University of South Carolina

country rank  92
world rank  149

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University Overview

Established in 1801, University of South Carolina is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Columbia (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), South Carolina. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Aiken, Allendale, Beaufort, Columbia, Lancaster, Sumter, Spartanburg, Union. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, University of South Carolina (USC) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 35,000-39,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of South Carolina (USC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 218 years old 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 applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym USC
Founded 1801
Motto Emollit mores nec sinit esse feros
Learning humanizes character and does not permit it to be cruel
Colours Garnet and black

University Location

Address 471 University Parkway
Columbia (population range: 50,000-249,999)
29208 South Carolina
United States
T +1 (803) 777 7000
F +1 (803) 641 3362
Other locations Aiken, Allendale, Beaufort, Columbia, Lancaster, Sumter, Spartanburg, Union

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

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
Admission Rate Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office Office of Undergraduate Admissions
Columbia 29208
+1 (803) 777 7700
800 868 5872

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 35,000-39,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to University of South Carolina's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs (AANA)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • University of South Carolina System
  • Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU)
  • Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019