All Undergraduate Financial Aid

At University of South Carolina-Columbia, 22,682 undergraduate students (82% of total 27,502 students) have received financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or federal student loans. The average amount of aid received is $6,405.
Financial Aid Statistics (All Undergraduate Students)
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving Aid Total Amount of Aid ReceivedAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship22,68282% $145,284,494$6,405
Pell Grants5,36019% $26,016,537$4,854
Federal Student Loan12,18044% $79,325,142$6,513

Beginning Undergraduate Students (Freshmen) Financial Aid

5,878 beginning undergraduate students (94% of total 6,279 enrolled freshmen) have received financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or federal student loans at University of South Carolina-Columbia. The average amount of aid received is $6,733.
Financial Aid Statistics (First-time Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students)
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving Aid Total Amount of Aid ReceivedAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid5,87894% --
Grants or Scholarships5,80792%$39,099,419$6,733
Federal Grants4,23367%$8,679,862$2,051
Pell Grants1,10918%$5,551,279$5,006
Other Federal Grants4,11065%$3,128,583$761
State/Local Grants3,19351%$17,760,205$5,562
Institutional Grants5,19583%$12,659,352$2,437
Student Loan Aid3,00048%$27,641,197$9,214
Federal Student Loans2,92847%$15,580,408$5,321
Other Student Loans70711%$12,060,789$17,059

Grants and Scholarship Aid By Income Level (Paying In-State Tuition)

The next table shows the number of students awarded and the average grants/scholarship aid amount by income level for the academic year 2019-2020 at University of South Carolina-Columbia. The sources of grants and scholarship aid are the federal government, state/local government, or the institution. For the statistics, only students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate are considered.
Grants of Scholarship Aid Statistics By Income Level
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedTotal Amount Aid Awarded Average Amount Aid Awarded
All level2,9002,835$23,325,604$8,043
0-30,000537536$8,845,666$16,472
30,001-48,000319318$3,891,060$12,198
48,001-75,000394390$3,261,099$8,277
75,001-110,000426418$2,592,027$6,085
110,001 or more1,2241,173$4,735,752$3,869



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