Columbia, South Carolina
University of South Carolina-Columbia Student Outcomes
Percent of students graduating within 150% of normal completion time73% vs. 41.9% national median
|Years||Percent Earning Bachelor's Degree|
|within 4 years||51% earned a bachelor degree|
|within 5 years||67% earned a bachelor degree|
|within 6 years||70% earned a bachelor degree|
A college's graduation rate is a strong indication of its effectiveness and your potential to find success at a school. These statistics measure the percentage of first-time, full-time students who earned a bachelor degree within four, five or six years from University of South Carolina Columbia. For comparison, approximately 58% of starting students nationally earn a bachelor's degree within six years. University of South Carolina Columbia is more effective than average at successfully graduating students.
Average Salary After 10 Years$51,700 vs. $34,300 national median
|after 6 years||$41,400 per year|
|after 7 years||$43,100 per year|
|after 8 years||$46,500 per year|
|after 9 years||$48,100 per year|
|after 10 years||$51,700 per year|
10 years after enrolling, the average income of former University of South Carolina Columbia students who are working and no longer in school is $51,700, which is 51% higher than the national median. Sources, U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard / Department of Treasury.
Median Student Loan Debt for Graduates$23,250
Percent of students receiving Federal Loans48%
Median Loan Payment$240 per month
Percent of students actively repaying their loans69% vs. 47% national average
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=218663 IPEDS survey data for University of South Carolina Columbia.