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The University of South Carolina - Columbia

The University of South Carolina - Columbia

University of South Carolina
Columbia, SC 29208
(803) 777-7000

Founded in 1805, the University of South Carolina-Columbia is a public, 4-year, research institution. The University of South Carolina, which is 0.5 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Columbia, SC. Carolina is the the third oldest biggest institution in the state of South Carolina. SC offers subjects including educational leadership and finance. USC offers 22 certificates, one associates level degree, 82 degrees at the bachelors level, 97 degrees at the masters level, and 66 doctoral level degrees to students. In 2010, 29,599 students pursued degrees from the 147 programs at this university. This large university is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges. It is one of 2 institutions with a medical school in South Carolina.

Admission

17,695 students applied to this university for admission in 2010. The University of South Carolina admitted under two-thirds of the applicants or 11,325 students. Approximately 56% of the admitted students are women.

Admission

17,695 students applied to this university for admission in 2010. The University of South Carolina admitted under two-thirds of the applicants or 11,325 students. Approximately 56% of the admitted students are women.

  • Percent Admitted students who applied: 64%
  • Percent Admitted of women who applied were admitted: 62%
  • Percent Admitted of men who applied were admitted: 66%

Student Demographics

USC had 29,599 students enrolled in 2010.

Student Demographics

USC had 29,599 students enrolled in 2010.

  • Total Enrolled Male: 13320
  • Total Enrolled Female: 16279
  • Undergraduate Male: 9837
  • Undergraduate Female: 11548
  • Graduate Male: 3286
  • Graduate Female: 4928

Faculty Demographics

This university has 2,033 instructors. 72% of faculty are full-time and around 27% of faculty are part-time. Approximately 57% of teachers are male.

Faculty Demographics

This university has 2,033 instructors. 72% of faculty are full-time and around 27% of faculty are part-time. Approximately 57% of teachers are male.

  • Male: 1173
  • Female: 860
Information based on 2010-12 data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.
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