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University of South Carolina-Columbia

University of South Carolina-Columbia is a Public, 4 Years+ school located in Columbia, SC. The 2019 average net price at University of South Carolina-Columbia is $20,181. Acceptance rate is 63.06%. The school has a total enrollment of 34,795.


Logo of University of South Carolina-Columbia
Major City
Location: Columbia, SC
Student Body: 34,795
Education Type: 4 Years+
Funding: Public
Campus Type: Urban
Web Site: www.sc.edu
Acceptance Rate: 63.06%

Admission Details

Key Admissions DetailsAdmissions Deadlines, Start Dates
  • Acceptance Rate: 63.06%
  • Application Deadline: December 1, 2020
  • International Students: < 1%
  • Application Fee: $65
Tuition and FeesYearly Tuition and Other Fees
In State Tuition: $12,216
Out of State/International Tuition: $32,898
In State Grad Tuition: $13,650
Out of State Grad Tuition: $29,196
Room and Board: $10,388
Books and Supplies: $1,065
Other Fees: $400
Net Price In-District/State: $20,181
Net Price Out-of-State: n/a
Student Body DataIncoming Class Data
  • Most Recent Incoming Class: 5,854
  • Men / Women Ratio: 2,712 / 3,142
  • Median SAT Verbal Range: 600 - 670
  • Median SAT Math Range: 590 - 690
  • Median ACT Range: 25 - 30
International Student DataInformation for International Students
  • Minimum TOEFL Score: n/a
  • Minimum IETLS Score: 6.5
  • % of International Students: < 1%
  • International Testing: Required
  • Total International Students: 49
Required DocumentsTranscripts and Recommendations
  • High School Transcript: Required
  • Recommendations: Not Considered
  • Admissions Tests Scores: Required
  • Portfolio: Not Considered

Top 5 Popular Programs

  • Business, Management, Marketing: 34%
  • Health Professions: 12%
  • Biological, Biomedical Science: 8%
  • Engineering: 6%
  • Communication: 5%

Academic Programs

University of South Carolina-Columbia offers 346 Total Programs in Associate's, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate, Certificate Degree Levels. The most popular area of study for students are degrees in Business, Management, Marketing. Choose an area to explore below to see detailed degree programs at each degree level.
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Associate's Degree ProgramsUniversity of South Carolina-Columbia offers 1 Associate's Degree Programs
Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, Liberal Studies Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
Bachelor's Degree ProgramsUniversity of South Carolina-Columbia offers 87 Bachelor's Degree Programs
Biological, Biomedical Science
Business, Management, Marketing
Communication
Computer Science
Education
Engineering
English Literature
Ethnic, Gender Studies
Foreign Language, Literature
Health Professions
History
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources, Conservation
Parks, Leisure Studues
Philosophy, Religiouis Studies
Physical Sciences
Protective Services
  • Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement Administration Degree
Psychology
Public Admin, Social Services
Social Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts
Master's Degree ProgramsUniversity of South Carolina-Columbia offers 108 Master's Degree Programs
Biological, Biomedical Science
Business, Management, Marketing
Communication
Computer Science
Education
Engineering
Engineering Technology
English Literature
Foreign Language, Literature
Health Professions
History
Interdisciplinary Studies
Library Science
Mathematics and Statistics
Parks, Leisure Studues
Philosophy, Religiouis Studies
Physical Sciences
Protective Services
  • Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement Administration Degree
Psychology
Public Admin, Social Services
Social Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts
Doctorate Degree ProgramsUniversity of South Carolina-Columbia offers 68 Doctorate Degree Programs
Biological, Biomedical Science
Business, Management, Marketing
  • Business Administration and Management, General Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Hospitality Administration, Management, General Degree
Communication
Computer Science
Education
Engineering
English Literature
Foreign Language, Literature
Health Professions
History
Legal Studies
Library Science
Mathematics and Statistics
Parks, Leisure Studues
Philosophy, Religiouis Studies
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Public Admin, Social Services
Social Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts
Certificate ProgramsUniversity of South Carolina-Columbia offers 32 Certificate Programs
Biological, Biomedical Science
Business, Management, Marketing
Communication
Computer Science
  • Computer and Information Systems Security, Information Assurance Degree
Education
  • Counselor Education, School Counseling and Guidance Services Degree
  • Educational Leadership and Administration, General Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Educational Statistics and Research Methods Degree
  • Higher Education, Higher Education Administration Degree
Engineering
Ethnic, Gender Studies
Foreign Language, Literature
Health Professions
  • International Public Health, International Health Degree
  • Nursing Administration Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Public Health, General Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Substance Abuse, Addiction Counseling Degree
Interdisciplinary Studies
Library Science
Mathematics and Statistics
Protective Services
  • Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement Administration Degree
Public Admin, Social Services
Social Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts

Demographics & Outcomes

Graduation and RetentionGraduation and retention information
  • Graduation Rate Within 150% of Time: 75%
  • Graduation Rate Within 200% of Time: 74%
  • 1st Year Retention: 88%
  • Post Graduation Salary: $49,900
Student Body DemographicsDiversity and Age Data
  • Total Students: 34,795
  • White, non-Hispanic Students: 73%
  • Black Students: 9%
  • Non-resident, alien: 5%
  • Hispanic Students: 4%
  • Asian Students: 3%
  • Two or more races: 3%
  • Unknown: 1%
  • American Indian, Alaska Native Students: <1%
  • Native Hawaiian, Pacific Isl. Students: <1%

Transfer Agreements

To Program13 Agreements with 7 Colleges
Business/Management/Marketing
Piedmont Technical College
Trident Technical College
Communication
Trident Technical College
Communication Technology
Piedmont Technical College
Computer Science
Piedmont Technical College
Trident Technical College
Education
Central Carolina Technical College
Midlands Technical College
Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College
Piedmont Technical College
Trident Technical College
Engineering
Aiken Technical College
Midlands Technical College
Piedmont Technical College
Trident Technical College
General Agreement
Florence-Darlington Technical College
Midlands Technical College
Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College
Trident Technical College
Health Professions
Piedmont Technical College
Trident Technical College
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Piedmont Technical College
Mathematics and Statistics
Piedmont Technical College
Parks/Leisure Studues
Trident Technical College
Recreational Activities
Piedmont Technical College
Trident Technical College
Science Technician
Central Carolina Technical College
Piedmont Technical College
To College4 Programs
Aiken Technical College
Engineering
Central Carolina Technical College
Education
Science Technician
Florence-Darlington Technical College
General Agreement
Midlands Technical College
Engineering
General Agreement
Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College
Education
General Agreement
Piedmont Technical College
General Agreement
Trident Technical College
General Agreement