University of South Carolina Aiken: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - GoodQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - Below AverageCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Fair
ReviewMajors / RatingsTuition / LoansFaculty / SalariesCampus CrimeAdmissions

University of South Carolina Aiken is a small four-year, public school with 3,450 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1961 and is one of the 2 colleges located in Aiken, South Carolina.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
25
Fair
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 25 majors. The most popular concentrations are Nursing, Management, Business, Occupational Therapy, and Education. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools.


Student Retention
71%
Good
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.

The student retention rate at University of South Carolina Aiken is fair at 71% (above South Carolina average). Considering this statistic, apparently students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
15 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at University of South Carolina Aiken is low - 43%. 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
$19,500
High
Average tuition charges are high - about $19,200 per year. The additional fees at University of South Carolina Aiken not covered by tuition are roughly $300; which makes it a total of $19,500 a year.

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

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
57%
Doable
As reported in recent data, 2,341 applications were submitted and 1,338 were accepted; so it is not very hard to become a student at this school.

This school will consider accepting your dual credits, credits for life experience, 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
$4,700
Medium
University of South Carolina Aiken offers a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is an amazing option for those who work full-time.

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-
Unsafe
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 $4,700 per year.

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

University of South Carolina Aiken Location and Maps



Post Address: University of South Carolina Aiken, 471 University Pkwy, Aiken, South Carolina 29801, USA
Location Map - Street View:
University of South Carolina Aiken Location Map - Street View
Location Map - City View:
University of South Carolina Aiken Location Map - City View

Learn More About University of South Carolina Aiken

ReviewMajors / RatingsTuition / LoansFaculty / SalariesCampus CrimeAdmissions

South Carolina Colleges Offering Similar Degree Programs

Art
Our listing contains 31 art schools and colleges in Spartanburg, Columbia, Greenville, Orangeburg, Greenwood, Rock Hill, Charleston, and 18 more cities. Approximately 700 art diplomas are granted every academic year. Average tuition charges for art degree programs in SC is roughly $16,100.

Biology
We reviewed 34 biology schools and colleges in Columbia, Charleston, Spartanburg, Greenville, Orangeburg, Rock Hill, Hartsville, and 19 more cities. Around 2,500 biology diplomas are awarded every year. Average tuition for biology programs in SC is around $24,900.

Business
We reviewed 60 business schools and colleges in Columbia, Spartanburg, Greenville, Charleston, Florence, Orangeburg, Rock Hill, and 27 more cities. Around 5,700 business diplomas and certificates are awarded every year. Average tuition price for business degree programs in SC - $19,800.

Chemistry
Read information about 29 chemistry schools and colleges in Columbia, Charleston, Spartanburg, Orangeburg, Greenville, Clinton, Hartsville, and 16 other cities. Around 600 chemistry diplomas and certificates are granted every year. Average tuition cost for chemistry degree programs in SC is about $26,600.

Communication and Journalism
Our directory contains 26 communication and journalism schools and colleges in Columbia, Charleston, Orangeburg, Greenville, Hartsville, Anderson, Florence, and 16 more cities. Approximately 1,200 communication and journalism diplomas and certificates are awarded each academic year. Average tuition charges for communication and journalism programs in SC is roughly $21,600.

Education
Detailed information about 52 education schools and colleges in Columbia, Charleston, Greenville, Spartanburg, Rock Hill, Florence, Orangeburg, and 24 other cities. Approximately 3,800 education diplomas are granted each year. Average tuition for education programs in SC is approximately $21,900.

Engineering
Learn more about 32 engineering schools and colleges in Columbia, Greenville, Orangeburg, Conway, Florence, Spartanburg, Charleston, and 19 other cities. Around 2,400 engineering diplomas and certificates are awarded every academic year. Average tuition cost for engineering degree programs in SC: $24,200.

English and Literature
Learn about 33 english and literature schools and colleges in Columbia, Charleston, Spartanburg, Greenville, Orangeburg, Clemson, Tigerville, and 19 other cities. About 900 english and literature diplomas are granted each academic year. Average tuition cost for english and literature degree programs in SC is approximately $24,200.

General Studies
Detailed information about 51 general studies schools and colleges in Columbia, Spartanburg, Charleston, Greenville, Rock Hill, Sumter, Florence, and 26 other cities. Around 5,100 general studies degrees are awarded every year. Average tuition cost for general studies programs in SC: $11,200.

History
Our directory contains 29 history schools and colleges in Spartanburg, Columbia, Charleston, Greenville, Orangeburg, Clemson, Greenwood, and 18 more cities. Approximately 700 history diplomas and certificates are granted each academic year. Average tuition price for history degree programs in SC - $20,800.

Management
Detailed information about 66 management schools and colleges in Columbia, Charleston, Greenville, Spartanburg, Florence, Orangeburg, Rock Hill, and 27 other cities. About 6,000 management diplomas are awarded every academic year. Average tuition cost for management programs in SC: $20,100.

Mathematics
Our listing contains 31 mathematics schools and colleges in Columbia, Charleston, Spartanburg, Greenville, Orangeburg, Clemson, Tigerville, and 19 other cities. Approximately 500 mathematics diplomas and certificates are awarded each academic year. Average tuition cost for mathematics degree programs in SC is roughly $25,400.

Medical
Get details on 47 medical schools and colleges in Columbia, Greenville, Charleston, Florence, Orangeburg, Greenwood, Rock Hill, and 21 other cities. About 3,600 medical degrees are awarded each year. Average tuition for medical degree programs in SC: $19,300.

Music
Get details on 26 music schools and colleges in Columbia, Orangeburg, Spartanburg, Charleston, Greenville, Clinton, Hartsville, and 16 more cities. Around 500 music degrees are awarded each academic year. Average tuition charges for music degree programs in SC is approximately $20,100.

Nursing
Get details on 36 nursing schools and colleges in Columbia, Charleston, Greenville, Conway, Greenwood, Spartanburg, Florence, and 21 other cities. About 4,000 nursing degrees are awarded every year. Average tuition charges for nursing programs in SC is around $14,600.

Occupational Therapy
Learn about 27 occupational therapy schools and colleges in Greenville, Charleston, Columbia, Orangeburg, Greenwood, Central, Denmark, and 15 more cities. About 1,000 occupational therapy degrees are granted every year. Average tuition cost for occupational therapy degree programs in SC is roughly $21,500.

Political Science
Learn about 25 political science schools and colleges in Columbia, Charleston, Spartanburg, Orangeburg, Greenville, Conway, Rock Hill, and 13 other cities. About 900 political science diplomas are granted every year. Average tuition price for political science degree programs in SC is about $22,600.

Psychology
Our directory contains 31 psychology schools and colleges in Columbia, Spartanburg, Charleston, Greenville, Orangeburg, Clemson, Greenwood, and 18 other cities. Approximately 2,200 psychology diplomas and certificates are granted every academic year. Average tuition charges for psychology degree programs in SC is approximately $22,900.

Sociology and Anthropology
Learn about 26 sociology and anthropology schools and colleges in Spartanburg, Columbia, Charleston, Greenville, Orangeburg, Clemson, Greenwood, and 18 other cities. About 700 sociology and anthropology diplomas are awarded each year. Average tuition price for sociology and anthropology degree programs in SC is about $22,600.

Quick College Search

Click to Search Colleges

search by college name, city, or state

Top Competitors










Other Nearby Colleges