Bronze League
University of South Carolina

USA

University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, United States

308 World
rank
108 Country
rank
Foundation year:
1801
Short name:
SC / South Carolina
Type:
Public
Students:
28440
Faculty:
1770
Faculty/Students Ratio:
16
:
1
Web-site:
www.sc.edu
Region:
North America
Location:
Columbia, SC
  Dimension Rank Score
Overall 308 54.98
Teaching 262 58.474
Research 303 54.554
International Diversity 591 24.238
Financial Sustainability 333 61.408
Additional Rankings Rank Score
Reputation Rankings 409 40.428
Research Perfomance Rankings 337 52.337
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TEACHING
World Rank: 262
Country rank: 89
Score: 58.474
League: Silver League
Dimension
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name
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40 %
Academic staff per students 20 %
Academic staff per bachelor degrees awarded 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per academic staff 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per bachelor degrees awarded 20 %
World teaching reputation 20 %
RESEARCH
World Rank: 303
Country rank: 101
Score: 54.554
League: Bronze League
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weight
Indicator
name
Indicator
weight
40 %
Citations per academic and research staff 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per admitted PhD 20 %
Normalized citation impact 20 %
Papers per academic and research staff 20 %
World research reputation 20 %
INTERNATIONAL DIVERSITY
World Rank: 591
Country rank: 129
Score: 24.238
League: World League
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weight
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name
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weight
10 %
Share of international academic staff 20 %
Share of international students 20 %
Share of international co-authored papers 20 %
Reputation outside region 20 %
International level 20 %
FINANCIAL SUSTAINABILITY
World Rank: 333
Country rank: 109
Score: 61.408
League: Bronze League
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weight
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name
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weight
10 %
Institutional income per academic staff 20 %
Institutional income per students 20 %
Papers per research income 20 %
Research income per academic and research staff 20 %
Research income per institutional income 20 %

Overview

Among America?s oldest and most comprehensive public universities, USC Columbia is the major research institution of the University of South Carolina system and its largest campus, enrolling approximately 21,000 undergraduate students and approximately 8,000 students in graduate and professional programs. At the heart of its mission lies the University?s responsibility to state and society to promote the dissemination of knowledge, cultural enrichment, and an enhanced quality of life.The University serves a diverse population of students with widely varying backgrounds, career goals, and levels of aspiration. USC Columbia offers over 320 degrees at the bachelor's, master's, doctoral, and professional program levels, affording students the most comprehensive array of educational programs in the state. Additional opportunities for personal and career development, including an associate degree program at Fort Jackson, are provided to the citizens of South Carolina through outreach and continuing education activities.

Mission Statement

The primary mission of the University of South Carolina Columbia is the education of the state?s citizens through teaching, research, creative activity, and community engagement.