2016 tables: Institutions - academic

Table criteria

The 2016 tables are based on Nature Index data from 1 January 2015 to 31 December 2015.

2015 Institution FC 2015
1 Harvard University, United States of America (USA) 890.41
2 Stanford University, United States of America (USA) 638.41
3 Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), United States of America (USA) 570.12
4 University of California Berkeley (UC Berkeley), United States of America (USA) 438.39
5 University of Michigan (U-M), United States of America (USA) 367.46
6 University of California, San Diego (UC San Diego), United States of America (USA) 364.36
7 University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), United States of America (USA) 346.09
8 Yale University, United States of America (USA) 338.17
9 Columbia University in the City of New York (CU), United States of America (USA) 326.11
10 University of Pennsylvania (Penn), United States of America (USA) 313.55
11 Northwestern University (NU), United States of America (USA) 306.86
12 University of Washington (UW), United States of America (USA) 295.96
13 California Institute of Technology (Caltech), United States of America (USA) 286.72
14 University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW-Madison), United States of America (USA) 281.14
15 Cornell University, United States of America (USA) 271.12
16 The University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin), United States of America (USA) 269.57
17 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), United States of America (USA) 267.87
18 Johns Hopkins University (JHU), United States of America (USA) 261.07
19 Princeton University, United States of America (USA) 255.11
20 University of Minnesota (UMN), United States of America (USA) 244.4
21 University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB), United States of America (USA) 216.07
22 Duke University, United States of America (USA) 215.12
23 University of California San Francisco (UCSF), United States of America (USA) 214.23
24 The University of Chicago (UChicago), United States of America (USA) 211.93
25 The Pennsylvania State University (Penn State), United States of America (USA) 207.05
26 University of Colorado Boulder (CU-Boulder), United States of America (USA) 198.97
27 University of Maryland, College Park (UMCP), United States of America (USA) 192.11
28 Washington University in St. Louis (WUSTL), United States of America (USA) 184.88
29 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC), United States of America (USA) 180.39
30 University of California Davis (UC Davis), United States of America (USA) 177.51
31 New York University (NYU), United States of America (USA) 173.77
32 Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech), United States of America (USA) 167.71
33 Texas A&M University (TAMU), United States of America (USA) 162.51
34 The Ohio State University (OSU), United States of America (USA) 158.11
35 Purdue University, United States of America (USA) 152.78
36 University of Florida (UF), United States of America (USA) 147.05
37 University of Southern California (USC), United States of America (USA) 144.47
38 Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey (RU), United States of America (USA) 136.16
39 University of Pittsburgh (Pitt), United States of America (USA) 135.97
40 University of California Irvine (UCI), United States of America (USA) 130.24
41 Vanderbilt University (VU), United States of America (USA) 129.96
42 The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (UT Southwestern Medical Center), United States of America (USA) 127.07
43 University of Utah (Utah), United States of America (USA) 123.24
44 Rice University, United States of America (USA) 116.89
45 Boston University (BU), United States of America (USA) 113.26
46 State University of New York at Stony Brook (SUNY Stony Brook), United States of America (USA) 108.94
47 Arizona State University (ASU), United States of America (USA) 108.59
48 University of California Riverside (UCR), United States of America (USA) 106.61
49 The University of Arizona (Arizona), United States of America (USA) 105.65
50 Indiana University (IU), United States of America (USA) 104.73
51 Baylor College of Medicine (BCM), United States of America (USA) 104.38
52 The Rockefeller University, United States of America (USA) 104.27
53 North Carolina State University (NCSU), United States of America (USA) 95.1
54 Emory University, United States of America (USA) 94.23
55 Brown University, United States of America (USA) 90.97
56 The University of Iowa (UI), United States of America (USA) 89.36
57 University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass Amherst), United States of America (USA) 88.98
58 Carnegie Mellon University (CMU), United States of America (USA) 84.83
59 Case Western Reserve University (CWRU), United States of America (USA) 83.6
60 The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, United States of America (USA) 79.9
61 University of Notre Dame (ND), United States of America (USA) 78.52
62 University of Rochester (UR), United States of America (USA) 76.66
63 Iowa State University, United States of America (USA) 74.44
64 The University of Georgia (UGA), United States of America (USA) 73.3
65 University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), United States of America (USA) 71.93
66 University of California Santa Cruz (UCSC), United States of America (USA) 68
67 University of Virginia (UVA), United States of America (USA) 67.51
68 Michigan State University (MSU), United States of America (USA) 67.4
69 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech), United States of America (USA) 66.56
70 University of Connecticut (UConn), United States of America (USA) 63.81
71 Albert Einstein College of Medicine (Einstein), United States of America (USA) 63.58
72 Florida State University (FSU), United States of America (USA) 63.56
73 University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMass Medical School), United States of America (USA) 63.45
74 University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL), United States of America (USA) 63.45
