50-50 Profile: University of South Carolina-Columbia

University of South Carolina Columbia campus

University of South Carolina-Columbia -Public
Columbia, South Carolina
32,971 (24,866 undergraduates)
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2014-15 Accepted: 65%
4 Year Graduation Rate: 54%
5 Year Graduation Rate: 70%
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FINANCES
Total Expenses In-State: $25,565
Total Expenses Out-of-State: $43,847
Average Net Price 13-14: $17,972
Freshman Non-Federal Loans: 6%
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75th PERCENTILE TEST SCORES
SAT Critical Reading: 640
SAT Math: 660
ACT: 29
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COMMON DATA SET
Percent Freshman not in top quarter of class: 36%
Percent Freshman with GPA <3.50: 16%
Percent of Freshman Need Met: 65%
Percent of Non-Need Freshman Receiving Awards: 45.5%
Average Freshman Non-Need Award: $4,274

Class Schedule: Yes
Shows Class Capacity: Yes
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Athletics
NCAA D1, SEC

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Reasons to consider University of South Carolina-Columbia (learn more):
Lancaster Honors Program
Magellan Scholar Program
Emerging Leaders Program
Center for Electrochemical Engineering
Solid Oxide Fuel Center of Excellence
Culinary and Wine Institute at Carolina
College Sport Research Institute
Center for Digital Humanities
International Tourism Research Center
Hazards and Vulnerability Research Institute
Institute for Marine and Coastal Sciences
Polymer Nanocomposites Research Center of Economic Excellence
Walker Institute

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