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 Arkansas ($26,390).
  • It is harder to admit to Arkansas than South Carolina.
  • South Carolina has a higher submitted SAT score (1,255) than Arkansas (1,135).
  • South Carolina has higher submitted ACT score (29) than Arkansas (25).
  • South Carolina has more students with 35,470 students while Arkansas has 27,562 students.
  • South Carolina has more full-time faculties with 1,693 faculties while Arkansas has 1,270 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - University of South Carolina-Columbia and University of Arkansas.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
South CarolinaArkansas
South Carolinavs.Arkansas
Columbia, South CarolinaLocationFayetteville, Arkansas
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$9,574
Out-Of-State$26,390
82% ($6,405)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)70% ($6,725)
$6,405Average Amount of Financial Aid$6,725
72.31 %Acceptance Rates65.96 %
31.25 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)35.37 %
1,255SAT Score1,135
29ACT Score25
78 %Graduation Rate68 %
16 %Transfer-out Rate-
90 %Retention Rate85 %
35,470Student Population27,562
1,693Number of Faculties1,270
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, Teacher Certification
Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycareOn Campus Student ServicesRemedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, On-campus daycare

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