75 University of Cincinnati (UC), United States of America (USA) 62.43
76 Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (ISMMS), MSHS, United States of America (USA) 61.59
77 University of Houston (UH), United States of America (USA) 59.38
78 Colorado State University, United States of America (USA) 58.18
79 University of Delaware (UD), United States of America (USA) 58.03
80 University at Buffalo, The State University of New York (SUNY UB), United States of America (USA) 56.22
81 Oregon State University (OSU), United States of America (USA) 54.55
82 University of Hawai'i at Manoa (UH Mānoa), United States of America (USA) 52.49
83 University of Oregon (UO), United States of America (USA) 51.85
84 Louisiana State University (LSU), United States of America (USA) 51.39
85 The City University of New York (CUNY), United States of America (USA) 51.22
86 University of Miami (UM), United States of America (USA) 50.12
87 University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus (CU Anschutz), United States of America (USA) 48.61
88 Dartmouth College, United States of America (USA) 47.16
89 Wayne State University (WSU), United States of America (USA) 46.32
90 The University of New Mexico (UNM), United States of America (USA) 46.07
91 The University of Kansas (KU), United States of America (USA) 45.84
92 Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU), United States of America (USA) 44.96
93 University of South Carolina - Columbia (SC), United States of America (USA) 44.29
94 Tufts University, United States of America (USA) 43.77
95 The University of Oklahoma (OU), United States of America (USA) 43.29
96 Northeastern University (NEU), United States of America (USA) 42.83
97 Brandeis University, United States of America (USA) 41.98
98 The University of Tennessee at Knoxville (UTK), United States of America (USA) 41.13
99 University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB), United States of America (USA) 41.08
100 Temple University, United States of America (USA) 40.24
101 University of Kentucky (UK), United States of America (USA) 40.23
102 The University of Akron (UAkron), United States of America (USA) 38.34
103 University of South Florida (USF), United States of America (USA) 37.14
104 The University of Texas at Dallas (UT Dallas), United States of America (USA) 34.48
105 Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), United States of America (USA) 32.44
106 The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), United States of America (USA) 31.67
107 University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), United States of America (USA) 31.6
108 Washington State University (WSU), United States of America (USA) 31.57
109 University of Missouri-Columbia (Mizzou), United States of America (USA) 29.81
110 Drexel University, United States of America (USA) 29.18
111 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), United States of America (USA) 27.09
112 Boston College (BC), United States of America (USA) 25.57
113 Clemson University, United States of America (USA) 24.63
114 Georgia State University (GSU), United States of America (USA) 24.29
115 Institute for Advanced Study (IAS), United States of America (USA) 23.98
116 University of Nevada, Reno (UNR), United States of America (USA) 23.49
117 Syracuse University, United States of America (USA) 23.09
118 University of Wyoming, United States of America (USA) 23.02
119 West Virginia University (WVU), United States of America (USA) 22.83
120 University of Arkansas (UARK), United States of America (USA) 22.65
121 University of Central Florida (UCF), United States of America (USA) 22.53
122 Thomas Jefferson University (TJU), United States of America (USA) 22.27
123 Tulane University, United States of America (USA) 21.09
124 University of Idaho, United States of America (USA) 19.79
125 University of Vermont (UVM), United States of America (USA) 19.28
126 Kansas State University (K-State), United States of America (USA) 19.21
127 University of Louisville (UofL), United States of America (USA) 18.98
128 Colorado School of Mines, United States of America (USA) 18.89
129 Wake Forest University (WFU), United States of America (USA) 18.35
130 The George Washington University (GW), United States of America (USA) 17.98
131 Lehigh University, United States of America (USA) 17.77
132 State University of New York at Albany (SUNY Albany), United States of America (USA) 17.66
133 The University of Toledo (UT), United States of America (USA) 17.43
134 The University of Texas at Arlington (UTA), United States of America (USA) 17.39
135 The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health Science Center at San Antonio), United States of America (USA) 16.98
136 University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF), United States of America (USA) 16.84
137 The University of Alabama (UA), United States of America (USA) 16.78
138 Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW), United States of America (USA) 16.01
139 University of Rhode Island (URI), United States of America (USA) 16
140 University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB), United States of America (USA) 15.76
141 University of New Hampshire (UNH), United States of America (USA) 15.71
142 University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC), United States of America (USA) 15.69
143 The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA), United States of America (USA) 15.58
144 Montana State University-Bozeman (MSU), United States of America (USA) 15.41
145 Oklahoma State University (OSU), United States of America (USA) 15.39
146 Kent State University (KSU), United States of America (USA) 15.19
147 Texas Tech University (TTU), United States of America (USA) 15.08
148 State University of New York Upstate Medical University (SUNY Upstate Medical University), United States of America (USA) 14.76
149 University of Mississippi (Ole Miss), United States of America (USA) 14.74
150 Georgetown University, United States of America (USA) 14.64
151 Marquette University, United States of America (USA) 14.25
152 State University of New York at Binghamton (SUNY Binghamton), United States of America (USA) 14.2
