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Total Enrollment 238,013
Undergraduate 208,610
Graduate 29,403
Men 94,227
Women 143,786

Student Population at South Carolina Colleges

At South Carolina colleges, there are 238,013 students including 208,610 undergraduate and 29,403 graduate schools students in total for academic year 2021-2022. By attending status, there are 164,735 full-time and 73,278 part-time students with gender distribution of 94,227 male and 143,786 female students.

Enrollment By Gender

South Carolina colleges have a total enrollment of 238,013 with a gender distribution of 39.59% male and 60.41% female students for academic year 2021-2022.
Student Population By Gender
South Carolina Colleges and Universities
TotalMaleFemale
Total238,01394,227143,786
Undergraduate208,61083,084125,526
Graduate29,40311,14318,260
Full-time164,73569,54495,191
Part-time73,27824,68348,595
[Chart] Student Population by Gender - South Carolina Colleges

Enrollment by Attendance Status

South Carolina colleges have a total of 164,735 full-time students and 73,278 part-time students. In undergraduate schools, 148,134 students are attending classes with full-time status and 60,476 are part-time students. In graduate school, 16,601 students are full-time and 12,802 students are attending schools with part-time status.
Student Population By Attendance Status
South Carolina Colleges and Universities
TotalFull-timePart-time
Total238,013164,73573,278
Undergraduate208,610148,13460,476
Graduate29,40316,60112,802
[Chart] Student Population by Student Status - South Carolina Colleges

Online Class (Distance Learning) Enrollment

For South Carolina colleges, 84,330 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 94,973 students are enrolled in some online courses/degree programs out of total 238,013 students. In undergraduate schools, 159,912 students enrolled in online courses and 19,391 students took at least one online graduate course.
Distance Learning Enrollment (2021-2022)
South Carolina Colleges and Universities
TotalUndergraduateGraduate
Total Students238,013208,61029,403
Online Exclusively84,33071,33412,996
In Some Online Classes94,97388,5786,395
Not In Online Classes58,71048,69810,012
[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 145,796 Caucasian, 52,457 Black/African American, 5,136 Asian, and 13,902 Hispanic students in South Carolina colleges.
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity on
South Carolina Colleges
TotalMenWomen
Total238,01394,227143,786
American Indian/Native American743283460
Asian5,1362,2012,935
Black/African American52,45716,59935,858
Hispanic13,9025,6758,227
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islnader237106131
White145,79660,41885,378
Two More8,4423,2335,209
Un-Known6,5332,9203,613
[Chart] South Carolina Colleges Race/Ethnicity Distribution