University of South Carolina *University

United States

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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 +475th213th405th200th
Arts and Humanities +268th109th238th100th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 547th296th484th281st
Business, Management and Accounting 105th33rd78th30th
Chemistry 460th234th381st218th
Computer Science 447th167th340th155th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +434th202nd365th188th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 205th64th151st56th
Energy 339th116th240th110th
Engineering +332nd131st237th124th
Environmental Science 342nd132nd253rd123rd
Mathematics 402nd152nd314th142nd
Medicine +568th293rd500th271st
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 490th245th414th235th
Physics and Astronomy 450th191st362nd178th
Psychology 156th87th150th78th
Social Sciences +181st73rd152nd64th

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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  • Non-Profit
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