University of South Carolina-Union

Overview

At a Glance

School type

Public, 2-year

Faculty

67 Faculty Members | 23:01 student faculty ratio

Religious affliation

Not applicable

Mission Statement

In a sophisticated, democratic society, citizens must be literate, self-disciplined and inquisitive. They must respect and enjoy critical thought and the search for truths. Therefore, the purpose of USC Union is to give the people of Union and surrounding counties an intellectual, social, cultural and physical setting which challenges them to grow in many ways and to develop a desire for lifelong learning.

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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
98%
Did not receive aid
2%
Type of aid % of students recieving aid Average amount
Federal grants 92.0% $4,524
State/local grants 88.0% $4,257
Institutional grants 32.0% $1,157
Loans 50.0% $5,454

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
  • General Studies
Full List of Majors

Undergraduate Majors X

  • 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
83.52%
  • Apply 352
  • Accepted 294
  • Attend 132

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
55%
Male Students
45%

Student Ethnicities
  1. Caucasian71.34%
  2. Black16.71%
  3. Hispanic/Latino5.23%
  4. Two Or More Ethnicities3.08%
  5. Not Specified2.15%
  6. Asian1.03%
  7. American Indian/Alaska Native0.37%
  8. Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander0.09%

Student body breakdown

Total students enrolled

1,579

Undergraduate students

1,579

Attendance breakdown

Full time
31%
Part time
69%

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:
  • Softball
  • All Track Combined
  • Diving
  • Basketball
  • Fencing
Full List of Athletics

Full List of Athletics X

    • Male

    • Baseball
    • Soccer
    • Female

    • Softball
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