University of South Carolina-Aiken

Aiken, South Carolina

Overview

Address471 University Pkwy
School Websitewww.usca.edu
School TypePublic, 4-year or above

Large

StatusPublic
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

University of South Carolina-Aiken is a small public, 4-year college based in Aiken, South Carolina that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is master's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 3,115 students applied to University of South Carolina-Aiken. Of those students, 1,587 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in University of South Carolina-Aiken was $10,398, in addition to fees of $362. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend University of South Carolina-Aiken.

University of South Carolina-Aiken has a 40% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The University of South Carolina-Aiken acceptance rate is 51%. To put this into perspective, 1,587 of the 3,115 students who applied to University of South Carolina-Aiken in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in University of South Carolina-Aiken is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into University of South Carolina-Aiken had an SAT score between the range of 950 and 1,140. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for University of South Carolina-Aiken was between 17 and 22 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to University of South Carolina-Aiken as part of their application.

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At University of South Carolina-Aiken, the tuition for in-state residents is $10,398. Combined with fees of $362, room and board costs of $7,766, other expenses of $4,586 and the $1,706 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $24,818.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $21,218 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in University of South Carolina-Aiken to $35,276 for out-of-state students.

Students at University of South Carolina-Aiken are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at University of South Carolina-Aiken was $4,824 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 46%.

University of South Carolina-Aiken Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio14:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to University of South Carolina-Aiken.

University of South Carolina-Aiken has a good gender split, with 65% of undergraduates being female and 35% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are South Carolina residents; in fact, 89% of all students reside in South Carolina. However, 8% of students come from out-of-state and 2% of students are international.

The student to faculty ratio at University of South Carolina-Aiken is 14:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from University of South Carolina-Aiken to thrive in your studies.

What's more, only 27% students enroll at University of South Carolina-Aiken part-time; the other 2,714 students enrolled full-time.

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