University of South Carolina-Columbia

514 Main St
Columbia, SC 29208
(803) 777-7000
http://www.sc.edu/

General

  • Type of college: 4-year Public
  • Total student population: 28,482
  • Undergraduate population: 20,495
  • Student to faculty ratio: 18 to 1

Tuition, Room & Board, Books & Supplies and Other Fees

  • Total cost for in-state students living on campus: $17,420
  • Total cost for out-of-state students living on campus: $31,172
  • Total cost for in-state students living off campus: $19,457
  • Total cost for out-of-state students living off campus: $33,209

Financial Aid Provided

  • Students receiving financial aid: 88%
  • Average financial aid received per student: $4,289
  • Students receiving Pell grants: 14%
  • Average Pell grant received per student: $3,090
  • Students receiving federal aid: 14%
  • Average federal aid received per student: $4,098
  • Students receiving state aid: 56%
  • Students receiving institutional aid: 54%

Admissions

  • Total applicants: 14,994
  • Percent admitted: 59%
  • Percent admitted (men): 58%
  • Percent admitted (women): 60%
  • Average SAT critical reading scores (25th percentile, 75th percentile): 530, 630
  • Average SAT math scores (25th percentile, 75th percentile): 550, 650
  • Average SAT writing scores (25th percentile, 75th percentile): unknown

Enrollment

  • Total enrolled (Fall 2008): 27,488
  • Male students (Fall 2008): 44%
  • Female students (Fall 2008): 56%

Graduation

  • Graduation rate: 67%
  • Graduation rate (men): 63%
  • Graduation rate (women): 69%

Degrees Offered

  • Certificate
  • Associates
  • Bachelors
  • Masters
  • PhD

Subjects Offered