University of South Carolina Aiken: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - Below AverageCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Fair
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University of South Carolina Aiken is a small four-year, public school with 3,215 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1961 and is one of the 3 colleges located in Aiken, South Carolina.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
22
At University of South Carolina Aiken you can receive your bachelor's degree or master's degree.

University of South Carolina Aiken implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 22 majors. The most popular concentrations are Business, Management, Nursing, Education, and Sociology and Anthropology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
67%
The student retention rate at University of South Carolina Aiken is relatively low at 67% (close to South Carolina average). Considering this statistic, apparently students like their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at University of South Carolina Aiken is low - 35%. About 36% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at University of South Carolina Aiken is pretty decent: 15:1. Read more information on faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$17,800
Average tuition charges are fairly high - about $17,500 per year. The additional fees at University of South Carolina Aiken not covered by tuition are roughly $300; which makes it a total of $17,800 a year.

Read the details about University of South Carolina Aiken additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
51%
As reported in recent data, 2,747 applications were submitted and 1,402 were accepted; so it is not very hard to become a student at this school.

This school will consider accepting your dual credits and advanced placement credits for admission.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score stats at University of South Carolina Aiken in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$4,500
University of South Carolina Aiken offers a distance education program and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at University of South Carolina Aiken, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
C-
University of South Carolina Aiken provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 1,000 students, which provides a viable on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low, around $4,500 per year.

Based on the college crime numbers, University of South Carolina Aiken appears to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

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