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Spartanburg, South Carolina

University of South Carolina-Upstate Student Outcomes

Graduation Rate

Percent of students graduating within 150% of normal completion time
39% vs. 41.9% national median
Graduation Rates for University of South Carolina Upstate
Years Percent Earning Bachelor's Degree
within 4 years 21% earned a bachelor degree
within 5 years 34% earned a bachelor degree
within 6 years 39% 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 Upstate. For comparison, approximately 58% of starting students nationally earn a bachelor's degree within six years. University of South Carolina Upstate is less effective than average in terms of graduating students.

Post Graduation Earnings

Average Salary After 10 Years
$39,300 vs. $34,300 national median
Average salary after attending University of South Carolina Upstate
Years Average Earnings
after 6 years $34,700 per year
after 7 years $35,100 per year
after 8 years $37,100 per year
after 9 years $37,900 per year
after 10 years $39,300 per year

10 years after enrolling, the average income of former University of South Carolina Upstate students who are working and no longer in school is $39,300, which is 15% higher than the national median. Sources, U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard / Department of Treasury.

Student Loan Debt Upon Graduation

Median Student Loan Debt for Graduates
$22,500
Percent of students receiving Federal Loans
67%

Student Loan Repayment

Median Loan Payment
$232 per month
Percent of students actively repaying their loans
55% vs. 47% national average

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=218742 IPEDS survey data for University of South Carolina Upstate.