University of South Carolina—Aiken

Aiken, SC

University of South Carolina—Aiken

Aiken, SC

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Tuition & Fees

$10,760

$21,218

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
590
25th
500
75th
560
25th
470
75th
23
25th
16
75th
22
25th
16
75th
23
25th
18
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undergraduateRatios

35%

male

65%

female

14

students

1

faculty

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Selective

55%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,707
Declined 1,348
Total Received 3,055
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Public

3,623

undergraduate students

827

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Founded in 1961, University of South Carolina Aiken is a public comprehensive university. Its 453-acre campus is located in Aiken, SC, 15 miles from Augusta, GA.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 4,450
Established in 1961
Coeducational Coeducational

Social Networks

453-acre campus in Aiken (population 30,721), 15 miles from Augusta, GA, and 60 miles from Columbia. Served by bus; air serves Augusta; train serves Denmark (37 miles).

  • Campus Setting: Large town

University of South Carolina—Aiken
471 University Parkway
Aiken, SC
29801

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
27%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
49%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
16%
Top 1/4
44%
Top 1/2
78%
Bottom 1/2
22%
Bottom 1/4
4%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
590
25th
500
75th
560
25th
470
75th
23
25th
16
75th
22
25th
16
75th
23
25th
18

Admissions Facts

Application fee $45
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
Application deadline (priority deadline) June 1
Application deadline (final deadline) July 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Not used

Selective

55%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,707
Declined 1,348
Total Received 3,055

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Admission test scores
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School GPA
Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Recommendations

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

77%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$6,644

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $10,398
Room $5,192
Board $2,818
Additional fees $362
Books & supplies $1,240
Total $20,010
Average Financial Aid - $6,644
Total with Avg. Aid $13,366

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $6,361,482
State $4,516,662
Institutional $661,234
Other external $246,434
Total $11,785,812

Non-need-based

Federal $1,356,009
State $2,371,688
Institutional $374,708
Other external $577,824
Total $4,680,229

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 803 641-3476
F: 803 643-6840
stuaid@usca.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Track and field x country
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

cheerleading, dance, equestrian sports, lacrosse, rugby, swimming, table tennis, tennis

Club Sports - Women's

cheerleading, dance, equestrian sports, lacrosse, rugby, swimming, table tennis, tennis

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, non-tackle football, soccer, softball, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Peach Belt Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Applied Mathematics, General.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Biomedical Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Chemistry, General.
Community Psychology.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia.
Educational/Instructional Technology.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
English Language and Literature, General.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
General Studies.
History, General.
Industrial Engineering.
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Music Teacher Education.
Music, General.
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Secondary Education and Teaching.
Sociology, General.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other.
Writing, General.

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Nursing
  3. Exercise/sports Science

Programs Offered

  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Health Professions
  • Humanities
  • Natural Science
  • Social/Behavioral Science
  • Vocational Arts

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

4,450

total students

88%

in-state

12%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

81%

3,623
students

Female
65%
2,370

Male
35%
1,253

19%

827
students

Female
70%
577

Male
30%
250

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

76%

2,756
students

Female
65%
1,787

Male
35%
969

24%

867
students

Female
67%
583

Male
33%
284

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
25%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
59%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

5%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
Interview Recommended of Some
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: August 1

Spring: December 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 29
Countries most often represented Canada
India
Saudi Arabia
Vietnam
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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