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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 areas/categories

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 +2721st417th1647th368th
Arts and Humanities +836th242nd703rd214th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 3137th658th2231st581st
Business, Management and Accounting 582nd149th430th129th
Chemistry 2322nd427th1488th382nd
Computer Science 2032nd364th1322nd320th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 3272nd443rd1713th385th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 723rd142nd497th122nd
Energy 2827th311th1460th268th
Engineering +1675th311th1077th273rd
Environmental Science 2352nd382nd1401st341st
Mathematics 2068th350th1276th309th
Medicine +3488th713th2378th624th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 1649th414th1142nd379th
Physics and Astronomy 1133rd273rd798th251st
Psychology 427th187th381st161st
Social Sciences +704th190th555th165th

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.

Where is the institution located?

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