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Office of Institutional Research, Assessment, and Analytics

USC Columbia
Statistical Summary (Fall 2015)


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:
25,237
Masters:
4,505
Doctorate:
2,285
First Professional:
1,697
Male/Female
Undergraduate: 11,708 / 13,529 (46% / 54%)
Graduate: 2,642/ 4,148 (39% / 61%)
First Professional: 836 / 861 (49% / 51%)
Minority
Undergraduate: 4,239 16.8%
Graduate: 1,196 17.6%
First Professional: 313 18.4%
African American
Undergraduate: 2,390 9.5%
Graduate: 866 12.8%
First Professional: 136 8.0%
Residency (Legal Residency)
Out-of-State 42%
In-State 58%
New Freshmen
Applicants: 25,736
Accepted:   16,611
Enrolled: 5,198
Transfers
Applicants: 4,476
Accepted: 2,503
Enrolled: 2,028
Deadlines
Admissions (Undergraduate): Priority: December 1
Financial Aid Priority: April 1
Housing
29.3% of undergraduates live on campus
47 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)
$11,482 In-State (approx.)
$30,298 Out-of-State (approx.)
Room & Board  
Academic Year $9,248 (approx.)
SAT Score Range of New Freshmen
Verbal: 340-800 (Avg.: 601)
Math: 380-800 (Avg.: 608)
Greek
Fraternities: 27
Sororities: 18
Undergraduate Greek population:   27%
Top 3 Undergraduate Majors by Degrees Awarded  
Experimental Psychology
Exercise Science
Biological Sciences
Financial Aid  
Undergrad. Students Receiving Aid:
97% of New Freshmen received some form of financial aid
86% of Continuing Students received some form of financial aid