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 169th in National Universities and 4th in South Carolina Colleges.
It has a total enrollment of 35,653 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 64.00% last year (undergraduate school).
University of South Carolina-Columbia is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges.
The following table shows the basic characteristic of University of South Carolina-Columbia and directory information. You may want to visit the school's website to check application deadlines, requirements, and financial information.
|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|
Acceptance Rate and Admission Statistics
The acceptance rate of University of South Carolina-Columbia is 64.00% 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||64.00 %|
|Yield (Enrollment Rate)||24.00 %|
|Undergraduate Application Fees||$65|
|Graduate Application Fees||$50|
Tuition & Fees
South Carolina's 2023 tuition & fees is $12,688 for South Carolina residents and $33,928 for out-of-students. The undergraduate tuition is not changed and same to the last year's rate based on out-of-state rate ($33,928).
For graduate programs, its 2023 tuition & fees is $13,774 for South Carolina residents and $30,160 for out-of-students. The graduate tuition is not changed and same to the last year's rate.
|South Carolina Residents||Out-of-State|
|Undergraduate Tuition & Fees||$12,688||$33,928|
|Graduate Tuition & Fees||$13,774||$30,160|
*Data Source: 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
A total of 35,653 students have enrolled for academic year 2021-2022. Among them, 3,416 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. South Carolina has 27,343 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 8,310 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Offered Degrees and On-Campus Services
South Carolina offers 294 programs including both undergraduate and graduate programs. 7 out of the 294 programs are offerd via distace learning (online programs).
The following tables summarizes the offered programs, on-campus services, and special learning opportunities offered by South Carolina
|Number of programs||294 Programs|
|Number of online programs||7 Programs|
|Offered Degrees/Programs||Certificates of at least 12 weeks but less than 1 year|
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)||✔|