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Office of Institutional Research, Assessment, and Analytics

USC Columbia
New Freshmen Profile (Fall 2012)
Application Information
# of Applicants: 23,429
# Admitted: 14,199
# Enrolled: 4,625
General Information
Males: 2,045 44.22%
Females: 2,580 55.78%
High School Representation
# of SC High Schools Represented: 216
# Who Attended High Schools Out-of-State: 2,132
State Representation (Top 10)
South Carolina  54.28%
North Carolina  9.27%
Maryland  4.84%
Virginia  4.67%
Georgia  4.64%
New Jersey  3.64%
Pennsylvania  3.29%
Ohio  2.35%
Massachusetts  1.77%
New York   1.66%
Foreign Country Representation
# of Students 38 0.82%
Foreign Countries Represented
Canada, China, Congo, Egypt, Germany, India, Republic of Korea, Lithuania, Mexico, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Peru, Saudi Arabia, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, United Kingdom, Venezuela
Ethnic Diversity
Non-Resident Alien 37 0.80%
African American 318 6.88%
American Indian 9 0.19%
Asian 133 2.88%
Hispanic 201 4.35%
Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 1 0.02%
White 3,776 81.64%
Two or More Races 145 3.14%
Unknown 5 0.11%
Academic Achievement
High School Rank
Top 10% 24.82%
2nd Tenth 19.01%
3rd Tenth 13.66%
4th Tenth 7.85%
5th Tenth 4.82%
6th Tenth 2.42%
7th Tenth 0.95%
Bottom 3 Tenths 0.61%
Not Reported 25.86%
SAT by Score Range
Critical Reading
Math
700-800 9.57% 10.80%
600-699 35.94% 47.63%
500-599 44.89% 36.63%
400-499 9.12% 4.90%
300-399 0.48% 0.03%
200-299
0%
0%
Not Reported: 36.95%