2015.

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2015 Institution WFC 2015
1 Stanford University, United States of America (USA) 530.83
2 Baylor College of Medicine (BCM), United States of America (USA) 92.15
3 North Carolina State University (NCSU), United States of America (USA) 76.29
4 McGill University, Canada 162.07
5 Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), United States of America (USA) 101.06
6 The Rockefeller University, United States of America (USA) 89.83
7 Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics (PI), Canada 46.54
8 University of Pennsylvania (Penn), United States of America (USA) 257.16
9 U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), United States of America (USA) 51.10
10 University of Michigan (U-M), United States of America (USA) 304.18
11 University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL), United States of America (USA) 54.74
12 National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), United States of America (USA) 95.63
13 Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL), United States of America (USA) 159.73
14 OU Health Sciences Center (OUHSC), United States of America (USA) 15.26
15 Smithsonian Institution, United States of America (USA) 50.86
16 Columbia University in the City of New York (CU), United States of America (USA) 267.22
17 Salk Institute for Biological Studies (Salk), United States of America (USA) 46.46
18 Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI), United States of America (USA) 34.62
19 Oklahoma State University (OSU), United States of America (USA) 16.45
20 California Institute for Biomedical Research (Calibr), United States of America (USA) 7.50
21 Carnegie Mellon University (CMU), United States of America (USA) 52.87
22 Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS), United States of America (USA) 12.01
23 Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL), United States of America (USA) 32.30
24 California State University, Northridge (CSUN), United States of America (USA) 10.25
25 New York University (NYU), United States of America (USA) 156.02

Weighted fractional count (WFC) for each institution is shown to two decimal places only. When two or more institutions have the same WFC, their positions are determined by the thousandth place (or beyond).

These results are based on the most recent data available. Owing to continual refinements of the data, the figures in the database are liable to change and might differ to those printed in the supplements.