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University of South Carolina-Lancaster Admission Requirements

Lancaster, South Carolina

Chances of getting into University of South Carolina Lancaster

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
66.8%
Admission Difficulty for University of South Carolina Lancaster
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsUnavailable
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into University of South Carolina-Lancaster and can I get accepted? The school has a 67% acceptance rate ranking it #26 in South Carolina for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 505 out of 756 applicants were admitted making University of South Carolina-Lancaster a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Of those applicants who were admitted, 64% enrolled. With over half of admitted students enrolling, acceptance by University of South Carolina Lancaster is a prized outcome for many students.

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University of South Carolina-Lancaster SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
890-1110
Applicants Submitting SAT
60%
SAT Scores for University of South Carolina Lancaster
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 460
SAT Math 25th 430
SAT Composite 25th 890
SAT Scores for University of South Carolina Lancaster
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 560
SAT Math 75th 550
SAT Composite 75th 1110
Average SAT Score 1000

SAT Scores you need to get in

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

University of South Carolina Lancaster typically requires applicants to be in the top 79 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 890 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 780. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1000 out of 1600. The school ranks #25 in South Carolina for highest average SAT composite score. 60 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.

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Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

University of South Carolina Lancaster admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1110 and Above Good >78%
1000 to 1110 Avg + 67%-78%
890 to 1000 Avg - 54%-67%
780 to 890 Reach 41%-54%
Less than 780 Low <41%
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University of South Carolina-Lancaster ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
15-21 
Applicants Submitting ACT
50%
ACT Scores for University of South Carolina Lancaster
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 13
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 15
ACT Scores for University of South Carolina Lancaster
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 21
ACT Math 75th 20
ACT Composite 75th 21
Average ACT Score 18

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into University of South Carolina-Lancaster?

Admission data indicates that University of South Carolina-Lancaster regularly accepts students with ACT's of 15 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 81 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 12 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 18 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 21 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #26 in South Carolina for highest average ACT composite score. 50 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of South Carolina Lancaster.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

University of South Carolina Lancaster admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
21 and Above Good >78%
18 to 21 Avg + 67%-78%
15 to 18 Avg - 54%-67%
12 to 15 Reach 41%-54%
Less than 12 Low <41%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

University of South Carolina Lancaster has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.

Admission Statistics

University of South Carolina Lancaster admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 466 290 756
Accepted 297 208 505
Acceptance Rate 64% 72% 67%
Enrolled 187 138 325
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 63% 66% 64%

Admission Requirements

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

University of South Carolina Lancaster Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank 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 Lancaster
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=218672 IPEDS survey data for University of South Carolina Lancaster.

Frequently Asked Questions

60% of students submit their SAT scores to University of South Carolina-Lancaster. 50% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

67% of those who apply are granted admission to University of South Carolina-Lancaster. Admission competition is low and the college has unavailable admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 890 and 1110. 60% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 15 and 21. 50% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.