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Office of Institutional Research, Assessment, and Analytics

USC Columbia
Statistical Summary (Fall 2006)
School Name�� University of South Carolina
Address Columbia, SC 29208
Undergraduate Admissions Lieber College
803-777-7700
800-868-5872
Graduate Admissions Byrnes Building
803-777-4243
800-922-9755
Location Urban Campus
City Size Medium
(50,000-249,999)
Enrollment
Undergraduate:
18,648
Masters:
5,604
Doctorate:
1,698
First Professional:
1,440
Male/Female
Undergraduate: 8,462 / 10,186 (45% / 55%)
Graduate: 2,370 / 4,932 (32% / 68%)
First Professional: 673 / 767 (47% / 53%)
Minority
Undergraduate: 3,582 19.21%
Graduate: 2,055 28.14%
First Professional: 207 14.38%
African American
Undergraduate: 2,455 13.16%
Graduate: 1,047 18.68%
First Professional: 94 6.53%
Residency (Fee-based)
Out-of-State 10%
In-State 90%
New Freshmen
Applicants: 13,946
Accepted:�� 8,782
Enrolled: 3,697
Transfers
Applicants: 3,345
Accepted: 2,058
Enrolled: 1,247
Deadlines
Admissions (Undergraduate): Priority: December 1
Credentials: February 1
Financial Aid Priority: April 1
Retention
86% of freshmen continue to their sophomore year
62% graduate within 6 years
Housing
40% of undergraduates live on campus
25 Residence halls
Types
Coed, Apartments, Married, Greek, Honors, Wellness, Residential College,��
Communities for Pre-Medical, Engineering, Athletic, Teaching Fellows,
Global, and Environmentally Friendly
Tuition & Fees
Academic Year (Undergraduate)
$7,808 In-State (approx.)
$20,236 Out-of-State (approx.)
Room & Board  
Academic Year $6,520 (approx.)
Library  
Volumes: 3,560,258
Microforms: 5,143,017
Periodicals: 53,610
Computers:
2,800
SAT Score Range of New Freshmen
Verbal: 310-800 (Avg.: 577)
Math: 380-800 (Avg.: 595)
Greek
Fraternities: 18
Sororities: 14
Undergraduate Greek population:�� 15%
Top 3 Undergraduate Majors by Degrees Awarded
Business Administration
Experimental Psychology
Advertising/Public Relations
Schools/Colleges 14
Majors
Associates: 1
Bachelors: 75
Masters: 123
Doctoral: 60
First Professional: 3
Degrees Awarded (FY 2005-06)
Total
African American
Associates:
11
5
Bachelors:
3,610
475
Masters*:
1,680
177
Doctoral:
245
20
First Professional:
396
28
*Includes Certificates and Specialists
Faculty: (IPEDS EAP)*
Full-Time: 1,621
Part-Time: 490
Staff**: 3,273
* Includes School of Medicine
** Excludes student employees
Faculty Degrees (Ranked Only)
Ph.D. 89.40%
M.D. 0.80%
LLM 1.00%
JD or LLB 2.70%
Masters 5.90%
Bachelors 0.20%
Financial Aid
Undergrad. Students Receiving Aid:
95% of New Freshmen received some form of financial aid
82% of Continuing Students received some form of financial aid