University of South Carolina-Columbia

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#118 in Best National University Ranking
Columbia, South Carolina Location
Public University Type

University of South Carolina-Columbia offers following types of degrees and certificate programs:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Two but less than 4 years certificate
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Postbaccalaureate certificate
  • Master's degree
  • Post-master's certificate
  • Doctor's degree in research
  • Doctor's degree for professional practice

Composition of Undergraduate Students

68.35% Acceptance Rate
34957 Students Applied
23894 Students got Accepted

An acceptance rate of 68.35% makes it relatively easy to get admission.

Composition of Graduate Students

8199 Students Enrolled (On-campus & Online)
3529 Students enrolled exclusively in distance education
2515 Students enrolled in at least one distance education course
358 Students enrolled in top 8 Masters degree program
122 Total Graduate Programs Specialization
What is the admission policy at University of South Carolina-Columbia?

University of South Carolina-Columbia has an open admission policy. It will accept any student who applies.


University of South Carolina-Columbia has been ranked 118


Acceptance Rate: 68.35%


Tuition for Graduate Programs: $30,160

Under Graduate Program Tuition: $33,928

Financial Aid

Average Amount of Financial Aid Awarded: $6,405

Average Amount of Institutional Aid Awarded: $2,437

University of South Carolina-Columbia most popular Master's Degree programs with respect to student count are

  • Law : 202
  • Social Work : 196
  • Medicine : 187
  • Business Administration and Management -MBA : 176
  • Library Science : 116

University of South Carolina-Columbia most popular under graduate programs with respect to student count are

  • Finance : 390
  • Biology and Biological Sciences : 278
  • Sport and Fitness Management : 241
  • Registered Nurse : 239
  • Marketing Management : 229