Academic Profile for 2021

Four Year Graduation Rate
58%

Six Year Graduation Rate
74%

Eight Year Graduation Rate
75%

Student to Faculty Ratio
17 to 1

First Year Retention Rate
88%


Distribution of Students per State

for the first-year class of
5,854
students in 2018

(Hover in each state to view details of distribution)

None
1 To 20
21 To 60
61 To 100
101 To 200
201 and Above

Student Race, Ethnicity, and Age Information


Total Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity for the 2018 school year

Students Total
26,733

Total Enrollment by Age for the 2018 school year

Students Total
26,733

Other Learning Opportunities
Distance learning
Graduate level programs or courses are offered via distance education
Undergraduate level programs or courses are offered via distance education
Special learning
ROTC - Air Force
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
Study abroad
Teacher certification (below the postsecondary level)
Weekend/evening college


Accreditation

Institutional

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Agency Period of Accreditation Status
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
07/01/1917 - Current
Accredited
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
(University of South Carolina Lancaster)
07/01/1959 - Current
Accredited
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
(University of South Carolina Salkehatchie)
07/01/1965 - Current
Accredited
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
(University of South Carolina Union)
07/01/1965 - Current
Accredited
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
(University of South Carolina Sumter)
07/01/1973 - Current
Accredited
Specialized

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Agency / Program Period of Accreditation Status
Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
[Pharmacy (PHAR) - Professional degree programs]
06/30/2016 - Current
Accredited
Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
[Pharmacy (PHAR) - Professional degree programs]
07/24/1939 - 07/01/2010
Loss of Accreditation or Preaccreditation: Voluntary Withdrawal
American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
[Law (LAW) - Professional schools]
07/01/1925 - Current
Accredited
American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
[Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist]
04/28/2004 - Current
Accredited
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
[Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs]
10/01/1969 - Current
Accredited
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
[School Psychology (SCPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs]
02/01/1974 - Current
Accredited
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
[Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs]
05/14/1976 - Current
Accredited
Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education
[Health Services Administration (HSA) - Graduate programs in health services administration]
07/01/1991 - Current
Accredited
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
[Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels]
04/22/2014 - Current
Accredited
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
[Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels]
09/29/2001 - Current
Accredited
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
[Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels]
09/29/2001 - Current
Accredited
Commission on English Language Program Accreditation
[English Language (English Language (English Programs for Internationals Intensive English Program))]
12/01/1999 - Current
Accredited
Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs
[Nurse Anesthesia (ANEST) - Institutions and programs at the master's degree, post master's certificate or doctoral degree levels]
02/01/1969 - Current
Renewal of Accreditation
Council on Education for Public Health
[Public Health (PHB) - Baccalaureate and Graduate level school of public health]
10/27/1977 - Current
Accredited
Liaison Committee on Medical Education
[Medicine (MED) - Programs leading to the M.D. degree]
07/01/1974 - Current
Accredited
National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
[Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs]
04/01/1999 - Current
Accredited
National Association of Schools of Dance, Commission on Accreditation
[Dance (DANCE) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and non-degree-granting programs]
10/01/2014 - Current
Accredited
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
[Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs]
09/01/1959 - Current
Accredited
National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation
[Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs]
09/01/1988 - Current
Accredited
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
[Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools]
01/01/1961 - Current
Accredited
Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
[Pharmacy (PHAR) - Professional degree programs]
(South Carolina College of Pharmacy)
06/27/2010 - Current
Renewal of Accreditation
Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
[Pharmacy (PHAR) - Professional degree programs]
(South Carolina College of Pharmacy)
01/15/2006 - 06/27/2010
Accredited
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