|Degrees offered||Undergrad only|
|Student to faculty ratio||16:1|
University of South Carolina-Lancaster is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 700 applications and 429 students were granted admission. University of South Carolina-Lancaster is at the #29 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 168 2 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, 68% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 9% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||740 to 1000|
|ACT||15 to 21|
University of South Carolina-Lancaster charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $16,334 and in-state students paid $6,302.
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 95% of University of South Carolina-Lancaster's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 47% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,760 (which is 9% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at University of South Carolina-Lancaster in 2016-2017, was 123, which is 37% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $4,150 (which is 8.9% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, University of South Carolina-Lancaster has enrolled a total of 1,845 students (707 students full-time and 1,138 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 1,845 students, 97 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 42% men and 58% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.
The institution also enrolled 540 students for distance studies.
Black/African American: 15%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 11%
Two or more races: 3%
Non-resident alien: 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 4 largest majors offered at University of South Carolina-Lancaster.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|
|Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities||37%||120|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||17%||54|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services||11%||36|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||2%||6|
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-Lancaster full-time students who started class in 2013 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-Lancaster graduates 6 years after enrollment is $35,600. Last year, out of the total 5,304 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 4,986 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 5,744 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 5,227 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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