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Office of Institutional Research, Assessment, and Analytics

USC Columbia
New Freshmen Profile (Fall 2006)
Application Information
# of Applicants: 13,946
# Admitted: 8,782
# Enrolled: 3,697
General Information
Males: 1,593 43.09%
Females: 2,104 56.91%
High School Representation
# of SC High Schools Represented: 228
# Who Attended High Schools Out of State: 1,482
State Representation (Top 10)
South Carolina 61.75%
North Carolina 6.06%
Georgia 4.73%
Virginia 4.35%
Maryland 3.38%
New Jersey 2.87%
Pennsylvania 2.62%
Ohio 1.97%
Florida 1.41%
New York 1.33%
Foreign Country Representation
# of Students 33 0.89%
Foreign Countries Represented
Bahamas, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, France, Germany, India,���
Kazakhstan, North Korea, South Korea, Lithuania, Oman, Saudi Arabia,
Switzerland, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Serbia and Montenegro
Ethnic Diversity
Non-Resident Alien 26 0.70%
African American 362 9.79%
American Indian 11 0.30%
Asian 106 2.87%
Hispanic 51 1.38%
White 2758 74.60%
Unknown 383 10.36%
Academic Achievement
High School Rank*
Top 10% 31.58%
2nd Tenth 23.81%
3rd Tenth 17.93%
4th Tenth 12.02%
5th Tenth 7.85%
6th Tenth 3.71%
7th Tenth 1.70%
Bottom 3 Tenths 1.40%
SAT by Score Range
Verbal
Math
700-800 5.27% 6.68%
600-699 26.54% 34.11%
500-599 39.28% 34.92%
400-499 10.38% 6.03%
300-399 0.41% 0.08%
200-299
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Not Reported: 18.18%