153 Utah State University (USU), United States of America (USA) 14.14
154 Ohio University (Ohio), United States of America (USA) 14.13
155 Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC), United States of America (USA) 13.75
156 Augusta University, United States of America (USA) 13.74
157 University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM), United States of America (USA) 13.67
158 University of Puerto Rico (UPR), United States of America (USA) 13.66
159 Michigan Technological University (Michigan Tech), United States of America (USA) 13.27
160 University of North Texas (UNT), United States of America (USA) 12.19
161 Saint Louis University (SLU), United States of America (USA) 11.57
162 Missouri University of Science and Technology (MST), United States of America (USA) 11.55
163 Southern Illinois University, Carbondale (SIU), United States of America (USA) 11.38
164 Bowling Green State University (BGSU), United States of America (USA) 11.28
165 North Dakota State University (NDSU), United States of America (USA) 11.16
166 University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), United States of America (USA) 11.09
167 University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC), United States of America (USA) 10.99
168 George Mason University (GMU), United States of America (USA) 10.79
169 San Diego State University (SDSU), United States of America (USA) 10.53
170 Loyola University Chicago (LUC), United States of America (USA) 10.46
171 Clarkson University, United States of America (USA) 10.23
172 New Mexico State University (NMSU), United States of America (USA) 10.22
173 The University of Maine (UMaine), United States of America (USA) 10.13
174 Florida Institute of Technology (Florida Tech), United States of America (USA) 10.11
175 Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, United States of America (USA) 10.09
176 Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT), United States of America (USA) 9.82
177 The College of William & Mary (W&M), United States of America (USA) 9.72
178 University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV), United States of America (USA) 9.47
179 Brigham Young University (BYU), United States of America (USA) 9.39
180 The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP), United States of America (USA) 9.26
181 Mississippi State University (MSU), United States of America (USA) 8.91
182 University of California Merced, United States of America (USA) 8.82
183 Auburn University, United States of America (USA) 8.82
184 University of Massachusetts Lowell (UMass Lowell), United States of America (USA) 8.49
185 New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology (NMT), United States of America (USA) 8.34
186 Miami University, United States of America (USA) 8.23
187 California State University, Northridge (CSUN), United States of America (USA) 8.19
188 Florida International University (FIU), United States of America (USA) 8.13
189 Stevens Institute of Technology, United States of America (USA) 8.09
190 Stanford Health Care, United States of America (USA) 8.06
191 Baylor University, United States of America (USA) 8.01
192 University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH), United States of America (USA) 8
193 Old Dominion University (ODU), United States of America (USA) 7.58
194 Atmospheric Sciences and Global Change Division, PNNL, United States of America (USA) 7.56
195 Boise State University, United States of America (USA) 7.3
196 Watson School of Biological Sciences (WSBS), CSHL, United States of America (USA) 7.1
197 SUNY Downstate Medical Center (SUNY Downstate), United States of America (USA) 7.09
198 Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT), United States of America (USA) 7.04
199 Southern Methodist University (SMU), United States of America (USA) 7.03
200 New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), United States of America (USA) 6.95
201 University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), United States of America (USA) 6.81
202 Rush University, United States of America (USA) 6.76
203 University of Montana (UMT), United States of America (USA) 6.63
204 Central Michigan University, United States of America (USA) 6.62
205 University of Massachusetts Boston (UMass Boston), United States of America (USA) 6.36
206 University of North Dakota (UND), United States of America (USA) 6.01
207 Wesleyan University, United States of America (USA) 6
208 Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science (RFUMS), United States of America (USA) 5.97
209 East Carolina University (ECU), United States of America (USA) 5.61
210 University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR), NCAR, United States of America (USA) 5.33
211 Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE), United States of America (USA) 5.27
212 Oakland University, United States of America (USA) 5.27
213 The University of Memphis (U of M), United States of America (USA) 5.25
214 Portland State University (PSU), United States of America (USA) 5.21
215 Hampton University, United States of America (USA) 5.19
216 Texas State University - San Marcos, United States of America (USA) 5.16
217 SUNY Polytechnic Institute (SUNY Poly), United States of America (USA) 5.12
218 Albany Medical Center, United States of America (USA) 5.12
219 University of North Carolina at Charlotte (UNC Charlotte), United States of America (USA) 5.09
220 University of Southern Mississippi (USM), United States of America (USA) 5.07
221 Wright State University, United States of America (USA) 5.02
222 University of Denver, United States of America (USA) 4.85
223 University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC), United States of America (USA) 4.75
224 Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), United States of America (USA) 4.69
225 Gerstner Sloan Kettering Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, MSKCC, United States of America (USA) 4.31
226 Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU), United States of America (USA) 4.11
227 Villanova University, United States of America (USA) 4.04
