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Foundation: 1801

Mission: The university's mission is the education of the state’s residents through teaching, research, creative activity and community engagement.

Vision: Information not localized


Subordinate organizations:

  • University of South Carolina, Aiken
  • University of South Carolina, Beaufort
  • University of South Carolina, Lancaster
  • University of South Carolina, Sumter
  • University of South Carolina, Union
  • University of South Carolina, Upstate
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 +1646th320th1131st283rd
Arts and Humanities +418th143rd362nd127th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 1074th347th808th321st
Business, Management and Accounting 146th29th96th27th
Chemistry 950th269th654th246th
Computer Science 617th168th407th148th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +935th183rd590th165th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 241st56th161st51st
Energy 525th110th286th100th
Engineering +618th174th389th160th
Environmental Science 803rd164th454th152nd
Mathematics 622nd152nd397th138th
Medicine +1012th297th748th269th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 1369th345th955th317th
Physics and Astronomy 832nd233rd581st212th
Psychology 170th92nd158th80th
Social Sciences +206th77th164th66th

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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  • Health
  • Universities
  • Companies
  • Non-Profit
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