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South Carolina Colleges

Applicants, Admitted, and Enrolled

For academic year 2019-2020, 508,962 students have applied and among them 314,412 were admitted to South Carolina Colleges. 83,175 students were finally enrolled into one of accepted schools. Next table and chart illustrates the number of applicant, admitted, and enrolled students for South Carolina Colleges.
Applicants, Admitted, and Enrolled (2019-2020)
South Carolina Colleges
ApplicantsAdmittedEnrolled
Total508,962 314,41283,175
Public Schools356,872 223,82262,705
4 Years (Or High)344,028 214,21159,709
2-4 Years12,844 9,6112,996
Less Than 2 Years0 00
Private Schools152,090 90,59020,470
4 Years (Or High)147,015 87,54218,962
2-4 Years5,075 3,0481,508
Less Than 2 Years0 00
[CHART#1] Applicants, Admitted, and Enrolled for South Carolina Colleges

Acceptance Rate

The average acceptance rate of South Carolina Colleges is 61.78% in academic year 2019-2020. Public schools' average acceptance rate was 62.72% and the average rate of private schools was 59.56%. Next table and chart illustrates the average acceptance rate for South Carolina Colleges with comparable factors.
Acceptance Rate (2019-2020)
South Carolina Colleges
Acceptance Rate
All Schools Average61.78%
Public Schools62.72%
4 Years (Or High)62.27%
2-4 Years74.83%
Less Than 2 Years0.00%
Private Schools59.56%
4 Years (Or High)59.55%
2-4 Years60.06%
Less Than 2 Years0.00%
[CHART#2] Acceptance Rate for South Carolina Colleges

Yield (Enrollment Rate)

The average yield, also know as enrollment rate, of South Carolina Colleges was 61.78% in academic year 2019-2020. Public schools' average admission yield was 62.72% and the average rate of private schools was 59.56%. The admission yield is a rate of number of enrolled students over number of students who are allowed to admit. Next table and chart illustrates the average admission yield for South Carolina Colleges with comparable factors.
Yield (Enrollment Rate) (2019-2020)
South Carolina Colleges
Admission Yield
All Schools Average26.45%
Public Schools28.02%
4 Years (Or High)27.87%
2-4 Years31.17%
Less Than 2 Years0.00%
Private Schools22.60%
4 Years (Or High)21.66%
2-4 Years49.48%
Less Than 2 Years0.00%
[CHART#3] Yield (Enrollment Rate) for South Carolina Colleges

SAT Scores

The average SAT score of South Carolina Colleges is 1,019 for academic year 2019-2020. Next table shows SAT average scores of 25th and 75th percentile by subject and school type/level for academic year 2019-2020. The 25th percentile is the lower 25th score and 75th percentile is the upper 25th score of students who enrolled in colleges.
SAT Scores (2019-2020)
South Carolina Colleges
Evidence-based Reading and WritingMath
All Schools Average (4 years schools)25%468454
75%565551
Public Schools25%508492
75%600581
Private Schools25%429417
75%529521
[CHART#4] SAT Scores for South Carolina Colleges

ACT Scores

The average SAT score of South Carolina Colleges is 39 for academic year 2019-2020. Next table shows ACT average scores of 25th and 75th percentile by subject and school type/level for academic year 2019-2020. The 25th percentile is the lower 25th score and 75th percentile is the upper 25th scores of students who enrolled in the colleges.
ACT Scores (2019-2020)
South Carolina Colleges
CompositeEnglishMath
All Schools Average25%18 1515
75%23 2120
Public Schools25%191615
75%242120
Private Schools25%171515
75%222020
[CHART#5] ACT Scores for South Carolina Colleges