University of South FloridaUniversity

United States

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Foundation: 1956

Mission: The University of South Florida's mission is to deliver competitive undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs, to generate knowledge, foster intellectual development, and ensure student success in a global environment.

Vision: The University of South Florida is a global research university dedicated to student success and positioned for membership in the Association of American Universities (AAU).


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Societal percentile

Evolution of the institution

The following data gives a quick reading on the scientific performance in the last years. The research ranking refers to the volume, impact and quality of the institution's research output. The innovation ranking is calculated on the number of patent applications of the institution and the citations that its research output receives from patents. Finally, the societal ranking is based on the number of pages of the institution's website and the number of backlinks and mentions from social networks.

Compared to its context

The result of the evaluation of the institution can be compared to obtain a view of the country, the region to which it belongs and the institutions of the world, placing it in their respective positions.

Compared to All sectors (percentiles)
Compared to Universities sector (percentiles)

Ranks by Subject area

We have divided the scientific output of the institution into 19 large areas of knowledge and the following table shows only the ranks in different territorial domains achieved by the institution in each of the areas. For an institution to have a presence in an area, it is necessary that it exceed in the last year a minimum output threshold equivalent to twice the percentage that this area represents in the world. If you need scientific indicators on these areas visit Scopus and/or SciVal

AreaWorldNorthern AmericaOECDUnited States
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 474th192nd412th177th
Arts and Humanities 299th126th267th114th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 385th193rd326th184th
Business, Management and Accounting 320th95th254th81st
Chemistry 331st171st265th162nd
Computer Science 307th103rd219th95th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 327th119th261st109th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 339th108th276th94th
Energy 304th84th202nd78th
Engineering 320th119th229th113th
Environmental Science 333rd112th249th104th
Mathematics 194th55th130th52nd
Medicine 316th162nd275th154th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 222nd108th168th106th
Physics and Astronomy 461st202nd390th192nd
Psychology 134th76th127th72nd
Social Sciences 204th79th166th69th

Publishing profile

These are the journals used by the institution's researchers to publish their work in the last year. The size of each circle represents the value of the SJR of the publication, and its spatial position represents its subject matter.

This visualizatión allows you to identify the knowledge areas where the institution has published, recognize the prestige of the scientific journals in which the institution knowledge has been published, and identify predominant scientific communities.

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