University of South Carolina Beaufort: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Below AverageQuality:Education Quality Rating - GoodSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - Below AverageCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Fair
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University of South Carolina Beaufort is a small four-year, public school with 1,980 students enrolled. This college was originated in 1795 and is the only college located in Bluffton, South Carolina.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
19
Fair
At University of South Carolina Beaufort you can obtain your several-month certificate, associate's degree, or bachelor's degree.

University of South Carolina Beaufort follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers 19 majors. The most popular concentrations are Management, Business, Resort and Hospitality, Psychology, and General Studies. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
58%
Bad
It is important 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 normally a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at University of South Carolina Beaufort is low at 58% (below South Carolina average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
17 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at University of South Carolina Beaufort is very low - 28%.

Student to faculty ratio at University of South Carolina Beaufort is decent -- 17:1. Find out more details on instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$20,000
High
Average tuition charges are high - about $19,600 per year. The additional fees at University of South Carolina Beaufort (not included in tuition costs) are nearly $400; this totals $20,000 a year.

Read the details about University of South Carolina Beaufort 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
63%
Doable
According to government data, 1,970 applications were submitted and 1,236 were accepted; so it is not very hard to get admitted at this school.

The college might accept your dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits at entry.

Find out more about admissions as well applicants test score info at University of South Carolina Beaufort in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$5,100
Medium
University of South Carolina Beaufort provides a distance education program and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a great option for those who work full-time.

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 Beaufort offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates approximately 1,000 students, which offers a good on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is reasonable -- approximately $5,100 per year.

Based on the college crime data, University of South Carolina Beaufort seems to be a relatively unsafe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

University of South Carolina Beaufort Location and Maps



Post Address: University of South Carolina Beaufort, 1 University Boulevard, Bluffton, South Carolina 29909, USA
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