228 Illinois State University, United States of America (USA) 4.04
229 Florida Atlantic University (FAU), United States of America (USA) 4.03
230 Western University of Health Sciences (WesternU), United States of America (USA) 4.02
231 Developmental Biology Program, MSKCC, United States of America (USA) 3.88
232 Chapman University, United States of America (USA) 3.85
233 University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS), United States of America (USA) 3.8
234 Rowan University, United States of America (USA) 3.69
235 Department of Chemistry, Scripps Florida, United States of America (USA) 3.66
236 Meharry Medical College, United States of America (USA) 3.64
237 Northern Illinois University (NIU), United States of America (USA) 3.56
238 Institute for Functional Imaging of Materials (IFIM), ORNL, United States of America (USA) 3.51
239 Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC), United States of America (USA) 3.41
240 University of South Alabama, United States of America (USA) 3.36
241 University of Missouri-St. Louis (UMSL), United States of America (USA) 3.35
242 Yeshiva University (YU), United States of America (USA) 3.35
243 Duquesne University, United States of America (USA) 3.23
244 Western Michigan University (WMU), United States of America (USA) 3.21
245 Western Washington University (WWU), United States of America (USA) 3.18
246 Ball State University (BSU), United States of America (USA) 3.09
247 Youngstown State University (YSU), United States of America (USA) 3.03
248 San Francisco State University (SF State), United States of America (USA) 3.01
249 Catholic University of America (CUA), United States of America (USA) 2.98
250 University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, United States of America (USA) 2.93
251 Loma Linda University (LLU), United States of America (USA) 2.93
252 Northern Arizona University (NAU), United States of America (USA) 2.87
253 Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM), United States of America (USA) 2.86
254 Trinity University, United States of America (USA) 2.67
255 University of Dayton, United States of America (USA) 2.64
256 Central Washington University (CWU), United States of America (USA) 2.54
257 Clark University, United States of America (USA) 2.54
258 Kennesaw State University (KSU), United States of America (USA) 2.52
259 University of Louisiana at Lafayette (UL Lafayette), United States of America (USA) 2.47
260 Cleveland State University, United States of America (USA) 2.46
261 Salus University, United States of America (USA) 2.4
262 Haverford College, United States of America (USA) 2.4
263 South Dakota State University, United States of America (USA) 2.39
264 California State University Long Beach (CSULB), United States of America (USA) 2.23
265 Bowdoin College, United States of America (USA) 2.15
266 University of Colorado at Colorado Springs (UCCS), United States of America (USA) 2.15
267 Houston Methodist Hospital, United States of America (USA) 2.12
268 San Jose State University (SJSU), United States of America (USA) 2.09
269 University of the Sciences in Philadelphia (USciences), United States of America (USA) 2.07
270 University of San Diego, United States of America (USA) 2.05
271 MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, United States of America (USA) 2.05
272 Franklin and Marshall College (F&M), United States of America (USA) 2.01
273 Southern Connecticut State University (SCSU), United States of America (USA) 2
274 University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV), United States of America (USA) 1.99
275 Amherst College, United States of America (USA) 1.99
276 California State University Fresno, United States of America (USA) 1.96
277 Loyola Marymount University (LMU), United States of America (USA) 1.96
278 University of Northern Iowa (UNI), United States of America (USA) 1.95
279 Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU), United States of America (USA) 1.94
280 Reed College, United States of America (USA) 1.9
281 Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED), United States of America (USA) 1.89
282 United States Air Force Academy (USAFA), United States of America (USA) 1.82
283 Texas Biomedical Research Institute (Texas Biomed), United States of America (USA) 1.8
284 State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry (SUNY-ESF), United States of America (USA) 1.8
285 California State University Los Angeles (CSULA), United States of America (USA) 1.75
286 University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler (UTHSCT), United States of America (USA) 1.72
287 University of Richmond, United States of America (USA) 1.65
288 New York Medical College (NYMC), United States of America (USA) 1.6
289 Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU), United States of America (USA) 1.59
290 Connecticut College, United States of America (USA) 1.57
291 Towson University, United States of America (USA) 1.56
292 Swarthmore College, United States of America (USA) 1.53
293 University of Wisconsin-La Crosse (UW-L), United States of America (USA) 1.5
294 Missouri State University (MSU), United States of America (USA) 1.49
295 North Carolina Central University (NCCU), United States of America (USA) 1.46
296 Oberlin College, United States of America (USA) 1.45
297 Department of Molecular Therapeutics, Scripps Florida, United States of America (USA) 1.42
298 New England Complex Systems Institute (NECSI), United States of America (USA) 1.42
298 University of North Carolina at Greensboro, United States of America (USA) 1.42
299 Chicago State University (CSU), United States of America (USA) 1.41
300 University of North Carolina at Wilmington (UNCW), United States of America (USA) 1.4
301 Roosevelt University, United States of America (USA) 1.38
302 California State University East Bay, United States of America (USA) 1.38
303 University of the Pacific, United States of America (USA) 1.38
304 Providence College, United States of America (USA) 1.37
305 Lamar University (LU), United States of America (USA) 1.34
306 Marshall University, United States of America (USA) 1.32
