University of South Carolina-Lancaster

Overview

At a Glance

School type

Public, 2-year

Faculty

89 Faculty Members | 24:01:00 student faculty ratio

Religious affliation

Not applicable

Mission Statement

One of the five regional campuses of the University of South Carolina, the University of South Carolina Lancaster has grown since its inception in 1959 from a community dream into a vital public coeducational institution of higher learning. USC Lancaster is today a comprehensive learning center, offering high-quality University programs and services to approximately 1,200 full,; and part-time students from a service area of six counties (Lancaster, Chester, Chesterfield, Kershaw, Fairfield and York).

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cost & financial aid

Annual tuition & fees

Undergraduate

In state

$7,558

Out of state

$18,238
Graduate

In state

No information

Out of state

No information

Financial Aid: Undergraduates

Received financial aid
97%
Did not receive aid
3%
Type of aid % of students recieving aid Average amount
Federal grants 78.0% $3,155
State/local grants 93.0% $4,533
Institutional grants 41.0% $1,133
Loans 33.0% $5,381

Financial aid resources

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Applying for financial Aid

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Academics

Most Popular Undergraduate majors

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • General Studies
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Undergraduate Majors X

  • BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
    • Business/Commerce, General
      • A program that focuses on the general study of business, including the processes of interchanging goods and services (buying, selling and producing), business organization, and accounting as used in profit-making and nonprofit public and private institutions and agencies. The programs may prepare individuals to apply business principles and techniques in various occupational settings. See other colleges that offer this major
  • HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
    • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
      • A program that generally prepares individuals in the knowledge, techniques and procedures for promoting health, providing care for sick, disabled, infirmed, or other individuals or groups. Includes instruction in the administration of medication and treatments, assisting a physician during treatments and examinations, Referring patients to physicians and other health care specialists, and planning education for health maintenance. Examples: [Nursing (ASN)], [Nursing (BSN, BScN)], [Nursing (MSN, MScN, MN)], [Registered Nurse (RN)] See other colleges that offer this major
  • HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES
    • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
      • A program that prepares individuals to apply theories and practices of organization management and criminal justice to the administration of public law enforcement agencies and operations. Includes instruction in law enforcement history and theory, operational command leadership, administration of public police organizations, labor relations, incident response strategies, legal and regulatory responsibilities, budgeting, public relations, and organizational leadership. See other colleges that offer this major
  • LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
    • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
      • A program that is a structured combination of the arts, biological and physical sciences, social sciences, and humanities, emphasizing breadth of study. Includes instruction in independently designed, individualized, or regular programs. See other colleges that offer this major
    • General Studies
      • An undifferentiated program that includes instruction in the general arts, general science, or unstructured studies. Examples: [Undeclared Major], [Undecided] See other colleges that offer this major

Types of Degrees Offered

  • Certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree
  • Doctoral degree
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Admissions

Undergraduate acceptance rate

Acceptance rate
75.0%
  • Apply 852
  • Accepted 639
  • Attend 337

Application Fee

Undergraduate
$40
Graduate
No information

Undergraduate application requirements

  • High school transcript

    Required
  • High school GPA

    Required
  • Recommendation letter

    Not applicable
  • Admissions test
    (SAT or ACT)

    Required
  • TOEFL
    (international students)

    Required
  • Completion of college
    prep program

    Required
  • Demonstration of
    competencies

    Not applicable

Average sat scores

Half of the freshman class scored within these ranges. 25% scored lower and 25% scored higher. 2020 data.

Math
Reading

Average act scores

Half of the freshman class scored within these ranges. 25% scored lower and 25% scored higher. 2020 data.

Composite
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Student Life

Student Demographics

Female Students
61%
Male Students
39%

Student Ethnicities
  1. Caucasian67.29%
  2. Black16.08%
  3. Hispanic/Latino6.46%
  4. Two Or More Ethnicities3.92%
  5. Asian3.37%
  6. Not Specified2.54%
  7. American Indian/Alaska Native0.28%
  8. Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander0.06%

Student body breakdown

Total students enrolled

2,156

Undergraduate students

2,156

Attendance breakdown

Full time
38%
Part time
62%

Student services

  • Meal plan
  • Counseling services
  • Remedial services
  • Work-study
  • Placement services
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening classes
  • On-campus day care for student's children

Top five largest sports teams

Male sports:
  • Baseball
  • Soccer
  • All Track Combined
  • Diving
  • Fencing
Female sports:
  • Soccer
  • All Track Combined
  • Diving
  • Basketball
  • Fencing
Full List of Athletics

Full List of Athletics X

    • Male

    • Baseball
    • Soccer
    • Female

    • Soccer
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