University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC

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School information


Location: Columbia, SC / Online
Course Length: 0 hours - 4+ years
Price: Under $10 - $175,000
Programs: all (234)

About University of South Carolina

University of South Carolina is located in Columbia, SC, but also offers classes online. This school offers 42 programs which provide training for 38 qualifications , including South Carolina Registered Nurse License, South Carolina Teaching Certification and Certified Public Finance Officer (CPFO). Time to complete this education training ranges from 0 hours to 4+ years, depending on the qualification. When asked how they paid for their training, most reviewers responded, "I paid for it myself".

Test Scores of admitted students

Average SAT score
1,059National average
SAT categories
SAT Critical Reading 590 - 660
SAT Math 580 - 670
Scores ranges are based on 25th and 75th percentiles. Source: College Scorecard, 2019.

Cost of attendance

Total cost of attending University of South Carolina including tuition and fees, books and supplies, and living expenses, minus the average grant/scholarship aid
Average annual cost
per year
By family income level
Avg, ann. cost
$0 - $30,000 $12,386
$30,001 - $48,000 $15,928
$48,001 - $75,000 $19,592
$75,001 - $110,000 $20,736
$110,000+ $22,714
Net price is the amount a student pays to attend an institution for one academic year after subtracting a student's scholarships and grants. Source: College Scorecard, 2019.


Graduation rate and salary earned after graduation at University of South Carolina
Graduation rate
For first time, full-time students
Median Salary
10 years after graduationGraduation rate for rate for first-time, full-time students at four-year institutions (150% of expected time to completion). Median earnings of students working and not enrolled 10 years after entry. Source: College Scorecard, 2019.

Loans and student debt

Student debt after graduating from University of South Carolina
Median total debt
after graduation
Monthly loan payments
for 10-year loan
Students receiving federal loans
46% of all undergraduate students receiving a federal student loan
Median debt of completers. Median debt expressed in 10-year monthly payments. Percent of all undergraduate students receiving a federal student loan. Source: College Scorecard, 2019.

Popular degrees

These are the most popular categories of degrees awarded at University of South Carolina
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Health Professions and Related Programs
More popular degrees
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 6%
Social Sciences 5%
Education 4%
Psychology 4%
Visual and Performing Arts 3%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services 3%
Source: College Scorecard, 2019.

Reviews about University of South Carolina

Top pros


Good teachers

Mentioned in 257 reviews

Positive environment

Mentioned in 203 reviews

Good career preparation

Mentioned in 191 reviews

Hands-on training

Mentioned in 152 reviews

Recent Reviews

Written by an Indeed User on July 13, 2022, 09:28 PM
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I got my certification in a six-month program that was easy to enroll in, very fulfilling, comprehensive. I recommend it to anyone interested in the paralegal field!
Overall Rating
Yes, I would recommend this program to a friend.
Written by an Indeed User on January 27, 2022, 03:54 PM
Other Comments
It’s a fine program. The professors are cool. Just make sure you do your research about social work as a career before you take that jump. Good luck!
Overall Rating
Yes, I would recommend this program to a friend.
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