307 Long Island University (LIU), United States of America (USA) 1.31
308 Grand Valley State University (GVSU), United States of America (USA) 1.31
309 Texas Christian University (TCU), United States of America (USA) 1.3
309 Vassar College (Vassar), United States of America (USA) 1.3
309 Des Moines University (DMU), United States of America (USA) 1.3
310 Santa Clara University, United States of America (USA) 1.29
311 Creighton University, United States of America (USA) 1.28
312 State University of New York College of Optometry (SUNY College of Optometry), United States of America (USA) 1.27
313 Colby College, United States of America (USA) 1.26
314 Northeastern Illinois University (NEIU), United States of America (USA) 1.26
315 Colgate University, United States of America (USA) 1.25
316 Harvey Mudd College, United States of America (USA) 1.25
317 Carleton College, United States of America (USA) 1.24
318 Milwaukee School of Engineering, United States of America (USA) 1.23
319 Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU), United States of America (USA) 1.22
320 Western Kentucky University (WKU), United States of America (USA) 1.22
321 USN U.S. Naval Academy (USNA), United States of America (USA) 1.21
322 St. Olaf College, United States of America (USA) 1.21
322 Xavier University of Louisiana (XULA), United States of America (USA) 1.21
323 University of Illinois at Springfield, United States of America (USA) 1.2
324 Augsburg College, United States of America (USA) 1.2
325 USAF Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT), United States of America (USA) 1.18
326 Montana Tech of the University of Montana (Montana Tech), United States of America (USA) 1.17
327 Northern Kentucky University (NKU), United States of America (USA) 1.14
328 Berry College, United States of America (USA) 1.13
328 Furman University, United States of America (USA) 1.13
328 Arkansas State University, United States of America (USA) 1.13
329 East Tennessee State University (ETSU), United States of America (USA) 1.1
330 California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly), United States of America (USA) 1.1
331 St. Cloud State University, United States of America (USA) 1.09
332 Norfolk State University (NSU), United States of America (USA) 1.09
333 Biosciences Division (BIO), ANL, United States of America (USA) 1.09
334 Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU), United States of America (USA) 1.08
335 Marymount Manhattan College (MMC), United States of America (USA) 1.07
336 Barnard College, United States of America (USA) 1.07
337 West Virginia State University (WVSU), United States of America (USA) 1.05
338 Idaho State University (ISU), United States of America (USA) 1.05
339 Bryn Mawr College, United States of America (USA) 1.04
340 Trinity College, United States of America (USA) 1.04
341 James Madison University (JMU), United States of America (USA) 1.03
342 Jackson State University (JSU), United States of America (USA) 1.03
343 Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP), United States of America (USA) 1.02
344 University of New Orleans (UNO), United States of America (USA) 1.01
345 USN Naval Postgraduate School (NPS), United States of America (USA) 1.01
346 Appalachian State University, United States of America (USA) 1
347 Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville (SIUE), United States of America (USA) 1
347 CLAS Collaboration, United States of America (USA) 1
347 Denison University, United States of America (USA) 1
347 University of Detroit Mercy (UDM), United States of America (USA) 1
347 Philander Smith College (PSC), United States of America (USA) 1
347 University of Wisconsin-Platteville, United States of America (USA) 1
347 St. Mary's College of Maryland (SMCM), United States of America (USA) 1
348 Howard University, United States of America (USA) 0.97
349 Luther College, United States of America (USA) 0.97
350 Mercer University, United States of America (USA) 0.95
351 Kennedy Krieger Institute, United States of America (USA) 0.94
352 Morgan State University, United States of America (USA) 0.94
353 Metropolitan State University of Denver, United States of America (USA) 0.93
354 Eastern Illinois University (EIU), United States of America (USA) 0.9
355 Wabash College, United States of America (USA) 0.88
356 Worcester State University, United States of America (USA) 0.87
357 North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University (A&T), United States of America (USA) 0.85
358 California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, United States of America (USA) 0.84
359 Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU), United States of America (USA) 0.83
360 California State University Fullerton (CSUF), United States of America (USA) 0.82
361 Louisiana Tech University, United States of America (USA) 0.82
362 University of Wisconsin Oshkosh (UW Oshkosh), United States of America (USA) 0.8
363 Heidelberg University, United States of America (USA) 0.8
363 State University of New York College at Old Westbury (SUNY Old Westbury), United States of America (USA) 0.8
364 Gettysburg College, United States of America (USA) 0.79
365 Fisk University, United States of America (USA) 0.79
366 California State University San Marcos, United States of America (USA) 0.79
367 Lafayette College, United States of America (USA) 0.78
368 Middlebury College, United States of America (USA) 0.78
369 University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA), United States of America (USA) 0.78
370 Kenyon College, United States of America (USA) 0.77
371 Smith College, United States of America (USA) 0.76
372 California State University Sacramento (Sacramento State), United States of America (USA) 0.76
373 The University of Tennessee Space Institute (UTSI), United States of America (USA) 0.73
373 Albright College, United States of America (USA) 0.73
374 Bucknell University, United States of America (USA) 0.71
375 Colorado College (CC), United States of America (USA) 0.71
376 University of Alaska Southeast (UAS), United States of America (USA) 0.71
377 Hofstra University, United States of America (USA) 0.71
