University of MemphisUniversity

United States

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Foundation: 1912

Mission: We provide the highest quality education by focusing on research and service benefiting local and global communities.

Vision: The University of Memphis is an internationally recognized, urban public research university preparing students for success in a diverse, innovative, global environment.



Overall percentile


Research percentile


Innovation percentile


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 445th177th385th162nd
Arts and Humanities 410th180th373rd163rd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 824th474th747th440th
Business, Management and Accounting 393rd122nd313th104th
Chemistry 710th353rd625th325th
Computer Science 513th212th413th191st
Earth and Planetary Sciences 505th248th437th229th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 413th134th343rd118th
Energy 522nd200th407th181st
Engineering 517th229th420th211th
Environmental Science 555th260th467th241st
Mathematics 571st251st473rd235th
Medicine 719th432nd669th402nd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 783rd381st685th349th
Physics and Astronomy 615th283rd542nd264th
Psychology 261st135th247th122nd
Social Sciences 406th148th344th130th

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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