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Tightest South Carolina Colleges to Admit with Lowest Acceptance Rate

The next table lists the tightest (low acceptance rate) South Carolina colleges and universities to admit. Those schools have been keeping the acceptance rate in low level in recent years. Clemson University has the lowest acceptance rate as of 51.26% for academic year 2019-2020 in South Carolina. For the ranking, we only include 4-years colleges with at least 1,000 new students (freshmen).
The following table shows the schools that have low acceptance rates with admission statistics and yield, also known as enrollment rate. You may want to check colleges having the highest acceptance rates in South Carolina.
Tightest South Carolina Colleges to Admit with Lowest Acceptance Rate (2019-2020)
NameAcceptance Rate# of Applicants# of Admitted# of EnrolledYield
1Clemson University
Public, 4 or more yearsClemson, SC
51.26%29,07014,9003,93226.39%
2Winthrop University
Public, 4 or more yearsRock Hill, SC
68.78%6,1014,1961,07325.57%
3Coastal Carolina University
Public, 4 or more yearsConway, SC
68.87%15,06110,3732,30422.21%
4University of South Carolina-Columbia
Public, 4 or more yearsColumbia, SC
68.65%31,26821,4646,28629.29%
5College of Charleston
Public, 4 or more yearsCharleston, SC
78.33%11,7839,2302,05122.22%