Top 10 institutions in Pennsylvania (#7)

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
Pennsylvania 738.6 710.4
1 14 University of Pennsylvania (Penn) 242.9 220.1
2 25 The Pennsylvania State University (Penn State) 171.2 157.3
3 36 University of Pittsburgh (Pitt) 128.5 128.1
4 84 Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) 45.4 49.9
5 100 Temple University 35.6 42.7
6 146 Drexel University 17.9 21.7
7 151 Lehigh University 13.7 18.3
8 172 Thomas Jefferson University (TJU) 25.3 14.0
9 178 The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) 19.0 12.8
10 217 The Wistar Institute 5.6 8.2