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 (1,255) than Auburn University (1,240).
  • South Carolina has higher submitted ACT score (29) 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 - University of South Carolina-Columbia and Auburn University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
South CarolinaAuburn University
South Carolinavs.Auburn University
Columbia, South CarolinaLocationAuburn, Alabama
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 (very high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (high research activity)
Tuition & Fees
82% ($6,405)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)57% ($8,809)
$6,405Average Amount of Financial Aid$8,809
72.31 %Acceptance Rates83.93 %
31.25 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)31.88 %
1,255SAT Score1,240
29ACT Score28
78 %Graduation Rate79 %
16 %Transfer-out Rate14 %
90 %Retention Rate92 %
35,470Student Population30,737
1,693Number of Faculties1,428
18 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio20 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher Certification
Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycareOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services

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