University of South Florida System *University

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Mission: The University of South Florida's mission is to deliver competitive undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs, to generate knowledge, foster intellectual development, and ensure student success in a global environment.

Vision: The University of South Florida is a global research university dedicated to student success and positioned for membership in the Association of American Universities (AAU).

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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 468th190th406th175th
Arts and Humanities 285th117th253rd105th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 384th192nd325th183rd
Business, Management and Accounting 235th69th184th58th
Chemistry 341st177th274th168th
Computer Science 303rd101st215th93rd
Earth and Planetary Sciences 305th108th239th99th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 332nd107th269th93rd
Energy 309th87th207th81st
Engineering 316th116th225th110th
Environmental Science 342nd119th257th111th
Mathematics 189th52nd125th49th
Medicine 308th159th268th151st
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 220th107th167th105th
Physics and Astronomy 455th198th385th188th
Psychology 121st72nd114th68th
Social Sciences 178th72nd145th64th

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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