University of South Carolina-Beaufort

country rank  1425
world rank  4446

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University Overview

Founded in 1795, University of South Carolina-Beaufort is a non-profit public state liberal arts higher-education institution located in the rural setting of the large town of Bluffton (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), South Carolina. Officially accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, University of South Carolina-Beaufort (USCB) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. University of South Carolina-Beaufort (USCB) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 225 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. USCB also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym USCB
Founded 1795
Colours Navy blue, sand and garnet

University Location

Address 1 University Boulevard
Bluffton
29909 South Carolina
United States
Tel +1 (843) 208 8000
Fax +1

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
Not reported
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Not reported

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is neither required nor recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is required
- Recommendations are neither required nor recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 60-70%
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Public State
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus
2000 Classification Associates Colleges
Size & Setting Four-year, small, primarily residential institution
Enrollment Profile Exclusively undergraduate four-year
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, inclusive, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Balanced arts & sciences/professions, no graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Not Classified (Exclusively Graduate Programs)

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of South Carolina-Beaufort's Library
University of South Carolina-Beaufort's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 85,334 physical volumes, 1,881 physical media, 4 digital/electronic medium and 263 licensed digital/electronic databases. University of South Carolina-Beaufort's library has 1 branch.
Housing Yes
University of South Carolina-Beaufort provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 1,013 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Memberships and Affiliations

  • University of South Carolina System
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)

Academic Structure

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