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Office of Institutional Research, Assessment, and Analytics

USC Columbia
Statistical Summary (Fall 2014)


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:
24,863
Masters:
4,518
Doctorate:
1,977
First Professional:
1,613
Male/Female
Undergraduate: 11,413 / 13,450 (46% / 54%)
Graduate: 2,555 / 3,940 (39% / 61%)
First Professional: 805 / 808 (50% / 50%)
Minority
Undergraduate: 4,252 17.1%
Graduate: 1,203 18.5%
First Professional: 284 17.6%
African American
Undergraduate: 2,449 9.9%
Graduate: 865 13.3%
First Professional: 124 7.7%
Residency (Legal Residency)
Out-of-State 39%
In-State 61%
New Freshmen
Applicants: 23,341
Accepted:   15,219
Enrolled: 4,980
Transfers
Applicants: 4,480
Accepted: 2,434
Enrolled: 1,589
Deadlines
Admissions (Undergraduate): Priority: December 1
Financial Aid Priority: April 1
Housing
28.5% of undergraduates live on campus
44 Residence Halls (including Greek Village)
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)
$11,158 In-State (approx.)
$29,440 Out-of-State (approx.)
Room & Board  
Academic Year $8,909 (approx.)
Library  
Volumes:
5,679,527
Microforms:
5,537,847
Periodicals:
78,061
Computers:
500+
SAT Score Range of New Freshmen
Verbal: 360-800 (Avg.: 599)
Math: 350-800 (Avg.: 612)
Greek
Fraternities: 22
Sororities: 17
Undergraduate Greek population:   24%
Top 3 Undergraduate Majors by Degrees Awarded  
Experimental Psychology
Biological Sciences
Public Relations
Schools/Colleges 14  
Majors
Associates: 1  
Bachelors: 96
Masters: 125
Doctoral: 67
First Professional: 3
Faculty*:
Full-Time: 1,765
Part-Time: 927
Staff**:  3,803
* Includes School of Medicine
** Excludes student employees
Faculty Degrees (Ranked Only)
Ph.D. 86.1%
M.D. 1.2%
LLM 0.6%
JD or LLB 2.7%
Masters 9.2%
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