University of South Carolina -- Beaufort

Bluffton, SC

University of South Carolina -- Beaufort

Bluffton, SC

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Tuition & Fees

$10,780

$21,826

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

30-36
3%
24-29
13%
18-23
52%
12-17
34%
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undergraduateRatios

32%

male

68%

female

-

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

61%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,248
Declined 775
Total Received 2,023
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Public

2,112

undergraduate students

7

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

University of South Carolina Beaufort, founded in 1959, is a public, coed institution with two locations in Bluffton, SC and downtown Beaufort, SC.

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Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 2,119
Established in 1959
Coeducational Coeducational

213-acre campus in Bluffton (population: 21,085), 20 miles from Hilton Head.

  • Campus Setting: Suburbs
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Savannah International

University of South Carolina — Beaufort
1 University Boulevard
Bluffton, SC
29909

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
45%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through freshman year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman priority housing
yes
Coed housing

Top Organizations

  • Student Government Association
  • Gamma Beta Phi
  • Black Student Organization
  • FCA
  • Environmental Awareness Club

Top Events

  • Welcome Week
  • Homecoming
  • Winter Wonderland
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Campus Facts

  • Drama/Theater group
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
  • Other security measures
  • evening security service

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
11%
Top 1/4
33%
Top 1/2
68%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

30-36
3%
24-29
13%
18-23
52%
12-17
34%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $40
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.79

Moderately Selective

61%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,248
Declined 775
Total Received 2,023

Admissions Factors

Very Important

rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Important

academic GPA

Considered

class rank

Not Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 9
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

93%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$4,873

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $10,344
Room & board $7,120
Additional fees $436
Total $17,900
Average Financial Aid - $4,873
Total with Avg. Aid $13,027

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

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Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Cross-country running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Track and field

Club Sports - Men's

flag football, lacrosse, soccer

Club Sports - Women's

flag football, soccer

Intramural Sports Men

Basketball, Soccer, Table tennis, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Soccer, Table tennis, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NAIA

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Computational Science
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
History, General
Hospitality Administration/Management, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Mathematics, General
Psychology, General
Public Health Education and Promotion
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Social Sciences, General
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

2,119

total students

84%

in-state

16%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

2,112
students

Female
68%
1,438

Male
32%
674

0%

7
students

Female
57%
4

Male
43%
3

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

84%

1,775
students

Female
69%
1,211

Male
31%
564

16%

337
students

Female
68%
227

Male
32%
110

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 58%
Student 4 year graduation rate 20%
Student 5 year graduation rate 9%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
20%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Hispanic/Latino
60%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
5%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

189

Transfer students enrolled

9%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

'Minimally difficult

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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