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Best Colleges in South Carolina

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Institutional Characteristics

Next table compares the basic academic information between best schools in South Carolina. By school type, there are 4 public and 6 private schools in best schools in South Carolina. By school level, all 10 schools are 4 years or high institutes.
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Academic Comparison - Best Schools In South Carolina
RankNameLocationType/LevelHighest DegreeOffered Degree
1 Clemson UniversityClemson, SCPublic, 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
2 University of South Carolina-ColumbiaColumbia, SCPublic, 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Associate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
3 Furman UniversityGreenville, SCPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsMaster's DegreeBachelor, Master, Post-Graduate
4 Wofford CollegeSpartanburg, SCPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsBachelor's DegreeBachelor
5 Columbia International UniversityColumbia, SCPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Associate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
6 North Greenville UniversityTigerville, SCPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate
7 Citadel Military College of South CarolinaCharleston, SCPublic, 4 or more yearsMaster's DegreeBachelor, Master, Post-Graduate
8 Anderson UniversityAnderson, SCPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate
9 College of CharlestonCharleston, SCPublic, 4 or more yearsMaster's DegreeCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Post-Graduate
10 Converse CollegeSpartanburg, SCPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsMaster's DegreeBachelor, Master, Post-Graduate
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Key Facts Comparison

The average tuition & fees of best schools in South Carolina is $23,034 for State residents and $33,858 for out-of-state students. The average acceptance rate is 65.90% and graduation rate is 70.40%. Next table compares key facts for each schools including acceptance rate, graduation rate, tuition, student to faculty ratio, and student population.
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Key Facts Comparison Between Best Schools In South Carolina
RankNameTuition & FeesAcceptance RateGraduation RateStudent Faculty RatioStudent Population
1 Clemson University $15,558 / $38,550 51% 84% 16:124,951
2 University of South Carolina-Columbia $12,688 / $33,928 69% 77% 17:134,795
3 Furman University $52,092 57% 83% 10:12,947
4 Wofford College $47,650 60% 85% 11:11,666
5 Columbia International University $24,650 48% 51% 15:11,048
6 North Greenville University $22,050 63% 59% 14:12,578
7 Citadel Military College of South Carolina $12,620 / $35,876 75% 74% 12:13,763
8 Anderson University $29,980 69% 67% 15:13,429
9 College of Charleston $12,978 / $33,308 78% 66% 15:110,783
10 Converse College $20,500 89% 58% 12:11,380
Average$23,034 / $33,85865.90%70.40%13.70:18,734
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