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Office of Institutional Research, Assessment, and Analytics

USC Columbia
New Freshmen Profile (Fall 2009)
Application Information
# of Applicants: 17,694
# Admitted: 11,262
# Enrolled: 3,917
General Information
Males: 1,806 46.11%
Females: 2,111 53.89%
High School Representation
# of SC High Schools Represented: 210
# Who Attended High Schools Out of State: 1,662
State Representation (Top 10)
South Carolina  56.62%
North Carolina  7.89%
Virginia  5.54%
Georgia  5.23%
Maryland  4.34%
New Jersey  2.63%
Pennsylvania  2.45%
Ohio  2.14%
Florida  1.48%
Massachusetts  1.43%
Foreign Country Representation
# of Students 61 1.56%
Foreign Countries Represented
Angola, Austria, Belarus, Canada, China, Cayman Islands, Denmark, Germany, Guyana, India, ���
Moldova, Nigeria, Oman, Paraguay, Republic of Korea, Saudi Arabia, Sweden, Turkey, Taiwan,
United Kingdom
Ethnic Diversity
Non-Resident Alien 58 1.48%
African American 242 6.18%
American Indian 13 0.33%
Asian 103 2.63%
Hispanic 125 3.19%
Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 3 0.08%
White 3,263 83.30%
Two or More Races 108 2.76%
Unknown 2 0.05%
Academic Achievement
High School Rank*
Top 10% 22.70%
2nd Tenth 16.93%
3rd Tenth 13.76%
4th Tenth 9.93%
5th Tenth 5.57%
6th Tenth 3.47%
7th Tenth 2.14%
Bottom 3 Tenths 1.30%
SAT by Score Range
Critical Reading
Math
700-800 8.77% 8.19%
600-699 35.49% 47.29%
500-599 46.61% 39.57%
400-499 8.81% 4.87%
300-399 0.29% 0.07%
200-299
0.04%
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Not Reported: 29.28%