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Office of Institutional Research, Assessment, and Analytics

USC Columbia
New Freshmen Profile (Fall 2010)
Application Information
# of Applicants: 18,485
# Admitted: 12,914
# Enrolled: 4,468
General Information
Males: 2,017 45.14%
Females: 2,451 54.86%
High School Representation
# of SC High Schools Represented: 213
# Who Attended High Schools Out of State: 1,907
State Representation (Top 10)
South Carolina  56.96%
North Carolina  9.31%
Virginia  5.24%
Maryland  4.74%
Georgia  4.25%
New Jersey  2.86%
Pennsylvania  2.75%
Ohio  2.06%
Massachusetts  1.41%
New York   1.28%
Foreign Country Representation
# of Students 52 1.16%
Foreign Countries Represented
Bahamas, Belarus, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Cayman Islands, China, Czech Republic, Finland, France, Greece, India, Kenya, Nigeria, Republic of Korea, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Tanzania, Thailand, Venezuela
Ethnic Diversity
Non-Resident Alien 52 1.16%
African American 310 6.94%
American Indian 7 0.16%
Asian 123 2.75%
Hispanic 135 3.02%
Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 4 0.09%
White 3,706 82.95%
Two or More Races 126 2.82%
Unknown 5 0.11%
Academic Achievement
High School Rank*
Top 10% 23.12%
2nd Tenth 16.67%
3rd Tenth 12.82%
4th Tenth 8.82%
5th Tenth 6.29%
6th Tenth 3.89%
7th Tenth 1.86%
Bottom 3 Tenths 1.59%
SAT by Score Range
Critical Reading
Math
700-800 7.18% 8.78%
600-699 34.89% 45.08%
500-599 47.92% 41.32%
400-499 9.67% 4.75%
300-399 0.34% 0.07%
200-299
0%
0%
Not Reported: 34.51%