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University of South Carolina Aiken

Aiken, SC

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Overview

University of South Carolina Aiken is a Comprehensive institution located in Aiken, SC, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 471 University Parkway
Aiken, SC  29801-6309
United States
Contact Mr. Andrew Hendrix
Director of Admissions
Email: admit@usca.edu
Phone: 803-641-3366
Fax: 803-641-3727

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Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

2,775
Applied
1,547
Accepted
3,252
Enrolled
56%
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Female Admissions

1,831
Females Applied
1,025
Females Accepted
56%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

944
Males Applied
522
Males Accepted
55%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

45
Application Fee
3.96
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen July 1st Not reported
Out of state Fall freshmen July 1st Not reported
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer July 1st Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 539 490 590
SAT Math 516 470 550
ACT Composite 20 17 23

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

10,398
In-state
20,856
Out-of-state
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Fees

362
Full-time student fees
7,946
Room & board
5,192
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition deferred payment Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

12,097
Avg. Financial Aid Package
12,210
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
14,655
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,126
Avg. Loan Aid
1,751
Avg. Grant Aid
7,379
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
99% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
60%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
17%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

3,252
Total Undergrad students
2%
International Students
12%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.24%
Black or African American 26.32%
White or Caucasian 58.31%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.3%
Asian 1.01%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.1%
Two or more races 5.14%
Other 1.18%

Gender

Male (34.5%)
Female (65.5%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 27%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Midnight Madness, Fall Fest and Homecoming Week

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
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Most popular organizations:
National Society of Leadership and Success, Pacer Fanatics, Alpha Omicron Pi, Zeta Tau Alpha and Phi Mu

Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 2 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Golf No Division 2 Checkmark
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Golf No No No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark

Faculty

302
Total Faculty
14:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 157
Part-time - 145
Male - 140
Female - 162
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