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Bluffton, South Carolina

USC Beaufort Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into University of South Carolina Beaufort

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
64.5%
Admission Difficulty for University of South Carolina Beaufort
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into USC Beaufort and can I get accepted? The school has a 64% acceptance rate. Last year, 1,425 out of 2,211 applicants were admitted making USC Beaufort a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 64 percent. University of South Carolina Beaufort typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 34% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

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USC Beaufort SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1010-1160
Applicants Submitting SAT
62%
SAT Scores for University of South Carolina Beaufort
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 520
SAT Math 25th 490
SAT Composite 25th 1010
SAT Scores for University of South Carolina Beaufort
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 600
SAT Math 75th 560
SAT Composite 75th 1160
Average SAT Score 1090

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to University of South Carolina Beaufort?

University of South Carolina Beaufort typically requires applicants to be in the top 59 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1010 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 930. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1090 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 62 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

University of South Carolina Beaufort admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1160 and Above Good >75%
1085 to 1160 Avg + 64%-75%
1010 to 1085 Avg - 51%-64%
935 to 1010 Reach 38%-51%
Less than 935 Low <38%
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USC Beaufort ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
17-22 
Applicants Submitting ACT
58%
ACT Scores for University of South Carolina Beaufort
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 16
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 17
ACT Scores for University of South Carolina Beaufort
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 22
ACT Math 75th 21
ACT Composite 75th 22
Average ACT Score 19

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into USC Beaufort?

Admission data indicates that USC Beaufort regularly accepts students with ACT's of 17 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 69 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 20 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 22 and above have very competitive chances. 58 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of South Carolina Beaufort.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

University of South Carolina Beaufort admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
22 and Above Good >77%
19 to 22 Avg + 64%-77%
17 to 19 Avg - 54%-64%
15 to 17 Reach 43%-54%
Less than 15 Low <43%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.3
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need above average high school grades to get into University of South Carolina Beaufort. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of South Carolina Beaufort was 3.3 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as USC Beaufort accepts 64% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted University of South Carolina Beaufort students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 12% Good
3.50 to 3.75 26% Good
3.25 to 3.50 15% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 19% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 22% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 5% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 1% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

63% of University of South Carolina Beaufort freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted University of South Carolina Beaufort students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 6%
Top 25% of class 25%
Top 50% of class 63%
Bottom 50% of class 37%
Bottom 25% of class 10%

Admission Statistics

University of South Carolina Beaufort admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,582 629 2,211
Accepted 1,045 380 1,425
Acceptance Rate 66% 60% 64%
Enrolled 348 139 487
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 33% 37% 34%

Fall 2019 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Aug 1, 2019
Days left to Apply
16

Applicants have 16 days left until the Fall 2019 term applications are due on Aug 1, 2019.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to University of South Carolina Beaufort and what considerations affect admission decisions?

University of South Carolina Beaufort Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at University of South Carolina Beaufort
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=218654 IPEDS survey data for University of South Carolina Beaufort.