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.
  • TAMU has more expensive tuition & fees ($38,855) than South Carolina ($33,928).
  • It is harder to admit to TAMU than South Carolina.
  • TAMU has a higher submitted SAT score (1,255) than South Carolina (1,255).
  • South Carolina has higher submitted ACT score (29) than TAMU (28).
  • TAMU has more students with 72,530 students while South Carolina has 35,471 students.
  • TAMU has more full-time faculties with 3,299 faculties while South Carolina has 1,693 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - University of South Carolina-Columbia and Texas A & M University-College Station.
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South Carolinavs.TAMU
Columbia, South CarolinaLocationCollege Station, Texas
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 (very high research activity)
In-State$12,688
Out-Of-State$33,928
Tuition & Fees
In-State$12,204
Out-Of-State$38,855
82% ($6,864)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)65% ($9,898)
$6,864Average Amount of Financial Aid$9,898
72.31 %Acceptance Rates70.54 %
31.25 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)45.00 %
1,255SAT Score1,260
29ACT Score28
78 %Graduation Rate83 %
16 %Transfer-out Rate13 %
87 %Retention Rate93 %
35,471Student Population72,530
1,693Number of Faculties3,299
18 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio19 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher Certification
Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycareOn Campus Student ServicesRemedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycare

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