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SAT scores needed to get into University of South Carolina Columbia

Average Score and SAT Requirements

Average SAT Score 1240

The average composite SAT score for admitted University of South Carolina Columbia freshman is 1240 out of 1600. UofSC students have the 180th highest average SAT score in the United States. For perspective, a 1240 is in the 81st percentile of all SAT test takers.

SAT Score Range 1140 to 1340

The middle fifty percent of incoming students have SAT composite scores ranging from 1140 to 1340. The 75th percentile score is 1340 while the 25th percentile score is 1140.

Minimum SAT score requirement

The lowest SAT score accepted is not reported by UofSC but we estimate it to be around a 1040 total composite SAT score.

Average SAT Math Score 615

The average score for UofSC students on the math portion of the SAT is 615 out of 800. The 25th percentile of students score a 560 and the 75th percentile score 670.

Average SAT Reading Score 625

The 25th and 75th percentile range for SAT reading scores range from 580 to 670 and the average score for University of South Carolina Columbia students is 625.

Number of Students Submitting SAT Scores

50 percent of students submit SAT scores with their application to University of South Carolina Columbia

Admission Chances by SAT Score

Below are estimated chances of being accepted at University of South Carolina Columbia based on SAT score ranges and the overall admission rate of 68.4%. These chances assume you have an average GPA for the school, around 4.26 weighted.

Can I get into UofSC with a 1340 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Very Good

An SAT score of 1340 or higher is very competitive at UofSC and is a better score than three quarters of students who are accepted. You have a very good chance of acceptance, around 80% or higher.

Can I get into UofSC with a 1240 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Above Average

Scores between 1240 to 1330 are above average giving you an advantage over most applicants. You have a good chance of acceptance, around 68% to 79%.

Can I get into UofSC with a 1140 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Below Average

SAT scores between 1140 to 1230 are still in the middle range of accepted students a but a little lower than the average. You can get in and have about a 53% to 67% percent chance of being admitted.

Can I get into UofSC with a 1040 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Reach

SAT scores from 1040 to 1130 are on the very low end of the range where students are accepted. Scores in this range are not competitive with most other applicants but you still have a chance. We estimate scores in this range have less than a 51% chance of admission to UofSC. SAT scores below 1040 likely fall out of the range where students are regularly accepted.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
Admission chances to University of South Carolina Columbia by SAT score
SAT Score Admission Chances
1600 96%
1590 95%
1580 95%
1570 95%
1560 94%
1550 94%
1540 94%
1530 93%
1520 93%
1510 92%
1500 92%
1490 91%
1480 91%
1470 90%
1460 90%
1450 89%
1440 88%
1430 88%
1420 87%
1410 86%
1400 86%
1390 85%
1380 84%
1370 83%
1360 82%
1350 81%
1340 80%
1330 79%
1320 78%
1310 77%
1300 76%
1290 75%
1280 73%
1270 72%
1260 71%
1250 69%
1240 68%
1230 67%
1220 65%
1210 64%
1200 62%
1190 61%
1180 59%
1170 58%
1160 56%
1150 54%
1140 53%
1130 51%
1120 50%
1110 48%
1100 46%
1090 45%
1080 43%
1070 42%
1060 40%
1050 39%
1040 37%
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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=218663 IPEDS survey data for University of South Carolina Columbia.