378 Randolph-Macon College, United States of America (USA) 0.7
379 University of Puerto Rico at Humacao (UPRH), United States of America (USA) 0.67
380 Ponce Health Sciences University (PHSU), United States of America (USA) 0.67
381 Williams College, United States of America (USA) 0.67
382 Bridgewater State University, United States of America (USA) 0.66
383 Skidmore College, United States of America (USA) 0.64
384 Indiana State University, United States of America (USA) 0.64
385 State University of New York College at Buffalo (SUNY Buffalo State), United States of America (USA) 0.64
386 Ursinus College, United States of America (USA) 0.6
387 Irell and Manella Graduate School of Biological Sciences, City of Hope, United States of America (USA) 0.6
388 Delaware State University (DSU), United States of America (USA) 0.59
389 College of the Holy Cross, United States of America (USA) 0.58
390 Humboldt State University, United States of America (USA) 0.57
391 Wellesley College, United States of America (USA) 0.57
392 Bates College, United States of America (USA) 0.57
393 Roger Williams University (RWU), United States of America (USA) 0.57
394 State University of New York at Potsdam (SUNY Potsdam), United States of America (USA) 0.57
395 Carthage College, United States of America (USA) 0.56
396 Southwestern Oklahoma State University (SWOSU), United States of America (USA) 0.56
397 Washington College (WC), United States of America (USA) 0.55
398 URS Corporation, United States of America (USA) 0.54
399 State University of New York at Cortland (SUNY Cortland), United States of America (USA) 0.53
399 St. Lawrence University, United States of America (USA) 0.53
399 Morehead State University, United States of America (USA) 0.53
400 Kalamazoo College, United States of America (USA) 0.53
401 College of Charleston, United States of America (USA) 0.52
402 Bard College, United States of America (USA) 0.51
403 Pomona College, United States of America (USA) 0.5
403 Gustavus Adolphus College, United States of America (USA) 0.5
403 Albion College, United States of America (USA) 0.5
403 Rider University, United States of America (USA) 0.5
403 Saint Michael's College, United States of America (USA) 0.5
403 Millsaps College, United States of America (USA) 0.5
403 Pacific Institute, United States of America (USA) 0.5
403 Eastern Michigan University, United States of America (USA) 0.5
403 Benedictine University, United States of America (USA) 0.5
403 Washington and Lee University, United States of America (USA) 0.5
403 MidAmerica Nazarene University (MNU), United States of America (USA) 0.5
403 Saint Joseph's University (SJU), United States of America (USA) 0.5
404 Oregon Institute of Technology (OIT), United States of America (USA) 0.49
405 University of St. Thomas, United States of America (USA) 0.49
406 Mount Holyoke College (MHC), United States of America (USA) 0.49
407 State University of New York at Farmingdale (SUNY Farmingdale), United States of America (USA) 0.49
408 South Dakota School of Mines and Technology (SDSMT), United States of America (USA) 0.48
409 California State University Dominguez Hills, United States of America (USA) 0.47
410 Genomic Analysis Laboratory, Salk, United States of America (USA) 0.46
410 Montclair State University, United States of America (USA) 0.46
411 Purdue University Northwest (PNW), United States of America (USA) 0.46
412 California State University San Bernardino (CSUSB), United States of America (USA) 0.46
413 Spokane Community College (SCC), United States of America (USA) 0.46
414 University of South Dakota (USD), United States of America (USA) 0.45
415 Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMS), United States of America (USA) 0.45
416 Wesley College, United States of America (USA) 0.45
416 Delaware Technical Community College, United States of America (USA) 0.45
417 Stanford Lucile Packard Children's Hospital (LPCH), United States of America (USA) 0.43
418 Lewis & Clark College (L&C), United States of America (USA) 0.43
418 The College of New Jersey (TCNJ), United States of America (USA) 0.43
418 Bryant University, United States of America (USA) 0.43
419 Hampshire College, United States of America (USA) 0.43
420 Winthrop University, United States of America (USA) 0.42
420 State University of New York at Oswego (SUNY Oswego), United States of America (USA) 0.42
421 Union College, United States of America (USA) 0.41
422 Valparaiso University, United States of America (USA) 0.41
423 Western New England University (WNE), United States of America (USA) 0.4
424 Saint Mary's College Notre Dame, United States of America (USA) 0.4
424 Mount St. Mary's University, United States of America (USA) 0.4
425 California State University Monterey Bay, United States of America (USA) 0.39
426 University of New Haven, United States of America (USA) 0.38
427 Kean University, United States of America (USA) 0.38
427 Linfield College, United States of America (USA) 0.38
427 California State University Chico (CSU Chico), United States of America (USA) 0.38
428 DePaul University, United States of America (USA) 0.37
429 University of Tampa, United States of America (USA) 0.37
430 Hope College, United States of America (USA) 0.36
431 Ithaca College, United States of America (USA) 0.35
432 Occidental College, United States of America (USA) 0.33
433 Babson College, United States of America (USA) 0.33
433 Sam Houston State University (SHSU), United States of America (USA) 0.33
433 Jesuit College Preparatory School of Dallas (Jesuit Dallas), United States of America (USA) 0.33
433 Juniata College, United States of America (USA) 0.33
433 St. Mary's University, United States of America (USA) 0.33
433 Pratt Institute, United States of America (USA) 0.33
433 University of Mary Washington (UMW), United States of America (USA) 0.33
433 Allegheny College, United States of America (USA) 0.33
433 Wichita State University (WSU), United States of America (USA) 0.33
433 Rockhurst University, United States of America (USA) 0.33
433 Southwestern University, United States of America (USA) 0.33
433 Avon High School, United States of America (USA) 0.33
