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 5.4M citations received by 143K publications made by 37 universities in South Carolina, measured the popularity of 959 recognized alumni, and utilized the largest available links database to calculate the non-academic prominence.

#1 in South Carolina
Acceptance Rate
68%
Average SAT
1240
Average ACT
28
Receiving Aid
94%
#2 in South Carolina
Acceptance Rate
62%
Average SAT
1300
Average ACT
30
Receiving Aid
89%
#3 in South Carolina
Enrollment
3,083
Male:Female
33:67
Founded
1824
#4 in South Carolina
Acceptance Rate
74%
Average SAT
1155
Average ACT
25
Receiving Aid
85%
#5 in South Carolina
Acceptance Rate
65%
Average SAT
1315
Average ACT
31
Net Price
$37,761
#6 in South Carolina
Acceptance Rate
80%
Average SAT
1120
Average ACT
24
Receiving Aid
88%
#7 in South Carolina
Acceptance Rate
70%
Average SAT
1100
Average ACT
22
Receiving Aid
100%
#8 in South Carolina
Acceptance Rate
64%
Average SAT
1045
Average ACT
22
Receiving Aid
99%
#9 in South Carolina
Acceptance Rate
94%
Average SAT
900
Average ACT
16
Receiving Aid
98%
#10 in South Carolina
Acceptance Rate
53%
Net Price
$30,431
Receiving Aid
98%
Average Aid
$31,958
#11 in South Carolina
Acceptance Rate
60%
Average SAT
995
Average ACT
19
Receiving Aid
98%
#12 in South Carolina
Acceptance Rate
56%
Average SAT
1060
Average ACT
21
Receiving Aid
97%
#13 in South Carolina
#1068 in North America
Acceptance Rate
59%
Net Price
$21,576
Receiving Aid
100%
Average Aid
$22,909
#14 in South Carolina
#1074 in North America
Acceptance Rate
57%
Average SAT
1015
Average ACT
19
Receiving Aid
100%
#15 in South Carolina
#1078 in North America
Acceptance Rate
75%
Average SAT
1000
Average ACT
18
Receiving Aid
99%
#16 in South Carolina
#1089 in North America
Acceptance Rate
65%
Average SAT
940
Average ACT
17
Net Price
$20,806
#17 in South Carolina
#1144 in North America
Acceptance Rate
71%
Average SAT
1115
Average ACT
23
Net Price
$21,959
#18 in South Carolina
#1245 in North America
Acceptance Rate
84%
Net Price
$15,669
Receiving Aid
96%
Average Aid
$12,679
#19 in South Carolina
#1277 in North America
Acceptance Rate
73%
Net Price
$12,155
Receiving Aid
100%
Average Aid
$15,845
#20 in South Carolina
#1318 in North America
Acceptance Rate
82%
Average SAT
1100
Average ACT
19
Net Price
$25,534
#21 in South Carolina
#1335 in North America
Acceptance Rate
67%
Average SAT
1025
Average ACT
20
Receiving Aid
95%
#22 in South Carolina
#1366 in North America
Acceptance Rate
54%
Average SAT
1080
Average ACT
22
Net Price
$17,496
#23 in South Carolina
#1389 in North America
Acceptance Rate
97%
Average SAT
935
Average ACT
19
Net Price
$20,277
#24 in South Carolina
#1427 in North America
Acceptance Rate
65%
Net Price
$16,223
Receiving Aid
85%
Average Aid
$10,113
#25 in South Carolina
#1485 in North America
Acceptance Rate
60%
Average SAT
1010
Average ACT
19
Net Price
$35,573
#26 in South Carolina
#1636 in North America
Acceptance Rate
57%
Average SAT
995
Average ACT
18
Net Price
$20,205
#27 in South Carolina
#1663 in North America
Acceptance Rate
51%
Average SAT
1045
Average ACT
21
Net Price
$18,651
#28 in South Carolina
#1666 in North America
Acceptance Rate
65%
Average SAT
1080
Average ACT
21
Net Price
$20,627
#29 in South Carolina
#1697 in North America
Acceptance Rate
93%
Average SAT
1015
Average ACT
19
Net Price
$16,647
#30 in South Carolina
#1698 in North America
Acceptance Rate
65%
Net Price
$13,858
Receiving Aid
99%
Average Aid
$10,856
#31 in South Carolina
#1709 in North America
Acceptance Rate
56%
Average SAT
1075
Average ACT
21
Net Price
$18,614
#32 in South Carolina
#1720 in North America
Acceptance Rate
68%
Average SAT
1070
Average ACT
22
Net Price
$24,967
#33 in South Carolina
#1726 in North America
Enrollment
423
Male:Female
50:50
#34 in South Carolina
#1960 in North America
Acceptance Rate
56%
Enrollment
558
Male:Female
43:57
#35 in South Carolina
#2116 in North America
Acceptance Rate
65%
Net Price
$16,326
Receiving Aid
100%
Average Aid
$10,772
#36 in South Carolina
#2364 in North America
Net Price
$15,653
Receiving Aid
100%
Average Aid
$6,451
Enrollment
119
#37 in South Carolina
#2525 in North America
Enrollment
21
Male:Female
38:62

Closest to South Carolina states

State
Universities
Unis
Best university country rank
Best uni United States Flag rank
North Carolina 65 17
Georgia 63 48
Virginia 63 40
Tennessee 56 51
Kentucky 38 61
Alabama 33 87
West Virginia 26 107
District of Columbia 15 70
Florida 109 27
Maryland 34 12
Ohio 90 19
Delaware 5 90
Indiana 55 32
Pennsylvania 155 10
Mississippi 18 135
New Jersey 47 15
Illinois 100 16
Arkansas 24 126
Louisiana 27 78
Connecticut 28 9
New York 221 8
Missouri 67 37
Rhode Island 12 52
Michigan 62 3
Massachusetts 88 1
Vermont 17 106
Iowa 39 49
Wisconsin 47 13
New Hampshire 16 68
Oklahoma 31 95
Kansas 32 65
Maine 19 156
Minnesota 48 14
Texas 119 21
Nebraska 23 69
South Dakota 15 239
North Dakota 14 186
Colorado 38 44
Puerto Rico 52 404
New Mexico 12 80
US Virgin Islands 1 799
Wyoming 1 140
Utah 20 46
Arizona 25 35
Montana 12 148
Idaho 10 159
Nevada 10 131
California 249 2
Oregon 31 66
Washington 57 7
Alaska 6 178
Hawaii 10 189
American Samoa 1 1785
Northern Mariana Islands 1 1824
Guam 2 601