University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie
Allendale, SC 29810-0617


Type 2 year
Control Public
Campus size Small
Campus locale Rural
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 1,137
Religious affiliation None
Student to faculty ratio 22:1
Campus housing No
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 815 applications and 504 students were granted admission. University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie is at the #30 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, 64% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 3% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT710 to 920
ACT14 to 18

Application Fee

Undergrad students
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie 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.

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $7,496
In State Tuition
National Average = $3,466
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $7,623
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 98% of University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 71% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,791 (which is 9.7% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie in 2016-2017, was 157, which is 67% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,044 (which is 10.7% above the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,368
Federal Loan
National Average = $4,557
Financial aid
National Average = 79%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie has enrolled a total of 1,137 students (575 students full-time and 562 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 1,137 students, 65 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 38% men and 62% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

The institution also enrolled 18 students for distance studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 55%

Black/African American: 35%

Two or more races: 3%

Hispanic: 2%

Non-resident alien: 2%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 2%

Asian: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%


Listed below are the 1 largest majors offered at University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie.

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 67% 300

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 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-Salkehatchie full-time students who started class in 2013 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

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.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $25,082

The typical median income of University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie graduates 6 years after enrollment is $20,700. Last year, out of the total 389 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 342 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 377 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 305 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $20,700 $27,000
Employment Rate 88% 81%
Total Graduates 389 377

Campus Location

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Nearby Colleges

Nearby 2 year colleges within 100 mile radius of University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie.

Denmark Technical College
23.1 mile away
Aiken Technical College
47.5 mile away
Augusta Technical College
51.4 mile away
Trident Technical College
73.9 mile away