Journal info (provided by editor)

Issues per year
51
Articles published last year
2100
Manuscripts received last year
9999
% accepted last year
12
% immediately rejected last year
n/a
Open access status
open access
Manuscript handling fee?
yes
Fee per manuscript
$4500
Kind of complaint procedure
Editor
Two-year impact factor
13.12
Five-year impact factor
14.09
Disciplines: General

Aims and Scope

Science Advances is the American Association for the Advancement of Science’s (AAAS) open access multidisciplinary journal, publishing impactful research papers and reviews in any area of science, in both disciplinary-specific and broad, interdisciplinary areas. The mission of Science Advances is to provide fair, fast, and expert peer review to authors and a vetted selection of research, freely available to readers

SciRev ratings (provided by authors) (based on 40 reviews)

Duration of manuscript handling phases
Duration first review round 3.0 mnths compare →
Total handling time accepted manuscripts 5.4 mnths compare →
Decision time immediate rejection 37 days compare →
Characteristics of peer review process
Average number of review reports 2.1 compare →
Average number of review rounds 1.6 compare →
Quality of review reports 3.4 compare →
Difficulty of reviewer comments 3.0 compare →
Overall rating manuscript handling 3.2 (range 0-5) compare →

Latest review

Outcome: Rejected (im.).