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University of South Carolina
  • Graduate School
  • COLUMBIA, SC

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South Carolina is a public graduate school in Columbia, South Carolina. It has a large graduate student body with an enrollment of 8,062 graduate students. Of the 110 graduate programs offered at University of South Carolina, 5 are offered online or through graduate distance education programs. The most popular graduate school programs at University of South Carolina are Social Work, Business, and Law. 30% of its graduate students are part-time graduate students.

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Graduate Students

Total Graduate Students
8,062
Part-Time Grad Students
2,425
Research Assistants
734
Teaching Assistants
922
Racial Diversity
  • White
    66.6%
  • African American
    12%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    10.5%
  • Hispanic
    3.3%
  • Asian
    2.9%
  • Multiracial
    2.6%
  • Unknown
    1.9%
  • Native American
    0.2%
  • Pacific Islander
    0.1%

Student Life

Poll
What one word or phrase best describes students at your school?
Based on 10 responses
  • Driven
    40%
  • Friendly
    30%
  • Intellectual
    10%
  • Haven't started classes yet
    10%
  • reckless
    10%
Poll
What phrase best describes your program?
Based on 9 responses
  • Competitive and intense
    22%
  • Prepared me for the real world
    22%
  • Supportive/helped me grow
    56%

Scholarship

Professors

Poll
70%
of students agree that professors care about their students' success. 10 responses
Poll
70%
of students agree that professors are engaging and easy to understand. 10 responses
Poll
40%
of students agree that professors helped connect them to future opportunities. 10 responses

Return On Investment

Poll
How much did you spend on your graduate degree?
Based on 10 responses
  • $50K-$75K
    30%
  • $25K-$50K
    30%
  • <$25K
    40%
Poll
How much did you make post-graduation?
Based on 10 responses
  • <$50K
    20%
  • Did not graduate yet
    80%
60%
of students feel the degree they are getting at this school is worth the time and money. 10 responses

Living in the Area

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C minus
  3. Nightlife
    grade A
Median Household Income
$47,286
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$933
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$181,100
National
$217,500

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