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Office of Institutional Research, Assessment, and Analytics

USC Columbia
Statistical Summary (Fall 2013)


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:
24,180
Masters:
4,176
Doctorate:
2,083
First Professional:
1,525
Male/Female
Undergraduate: 11,050 / 13,130 (46% / 54%)
Graduate: 2,534 / 3,725 (40% / 60%)
First Professional: 754 / 771 (49% / 51%)
Minority
Undergraduate: 4,061 16.8%
Graduate: 1,086 17.4%
First Professional: 222 14.6%
African American
Undergraduate: 2,456 10.2%
Graduate: 810 12.9%
First Professional: 110 7.2%
Residency (Legal Residency)
Out-of-State 38%
In-State 62%
New Freshmen
Applicants: 23,035
Accepted:   14,844
Enrolled: 5,046
Transfers
Applicants: 4,445
Accepted: 2,373
Enrolled: 1,353
Deadlines
Admissions (Undergraduate): Priority: December 1
Financial Aid Priority: April 1
Retention  
88% of freshmen continue to their sophomore year
73% graduate within 6 years
Housing
28.5% 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, Common Courses Programs, and Environmentally Friendly
Tuition & Fees
Academic Year (Undergraduate)
$10,816 In-State (approx.)
$28,528 Out-of-State (approx.)
Room & Board  
Academic Year $8,909 (approx.)
Library  
Volumes:
5,248,033
Microforms:
5,537,847
Periodicals:
78,061
Computers:
500+
SAT Score Range of New Freshmen
Verbal: 370-800 (Avg.: 597)
Math: 400-800 (Avg.: 610)
Greek
Fraternities: 22
Sororities: 17
Undergraduate Greek population:   21%
Top 3 Undergraduate Majors by Degrees Awarded  
Experimental Psychology
Integrated IT
Biological Sciences
Schools/Colleges 14  
Majors
Associates: 1  
Bachelors: 85
Masters: 111
Doctoral: 64
First Professional: 3
Degrees Awarded (FY 2012-13)  
Total
African American
Associates:
4
0
Bachelors:
4,640
508
Masters*:
1,812
266
Doctoral:
328
37
First Professional:
411
25
*Includes Certificates and Specialists
Faculty*:
Full-Time: 1,793
Part-Time: 778
Staff**:  3,659
* Includes School of Medicine
** Excludes student employees
Faculty Degrees (Ranked Only)
Ph.D. 86.4%
M.D. 1.1%
LLM 0.4%
JD or LLB 2.9%
Masters 9.0%
Bachelors 0.2%
Financial Aid  
Undergrad. Students Receiving Aid:
96% of New Freshmen received some form of financial aid
90% of Continuing Students received some form of financial aid