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Office of Institutional Research, Assessment, and Analytics

USC Columbia
New Freshmen Profile (Fall 2014)


Application Information
# of Applicants: 23,341
# Admitted: 15,219
# Enrolled: 4,980
General Information
Males: 2,265 45.48%
Females: 2,715 54.52%
High School Representation
# of SC High Schools Represented: 209
# Who Attended High Schools Out-of-State: 2,491
State Representation (Top 10)
South Carolina  49.80%
North Carolina  9.86%
Virginia  5.90%
Maryland  5.42%
Georgia  4.70%
New Jersey  4.36%
Pennsylvania  2.95%
Ohio  2.05%
New York   1.91%
Massachusetts  1.81%
Foreign Country Representation
# of Students 91 1.83%
Foreign Countries Represented
Angola, Bahamas, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Denmark, El Salvador, France, Germany, Hungary, India, Iran, Italy, South Korea, Mexico, Netherlands, Oman, Peru, Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, United Kingdom, Venezuela, Vietnam
Ethnic Diversity
Non-Resident Alien 53 1.06%
African American 286 5.74%
American Indian 10 0.20%
Asian 142 2.85%
Hispanic 192 3.86%
Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 5 0.10%
White 4,079 81.91%
Two or More Races 171 3.43%
Unknown 42 0.84%
Academic Achievement
High School Rank
Top 10% 21.12%
2nd Tenth 17.19%
3rd Tenth 12.68%
4th Tenth 8.68%
5th Tenth 6.10%
6th Tenth 2.83%
7th Tenth 1.66%
Bottom 3 Tenths 1.12%
Not Reported 28.62%
SAT by Score Range
Critical Reading
Math
700-800 8.70% 11.50%
600-699 40.55% 47.88%
500-599 45.46% 37.03%
400-499 5.01% 3.49%
300-399 0.28% 0.10%
200-299
0%
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