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University of South Carolina - Beaufort
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  • 4 Year
  • BLUFFTON, SC

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Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade B minus
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade B
  5. Athletics
    grade B minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade C+
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade C+
  9. Dorms
    grade A+
  10. Campus Food
    grade B minus
  11. Student Life
    grade C+
  12. Safety
    grade B

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USC Beaufort is a public university located in South Carolina. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,670 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the USC Beaufort acceptance rate is 67%. Popular majors include Business, Hospitality and Tourism Management, and Biology. Graduating 34% of students, USC Beaufort alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $30,900.

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1 UNIVERSITY BOULEVARD
BLUFFTON, SC 29909
About USC Beaufort...
Athletic Division
NAIA
Athletic Conference
The Sun Conference

University of South Carolina - Beaufort Rankings

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

South Carolina - Beaufort Admissions

Acceptance Rate
67%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
940-1110
ACT Range
17-22
Application Fee
$40
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No data available  

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Cost

Net Price
$16,748 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$7,695 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
95%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
15:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
77%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 30 responses
65%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 37 responses
57%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 37 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    73%
  • On Campus
    5%
  • Online
    22%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,670 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
329
Undergrads Over 25
13%
Pell Grant
49%
Varsity Athletes
10%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 27 responses
  • Transferring soon
    48%
  • Love
    26%
  • Focused
    11%
  • Here to get away from home
    7%
  • Outgoing
    4%
  • Stuck
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
33%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 39 responses
Poll
59%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 49 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 31 responses
  • Learning and fun go hand in hand.
    39%
  • Pretty straight forward, you go in and then out
    26%
  • You're here for learning, not for fun.
    16%
  • School is school, you attend to learn.
    13%
  • Its cheap for a reason
    3%
  • Underrated
    3%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$36,800 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
34%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
92%
National
83%
80%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 25 responses

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