Top 10 institutions in New York (#3)

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 York 1,607.5 1,453.4
1 9 Columbia University in the City of New York (CU) 257.0 255.3
2 16 Cornell University 246.7 213.3
3 30 New York University (NYU) 149.9 145.4
4 54 The Rockefeller University 73.7 80.6
5 61 Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) 87.9 73.3
6 64 University of Rochester (UR) 87.2 70.0
7 66 Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) 68.5 68.8
8 67 State University of New York at Stony Brook (SUNY Stony Brook) 85.8 66.0
9 72 University at Buffalo, The State University of New York (SUNY UB) 56.6 60.3
10 73 Mount Sinai Health System (MSHS) 64.8 59.8