University of South Carolina-Aiken

471 University Pkwy, Aiken, SC 29801
University of South Carolina-Aiken (aka USC Aiken or USCA ) is a public higher education institution that resides in Aiken, South Carolina.

Programs offered at USCA include bachelor's and master's degrees in over 15 study areas and 22 specialties. The school has been accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges and has specialized accreditation from the National Association of Schools of Music - Commission on Accreditation - Commission on Community/Junior College Accreditation.

Dual credit, distance learning and study abroad programs are offered at University of South Carolina-Aiken. Secondary level Advanced Placement courses can qualify as credit towards a degree and on-campus day care is available.


General Information

Main Phone: (803) 648 -6851 Website: www.usca.edu
Status: Non-accredited Faculty: 220
School Type: Public- 4-year or above Affiliation: None
Size: Small (1,000 - 5,000 students) Undergraduates: 3,206
Setting: N/A Graduate Students: 91
On-Campus Housing: N/A Acceptance Rate: 50%
Out-of-State Tuition: N/A Varsity Athletics: Yes
In-State Tuition: N/A Student-to-faculty Ratio: 15 to 1

Admissions

Application Fee: $ 45


Admission Requirements

Required Recommended
High School Diploma or Equivalent
High School GPA
High School Rank
High School Transcript
TOEFL
Standardized Test Scores

Test Scores 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Critical Reading 440 550
SAT Math 450 560
ACT Composite 18 23
ACT English 18 23
ACT Math 17 23

Acceptance Rate

Total
Applied 2,718
Accepted 1,367
Acceptance Rate 50%
Enrolled 630

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Attendance Status 78% Full-time 22% Part-time
Graduate Attendance Status 38% Full-time 62% Part-time
Student Gender 34% Men 66% Women

Student Race Ethnicity

62% White 0% American Indian/Alaska Native
28% Black or African American 3% Multiracial
3% Hispanic/Latino 1% Asian/Oriental
0% Polynesian/Pacific Island 3% Other



Financial Aid

Percent Receiving Aid Average Amount Received
Federal Grant 58% $ 6,770
Local Grant 41% $4,407
Institutional Grant 28% $ 3,314
Student Loans 60% $ 5,385

Majors & Degrees


Communication and Journalism

Communication and Media Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Speech Communication and Rhetoric - - 30 - -

Education

Educational Instructional Media Design

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Educational Instructional Technology - - - 1 -

Teacher Education and Professional Development Specific Subject Areas

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Music Teacher Education - - 3 - -

Teacher Education and Professional Development

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Secondary Education and Teaching - - 9 - -
Junior High and Middle School Education and Teaching - - 5 - -
Early Childhood Education and Teaching - - 25 - -
Elementary Education and Teaching - - 26 - -

Special Education and Teaching

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Special Education and Teaching - - 4 - -

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biology Biological Sciences - - 27 - -

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Liberal Arts and Sciences Liberal Studies - - 0 - -

English Language and Literature Letters

English Language and Literature

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
English Language and Literature - - 11 - -

Mathematics and Statistics

Applied Mathematics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Applied Mathematics - - 10 - -

Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies

Health and Physical Education Fitness

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Kinesiology and Exercise Science - - 44 - -

Psychology

Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Psychology - - 27 - -

Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Community Psychology - - - 6 -

Physical Sciences

Chemistry

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Chemistry - - 1 - -

Psychology

Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Psychology - - 27 - -

Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Community Psychology - - - 6 -

Social Sciences

Sociology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Sociology - - 38 - -

Political Science and Government

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Political Science and Government - - 9 - -

Visual and Performing Arts

Fine and Studio Arts

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Fine Studio Arts - - 25 - -

History

History

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
History - - 17 - -

Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Administration and Management - - 125 - -

Sports & Athletics

Yes No
Football
Basketball
Baseball
Track


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