University of South Carolina - Upstate: Statistics

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#3521 of 14,160In the World
#1007 of 2,624In North America
#938 of 2,523In the United States
#12 of 37In South Carolina
#2 of 4In Spartanburg
#1540 of 1,863For Social Psychology

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
58%
Average SAT
1015
Average ACT
20
Aid receiving
98%
Undergraduates
5,853
Graduates
455
Male:Female Ratio
32:68
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Master's degree

University of South Carolina - Upstate Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate58%57%59%
Applicants4,3951,4612,934
Admissions2,5558261,729
Freshmen enrolled full time881292589

2,486 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

589 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
608 or 69%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 920
or below

75% of them
had 1110
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in the University of South Carolina - Upstate are 920-1110 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
442 or 50%
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 - Upstate are 17-22 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

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

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White3421 (54%)
Black or African American1796 (29%)
Hispanic378 (6%)
Two or more races247 (4%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown181 (3%)
Asian176 (3%)
Nonresident Alien89 (1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander6 (0.1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native4 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$8,145
Students receiving aid
98%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$11,208$13,734
Tuition in-state$11,208$13,734
Tuition out-of-state$22,710$29,760
Fee in-district$350$350
Fee in-state$350$350
Fee out-of-state$350$350

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,036
Combined charge for room and board$8,598
Room charge$5,314
Meal charge$3,284

University of South Carolina - Upstate Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster's
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse324
Business Administration and Management, General184
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Administration90
Psychology, General88
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies82
Computer and Information Sciences, General57
Speech Communication and Rhetoric51
Exercise Physiology49
Elementary Education and Teaching461
Fine & Studio Arts, General37
Early Childhood Education and Teaching332
Secondary Education and Teaching30
Biology & Biological Sciences, General29
Special Education and Teaching, General18
Political Science and Government, General17
English Language and Literature, General16
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services, Other14
Engineering & Industrial Management14
Music, Other11
Sociology11
History, General10
Information Science & Studies10
Junior High & Intermediate & Middle School Education and Teaching10
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching9
Spanish Language and Literature8
Medical Informatics8
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General7
Information Resources Management7
Clinical Nurse Leader6
Chemistry, General5
Art Teacher Education4
Education & Teaching of Individuals with Vision Impairments Including Blindness3
Mathematics, General2
Grand Total1,27419
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate48%42%52%
  • Full-time retention rate - 67%
  • Part-time retention rate - 100%

Publications & Citations

Publications
712
Citations
21,000

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
218 / 4,052
Psychology
138 / 5,652
Computer Science
132 / 10,422
Medicine
104 / 2,425
Business
102 / 4,418
Mathematics
60 / 382
Social Psychology
54 / 2,303
Engineering
54 / 1,745
Art & Design
53 / 402
Sociology
52 / 466
Economics
49 / 459
Biology
47 / 8,881
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
38 / 246
Political Science
34 / 186
Education Majors
32 / 729
Math Teachers
27 / 220
Health Science
27 / 422
Environmental Science
26 / 212
Child Psychology
25 / 840
Demography
24 / 230
Communications and Public Relations
22 / 1,715
Law
21 / 45
Marketing
19 / 785
Statistics
16 / 42
Art History
16 / 3
Gender Studies
15 / 24
Chemistry
15 / 1,566
Machine Learning
15 / 109
History
15 / 3
Investment Banking and Stock trading
15 / 36
Philosophy
14 / 6
Management Information Systems
13 / 1,637
Cognitive Science
13 / 39
Finance
12 / 21
Information Technology
12 / 1,089
Development Studies
12 / 287
Occupational Safety and Health
11 / 534
Creative Writing
11 / 312
Political Economy
11 / 45
Physics
11 / 1,557

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
1990025
199128
1992114
1993020
1994211
199528
1996311
199746
19981023
1999616
2000541
20011347
2002446
2003964
200413117
200515141
20069180
200721280
200825356
200931487
201033496
201146686
201239779
2013361045
2014511049
201533997
2016431091
201746975
201847886
201952967
2020661320

Notable alumni

  1. Torrey Craig

    Photo
    Torrey Craig
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1990-.. (age 31)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Torrey Craig is an American professional basketball player for the Phoenix Suns of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for the University of South Carolina Upstate where he was named an honorable mention All-American and Atlantic Sun Conference Player of the Year in 2012. After graduating from USC Upstate in 2014, Craig spent his first three professional seasons in Australia and New Zealand. He was named New Zealand NBL MVP and won a New Zealand NBL championship with the Wellington Saints, and earned NBL Best Defensive Player honors with the Brisbane Bullets. In 2017, he returned home and began his NBA career with the Denver Nuggets.

  2. Chad Sobotka

    Photo
    Chad Sobotka
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1993-.. (age 28)
    Occupations
    baseball player
    Biography

    Chad Nicholas Sobotka is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Milwaukee Brewers organization. He previously played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Atlanta Braves.

General info

Founded1967
Colorsgreen, white, black
Academic CalendarAugust to May; Also summer sessions
Total FTE staff678
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields

Location and Contacts

Address800 University Way
Spartanburg, South Carolina, 29303-4999
United States
City population37,000
Phone8645035000

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