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University of South Carolina Admissions

Admissions Overview

South Carolina admissions is somewhat selective with an acceptance rate of 69%. Students that get into South Carolina have an average SAT score between 1180-1370 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
69%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate
No data available  
Total Applicants
31,268
SAT Range
1180-1370
SAT Reading
600-680
SAT Math
580-690
Students Submitting SAT
65%
ACT Range
25-31
ACT English
24-33
ACT Math
24-29
ACT Writing
No data available  
Students Submitting ACT
35%

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
Application Website
Accepts Common App
No data available  
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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