University of South Carolina-Columbia
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University of South Carolina-Columbia is a Public, 4 years college located in Columbia, South Carolina. South Carolina ranked 116th in National Universities and 2nd in South Carolina Colleges.
It has a total enrollment of 35,470 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. It is a Research University (very high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. South Carolina's acceptance rate is 62.00% last year (undergraduate school).
University of South Carolina-Columbia is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges.
|Address||Columbia-Campus, Columbia, SC 29208|
|Net Price Calculator||npc.collegeboard.org/student/app/sc|
|School Type||Public, 4 years|
|Carnegie Category||Research University (very high research activity)|
|Highest Degree Offered||Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice|
The acceptance rate of University of South Carolina-Columbia is 62.00% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 24.00%. The application fees are $65 for undergraduate programs and $50 for graduate programs.
|Open Admission Policy||✗|
|Acceptance Rate||62.00 %|
|Yield (Enrollment Rate)||24.00 %|
|Undergraduate Application Fees||$65|
|Graduate Application Fees||$50|
Tuition & Fees
South Carolina's 2022 tuition & fees is $12,688 for South Carolina residents and $33,928 for out-of-students. For graduate programs, its 2022 tuition & fees is $14,134 for South Carolina residents and $30,160 for out-of-students.
|South Carolina Residents||Out-of-State|
|Undergraduate Tuition & Fees||$12,688||$33,928|
|Graduate Tuition & Fees||$14,134||$30,160|
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
A total of 35,470 students have enrolled for academic year 2020-2021. Among them, 17,648 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. South Carolina has 27,271 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 8,199 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Offered Degrees and Programs
|Number of programs||299 Programs|
|Number of online programs||10 Programs|
|Offered Degrees/Programs||1 Year Certificate|
2-4 Year Certificate
Doctorate (Professional Practice)
|Academic/career counseling service||✔|
|Placement services for completers||✔|
|On-campus day care for students||✔|
|Distance Learning (online classes)||✔|