University of South Carolina - Beaufort Rankings

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#5369 of 14,160In the World
#1400 of 2,624In North America
#1323 of 2,523In the United States
#21 of 37In South Carolina

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
63%
Average SAT
1015
Average ACT
20
Aid receiving
93%
Undergraduates
2,112
Graduates
7
Male:Female Ratio
31:69
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Master's degree
Website
uscb.edu

University of South Carolina - Beaufort Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate63%62%63%
Applicants2,1676061,561
Admissions1,360378982
Freshmen enrolled full time440137303
Freshmen enrolled part time954

805 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

185 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
314 or 71%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 930
or below

75% of them
had 1100
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in the University of South Carolina - Beaufort are 930-1100 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
225 or 51%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 17
or below

75% of them
had 22
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in the University of South Carolina - Beaufort are 17-22 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA 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
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White1283 (61%)
Black or African American445 (21%)
Hispanic184 (9%)
Two or more races106 (5%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown36 (2%)
Nonresident Alien29 (1%)
Asian23 (1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander3 (0.1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native3 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$7,020
Students receiving aid
93%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$10,344$13,734
Tuition in-state$10,344$13,734
Tuition out-of-state$21,390$29,760
Fee in-district$386$368
Fee in-state$386$368
Fee out-of-state$386$368

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,061
Combined charge for room and board$8,350
Room charge$5,480
Meal charge$2,870

University of South Carolina - Beaufort Majors

MajorAssociate's degreeBachelor's
Business Administration and Management, General71
Social Sciences, General42
Biology & Biological Sciences, General42
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse37
Hospitality Administration & Management, General36
Psychology, General34
Computational Science14
Speech Communication and Rhetoric12
Elementary Education and Teaching11
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies19
Early Childhood Education and Teaching10
History, General10
Public Health Education and Promotion6
Fine & Studio Arts, General6
Sociology5
English Language and Literature, General4
Mathematics, General3
Spanish Language and Literature1
Grand Total1353
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate31%32%31%
  • Full-time retention rate - 57%
  • Part-time retention rate - 43%

Publications & Citations

Publications
251
Citations
3,798

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
71 / 560
Psychology
49 / 1,806
Environmental Science
41 / 671
Medicine
40 / 590
Computer Science
33 / 418
Biology
30 / 474
Business
29 / 622
Engineering
24 / 169
Social Psychology
22 / 1,202
Ecology
21 / 484
Mathematics
18 / 208
Sociology
16 / 140
Demography
15 / 250
Chemistry
13 / 98
Child Psychology
12 / 144
Health Science
12 / 136
Education Majors
11 / 122
Marketing
11 / 387
Art & Design
11 / 109
Physics
10 / 154
Computer Networking
9 / 36
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation
8 / 224
Geography and Cartography
8 / 61
Math Teachers
8 / 124
Political Science
8 / 18
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
8 / 42
History
8 / 1
Economics
7 / 94
Classics and Ancient History
6 / 1
Organizational / Business / IO Psychology
6 / 611
Hospitality and Hotel Management
6 / 32
Media Studies
6 / 8
Public Health
6 / 22
Blockchain and Cryptography
6 / 28
Advertising
5 / 22
Communications and Public Relations
5 / 109
Astrophysics and Astronomy
5 / 128
Anatomy and Physiology
5 / 46
Creative Writing
4 / 8
Environmental Management
4 / 4

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199001
199115
199214
199314
199406
199508
1996310
1997115
1998111
1999010
200037
2001213
2002115
2003235
2004141
20051240
2006537
2007864
20087116
200911125
20108125
201116197
201213221
201311260
201414285
201511355
201614281
201717265
201816257
201928326
202022375

Notable alumni

  1. Robert Woodward Barnwell

    Photo
    Robert Woodward Barnwell
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1801-1882 (aged 81)
    Occupations
    politicianuniversity teacher
    Biography

    Robert Woodward Barnwell was an American slaver, planter, lawyer, and educator from South Carolina who served as a Senator in both the United States Senate and that of the Confederate States of America.

  2. William Elliott

    Photo
    William Elliott
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1838-1907 (aged 69)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    William Elliott was an American attorney and politician, serving as U.S. Representative from South Carolina.

General info

Alternative namesUniversity of South Carolina Beaufort
USCB
USC Beaufort
Founded1795
Colorsnavy blue, sand, garnet
Academic CalendarSemesters
Total FTE staff280
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields

Location and Contacts

Address1 University Boulevard
Bluffton, South Carolina, 29909
United States
City population21,000
Phone8432088000

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