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 Public, 4 or more years schools.
  • South Carolina has more expensive tuition & fees ($33,928) than UGA ($31,120).
  • It is harder to admit to UGA than South Carolina.
  • UGA has a higher submitted SAT score (1,330) than South Carolina (1,275).
  • UGA has higher submitted ACT score (30) than South Carolina (28).
  • UGA has more students with 38,652 students while South Carolina has 34,795 students.
  • UGA has more full-time faculties with 2,098 faculties while South Carolina has 1,667 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - University of Georgia and University of South Carolina-Columbia.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
UGASouth Carolina
UGAvs.South Carolina
Athens, GeorgiaLocationColumbia, South Carolina
Public, 4 or more yearsSchool TypePublic, 4 or more years
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Research University (very high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (very high research activity)
In-State$12,080
Out-Of-State$31,120
Tuition & Fees
In-State$12,688
Out-Of-State$33,928
86% ($9,642)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)72% ($6,499)
$9,642Average Amount of Financial Aid$6,499
54.01 %Acceptance Rates72.31 %
44.64 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)31.25 %
1,330SAT Score1,275
30ACT Score28
87 %Graduation Rate77 %
9 %Transfer-out Rate18 %
95 %Retention Rate88 %
38,652Student Population34,795
2,098Number of Faculties1,667
17 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio17 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher Certification
Remedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycareOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycare

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