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
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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



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