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  • Liberty University is a Private (not-for-profit) and University of South Carolina-Upstate is a Public school and both are 4 or more years schools.
  • University of South Carolina-Upstate has more expensive tuition & fees ($23,520) than Liberty University ($22,584).
  • It is harder to admit to Liberty University than University of South Carolina-Upstate.
  • Liberty University has higher submitted SAT score (1,085) than University of South Carolina-Upstate (1,015).
  • Liberty University has higher submitted ACT score (73) than University of South Carolina-Upstate (57).
  • Liberty University has more students with 75,044 students while University of South Carolina-Upstate has 5,990 students.
  • Liberty University has more full-time faculties with 1,229 faculties while University of South Carolina-Upstate has 234 full-time faculties.
Next table compares the two rival schools - Liberty University and University of South Carolina-Upstate.
Liberty Universityvs.University of South Carolina-Upstate
Lynchburg, VirginiaLocationSpartanburg, South Carolina
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSchool TypePublic, 4 or more years
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedMaster's degree
Master's College and University (larger programs)Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate College - Diverse Fields
$22,584Tuition & Fees
In-State$11,852
Out-Of-State$23,520
38,073 (83.21%)Number Receiving Financial Aid3,878 (67.15%)
$7,509Average Amount of Financial Aid$6,939
29.79 %Acceptance Rates57.84 %
44.49 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)39.90 %
1,085SAT Score1,015
73ACT Score57
47 %Graduation Rate43 %
20 %Transfer-out Rate34 %
84 %Retention Rate68 %
75,044Student Population5,990
1,229Number of Faculties234
18 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio15 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher Certification
Remedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement servicesOn Campus Student ServicesRemedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services