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Columbia, South Carolina

University of South Carolina Columbia

Overview

Student Population
34,731
National Rank
#216
University of South Carolina Columbia overview
Location Columbia, South Carolina
Online sc.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
University of South Carolina Columbia overview
Size Large
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Religious Affiliation Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Columbia, South Carolina, University of South Carolina Columbia is a large four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 26,015 prospective students applied, and 18,811 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 5,879 enrolled in the school.  31,071 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 3,660 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $11,462 plus fees of $400. University of South Carolina-Columbia is ranked 216 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


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Admission Standards
Very High 
University of South Carolina Columbia overview
SAT 1240/1390
ACT 25/30
GPA 4.15
Applications Accepted
72.3% 
University of South Carolina Columbia overview
Applications Due Dec 1, 2018
Applicant Competition Low

Annual Cost to Attend

South Carolina Resident Tuition
$11,462
In State Costs for University of South Carolina Columbia
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,044
Other Fees$400
Room and Board $10,008
Budget for Other Expenses$4,148
Total One Year Cost$27,062
Out of State Tuition
$31,562
Out of State Costs for University of South Carolina Columbia
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,044
Other Fees$400
Room and Board $10,008
Budget for Other Expenses$4,148
Total One Year Cost$47,162

Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$51,700 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
70% within 6 years

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by University of South Carolina Columbia students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 35%
Biology 8%
Social Sciences 8%
Communication 7%
Psychology 6%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=218663 IPEDS survey data for University of South Carolina Columbia.