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About University of South Carolina Beaufort

University of South Carolina Beaufort is a public, state school in an suburban setting in Bluffton, South Carolina. University of South Carolina Beaufort was founded in 1959 and now enrolls around 2,006 students a year, including 1,999 undergrads.

University of South Carolina Beaufort offers housing for up to 1,000 students. Most students live off campus,.

For each full-time student, University of South Carolina Beaufort spends about $8,147. University of South Carolina Beaufort employs one full-time professor for every 15 undergrads enrolled.

2021 University of South Carolina Beaufort Admissions Facts At-a Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 67%
Average GPA 3.2
Mean ACT score 20
Mean SAT score 1023
In-State Tuition $10,344
Out-of-State $21,390

2022 University of South Carolina Beaufort Regular Decision Application Deadline

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University of South Carolina Beaufort does not offer early decision or early action.

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2021 Acceptance Rate for University of South Carolina Beaufort

It is slightly difficult to get into University of South Carolina Beaufort. In 2021, University of South Carolina Beaufort accepted 67% of applicants. Last year, 2,096 students applied to University of South Carolina Beaufort and 1,403 were admitted.

University of South Carolina Beaufort Waitlist 2021

University of South Carolina Beaufort reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in 2021.

How Do I Get Into University of South Carolina Beaufort?

University of South Carolina Beaufort is considered slightly difficult to get into. Every admissions committee has a different way of evaulating applicants, but most look at a combination of grades, test scoes, activities, as well as essays and recommendations. To apply to University of South Carolina Beaufort, applicants must submit the following items.

University of South Carolina Beaufort Application Requirements

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Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 2
Other Requirements prerequisite high school courses
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University of South Carolina Beaufort Average GPA and Test Scores

The average high school GPA for a student admitted to University of South Carolina Beaufort is 3.2 /4.0. The mean composite SAT score is 1023. The mean ACT score for University of South Carolina Beaufort students is 20.

Visit the Admissions tab above for more on how to apply to University of South Carolina Beaufort.

Does University of South Carolina Beaufort Require Test Scores?

University of South Carolina Beaufort does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

Out of all applicants, 66% submitted the SAT. 53% submitted the ACT.


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Does University of South Carolina Beaufort Provide Dorms?

Yes! University of South Carolina Beaufort provides on-campus housing for up to 1,000 students.

University of South Carolina Beaufort students are active in the school's Student Government Association, Gamma Beta Phi and Black Student Organization. Welcome Week, Homecoming, and and Winter Wonderland are a few of the events that the campus rallies behind each year.

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at University of South Carolina Beaufort.

Financial Aid at University of South Carolina Beaufort

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some financial aid is available on a first-come, first-serve basis, so fill out the FAFSA asap. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Is University of South Carolina Beaufort a Good School?

The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience.

Retention, graduation rates, and job placement statistics can help you understand how satisfied students are with their school experience, and how effectively an institution prepares students for careers.

Retention and Graduation Rates at University of South Carolina Beaufort

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at University of South Carolina Beaufort, around 63% return for their sophomore year. Out of the 377 students who started at University of South Carolina Beaufort as first-time freshman, 86 graduate within four years.

Around 34% of students who started at University of South Carolina Beaufort earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outcomes and Student Debt

Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers.

Based on this information, how does University of South Carolina Beaufort sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for another! So ask yourself: Is University of South Carolina Beaufort a good school for you?

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Where is University of South Carolina Beaufort Located?

University of South Carolina Beaufort is located in the suburban setting of Bluffton, South Carolina.

If you want to see University of South Carolina Beaufort for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 95 to Bluffton, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Savannah International.

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College Info

One University Boulevard Bluffton, SC 29909

Campus Setting: Suburban

University of South Carolina Beaufort Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to University of South Carolina Beaufort is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to University of South Carolina Beaufort is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

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University of South Carolina Beaufort ACT Scores

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ACT Range

17 - 22

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to University of South Carolina Beaufort is 20. Students with an ACT score of 22 and above have a good chance of getting into University of South Carolina Beaufort. Students with an ACT score that falls between 17 and 22 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 17 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

University of South Carolina Beaufort SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

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Math SAT Range

460 - 540

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Reading SAT Range

480 - 570

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University of South Carolina Beaufort Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$20,418

In State

$31,464

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$10,344
$21,390
Fees
$368
$368
Housing
$8,440
$8,440
Books
$1,266
$1,266

Student Life

Wondering what life at University of South Carolina Beaufort is like? There are approximately 2,006 students enrolled at University of South Carolina Beaufort, including 1,999 undergraduate students and 7 graduate students. 84% percent of students attend school full-time, 88% percent are from SC and 12% percent of students are from other states.

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Full Time

16%

Part Time

88%

In State

12%

Out-of-State

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

2,006

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

67%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$10,712

Out-of-State

$21,758

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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