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Most Favored South Carolina Colleges with Highest Enrollment Rate

This page lists the most favored (higher yield) schools in South Carolina. The yield, also known as enrollment rate, is the percent of students who choose to enroll after having been offered admission. Higher yield means that more admitted students are finally enrolled into the school. Allen University, has the highest yield rate as of 65.67% for academic year 2019-2020 in South Carolina. Erskine College is positioned second with 57.22% yield and Southern Wesleyan University follows them with 55%. Next table shows the schools that have high yield rates with admission statistics and acceptance rates. We exclude colleges whose programs are focused on certificate, associate, and/or special subjects such as arts and music from the ranking. You may want to check colleges having the lowest yield rates in South Carolina.
Most Favored South Carolina Colleges with Highest Enrollment Rate (2020)
NameYield# of Applicants# of Admitted# of EnrolledAcceptance Rate
1Allen University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsColumbia, SC
65.67% 689 367 241 53.27%
2Erskine College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDue West, SC
57.22% 1,074 748 428 69.65%
3Southern Wesleyan University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsCentral, SC
54.52% 1,042 365 199 35.03%
4Anderson University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsAnderson, SC
41.09% 2,277 1,565 643 68.73%
5Lander University
Public, 4 or more yearsGreenwood, SC
37.84% 5,774 2,492 943 43.16%
6University of South Carolina Aiken
Public, 4 or more yearsAiken, SC
36.07% 2,775 1,547 558 55.75%
7University of South Carolina-Upstate
Public, 4 or more yearsSpartanburg, SC
34.48% 4,395 2,555 881 58.13%
8North Greenville University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsTigerville, SC
33.00% 1,934 1,215 401 62.82%
9Coker University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsHartsville, SC
31.55% 1,332 843 266 63.29%
10Citadel Military College of South Carolina
Public, 4 or more yearsCharleston, SC
31.53% 2,742 2,049 646 74.73%