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Total Enrollment 245,057
Undergraduate 217,106
Graduate 27,951
Men 98,970
Women 146,087

Student Population at South Carolina Colleges

At South Carolina colleges, there are 245,057 students including 217,106 undergraduate and 27,951 graduate schools students in total for academic year 2020-2021. By attending status, there are 170,679 full-time and 74,378 part-time students with gender distribution of98,970 male and 146,087 female students.

Enrollment By Gender

South Carolina colleges have a total enrollment of 245,057 with a gender distribution of 40.39% male and 59.61% female students for academic year 2020-2021.
Student Population By Gender
South Carolina Colleges and Universities
TotalMaleFemale
Total245,05798,970146,087
Undergraduate217,10688,117128,989
Graduate27,95110,85317,098
Full-time170,67972,92997,750
Part-time74,37826,04148,337
[Chart] Student Population by Gender - South Carolina Colleges

Enrollment by Attendance Status

South Carolina colleges have a total of 170,679 full-time students and 74,378 part-time students. In undergraduate schools, 154,841 students are attending classes with full-time status and 62,265 are part-time students. In graduate school, 15,838 students are full-time and 12,113 students are attending schools with part-time status.
Student Population By Attendance Status
South Carolina Colleges and Universities
TotalFull-timePart-time
Total245,057170,67974,378
Undergraduate217,106154,84162,265
Graduate27,95115,83812,113
[Chart] Student Population by Student Status - South Carolina Colleges

Online Class (Distance Learning) Enrollment

For South Carolina colleges, 27,773 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 60,569 students are enrolled in some online courses/degree programs out of total 245,057 students. In undergraduate schools, 77,385 students enrolled in online courses and 10,957 students took at least one online graduate course.
Distance Learning Enrollment (2020-2021)
South Carolina Colleges and Universities
TotalUndergraduateGraduate
Total Students245,057217,10627,951
Online Exclusively27,77319,7668,007
In Some Online Classes60,56957,6192,950
Not In Online Classes156,715139,72116,994
[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 149,276 Caucasian, 55,683 Black/African American, 4,651 Asian, and 13,587 Hispanic students in South Carolina colleges.
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity on
South Carolina Colleges
TotalMenWomen
Total245,05798,970146,087
American Indian/Native American839307532
Asian4,6512,0602,591
Black/African American55,68318,62237,061
Hispanic13,5875,6587,929
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islnader283133150
White149,27662,78086,496
Two More8,3923,2665,126
Un-Known6,9972,9244,073
[Chart] South Carolina Colleges Race/Ethnicity Distribution