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Total Enrollment 243,703
Undergraduate 216,957
Graduate 26,746
Men 99,118
Women 144,585

Student Population at South Carolina Colleges

At South Carolina colleges, there are 243,703 students including 216,957 undergraduate and 26,746 graduate schools students in total for academic year 2019-2020. By attending status, there are 170,272 full-time and 73,431 part-time students with gender distribution of99,118 male and 144,585 female students.

Enrollment By Gender

South Carolina colleges have a total enrollment of 243,703 with a gender distribution of 40.67% male and 59.33% female students for academic year 2019-2020.
Student Population By Gender
South Carolina Colleges and Universities
TotalMaleFemale
Total243,70399,118144,585
Undergraduate216,95788,636128,321
Graduate26,74610,48216,264
Full-time170,27273,38896,884
Part-time73,43125,73047,701
[Chart] Student Population by Gender - South Carolina Colleges

Enrollment by Attendance Status

South Carolina colleges have a total of 170,272 full-time students and 73,431 part-time students. In undergraduate schools, 154,901 students are attending classes with full-time status and 62,056 are part-time students. In graduate school, 15,371 students are full-time and 11,375 students are attending schools with part-time status.
Student Population By Attendance Status
South Carolina Colleges and Universities
TotalFull-timePart-time
Total243,703170,27273,431
Undergraduate216,957154,90162,056
Graduate26,74615,37111,375
[Chart] Student Population by Student Status - South Carolina Colleges

Online Class (Distance Learning) Enrollment

For South Carolina colleges, 26,029 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 54,309 students are enrolled in some online courses/degree programs out of total 243,703 students. In undergraduate schools, 70,639 students enrolled in online courses and 9,699 students took at least one online graduate course.
Distance Learning Enrollment (2019-2020)
South Carolina Colleges and Universities
TotalUndergraduateGraduate
Total Students243,703216,95726,746
Online Exclusively26,02919,1176,912
In Some Online Classes54,30951,5222,787
Not In Online Classes163,365146,31817,047
[Chart] South Carolina Colleges and Universities Online Class (Distance Learning) Enrollment

Race/Ethnicity Distribution

This section analyzes the student population by race/ethnicity at South Carolina colleges. There are 148,765 Caucasian, 57,284 Black/African American, 4,433 Asian, and 12,239 Hispanic students in South Carolina colleges.
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity on
South Carolina Colleges
TotalMenWomen
Total243,70399,118144,585
American Indian/Native American855338517
Asian4,4331,9942,439
Black/African American57,28419,45537,829
Hispanic12,2395,2127,027
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islnader265114151
White148,76562,87685,889
Two More7,8413,1184,723
Un-Known6,7242,8633,861
[Chart] South Carolina Colleges Race/Ethnicity Distribution