433 Petal High School, United States of America (USA) 0.33
433 Millikin University (MU), United States of America (USA) 0.33
433 Adelphi University, United States of America (USA) 0.33
433 University of Puerto Rico in Ponce (UPRP), United States of America (USA) 0.33
433 Flintridge Preparatory School, United States of America (USA) 0.33
433 Pacific University Oregon, United States of America (USA) 0.33
433 Minnesota State University Moorhead (MSUM), United States of America (USA) 0.33
433 University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture (UAEX), United States of America (USA) 0.33
434 Fort Lewis College, United States of America (USA) 0.33
435 Coastal Carolina University, United States of America (USA) 0.33
436 The Commonwealth Medical College (TCMC), United States of America (USA) 0.32
437 University of North Florida (UNF), United States of America (USA) 0.31
438 Wheaton College, United States of America (USA) 0.3
439 Kutztown University of Pennsylvania, United States of America (USA) 0.3
440 California State University Stanislaus (CSU Stanislaus), United States of America (USA) 0.29
441 Agnes Scott College (ASC), United States of America (USA) 0.29
442 Santa Rosa Junior College (SRJC), United States of America (USA) 0.29
443 Western Illinois University (WIU), United States of America (USA) 0.29
444 Dominican University, United States of America (USA) 0.28
445 Xavier University, United States of America (USA) 0.28
446 Clark Atlanta University (CAU), United States of America (USA) 0.27
447 Salem State University, United States of America (USA) 0.27
448 Otterbein University, United States of America (USA) 0.26
449 Troy University, United States of America (USA) 0.26
450 Modesto Junior College (MJC), United States of America (USA) 0.26
450 Midwestern University (MWU), United States of America (USA) 0.26
451 Western Carolina University, United States of America (USA) 0.25
451 Susquehanna University, United States of America (USA) 0.25
451 Knox College, United States of America (USA) 0.25
451 Ivy Tech Community College, United States of America (USA) 0.25
451 Butler University, United States of America (USA) 0.25
451 DePauw University, United States of America (USA) 0.25
451 St. Catherine University (St. Kate), United States of America (USA) 0.25
451 Vermont Complex Systems Center, UVM, United States of America (USA) 0.25
451 Northwestern State University (NSU), United States of America (USA) 0.25
451 Clayton State University, United States of America (USA) 0.25
451 Willamette University, United States of America (USA) 0.25
451 Hamilton College, United States of America (USA) 0.25
451 University of Nebraska at Omaha, United States of America (USA) 0.25
451 Hunter College High School, United States of America (USA) 0.25
451 Seton Hill University, United States of America (USA) 0.25
452 University of Hawai'i at Hilo (UH Hilo), United States of America (USA) 0.25
453 NIH NHLBI Laboratory of Computational Biology (LCB), United States of America (USA) 0.24
454 Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania (BU), United States of America (USA) 0.24
455 Lustgarten Foundation Pancreatic Cancer Research Laboratory, CSHL, United States of America (USA) 0.23
456 University of Minnesota Medical Center, United States of America (USA) 0.23
457 American University, United States of America (USA) 0.23
458 Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine (VCOM), United States of America (USA) 0.22
459 Minnesota State University, Mankato (MSU), United States of America (USA) 0.21
460 Fordham University (Fordham), United States of America (USA) 0.21
461 Earlham College, United States of America (USA) 0.21
462 University of Wisconsin - Green Bay (UWGB), United States of America (USA) 0.2
463 University of Guam (UOG), United States of America (USA) 0.2
464 Rhodes College, United States of America (USA) 0.2
465 University of Puget Sound (UPS), United States of America (USA) 0.2
465 Moravian College, United States of America (USA) 0.2
465 State University of New York at Geneseo (SUNY Geneseo), United States of America (USA) 0.2
465 Marian University, United States of America (USA) 0.2
465 University of North Alabama (UNA), United States of America (USA) 0.2
465 Webster University, United States of America (USA) 0.2
465 Saint Martin's University, United States of America (USA) 0.2
465 The University of Tulsa, United States of America (USA) 0.2
465 University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma (USAO), United States of America (USA) 0.2
465 Monmouth College, United States of America (USA) 0.2
465 Drake University, United States of America (USA) 0.2
465 Coker College, United States of America (USA) 0.2
465 Moscow High School (MHS), United States of America (USA) 0.2
465 Biola University, United States of America (USA) 0.2
466 Austin College, United States of America (USA) 0.2
467 University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire (UW-Eau Claire), United States of America (USA) 0.19
468 Tennessee State University (TSU), United States of America (USA) 0.19
469 TAF Academy, United States of America (USA) 0.19
470 Texas Southern University (TSU), United States of America (USA) 0.18
471 Emerson College, United States of America (USA) 0.18
472 Nova Southeastern University, United States of America (USA) 0.18
473 Cornell College, United States of America (USA) 0.18
474 Tennessee Tech University, United States of America (USA) 0.18
475 Ohio Northern University (ONU), United States of America (USA) 0.17
475 Greenville Technical College, United States of America (USA) 0.17
475 Paul Laurence Dunbar High School, United States of America (USA) 0.17
475 Rocky Mountain College (RMC), United States of America (USA) 0.17
475 Spelman College, United States of America (USA) 0.17
475 North Bennet Street School (NBSS), United States of America (USA) 0.17
475 University of La Verne, United States of America (USA) 0.17
475 Southwestern College, United States of America (USA) 0.17
475 Cameron University, United States of America (USA) 0.17
475 Georgia Southern University, United States of America (USA) 0.17
475 Vanguard University, United States of America (USA) 0.17
