University of South Carolina Columbia: Admission & Tests

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Here is a quick review of University of South Carolina Columbia general admissions procedures, application policies and fees, as well as desirable SAT and ACT college test scores that you might need to have in order to enroll at this school.

Admission Information

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
University of South Carolina Columbia admission criteria are somewhat competitive; in 2015-16 this college accepted 65% of those who apply.

The school does not require you to submit reference letters with your application and doesn't require admission test scores.

University of South Carolina Columbia usually will accept your:
  • dual credits
    (from the courses giving both high school and college credits)
  • advanced placement credits
    (from the college-level courses taught in high school)
and will decline your:
  • credits for life experience

Application Fee

Application
Fee
$65
University of South Carolina Columbia requires a fee paid when you submit an application for admission.

The undergraduate application fee at University of South Carolina Columbia is $65.00. The graduate application fee is $50.00. The first-professional application fee is $75.00.

SAT Test Scores

Completing Scholastic Assessment Test is usual bit of the application process. 55 percent of applicants at University of South Carolina Columbia completed the SAT test.

Most applicants who took SAT scored from 530 to 660 on Critical Reading and from 540 to 670 on Math. Based off those numbers, if you scored above 630 in SAT Critical Reading and 640 in SAT Math - this is enough to be admitted at this institution.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

SAT Critical Reading
490
600
630

SAT Math
500
610
640

ACT Test Scores

Submitting the results of American College Test is a typical component of the application at University of South Carolina Columbia. 45% of applicants took the ACT test.

Most applicants who took ACT scored from 24 to 31 on Composite, from 22 to 31 on English, and from 22 to 29 on Math. Judging from these numbers, if you have above 29 in ACT Composite, 29 in ACT English, and 28 in ACT Math - this should get you accepted at this school.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

ACT Composite
22
28
29

ACT English
20
27
29

ACT Math
20
26
28

Contact Admissions

Phone
(803)
777-7000
To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about enrolling to University of South Carolina Columbia, please contact the college directly.

You can call the school's general information office at (803) 777-7000 or check University of South Carolina Columbia Website

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