C+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B-
  2. Value
    C+
  3. Diversity
    A-
  4. Campus
    B
  5. Athletics
    C+
  6. Party Scene
    B-
  7. Professors
    B-
  8. Location
    B-
  9. Dorms
    A
  10. Campus Food
    B
  11. Student Life
    C-
  12. Safety
    B+
University of South Carolina - Beaufort is ...
Public
Athletic Division
NAIA Division II
Athletic Conference
Florida Sun Conference
Address
1 University Boulevard
Bluffton, SC 29909
Website

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.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
63%
Application Deadline
SAT Range
830-1020
ACT Range
17-22
Application Fee
$40
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$14,034/ year
National
$15,403
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $11,224/ year
  • $30-48k
    $13,100/ year
  • $49-75k
    $15,982/ year
  • $76-110k
    $17,183/ year
  • $110k+
    $17,543/ year

Academics

Professors
B-
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
17:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
77%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.30 responses
63%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.30 responses
53%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.30 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,656Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
14%
Pell Grant
46%
Varsity Athletes
8%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 21 responses
Report
  • Transferring soon
    52%
  • Love
    29%
  • Focused
    10%
  • Here to get away from home
    5%
  • Stuck
    5%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
Poll
41%
of students say they don't have Greek life.32 responses
Poll
62%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.42 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 25 responses
Report
  • Learning and fun go hand in hand.
    44%
  • Pretty straight forward, you go in and then out
    20%
  • You're here for learning, not for fun.
    20%
  • School is school, you attend to learn.
    12%
  • Its cheap for a reason
    4%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$32,400/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
23%
National
48%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
87%
National
83%
80%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.25 responses
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University of South Carolina - Beaufort Reviews

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Just from attending USC-Beaufort for one semester I have found that I love the environment on campus and off campus. The campus is very laid back and the distractions are very minimal. I love the dorms because you have the option of having a single or double room as well as the apartment style. I feel like I am at home here. The only thing that I would change about USC-Beaufort is the amount of activities available on campus and more available majors and minors. Other than that I enjoy living on this campus and going to school here. I highly recommend this college to those seeking a small class size, professors willing to work with you, and awesome dorms! I believe my choice of choosing USC-Beaufort was the best I've made so far!
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My experience at the University of SC-Beaufort was phenominal! The campus for the first part is beautiful, very airy and clean. When you're walking through the campus, everyone is very respectful, nice and speaks to you! From the students to the faculty. The south is known for their "southern hospitality" and I can see why. I wouldn't change I thing about the campus. I'm happy to be able to say I'm attending this school for the Spring 2017 semester.
I am currently on the Track and Field team here at University of South Carolina Beaufort. So far, I'm really enjoying and always looking forward to practice everyday. The gym has every resources needed to fulfill all the athletes needs to workout. The gym hours are great and the staff is very friendly. My only complaint is that, because we are a new school, we do not have a track, baseball field, softball field, or tennis court build up yet. The school is still under going construction but the athletes and coaches seem patient about it. Just a few more years and University of South Carolina Beaufort will strive!