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University of South Carolina at Aiken

School Profile

  • University of South Carolina at AikenPublic Four-year Liberal Arts College/University in Aiken, SC
  • Acceptance Rate: 38%
  • Accreditation: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Students: 3,078
First-year Undergraduate Students: 594
Undergraduate Students Who are Seeking Degree: 2,813
Graduate Students: 154

Degree Programs Offered and Courses List

  • Bachelor of Applied Mathematics
  • Bachelor of Biology
  • Bachelor of Business - General
  • Bachelor of Chemistry
  • Bachelor of Communications/Rhetoric
  • Bachelor of Early Childhood Education
  • Bachelor of Education - General
  • Bachelor of Elementary Education
  • Bachelor of English Language & Literature - General
  • Bachelor of English Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Exercise Sciences
  • Bachelor of Fine/Studio Arts
  • Bachelor of History - General
  • Bachelor of Junior High Education
  • Bachelor of Mathematics Education
  • Bachelor of Mathematics/Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Music Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Nursing (RN)
  • Bachelor of Political Science/Government
  • Bachelor of Psychology - General
  • Bachelor of Science Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Secondary Education
  • Bachelor of Social Science Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Sociology
  • Bachelor of Special Education

Online Degrees and Certificates

  • Online Undergraduate Courses
  • Undergraduate Distance Class
  • Online Associate's Degrees
  • Online Bachelor's Degrees
  • Online Graduate Courses
  • Graduate Distance Class
  • Online Master's Degrees
  • Online Doctoral Degrees


  • In-state tuition and fees: $7,950
  • Out-of-state tuition and fees: $15,682

International Students Admissions Requirements

  • SAT Reasoning Test/ACT: Required
  • TOEFL: required for international applicants
  • Minimum Paper-Based TOEFL score: 550
  • Minimum Computer-Based TOEFL score: 213


Member: NCAA
Team name: Pacers


  • Ranked #14 Regional Colleges (South)
  • Ranked #261 Best Undergraduate Business Programs
  • Ranked #1 Top Public Schools
  • Ranked #12 Student Engagement and Assessment
  • Ranked #123 Student Services and Technology
  • Ranked #6 Admissions Selectivity
  • Ranked #30 Student Engagement and Accreditation
  • Ranked #77 Student Services and Technology

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Admissions Address

471 University Parkway
Aiken, SC 29801-6399
(803) 641-3366
(888) 969-8722
Fax: (803) 641-3727
Contact: Andrew Hendrix
Director of Admissions

Entering Class Stats

Fall 2010 Selectivity
Selectivity selective
Fall 2010 acceptance rate 39%
Early decision acceptance rate N/A
Early action acceptance rate N/A
Acceptance rate (excluding early action and early decision students) 39%

Fall 2010 Applications, Acceptances & Enrollments
Applicants 2,721
Female applicants 1,849
Male applicants 872
Applicants accepted 1,069
Female applicants accepted 706
Male applicants accepted 363
Freshman enrollment 631
Female freshman enrollment 404
Male freshman enrollment 227
Early decision applicants N/A
Early decision applicants accepted N/A
Early decision applicants enrolled N/A
Early action applicants N/A
Early action applicants accepted N/A
Early action applicants enrolled N/A
Total enrolled incoming freshmen who were accepted under early acceptance or early action N/A

Fall 2010 Wait List
School has a wait list No
Applicants placed on wait list N/A
Students accepting place on wait list N/A
Students accepted from wait list N/A

Fall 2010 High School Rank
Freshman students submitting high school class standing 93%

Fall 2010 High School GPA
Freshman students submitting high school GPA 99%
Average high school GPA 3.6
High school GPA 25th-75th percentile range 3.1-3.9

Fall 2010 Freshman SAT Scores
Freshman students submitting SAT scores 71%
SAT Critical Reading average score 497
SAT Critical Reading 25th-75th percentile range 440-550
SAT Critical Reading score breakdown
SAT Math average score 505
SAT Math 25th-75th percentile range: 450-560
SAT Writing average score 473
SAT Writing 25th-75th percentile range 420-520
SAT Essay 25th-75th percentile range N/A

Fall 2010 Freshman ACT Scores
Freshman students submitting ACT scores 37%
Average ACT Composite score 21
ACT Composite 25th-75th percentile range 18-23
ACT English 25th-75th percentile range 18-23
ACT Math 25th-75th percentile range 17-23

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