Top 10 institutions in Texas (#4)

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
Texas 988.3 964.6
1 11 The University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin) 233.3 248.0
2 38 Texas A&M University (TAMU) 126.5 120.7
3 41 The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (UT Southwestern Medical Center) 126.1 110.3
4 53 Rice University 96.3 80.9
5 60 Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) 66.5 75.7
6 77 The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center 60.4 57.0
7 90 University of Houston (UH) 47.2 47.1
8 136 The University of Texas at Dallas (UT Dallas) 25.0 25.9
9 140 The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) 29.2 23.6
10 145 The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) 12.1 22.4