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 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 561st240th497th216th
Arts and Humanities 283rd115th251st103rd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 585th308th511th292nd
Business, Management and Accounting 90th25th69th24th
Chemistry 442nd226th369th214th
Computer Science 443rd173rd347th157th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 438th194th370th177th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 208th65th165th57th
Energy 422nd148th311th135th
Engineering 314th115th223rd109th
Environmental Science 329th110th245th102nd
Mathematics 409th148th314th140th
Medicine 504th265th455th249th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 577th282nd484th263rd
Physics and Astronomy 441st190th372nd180th
Psychology 155th86th147th80th
Social Sciences 199th77th161st68th

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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