Directory Information

AddressColumbia-Campus, Columbia, SC 29208
Phone803-777-7000
WEBwww.sc.edu/
Admissionwww.sc.edu/admissions/
Online Applicationwww.sc.edu/applytousc/
Financial Aidwww.sc.edu/financialaid/
Net Price Calculatornpc.collegeboard.org/student/app/sc
Veterans Tuitionwww.sa.sc.edu/veterans/
Athleticoira.sc.edu/retention/
Disability Servicewww.sa.sc.edu/sds/
School TypePublic, 4 or more years
Carnegie CategoryResearch University (very high research activity)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
University of South Carolina-Columbia Campus, Columbia, SC

2019 Tuition & Fees and 2020 Estimation

For undergraduate school, its 2019 tuition and fees are $12,616 for in-state students and $12,618 for out-of-state students. For graduate programs, its 2019 tuition and fees are $14,050 for in-state students and $29,596 for out-of-state students.
The estimated 2020 tuition & fees are $13,418 for South Carolina residents and $34,690 for out-of-state students. The estimated 2020 graduate school tuition & fees are $14,894 for South Carolina residents and $30,877 for out-of-state students.
The average earning in 10 years after graduation of the school is $53,900.
2018-19 Tuition & Fees2019-20 Estimation
In-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate$12,616$12,618
Graduate$14,050$29,596
South Carolina 2018-2019 Tuition Costs Chart
source: IPEDS, U.S. Department of Education
In-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate$13,418$34,690
Graduate$14,894$30,877
University of South Carolina-Columbia 2019-2020 Estimated Tuition Costs Chart
The estimation for 2019-2020 tuition costs is based on the cost change rates of last year.

2019 Key Stats

The Acceptance ratio at University of South Carolina-Columbia is 63% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 30%. The average graduation rate is 75%. Total 34,731 students are attending at the school and the school offers campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory and residence halls possessed by the school). Key academic stats for the school are listed in next table.
2019 Key Academics Stats at South Carolina
Acceptance Rate »63%
Yield (Enrollment Rate) »30%
Graduation Rate »75%
Transfer-out Rate9%
Retention Rate88%(full-time), 80% (part-time)
Student to Faculty Ratio5.88% (17 to 1)
Student Population »34,731 (26,362 undergraduate)
Average Financial Aid »$6,499
Average Earning After 10 years of graduation$53,900

Special Learning Opportunities and On-Campus Student Services

University of South Carolina-Columbia offers online classes (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. It has ROTC programs and offers teacher certification programs which designed to prepare students to meet the requirements for certification as teachers . Next table summarizes the special learning opportunities.
Special Learning Opportunities at South Carolina
Online ClassUndergraduate, Graduate
ROTCArmy, NAVY, Air Force
Weekend/Evening CollegeYes
Teacher CertificationYes
Study AbroadYes
South Carolina provides a number of student services including academic/career counseling services, employment services for students, Placement services for completers.
On-Campus Student Services at South Carolina
Remedial servicesNo
Academic/career counseling serviceYes
Employment services for studentsYes
Placement services for completersYes
On-campus day care for students' childrenYes
Library facilities at institutionVarious Library Facilities Provided

Special Characteristics

Next table illustrates special characteristics of University of South Carolina-Columbia.
South Carolina Special Characteristics
Religious AffiliationNot applicable
Has HospitalNo
Offer Medical DegreeYes
Board/Meal PlanYes
Dormitory Capacity9,049



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