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 The University of Alabama ($31,090).
  • It is harder to admit to The University of Alabama than South Carolina.
  • South Carolina has a higher submitted SAT score (1,255) than The University of Alabama (1,220).
  • South Carolina has higher submitted ACT score (29) than The University of Alabama (26).
  • The University of Alabama has more students with 37,840 students while South Carolina has 35,470 students.
  • South Carolina has more full-time faculties with 1,693 faculties while The University of Alabama has 1,517 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - University of South Carolina-Columbia and The University of Alabama.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
South CarolinaThe University of Alabama
South Carolinavs.The University of Alabama
Columbia, South CarolinaLocationTuscaloosa, 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)
In-State$12,688
Out-Of-State$33,928
Tuition & Fees
In-State$11,620
Out-Of-State$31,090
82% ($6,405)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)67% ($13,788)
$6,405Average Amount of Financial Aid$13,788
72.31 %Acceptance Rates53.30 %
31.25 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)36.45 %
1,255SAT Score1,220
29ACT Score26
78 %Graduation Rate72 %
16 %Transfer-out Rate20 %
90 %Retention Rate87 %
35,470Student Population37,840
1,693Number of Faculties1,517
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, 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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