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Office of Institutional Research, Assessment, and Analytics

USC Columbia
New Freshmen Profile (Fall 2008)
Application Information
# of Applicants: 17,018
# Admitted: 9,954
# Enrolled: 3,859
General Information
Males: 1,715 44.44%
Females: 2,144 55.56%
High School Representation
# of SC High Schools Represented: 210
# Who Attended High Schools Out of State: 1,617
State Representation (Top 10)
South Carolina 57.50%
North Carolina 8.84%
Georgia 5.18%
Virginia 4.82%
Maryland 3.96%
Pennsylvania 2.80%
New Jersey 2.72%
Ohio 2.23%
New York 1.53%
Florida 1.09%
Foreign Country Representation
# of Students 50 1.30%
Foreign Countries Represented
Bosnia & Herzegovina, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, Germany, India, ���
Jamaica, Kenya, Kuwait, Mexico, Republic of Korea, Saudi Arabia, Taiwan,
United Kingdom, Vietnam
Ethnic Diversity
Non-Resident Alien 42 1.09%
African American 297 7.70%
American Indian 11 0.29%
Asian 115 2.98%
Hispanic 74 1.92%
White 3,008 77.95%
Unknown 312 8.08%
Academic Achievement
High School Rank*
Top 10% 25.21%
2nd Tenth 18.42%
3rd Tenth 13.60%
4th Tenth 8.58%
5th Tenth 5.60%
6th Tenth 3.19%
7th Tenth 1.76%
Bottom 3 Tenths 1.32%
SAT by Score Range
Verbal
Math
700-800 5.34% 6.94%
600-699 27.91% 33.61%
500-599 33.92% 30.32%
400-499 7.02% 3.58%
300-399 0.29% 0.03%
200-299
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Not Reported: 25.52%