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University of South Carolina

Department of Exercise Science

Columbia, SC

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Overview

University of South Carolina / Department of Exercise Science is located in Columbia, SC, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 6
Doctoral Degrees 16

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some
Project
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

166
Applied
50
Accepted
39
Enrolled
30%

Applying

40
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 1st June 1st No
Spring deadline November 15th November 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 570

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

104
Total Graduate Students
6%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 3.85%
White or Caucasian 78%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 1.92%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 8.65%

Gender

Male (39%)
Female (60%)

Faculty

38
Total faculty
Full-time - 17
Part-time - 21
Male (21)
Female (17)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Effects of acute and chronic exercise on human function and health, motor control
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Columbia, SC  29208
United States
Contact Dr. Larry Durstine
Phone: 803-777-7000

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