University of South Carolina-Beaufort

801 Carteret St, Beaufort, United States
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Overview of University of South Carolina-Beaufort

About this school

  • Website


    www.uscb.edu/
  • Coeducational


    Yes

  • Graduate Students


    Not reported

  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:1,980
    • Men:703 (35.5%)
    • Women:1,277 (64.5%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to University of South Carolina Beaufort is minimally difficult: most freshmen were not in the top 50% of their high school class and scored somewhat below 1010 on the SAT I or below 19 on the ACT; up to 95% of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
4
-
Science
3
-
Foreign Language
2
-
Social Studies
2
-
History
1
-
Academic Electives
2
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
Not reported
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
One University Boulevard
City, State, Zip
Bluffton, SC  29909
Phone
(843) 208-8055
Fax
-
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$40
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
-
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
Prerequisite high school courses required for freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
63% of 1,968 applicants were admitted
Women
63% of 1,376 applicants were admitted
Men
61% of 592 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
824 (67%) of 1,234 admitted students enrolled
Women
562 (65%) of 871 admitted students enrolled
Men
262 (72%) of 363 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.39
375 And Above
Not reported
3.50 - 3.74
Not reported
3.25 - 3.49
Not reported
3.00 - 3.24
Not reported
2.50 - 2.99
Not reported
2.00 - 2.49
Not reported

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
Sat Critical Reading
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
20 average |17-22 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
0%
• Score 24 - 29
15%
• Score 18 - 23
56%
• Score 12 - 17
29%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - In-state: $10,166|Out-of-state: $20,630
  • Room & Board: - $7,800 (61.0758750293634%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,187 (9.29449534100697%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $3,784 (29.62962962962963%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


University of South Carolina Beaufort accepts installment plan, deferred payment

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning February 23
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003450
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
Not reported
Found To Have Financial Need
Not reported
Received Financial Aid
Not reported
Need Fully Met
Not reported
Average Percent Of Need Met
Not reported
Average Award
Not reported
• Need-Based Gift
Not reported
• Need-Based Self-Help
Not reported
• Merit Based Gift
Not reported
Merit Based Gift
Not reported

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
Not reported
Found To Have Financial Need
Not reported
Received Financial Aid
Not reported
Need Fully Met
Not reported
Average Percent Of Need Met
Not reported
Average Award
Not reported
• Need-Based Gift
Not reported
• Need-Based Self-Help
Not reported
• Merit Based Gift
Not reported
Merit Based Gift
Not reported

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
Not reported
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
Not reported
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Not reported

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,800

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


Not reported

Part-Time Faculty


Not reported

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


Not reported

Regular Class Size


  • Not reported

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • Not reported

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
605,109

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
Not Reported
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Not Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


University of South Carolina Beaufort provides wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


58.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


13.6%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


19.5%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


23.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (16)


  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Computer Science
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
  • History, General
  • Hospitality Administration/Management, General
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Psychology, Social sciences

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Not reported

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


12,788

Nearest Metropolitan Area


200 acres

Environment


Suburban environment

Campus Size


Weather


Temperature
37.7 average low in January, 87.6 average high in September
Rain
114 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
-
Nearest Bus Station
-
Nearest Train Station
-

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Students of College Housing


37% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshmen are required to live on campus

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are not guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


70%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Not available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Not available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Not offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
-
School Colors
-

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Track And Field

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Track And Field

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, soccer, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


University of South Carolina Beaufort offers choral groups, drama theatre, national fraternities, national sororities, student government association, gamma beta phi, black student organization, business club, environmental awareness club

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


1,705

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
1,980
Women
1,277
Men
703

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 1.4% Asian
  • 20.5% Black/African-American
  • 6.7% Hispanic/Latino
  • 3.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 55.7% White
  • 6.9% Unknown

International Students


Not reported

Average Age


24

Number of Graduate Students


Not reported

Student Resources

Study resources