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University of South Carolina-Columbia

Tuition & Fees $30,882 ($11,454)
Acceptance Rates 65 %
Student Population 34,099
Graduation Rates 72 %
Retention Rate 87 %

University of South Carolina-Columbia Academic Overview

University of South Carolina-Columbia is a public, 4 or more years institute located in Columbia, SC. It has a total enrollment of 34,099 including undergraduate and graduate schools and student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. It is a Research University (very high research activity) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The acceptance ratio for undergraduate school is 65 % last year.

2017 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in academic year 2016-2017, University of South Carolina-Columbia tuition and fees are $11,454 for South Carolina residents and $30,882 for non-residents. For graduate school, its 2017 tuition and fees are $12,798 for in-state students and $27,408 for out-of-state students.

University of South Carolina-Columbia 2017 Tuition & Fees
In-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate$11,454$30,882
Graduate$12,798$27,408
[chart] University of South Carolina-Columbia 2016-2017 Tuition & Fees

Academic Statistics at University of South Carolina-Columbia

[chart] University of South Carolina-Columbia Academic Statistics
dAcceptance Rate for University of South Carolina-Columbia is 65 %.
Graduation Rate for University of South Carolina-Columbia is 72 %
Transfer-out Rate for University of South Carolina-Columbia is 9 %
Retention Rate for University of South Carolina-Columbia is 87 %
Student Population for University of South Carolina-Columbia is 34,099
Student to Faculty Rate for University of South Carolina-Columbia is 19 %

Offered Degrees At University of South Carolina-Columbia

University of South Carolina-Columbia offers 283 programs through online and on-site education. Next table lists number of programs by offered degree.

Offered Programs at University of South Carolina-Columbia
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Less than one year certificate10
Associate's Degree10
Two but less than four years certificate10
Bachelor's Degree850
Post Bachelor's Degree242
Master's Degree850
Post Master's Degree73
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship638
Doctor's degree - professional practice30

Student Services

Next table lists student services provided by University of South Carolina-Columbia to its attendants.

Student Services at University of South Carolina-Columbia
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students' children
Library facilities at institutionHas own library

Special Learning Opportunities

University of South Carolina-Columbia offerers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. It has ROTC programs and offers teacher certification programs. Next table shows more special learning opportunities at University of South Carolina-Columbia.

Special Learning Opportunities at University of South Carolina-Columbia
Online ClassUnderGraduate, Graduate
ROTCArmy, NAVY, Air Force
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing

Additional Facts

Next table summarizes additional characteristics of University of South Carolina-Columbia including religious affiliation, institution's hospital, and more.

Additional Characteristics at University of South Carolina-Columbia
Religious AffiliationNot applicable
Historical Black School
Tribal School
Has Hospital
Offer Medical Degree
Board/Meal Plan
Dormitory Capacity8,013
***All data used in our site is from IPEDS (The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System), U.S. Department of Education. Tuition and costs are based on 2016-2017 data and other data is from 2015-2016 data.