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Office of Institutional Research, Assessment, and Analytics

USC Columbia
Statistical Summary (Fall 2007)
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:
18,827
Masters:
5,272
Doctorate:
1,724
First Professional:
1,449
Male/Female
Undergraduate: 8,558 / 10,269 (45% / 55%)
Graduate: 2,390 / 4,606 (34% / 66%)
First Professional: 682 / 767 (47% / 53%)
Minority
Undergraduate: 3,341 17.75%
Graduate: 1,263 18.05%
First Professional: 211 14.56%
African American
Undergraduate: 2,345 12.46%
Graduate: 1,020 14.58%
First Professional: 102 7.04%
Residency (Legal Residency)
Out-of-State 28%
In-State 72%
New Freshmen
Applicants: 14,994
Accepted:�� 8,908
Enrolled: 3,719
Transfers
Applicants: 3,577
Accepted: 2,055
Enrolled: 1,230
Deadlines
Admissions (Undergraduate): Priority: December 1
Financial Aid Priority: April 1
Retention
87% of freshmen continue to their sophomore year
63% graduate within 6 years
Housing
33% of undergraduates live on campus
23 Residence halls
Types
Coed, Apartments, Married, Honors, Wellness, Residential College, ��
Communities for Pre-Medical, Engineering, Athletic, Teaching Fellows,
Global, and Environmentally Friendly
Tuition & Fees
Academic Year (Undergraduate)
$7,946 In-State (approx.)
$21,232 Out-of-State (approx.)
Room & Board  
Academic Year $6,946 (approx.)
Library  
Volumes: 3,560,258
Microforms: 5,143,017
Periodicals: 53,610
Computers:
200+
SAT Score Range of New Freshmen
Verbal: 330-800 (Avg.: 583)
Math: 310-800 (Avg.: 600)
Greek
Fraternities: 18
Sororities: 14
Undergraduate Greek population:�� 15%
Top 3 Undergraduate Majors by Degrees Awarded
Business Administration
Experimental Psychology
Sport Management/Exercise Science
Schools/Colleges 14
Majors
Associates: 1
Bachelors: 75
Masters: 123
Doctoral: 60
First Professional: 3
Degrees Awarded (FY 2006-07)
Total
African American
Associates:
11
4
Bachelors:
3,725
511
Masters*:
1,709
194
Doctoral:
244
20
First Professional:
397
25
*Includes Certificates and Specialists
Faculty: (IPEDS EAP)*
Full-Time: 1,705
Part-Time: 606
Staff**: 3,333
* Includes School of Medicine
** Excludes student employees
Faculty Degrees (Ranked Only)
Ph.D. 88.46%
M.D. 0.94%
LLM 0.94%
JD or LLB 3.00%
Masters 6.57%
Bachelors 0.09%
Financial Aid
Undergrad. Students Receiving Aid:
94% of New Freshmen received some form of financial aid
86% of Continuing Students received some form of financial aid