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Rockefeller leads global university ranking in measure of top cited publications

U-Multirank, an international ranking of research institutions, has placed Rockefeller first globally in a measure of impact based on citations. This is the seventh consecutive year in which the university has received this top citation score in the international list, outperforming much larger institutions such as MIT, Princeton, and Stanford. The university also boasts the highest percentage of its publications included among the world’s top 10 percent most cited publications.

U-Multirank compares universities globally and regionally, across five broad categories, including teaching and learning, research, knowledge transfer, international orientation, and regional engagement. Data comes several sources, including information supplied by bibliometric and patent databases.

U-Multirank is funded by the European Commission, and its rankings are based on data from more than 1,900 institutions in 96 countries.