List of 37 best universities in South Carolina

We ranked 37 best universities in South Carolina based on their reputation, research performance, and alumni impact. We processed 6.1M citations received by 168K publications made by 37 universities in South Carolina, measured the popularity of 866 recognized alumni, and utilized the largest available links database (to compare non-academic prominence).

  1. University of South Carolina - Columbia logo
    Acceptance Rate
    69%
    Average SAT
    1275
    Average ACT
    28
    Receiving Aid
    95%
  2. Clemson University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    51%
    Average SAT
    1315
    Average ACT
    30
    Receiving Aid
    92%
  3. Medical University of South Carolina logo
    Enrollment
    2,971
    Male:Female
    35:65
    Founded
    1824
  4. College of Charleston logo
    Acceptance Rate
    78%
    Average SAT
    1170
    Average ACT
    25
    Receiving Aid
    83%
  5. Furman logo
    Acceptance Rate
    57%
    Average SAT
    1330
    Average ACT
    30
    Net Price
    $35,621
  6. Coastal Carolina University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    69%
    Average SAT
    1090
    Average ACT
    22
    Receiving Aid
    100%
  7. Winthrop University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    69%
    Average SAT
    1055
    Average ACT
    21
    Receiving Aid
    99%
  8. Citadel Military College of South Carolina logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Average SAT
    1140
    Average ACT
    23
    Receiving Aid
    87%
  9. South Carolina State University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    66%
    Average SAT
    915
    Average ACT
    16
    Receiving Aid
    97%
  10. Wofford College logo
    Acceptance Rate
    60%
    Average SAT
    1270
    Average ACT
    28
    Net Price
    $28,033
  11. University of South Carolina - Aiken logo
    Acceptance Rate
    56%
    Average SAT
    1050
    Average ACT
    20
    Receiving Aid
    97%
  12. University of South Carolina - Upstate logo
    Acceptance Rate
    58%
    Average SAT
    1015
    Average ACT
    20
    Receiving Aid
    98%
  13. Francis Marion University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    68%
    Average SAT
    1005
    Average ACT
    19
    Receiving Aid
    100%
  14. Lander University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    43%
    Average SAT
    1035
    Average ACT
    20
    Receiving Aid
    100%
  15. Anderson University - South Carolina logo
    Acceptance Rate
    69%
    Average SAT
    1035
    Average ACT
    23
    Net Price
    $21,599
  16. Presbyterian College logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Average SAT
    1115
    Average ACT
    23
    Net Price
    $19,778
  17. Claflin University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    55%
    Average SAT
    940
    Average ACT
    17
    Net Price
    $18,136
  18. Bob Jones University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    82%
    Net Price
    $14,570
    Receiving Aid
    91%
    Average Aid
    $11,894
  19. Benedict College logo
    Acceptance Rate
    77%
    Average SAT
    925
    Average ACT
    17
    Net Price
    $13,581
  20. Converse College logo
    Acceptance Rate
    89%
    Average SAT
    1115
    Average ACT
    19
    Net Price
    $14,849
  21. University of South Carolina - Beaufort logo
    Acceptance Rate
    63%
    Average SAT
    1015
    Average ACT
    20
    Receiving Aid
    93%
  22. Charleston Southern University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    50%
    Average SAT
    1110
    Average ACT
    26
    Net Price
    $17,866
  23. Erskine College logo
    Acceptance Rate
    70%
    Average SAT
    1025
    Average ACT
    20
    Net Price
    $35,421
  24. Columbia College - South Carolina logo
    Acceptance Rate
    97%
    Net Price
    $18,359
    Receiving Aid
    100%
    Average Aid
    $14,018
  25. Voorhees College logo
    Acceptance Rate
    66%
    Net Price
    $16,542
    Receiving Aid
    99%
    Average Aid
    $9,719
  26. Newberry College logo
    Acceptance Rate
    63%
    Average SAT
    985
    Average ACT
    19
    Net Price
    $19,623
  27. Columbia International University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    48%
    Average SAT
    1035
    Average ACT
    22
    Net Price
    $18,242
  28. North Greenville University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    63%
    Average SAT
    1055
    Average ACT
    24
    Net Price
    $19,124
  29. Coker College logo
    Acceptance Rate
    63%
    Average SAT
    1065
    Average ACT
    23
    Net Price
    $15,037
  30. Limestone College logo
    Acceptance Rate
    51%
    Average SAT
    1065
    Average ACT
    21
    Net Price
    $23,023
  31. Sherman College of Chiropractic logo
    Enrollment
    464
    Male:Female
    50:50
  32. Southern Wesleyan University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    35%
    Average SAT
    1051
    Average ACT
    20
    Net Price
    $17,978
  33. Allen University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    53%
    Net Price
    $14,303
    Receiving Aid
    97%
    Average Aid
    $10,055
  34. Acceptance Rate
    56%
    Enrollment
    612
    Male:Female
    45:55
  35. Morris College logo
    Acceptance Rate
    100%
    Net Price
    $15,823
    Receiving Aid
    98%
    Average Aid
    $10,019
  36. Acceptance Rate
    100%
    Net Price
    $15,617
    Receiving Aid
    100%
    Average Aid
    $5,783
  37. Acceptance Rate
    100%

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