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graduate tuition & fees
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SAT Scores
Graduation Rate

About University of South Carolina-Columbia

University of South Carolina-Columbia is a Public, 4 years college located in Columbia, South Carolina.
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. The acceptance rate at University of South Carolina-Columbia is 68.00% last year (undergraduate school).
University of South Carolina-Columbia is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges.
AddressColumbia-Campus, Columbia, SC 29208
Net Price
School TypePublic, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryResearch University (very high research activity)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice

Admission Information

The acceptance rate of University of South Carolina-Columbia is 68.00% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 29.00%.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate68.00 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)29.00 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$65
Graduate Application Fees$50

Tuition & Fees

The tuition & fees at University of South Carolina-Columbia, for academic year 2019-2020 is $12,688 for South Carolina residents and $33,928 for out-of-students. For graduate programs, the 2020 tuition & fees are $14,137 for South Carolina residents and $30,160 for out-of-students.
South Carolina ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$12,688$33,928
Graduate Tuition & Fees$14,137$30,160

Student Population

At University of South Carolina-Columbia, total 35,470 are attending classes. Among them, 17,648 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. South Carolina has 27,271 students and the graduate school has 8,199 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students35,470
Undergraduate Students27,271
Graduate Students8,199
Online Enrollment17,648

Offered Degrees and Programs

Number of programs299 Programs
Number of online programs10 Programs
Offered Degrees/Programs1 Year Certificate
2-4 Year Certificate
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Post-Master Certificate
Doctorate (Research)
Doctorate (Professional Practice)

On-campus Services

Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students

Learning opportunities

Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification