Top 10 institutions in New Jersey (#8)

The leading institutions for high-quality science in the United States, ordered by weighted fractional count (WFC) for 2016. Also shown are WFC for 2012, the change in WFC between 2012 and 2016, and the 2016 article count (AC). The top 10 states are ranked by summing the WFC for all institutions in each state. The top 10 institutions in each state are shown (see A guide to the Nature Index, page S26).

State Rank Country Rank Institution WFC
2012
WFC
2016
Change in WFC
2012–2016
New Jersey 469.3 421.8
1 18 Princeton University 223.1 202.2
2 33 Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey (RU) 159.3 132.5
3 133 Merck & Co., Inc. 21.1 26.6
4 134 Institute for Advanced Study (IAS) 35.5 26.3
5 229 Johnson & Johnson 8.4 6.9
6 233 New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) 6.4 6.7
7 254 Stevens Institute of Technology 6.4 5.4
8 274 Seton Hall University 1.0 4.4
9 409 Rowan University 0.7 1.6
10 446 Montclair State University 0.6 1.3