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B
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B
  2. Value
    B
  3. Diversity
    A
  4. Campus
    B
  5. Athletics
    B
  6. Party Scene
    C+
  7. Professors
    B
  8. Location
    C
  9. Dorms
    B
  10. Campus Food
    B
  11. Student Life
    B-
  12. Safety
    B-
University of South Carolina - Aiken is ...
Public
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (without football)
Athletic Conference
Peach Belt Conference
Address
471 University Pkwy
Aiken, SC 29801
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University of South Carolina - Aiken Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
67%
Application Deadline
SAT Range
870-1060
ACT Range
18-24
Application Fee
$45
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action

Cost

Net Price
$14,465/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $11,720/ year
  • $30-48k
    $13,506/ year
  • $49-75k
    $15,956/ year
  • $76-110k
    $16,970/ year
  • $110k+
    $17,896/ year
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Academics

Professors
B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
15:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
79%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.43 responses
51%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.45 responses
67%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.45 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,831Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
13%
Pell Grant
43%
Varsity Athletes
7%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 25 responses
Report
  • Stressed
    40%
  • Enjoining life
    28%
  • Bored and stressed
    12%
  • Bored
    8%
  • Fun-filled
    8%
  • Diverse
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
Poll
53%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.47 responses
Poll
44%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.61 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 33 responses
Report
  • Affordable
    42%
  • Encouraging
    27%
  • Great
    18%
  • Challenging
    6%
  • Fun and Enjoyable
    6%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$35,800/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
42%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
93%
National
83%
81%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.36 responses
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University of South Carolina - Aiken Reviews

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The University of South Carolina Aiken is a great, small, local school for students interested in an intimate education. Teachers are great when it comes to communication for classes, although all teachers are different! You will definitely not be disappointed!
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The University of South Carolina Aiken is an amazing college, although I have made a lot of mistakes in my college career the administration has always been very open and helpful. The BEST part about USCA is the fact that this campus is so small but still feels like a big university in a way. The class sizes are small but you get all the benefits of a massive university.

The support teams at USCA are always professional and do their best to help you resolve any issues that you have: Financial Aid Problems, Registration Problems, Housing Problems, and much more.

This college is accredited and offers a very wide array of majors to choose from that allows people from all walks of life to be able to attend to reach the career goals that they want.

Another good aspect of USCA is the security. Security is a top priority there and all students feel safe being on campus despite everything that has been going on in the news lately.
One of the most exciting part of winter break, 2016, was visiting, University of South Carolina’s campus. Although I will be starting my college experience, fall 2018, it was my first time out of five times going on USCA’s campus tour. My first experience was fun and exciting, the tour guide had a sense of humor and seemed to know every important detail there was to known about this amazing school. This fourth year student was a psychology major, which gave me a heads up and helpful tips, being that I’m going to major in that specific field. The campus was small and people friendly, my favorite spot is the student lounge, with its comfy sofa chairs, pool table, food court and highly convenient bookstore. I am looking forward to starting my freshman year off great, and enjoying my time in USCA’s student lounge.
Sincerely,
Stephanie Lopez