476 Lake Superior State University, United States of America (USA) 0.16
477 Southern Utah University (SUU), United States of America (USA) 0.16
478 A.T. Still University of Health Sciences (ATSU), United States of America (USA) 0.16
479 Hamline University, United States of America (USA) 0.14
479 Stanton College Preparatory School, United States of America (USA) 0.14
479 University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UALR), United States of America (USA) 0.14
479 Eastern Washington University (EWU), United States of America (USA) 0.14
479 Santa Ana High School (SAUSD), United States of America (USA) 0.14
479 College of the Atlantic (COA), United States of America (USA) 0.14
479 William Paterson University, United States of America (USA) 0.14
479 Alfred University, United States of America (USA) 0.14
479 Nicholls State University, United States of America (USA) 0.14
479 Godinez Fundamental High School, United States of America (USA) 0.14
479 Laguna Beach High School (LBHS), United States of America (USA) 0.14
479 University of San Francisco (USF), United States of America (USA) 0.14
479 Oxford Academy (OA), United States of America (USA) 0.14
480 University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, United States of America (USA) 0.14
481 California State University Bakersfield, United States of America (USA) 0.13
481 Solon High School (SHS), United States of America (USA) 0.13
481 Ana G. Méndez University System (SUAGM), United States of America (USA) 0.13
481 Sea Education Association, United States of America (USA) 0.13
481 Northwest University, United States of America (USA) 0.13
481 Gundersen Health System, United States of America (USA) 0.13
481 Dordt College, United States of America (USA) 0.13
481 Falmouth Academy (FA), United States of America (USA) 0.13
481 Converse College, United States of America (USA) 0.13
481 Pacific Lutheran University (PLU), United States of America (USA) 0.13
481 Transylvania University, United States of America (USA) 0.13
481 The University of Texas at Tyler, United States of America (USA) 0.13
482 New York Institute of Technology (NYIT), United States of America (USA) 0.12
483 Keck Graduate Institute (KGI), United States of America (USA) 0.12
484 St. John's University, United States of America (USA) 0.11
485 University of the Virgin Islands (UVI), United States of America (USA) 0.11
486 Walla Walla University (WWU), United States of America (USA) 0.11
486 Hanover High School (HHS), United States of America (USA) 0.11
486 St. Edward’s University, United States of America (USA) 0.11
486 St. Bonaventure University (SBU), United States of America (USA) 0.11
486 Scripps College, United States of America (USA) 0.11
486 Edinboro University, United States of America (USA) 0.11
486 Eastern Connecticut State University (Eastern), United States of America (USA) 0.11
486 Nevada State College (NSC), United States of America (USA) 0.11
486 Iona College, United States of America (USA) 0.11
486 Olin College of Engineering (Olin), United States of America (USA) 0.11
486 Sunnyside High School, United States of America (USA) 0.11
486 Grays Harbor College (GHC), United States of America (USA) 0.11
487 Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy (IMSA), United States of America (USA) 0.11
488 Hartwick College, United States of America (USA) 0.1
489 Madison Area Technical College (Madison College), United States of America (USA) 0.1
489 Macalester College, United States of America (USA) 0.1
489 Mercy College, United States of America (USA) 0.1
489 Carroll College, United States of America (USA) 0.1
489 The Hockaday School, United States of America (USA) 0.1
489 Lincoln University of Missouri, United States of America (USA) 0.1
489 Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, United States of America (USA) 0.1
489 West Coast University (WCU), United States of America (USA) 0.1
489 Meredith College, United States of America (USA) 0.1
489 Salisbury University, United States of America (USA) 0.1
489 Holy Cross College, United States of America (USA) 0.1
489 Kilgore College (KC), United States of America (USA) 0.1
489 Grinnell College, United States of America (USA) 0.1
490 Mercyhurst University, United States of America (USA) 0.1
491 Colorado Mesa University, United States of America (USA) 0.1
492 Fuller Theological Seminary, United States of America (USA) 0.1
493 Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN), United States of America (USA) 0.09
494 University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES), United States of America (USA) 0.09
495 Institute for Demographic Research (CIDR), CUNY Baruch College, United States of America (USA) 0.08
495 Emmanuel College (EC), United States of America (USA) 0.08
495 University of North Carolina at Pembroke (UNCP), United States of America (USA) 0.08
495 Lawrence University, United States of America (USA) 0.08
495 Stockton University, United States of America (USA) 0.08
495 Francis Marion University (FMU), United States of America (USA) 0.08
495 The College of Wooster, United States of America (USA) 0.08
495 Herrick Public Schools, United States of America (USA) 0.08
496 New Mexico Highlands University (NMHU), United States of America (USA) 0.08
496 College of DuPage, United States of America (USA) 0.08
496 University of Wisconsin-Parkside (UWP), United States of America (USA) 0.08
497 Southern University and A&M College, United States of America (USA) 0.07
498 Santa Fe College, United States of America (USA) 0.07
498 Hillsdale College, United States of America (USA) 0.07
498 Collin College, United States of America (USA) 0.07
498 Pepperdine University, United States of America (USA) 0.07
498 Baldwin Wallace University, United States of America (USA) 0.07
498 Governors State University, United States of America (USA) 0.07
499 The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (UTC), United States of America (USA) 0.07
500 Beloit College, United States of America (USA) 0.07
500 Ross University School of Medicine (RUSM), United States of America (USA) 0.07

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