The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Both are four-years, public schools.
  • South Carolina has more expensive tuition & fees ($33,928) than Auburn University ($31,986).
  • It is harder to admit to South Carolina than Auburn University.
  • South Carolina has a higher submitted SAT score (1,240) than Auburn University (1,240).
  • South Carolina has higher submitted ACT score (28) than Auburn University (28).
  • South Carolina has more students with 35,470 students while Auburn University has 30,737 students.
  • South Carolina has more full-time faculties with 1,693 faculties while Auburn University has 1,428 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Auburn University and University of South Carolina-Columbia.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Auburn UniversitySouth Carolina
Auburn Universityvs.South Carolina
Auburn, AlabamaLocationColumbia, South Carolina
four-years, publicSchool Typefour-years, public
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Research University (high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (very high research activity)
In-State$11,826
Out-Of-State$31,986
Tuition & Fees
In-State$12,688
Out-Of-State$33,928
57% ($8,809)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)82% ($6,405)
$8,809Average Amount of Financial Aid$6,405
83.93 %Acceptance Rates72.31 %
31.88 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)31.25 %
1,240SAT Score1,255
28ACT Score29
79 %Graduation Rate78 %
14 %Transfer-out Rate16 %
92 %Retention Rate90 %
30,737Student Population35,470
1,428Number of Faculties1,693
20 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio18 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher Certification
Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement servicesOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycare

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