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University of South Carolina

Columbia, SC

Columbia-Campus, Columbia, SC 29208

http://www.sc.edu/

University of South Carolina is a public university located in Columbia, SC. It is a relatively well-rated institution, ranking one hundred and forty-fifth in America. Admission is attainable for most (63% acceptance rate). It is a very big institution with full-time enrollment of 23,980 undergraduate students. South Carolina provides 80 distinct majors across eight academic disciplines. The most popular options are Finance, Marketing, and Business, which when pooled are chosen by 20% of students. It has a highly renowned sports management program, ranking 19th in the USA. It also has the #1 accounting, public health, and business programs South Carolina. What's more, University of South Carolina placed 1st in South Carolina on our best student life, top party schools, best greek life, and best college food lists. At sticker price, in-state tuition runs $13,248 a year, but if you live outside of South Carolina, tuition runs $34,962. It is worth mentioning that nine in ten South Carolina undergraduates secure grant or scholarship funding. 78% of University of South Carolina undergraduates culminate their schooling with a degree in hand, wide-eyed and ready to set foot in the labor force. Two years after receiving their diplomas, alumni take home an average annual salary of $38,000. After four additional years of work experience, the alumni's average wage climbs 18.2% to $44,900, which is 12% north of the national median earnings. Applicants may also like to find that the majority of students tested between 24 and 28 on the ACT math section. Furthermore, 42% of available classes have 20 to 39 students. On the subject of your wallet, be aware that if your household earns less than $30k, you should pay $11,359 on tuition annually. Concerning demographics, 1% of professors are of unknown race and students who are 20 to 21 make up 41% of the student body at South Carolina. In terms of the campus experience, on average, undergraduates spend $3,665 on meal plans each year. To wind things up, six years after college, 90% of graduates have jobs and the lowest-earning 1/4th of graduates earn a starting salary of $25,600 or less.

Ratings

9.46

Party Scene

8.49

Location

8.24

Dorms

9.21

Campus Food

10

Student Life

7.52

Safety

Admissions

63%

Acceptance

SAT Score

1190-1360

ACT Score

25-30

Application Deadline:
December 1
See application website Application Website:
http://www.sc.edu/apply/index.php
Early Action Deadline:
October 15

Cost

Net Price:

$20,181/year

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Average Aid Awarded

$6,642/year

Students Recieving Financial Aid

91%

Academics

Professor Rating

9.79


17:1

Student Faculty Ratio
Graduation Rate

77%

Evening Degree Programs

Yes

Student Faculty Ratio

17:1

Majors

Most Popular Majors

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Graduates by Major


Finance

564

Marketing

468

Business

376

Exercise Physiology

308

Management Sciences and Information Systems

303

Biology

291

Public Health

286

Research and Experimental Psychology

258

Value

In State Tuition
$12,618/year
Out of State Tuition
$33,298/year