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Office of Institutional Research and Assessment

USC Columbia
New Freshmen Profile (Fall 2011)
Application Information
# of Applicants: 21,311
# Admitted: 13,451
# Enrolled: 4,636
General Information
Males: 2,072 44.69%
Females: 2,564 55.31%
High School Representation
# of SC High Schools Represented: 220
# Who Attended High Schools Out of State: 1,989
State Representation (Top 10)
South Carolina  56.75%
North Carolina  8.91%
Virginia  5.28%
Maryland  4.70%
Georgia  3.88%
New Jersey  3.15%
Pennsylvania  2.65%
Ohio  2.55%
Massachusetts  1.81%
New York   1.23%
Foreign Country Representation
# of Students 46 0.99%
Foreign Countries Represented
Angola, Bolivia, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Costa Rica, Equatorial Guinea, Finland, France, Greece, Guinea, India, Republic of Korea, Oman, Norway, Philippines, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Thailand, Turkey, Venezuela
Ethnic Diversity
Non-Resident Alien 44 0.95%
African American 337 7.27%
American Indian 10 0.22%
Asian 117 2.52%
Hispanic 169 3.65%
Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 8 0.17%
White 3,798 81.92%
Two or More Races 152 3.28%
Unknown 1 0.02%
Academic Achievement
High School Rank*
Top 10% 23.19%
2nd Tenth 17.47%
3rd Tenth 13.33%
4th Tenth 8.24%
5th Tenth 6.36%
6th Tenth 3.36%
7th Tenth 1.86%
Bottom 3 Tenths 1.21%
SAT by Score Range
Critical Reading
Math
700-800 7.78% 10.56%
600-699 38.04% 46.80%
500-599 45.36% 38.42%
400-499 8.55% 4.08%
300-399 0.28% 0.14%
200-299
0%
0%
Not Reported: 38.68%