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The University of Southern Mississippi ranked 217th in the United States and 723rd in the World 2021 overall rankings, plus got TOP 50% in 73 academic topics. EduRank's ranking for the University of Southern Mississippi is based on 3 factors: research performance (a proprietary algorithm evaluated 12,703 publications and 344,279 citations), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 79 notable alumni .

RankRanking
#723 of 14,160In the World
#244 of 2,624In North America
#217 of 2,523In the United States
#3 of 18In Mississippi
#1 of 2In Hattiesburg
#29 of 1,039For Polymer science and Plastics engineering
#107 of 1,003For Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation
#123 of 1,105For Military science
#670 of 8,209For Alumni Impact
#693 of 14,160For Non-academic Prominence
Top50%For 70 other topics

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Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

The University of Southern Mississippi ranked 222nd for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in the United States and 612th in the World with 2,734 publications made and 45,561 citations received. Main research topics: Political Science, Demography, Sociology, Education Majors, Communications and Public Relations.

RankRanking
#222 of 1,311In the United States
#250 of 1,393In North America
#612 of 5,152In the World

University of Southern Mississippi
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990289
1991218
19922217
1993228
19942829
19952922
19963482
19973333
19983417
19993939
20005170
20014423
20025267
20035566
200457138
200573211
20065998
20075986
200884148
200997355
2010115260
2011112153
2012146218
2013166215
2014212164
2015215243
2016146150
2017125320
2018101218
2019981281
2020114163

Psychology

The University of Southern Mississippi ranked 180th for Psychology in the United States and 399th in the World with 2,623 publications made and 81,547 citations received. Main research topics: Social Psychology, Child Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Education Majors, Psychiatry.

RankRanking
#180 of 1,033In the United States
#204 of 1,099In North America
#399 of 3,753In the World

University of Southern Mississippi
Psychology Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19904148
19913454
19922932
19933450
19943345
19953950
199639174
199743119
19983280
19992060
200040117
20014290
200244145
20034782
200435185
200550222
200663315
200772436
200867343
200956186
201093409
201186293
2012111262
2013144430
2014176522
2015164324
2016164345
2017125388
201890247
201991158
2020101129
SpecialityUnited States rankNorth America rankWorld rank
Clinical Psychology138155256
Child Psychology146168272
Social Psychology155177283
Special Education141158292
Education Majors146161310
Organizational / Business / IO Psychology169193367
Social Work197221400
Psychiatry172193405
Sexology221250436
Cognitive Science232264580

Medicine

The University of Southern Mississippi ranked 238th for Medicine in the United States and 929th in the World with 2,263 publications made and 52,311 citations received. Main research topics: Clinical Psychology, Health Science, Psychiatry, Public Health, Nursing.

RankRanking
#238 of 1,086In the United States
#264 of 1,156In North America
#929 of 4,839In the World

University of Southern Mississippi
Medicine Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19903038
19913031
19922222
19932627
19942826
19952629
19962437
19972765
19984051
19993673
20003967
20013037
200249140
20034670
200452189
200559142
200649201
200760163
200869134
200966191
201081278
201172182
201295182
2013108262
2014117303
2015143245
2016111189
2017100295
201884254
2019120288
2020134377
SpecialityUnited States rankNorth America rankWorld rank
Clinical Psychology138155256
Social Work197221400
Psychiatry172193405
Nursing167190459
Sports / Exercise science165190487
Audiology170197512
Health Science189209520
Gerontology206233531
Veterinary99112546
Public Health195221595
Healthcare Management (MHA)216246632
Forensic Science171199714
Family medicine232255724
Toxicology168192771
Bioethics/Medical Ethics269299837
Physical Therapy257290915
Cardiology217239924
Virology209232934
Anatomy and Physiology2793111138

Environmental Science

The University of Southern Mississippi ranked 147th for Environmental Science in the United States and 620th in the World with 2,152 publications made and 64,374 citations received. Main research topics: Ecology, Oceanography, Geography and Cartography, Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation, Geology.

