Rutgers ranked No. 77 in the world, but No. 31 among schools based in the United States.
Rutgers was behind Cornell (No. 26), Washington University in St. Louis (27) and New York University (29).
However, Rutgers was ahead of Vanderbilt (32), Southern California (34), Emory University (35) and the University of Chicago (36).
According to its website, the CWTS Leiden Ranking 2017 offers key insights into the scientific performance of over 900 major universities worldwide.
A sophisticated set of bibliometric indicators provides statistics on the scientific impact of universities and on universities’ involvement in scientific collaboration.
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