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  • COLUMBIA, SC

University of South Carolina Admissions

What is the acceptance rate for SC?

South Carolina admissions is somewhat selective with an acceptance rate of 68%. Students that get into South Carolina have an average SAT score between 1140-1340 or an average ACT score of 25-31. The regular admissions application deadline for South Carolina is December 1. Interested students can apply for early action, and the South Carolina early action deadline is October 15.

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Admissions Statistics

Acceptance Rate
68%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate
No data available  
Total Applicants
34,957
SAT Range
1140-1340
SAT Reading
580-670
SAT Math
560-670
Students Submitting SAT
61%
ACT Range
25-31
ACT English
23-33
ACT Math
23-28
ACT Writing
No data available  
Students Submitting ACT
37%

Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline
December 1
Early Decision Deadline
No data available  
Early Action Deadline
October 15
Offers Early Decision
No
Offers Early Action
Yes
Application Fee
$65
Accepts Common App
Yes
Accepts Coalition App
Yes

Admissions Requirements

What Really Matters When Applying
  • High School GPA
    Required
  • High School Rank
    Recommended
  • High School Transcript
    Required
  • College Prep Courses
    Required
  • SAT/ACT
    Considered but not required
  • Recommendations
    Neither required nor recommended
Poll
72%
of students say the admissions process made them feel like the school cared about them as an applicant. 86 responses
Poll
71%
of students feel the admissions process evaluated them individually as a real person, not just a set of numbers. 86 responses

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