RankRanking
#147 of 789In the United States
#176 of 857In North America
#620 of 4,129In the World

University of Southern Mississippi
Environmental Science Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19901029
19911639
19921223
199373
19941832
199597
19961528
19973797
19982029
199923143
20003887
20013977
20023484
200345130
200469182
200548140
200650148
200769234
200863188
200996319
201084231
201174377
201293481
2013122383
2014111219
2015131381
2016120275
2017119625
201891312
201994202
2020100155

Biology

The University of Southern Mississippi ranked 221st for Biology in the United States and 1014th in the World with 1,836 publications made and 63,753 citations received. Main research topics: Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation, Zoology, Biochemistry, Botany, Genetics.

RankRanking
#221 of 904In the United States
#249 of 970In North America
#1014 of 4,578In the World

University of Southern Mississippi
Biology Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990139
19911717
19921012
1993915
199498
19951512
19961524
19972128
19981815
19992643
20002865
200130105
200228112
200341153
200438120
200545101
200661239
200760196
200870357
200983269
2010821278
201160266
201264266
201398293
2014100296
201595200
201687321
201782279
201878331
201977250
202084165
SpecialityUnited States rankNorth America rankWorld rank
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation4253107
Zoology122143381
Entomology170196658
Nanotechnology153173697
Evolutionary Biology222252705
Toxicology168192771
Bioethics/Medical Ethics269299837
Animal Science174203840
Paleontology249285849
Biophysics221247853
Genetics229256910
Virology209232934
Biochemistry220247970
Molecular Biology230255996
Microbiology2132371009
Bioinformatics and Computational biology2332581038
Botany1902251138

Chemistry

The University of Southern Mississippi ranked 179th for Chemistry in the United States and 868th in the World with 1,707 publications made and 72,491 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Organic Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Biochemistry, Environmental Chemistry.

RankRanking
#179 of 744In the United States
#204 of 805In North America
#868 of 4,409In the World

University of Southern Mississippi
Chemistry Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19902329
19912021
19922115
19932218
19942940
19952022
19963438
19973649
19982956
19994560
20003455
20013744
200239168
20034093
200445458
200562122
200676223
200777309
200867324
200975393
2010671499
201141123
201257172
201349187
201443110
201553151
201652184
201768244
201846164
201973339
202074316
SpecialityUnited States rankNorth America rankWorld rank
Polymer science and Plastics engineering131429
Organic Chemistry95110425
Chemical Engineering110127610
Nanotechnology153173697
Environmental Chemistry152182711
Materials Science164189856
Petrology and Geochemistry202239871
Biochemistry220247970
Inorganic Chemistry2032361240

Engineering

The University of Southern Mississippi ranked 196th for Engineering in the United States and 1010th in the World with 1,549 publications made and 52,717 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, Nanotechnology, Remote Sensing, Human-Computer Interaction.

RankRanking
#196 of 781In the United States
#227 of 846In North America
#1010 of 4,716In the World

University of Southern Mississippi
Engineering Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990208
19911814
1992178
1993179
19942221
19951917
19962637
19973348
19982575
19993139
20002336
20013737
20023781
20033240
200446364
20055699
200671104
200767311
200855258
200970286
2010711168
20114682
201248129
201358102
20144748
201549108
201648106
201763185
201855174
201982365
202080312
SpecialityUnited States rankNorth America rankWorld rank
Polymer science and Plastics engineering131429
Remote Sensing163189579
Chemical Engineering110127610
Firefighting and Fire Science154184680
Nanotechnology153173697
Human-Computer Interaction183210763
Operations Research195227771
Marine Engineering177208809
Materials Science164189856
Aviation233266871
Aerospace Engineering244277891

Business

The University of Southern Mississippi ranked 200th for Business in the United States and 602nd in the World with 1,260 publications made and 45,260 citations received. Main research topics: Marketing, Advertising, Occupational Safety and Health, Finance, Investment Banking and Stock trading.

RankRanking
#200 of 866In the United States
#229 of 932In North America
#602 of 4,080In the World

University of Southern Mississippi
Business Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19901547
19911715
1992146
19931418
19941914
19952370
19962761
19972254
19981644
19992734
200028150
20013283
20022433
20032545
20043566
200535262
200634149
200738149
200851170
200962625
201062146
20115994
201262242
201364112
201458118
201583164
201657113
201755175
201847100
201947190
202050166

Physics

The University of Southern Mississippi ranked 198th for Physics in the United States and 937th in the World with 1,203 publications made and 39,931 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Nanotechnology, Biophysics, Atomic and Molecular physics.

