The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • South Carolina is a public and Vanderbilt University is a private (not-for-profit) school and both are four-years schools.
  • Vanderbilt University has more expensive tuition & fees ($56,966) than South Carolina ($33,928).
  • It is harder to admit to Vanderbilt University than South Carolina.
  • Vanderbilt University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,255) than South Carolina (1,255).
  • Vanderbilt University has higher submitted ACT score (29) than South Carolina (29).
  • South Carolina has more students with 35,470 students while Vanderbilt University has 13,537 students.
  • South Carolina has more full-time faculties with 1,693 faculties while Vanderbilt University has 1,249 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - University of South Carolina-Columbia and Vanderbilt University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
South CarolinaVanderbilt University
South Carolinavs.Vanderbilt University
Columbia, South CarolinaLocationNashville, Tennessee
four-years, publicSchool Typefour-years, private (not-for-profit)
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$56,966
82% ($6,405)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)65% ($44,675)
$6,405Average Amount of Financial Aid$44,675
72.31 %Acceptance Rates10.85 %
31.25 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)47.06 %
1,255SAT Score1,525
29ACT Score35
78 %Graduation Rate93 %
16 %Transfer-out Rate-
90 %Retention Rate96 %
35,470Student Population13,537
1,693Number of Faculties1,249
18 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio8 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 ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycare

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