University of South Carolina Aiken

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

471 University Parkway

Aiken, SC 29801-6399

(803) 641-3366

(888) 969-8722

Fax: (803) 641-3727



Contact: Andrew Hendrix

Director of Admissions
Main Address

471 University Parkway

Aiken, SC 29801-6399

(803) 648-6851

www.usca.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 3,078

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 594

Degree-seeking undergrads: 2,813

Graduate enrollment: 154

Setting

Suburban setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s
Master’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $45

Online application fee: $45
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 38%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 69%


College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Fine/Studio Arts B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Business – General B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B

Education

Early Childhood Education B
Education – General B
Elementary Education B
English Teacher Education B
Junior High Education B
Mathematics Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Science Teacher Education B
Secondary Education B
Social Science Teacher Education B
Social Studies Teacher Education B
Special Education B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Nursing (RN) B

History

History – General B

Mathematics

Applied Mathematics B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Mathematics/Computer Science B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Exercise Sciences B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Social Sciences

Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

University of South Carolina-Aiken Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(803) 648-6851
Website:web.usca.edu
Type of School:4-year, Public
Apply Online:web.usca.edu/admissions/apply/
Address:471 University Pkwy, Aiken, SC 29801
Setting:21
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:3,548
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):42%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:15 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:2,658 (75% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$10,196
Out-of-state Tuition:$20,102
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:93%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$6,684

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

University of South Carolina-Aiken Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at University of South Carolina-Aiken.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services11
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1
Education61
Engineering1
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Health Professions and Related Programs1
History1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities2
Mathematics and Statistics1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1
Physical Sciences1
Psychology11
Social Sciences2
Visual and Performing Arts1
Grand total233

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at University of South Carolina-Aiken.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Education1
Health Professions and Related Programs1
Grand total11

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at University of South Carolina-Aiken and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$10,196
Out-of-state$20,102
Books and supplies$1,656

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$13,112
Out-of-state$27,722

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid54393%
Grant or scholarship aid52690%$6,684
Student loan aid37164%$6,173

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid2,37171%$5,818
Federal student loans1,98059%$7,243

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for University of South Carolina-Aiken. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled University of South Carolina-Aiken students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants2,1467541,392
Percent admitted100%65%68%
Percent admitted who enrolled29%29%29%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

University of South Carolina-Aiken Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment3,548
Undergraduate enrollment3,371
Graduate enrollment177

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

University of South Carolina-Aiken Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
    • Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

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