RankRanking
#198 of 746In the United States
#227 of 807In North America
#937 of 4,160In the World

University of Southern Mississippi
Physics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990147
19911815
19921712
1993199
19941921
19951515
19962224
19972729
19981732
19992838
20002436
20013022
20022668
20032535
20043450
20054481
20065573
200762190
200839211
200953282
2010511130
20113065
20123476
20133287
20143444
201543103
20163790
201763139
201840148
201958290
202061271
SpecialityUnited States rankNorth America rankWorld rank
Nanotechnology153173697
Biophysics221247853
Materials Science164189856
Atomic and Molecular physics2522871243

Computer Science

The University of Southern Mississippi ranked 270th for Computer Science in the United States and 1084th in the World with 1,086 publications made and 30,681 citations received. Main research topics: Artificial Intelligence (AI), Cognitive Science, Bioinformatics and Computational biology, Library and Information science, Multimedia.

RankRanking
#270 of 897In the United States
#306 of 967In North America
#1084 of 4,494In the World

University of Southern Mississippi
Computer Science Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990161
199161
199270
1993419
199488
1995716
1996204
1997840
199876
1999126
2000187
20011844
20022330
20031315
20041635
20052769
20063979
20074072
200843208
200954506
201061213
201158140
20125343
201354116
20145694
20154951
201644197
201748375
201850522
2019611302
202058114

Mathematics

The University of Southern Mississippi ranked 216th for Mathematics in the United States and 800th in the World with 746 publications made and 12,774 citations received. Main research topics: Math Teachers, Applied Mathematics, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Statistics, Actuarial Science.

RankRanking
#216 of 720In the United States
#247 of 781In North America
#800 of 3,475In the World

University of Southern Mississippi
Mathematics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199054
199171
1992108
1993114
1994113
19951112
19961315
19971526
19981764
1999147
20001627
20011722
20021832
20031118
20041754
20051326
20062025
20072324
20082813
20092249
20104464
20113993
20123719
20133526
201429163
2015299
20163648
20172127
20182244
20193291
20203557
SpecialityUnited States rankNorth America rankWorld rank
Math Teachers136149279
Actuarial Science238265725
Operations Research195227771
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics229261838
Applied Mathematics2042391075
Statistics2813221110

Economics

The University of Southern Mississippi ranked 223rd for Economics in the United States and 783rd in the World with 525 publications made and 10,096 citations received. Main research topics: Finance, Investment Banking and Stock trading, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Development Studies, Political Economy.

RankRanking
#223 of 690In the United States
#253 of 753In North America
#783 of 3,117In the World

University of Southern Mississippi
Economics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990231
199130
199262
199371
199489
199586
1996102
19971228
19981320
1999188
20001812
20011313
20021111
2003112
20041757
20051233
20061519
20071458
20081911
20092861
20104373
20112667
20122310
20132451
20142383
2015269
20162517
20172533
201894
201985
20201917

Art & Design

The University of Southern Mississippi ranked 206th for Art & Design in the United States and 696th in the World with 422 publications made and 4,319 citations received. Main research topics: Multimedia, Creative Writing, Literature, Art History, Performing arts.

Please note that our approach to topical rankings is based on scientific outputs and therefore prefers institutions researching arts through computer science.

RankRanking
#206 of 731In the United States
#237 of 796In North America
#696 of 2,801In the World

University of Southern Mississippi
Art & Design Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199020
199110
199200
199313
199410
199534
199661
199746
199855
199950
2000114
2001517
2002720
2003124
2004112
200574
20061341
2007116
2008163
20091311
20101538
20112146
20123016
20133417
20144117
20154012
20163332
20171967
2018108
2019123
2020993
SpecialityUnited States rankNorth America rankWorld rank
Photography90102242
Performing arts111130285
Entertainment Industry Business160186470
Creative Writing185212481
Graphic Design164188512
Fashion Design208238560
Multimedia179203598
Art History264296620
Game Design and Development179208675
Literature267298695
Cinematography230259710
Music247279715
Aesthetics258293753
Interior Design1952181081