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Office of Institutional Research, Assessment, and Analytics

USC Columbia
Statistical Summary (Fall 2010)
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:
21,383
Masters:
4,678
Doctorate:
2,066
First Professional:
1,470
Male/Female
Undergraduate: 9,936 / 11,447 (46% / 54%)
Graduate: 2,567 / 4,177 (38% / 62%)
First Professional: 727 / 743 (49% / 51%)
Minority
Undergraduate: 3,635 17.0%
Graduate: 1,134 16.8%
First Professional: 211 14.4%
African American
Undergraduate: 2,309 10.8%
Graduate: 839 12.4%
First Professional: 94 6.4%
Residency (Legal Residency)
Out-of-State 34%
In-State 66%
New Freshmen
Applicants: 18,485
Accepted:�� 12,914
Enrolled: 4,468
Transfers
Applicants: 4,040
Accepted: 2,392
Enrolled: 1,676
Deadlines
Admissions (Undergraduate): Priority: December 1
Financial Aid Priority: April 1
Retention
86% of freshmen continue to their sophomore year
67% graduate within 6 years
Housing
36% of undergraduates live on campus
24 Residence halls
Types
Coed, Apartments, Married, Greek, Honors, Wellness, Residential College, ��
Pre-Medical, Pre-Law, French, Spanish, Engineering, Journalism,
Athletic, Music, Global, and Environmentally Friendly
Tuition & Fees
Academic Year (Undergraduate)
$9,786 In-State (approx.)
$25,362 Out-of-State (approx.)
Room & Board  
Academic Year $7,764 (approx.)
Library  
Volumes:
3,963,958
Microforms:
5,430,971
Periodicals:
67,016
Computers:
200+
SAT Score Range of New Freshmen
Verbal: 330-800 (Avg.: 584)
Math: 370-800 (Avg.: 603)
Greek
Fraternities: 22
Sororities: 14
Undergraduate Greek population:�� 22%
Top 3 Undergraduate Majors by Degrees Awarded  
Exercise Sciences
Experimental Psychology
Integrated IT
Schools/Colleges 14
Majors
Associates: 1
Bachelors: 82
Masters: 103
Doctoral: 61
First Professional: 3
Degrees Awarded (FY 2009-10)
Total
African American
Associates:
8
5
Bachelors:
4,135
459
Masters*:
1,760
235
Doctoral:
249
30
First Professional:
394
24
*Includes Certificates and Specialists
Faculty: (IPEDS EAP)*
Full-Time: 1,563
Part-Time: 568
Staff**: 3,445
* Includes School of Medicine
** Excludes student employees
Faculty Degrees (Ranked Only)
Ph.D. 85.0%
M.D. 0.9%
LLM 0.6%
JD or LLB 3.0%
Masters 10.2%
Bachelors 0.3%
Financial Aid
Undergrad. Students Receiving Aid:
82% of New Freshmen received some form of financial aid
72% of Continuing Students received some form of financial aid