|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Student to faculty ratio||15:1|
|Dormitory capacity||974 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
University of South Carolina-Aiken is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 2,146 applications and 1,436 students were granted admission. University of South Carolina-Aiken is at the #65 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 77% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 16% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||870 to 1060|
|ACT||18 to 24|
University of South Carolina-Aiken charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $19,788 and in-state students paid $9,882.
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 93% of University of South Carolina-Aiken's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 43% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,634 (which is 4.6% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at University of South Carolina-Aiken in 2016-2017, was 367, which is 63% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,624 (which is 6.1% above the national average.)
In Fall 2016, University of South Carolina-Aiken has enrolled a total of 3,548 students (2,854 students full-time and 694 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 3,548 students, 300 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 35% men and 65% women and 3,371 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 177 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 295 students for distance studies.
Black/African American: 25%
Two or more races: 4%
Non-resident alien: 4%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at University of South Carolina-Aiken.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||16%||238|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||12%||176||0|
|Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies||9%||128|
|Biological And Biomedical Sciences||4%||64|
|Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs||4%||56|
|Visual And Performing Arts||3%||46|
|Mathematics And Statistics||2%||32|
|English Language And Literature/letters||2%||30|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of University of South Carolina-Aiken full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of University of South Carolina-Aiken graduates 6 years after enrollment is $29,400. Last year, out of the total 1,037 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 964 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 1,170 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 1,065 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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