|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Student to faculty ratio||18:1|
|Dormitory capacity||1,048 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
University of South Carolina-Upstate is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 3,791 applications and 2,071 students were granted admission. University of South Carolina-Upstate is at the #53 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, 79% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 35% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||860 to 1040|
|ACT||18 to 23|
University of South Carolina-Upstate charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $21,708 and in-state students paid $10,710.
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 98% of University of South Carolina-Upstate's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 56% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,696 (which is 6% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at University of South Carolina-Upstate in 2016-2017, was 578, which is 72% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,935 (which is 11.9% above the national average.)
In Fall 2016, University of South Carolina-Upstate has enrolled a total of 5,821 students (4,502 students full-time and 1,319 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 5,821 students, 757 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 35% men and 65% women and 5,578 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 243 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 295 students for distance studies.
Black/African American: 27%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 4%
Two or more races: 3%
Non-resident alien: 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at University of South Carolina-Upstate.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|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||26%||628||4|
|Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities||7%||178|
|Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs||5%||116|
|Biological And Biomedical Sciences||3%||82|
|Visual And Performing Arts||3%||80|
|Engineering Technologies And Engineering-related Fields||1%||22||0|
|Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences||1%||12|
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-Upstate 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-Upstate graduates 6 years after enrollment is $32,100. Last year, out of the total 2,066 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 1,921 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 1,848 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 1,645 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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