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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 +1848th339th1212th300th
Arts and Humanities +375th129th329th115th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 1370th399th1006th366th
Business, Management and Accounting 89th24th63rd23rd
Chemistry 1285th295th829th275th
Computer Science 663rd164th445th145th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +1284th236th811th210th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 241st61st169th54th
Energy 730th136th401st124th
Engineering +732nd172nd457th158th
Environmental Science 1042nd185th618th170th
Mathematics 634th140th415th128th
Medicine +1285th340th926th307th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 1805th434th1239th395th
Physics and Astronomy 853rd227th594th213th
Psychology 161st87th150th76th
Social Sciences +199th78th165th67th

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
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  • Non-Profit
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