University of South Carolina - Aiken: Statistics

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#947 of 2,624In North America
#878 of 2,523In the United States
#11 of 37In South Carolina
#1385 of 1,863For Social Psychology

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
56%
Average SAT
1050
Average ACT
20
Aid receiving
97%
Undergraduates
3,252
Graduates
468
Male:Female Ratio
34:66
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Master's degree
Website
usca.edu

University of South Carolina - Aiken Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate56%55%56%
Applicants2,7759441,831
Admissions1,5475221,025
Freshmen enrolled full time556203353
Freshmen enrolled part time22

787 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

788 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
417 or 75%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 960
or below

75% of them
had 1140
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in the University of South Carolina - Aiken are 960-1140 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
267 or 48%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 17
or below

75% of them
had 23
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in the University of South Carolina - Aiken are 17-23 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White2253 (61%)
Black or African American894 (24%)
Hispanic201 (5%)
Two or more races171 (5%)
Nonresident Alien84 (2%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown65 (2%)
Asian38 (1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native5 (0.1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander4 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$7,226
Students receiving aid
97%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$10,398$13,734
Tuition in-state$10,398$13,734
Tuition out-of-state$20,856$29,760
Fee in-district$362$362
Fee in-state$362$362
Fee out-of-state$362$362

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity969
Combined charge for room and board$7,946
Room charge$5,192
Meal charge$2,754

University of South Carolina - Aiken Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster's
Business Administration and Management, General12116
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse80
Kinesiology and Exercise Science51
Biology & Biological Sciences, General49
Speech Communication and Rhetoric38
Psychology, General35
Early Childhood Education and Teaching23
Sociology22
Fine & Studio Arts, General17
Applied Mathematics, General17
Elementary Education and Teaching17
Community Psychology16
English Language and Literature, General15
Industrial Engineering11
Secondary Education and Teaching9
Special Education and Teaching, General8
Junior High & Intermediate & Middle School Education and Teaching8
History, General7
Political Science and Government, General6
Chemistry, General5
Educational & Instructional Technology2
Music Teacher Education1
Grand Total54034
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate39%28%45%
  • Full-time retention rate - 65%
  • Part-time retention rate - 14%

Publications & Citations

Publications
719
Citations
24,390

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
193 / 2,551
Psychology
155 / 5,419
Medicine
128 / 3,308
Environmental Science
109 / 6,189
Biology
82 / 5,609
Business
78 / 1,719
Ecology
65 / 5,320
Social Psychology
64 / 2,667
Chemistry
59 / 7,546
Sociology
52 / 701
Computer Science
48 / 478
Engineering
44 / 3,270
Health Science
40 / 323
Mathematics
38 / 714
Child Psychology
36 / 611
Physics
35 / 3,134
Art & Design
33 / 221
Clinical Psychology
32 / 1,384
Materials Science
30 / 3,034
Math Teachers
28 / 576
Political Science
28 / 90
Demography
27 / 360
Economics
23 / 232
Communications and Public Relations
23 / 534
Marketing
21 / 1,142
Education Majors
20 / 441
History
19 / 18
Zoology
17 / 633
Nursing
17 / 164
Botany
17 / 1,217
Advertising
16 / 40
Geology
13 / 184
Psychiatry
12 / 1,379
Philosophy
11 / 23
Law
11 / 9
Project Management
10 / 428
Environmental Chemistry
9 / 172
Gender Studies
9 / 20
Media Studies
9 / 9
Criminology and Criminal Justice
9 / 74

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
1990412
1991526
1992525
1993929
1994641
1995826
1996959
1997443
1998971
19999111
200011185
200112282
20026302
200320325
200426558
200512477
200619595
200723745
200826945
2009271122
2010221161
2011391406
2012331564
2013341680
2014211760
2015341818
2016381829
2017381636
2018311413
2019591439
2020461534

Notable alumni

  1. Josh Dollard

    Photo
    Josh Dollard
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1986-.. (age 35)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Joshua Deshaun Dollard is an American professional basketball player who last played for Bambitious Nara in Japan.

General info

Alternative namesUSCAiken
University of South Carolina Aiken
USCA
USC Aiken
University of South Carolina at Aiken
Founded1961
Colorscardinal red, navy blue
Academic CalendarSemesters
Total FTE staff436
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields

Location and Contacts

Address471 University Pkwy
Aiken, South Carolina, 29801
United States
City population29,000
Phone8036486851

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