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University of South Carolina-Union

University of South Carolina-Union is an Associate's college with 484 students located in Union, SC.

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Selectivity
Offers Associate Degrees

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Student Life

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Student Body

Total Undergraduates 484
Gender 43% Male / 57% Female
Enrollment Breakdown 49% Full Time / 51% Part Time
Geography 99% In State / 1% Out of State / 0% International
Socio-Economic Diversity 77% of students received Pell Grants, which are provided by the U.S. government to students from middle and lower income families. It gives you an idea of a school’s socio-economic diversity.
Ethnic Diversity
Percentage
White 48%
Multi-racial 1%
International 0%
Hispanic/Latino 2%
Ethnicity Unknown 19%
Black or African American 30%
Asian 0%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%

Activities

Student Publications: Bantam Gazette

  • Government or Political Activity
  • Literary Magazine
  • Student Newspaper
  • Drama/Theater

Student Services

  • Academic Support Services: pre-admission summer program reduced course load remedial instruction tutoring writing center
  • Counseling Services: career counseling employment services for undergraduates on-campus daycare personal counseling adult (re-entering) student services/programs
  • Facilities
  • Special Needs Services: wheelchair accessibility
  • Specialty Programs (ROTC, Accelerated Programs, Professional Development, etc.): cross-registration dual enrollment of high school students independent study internships student-designed major
  • Transfer In Services
  • Transfer Out Services

Academics

Academics

Popular Majors

Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies (100%)

Majors Offered

Associates

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.

Job Opportunities:

Postsecondary Teachers, All Other
All postsecondary teachers not listed separately.

Administration & Faculty

Interim Campus Dean Stephen H. Lowe
Dean Alice Taylor-Colbert
Full-time Faculty 11
Student : Faculty Ratio 17 : 1
Faculty Gender (% Male : Female) 45 : 54
Percentage of Faculty Members
Tenured Faculty 18
Tenure Track Faculty 36
Non-Tenure Track Faculty 45

AP Test Credit Information

Test Name Minimum Score Equivalent Course (s) Credits
AP Art History 3.0 ARTE 101 Pass / No Credit
AP Art History 4.0 ARTH 105 Pass / No Credit
AP Art History 5.0 ARTH 105 and 106 Pass / No Credit
AP Biology 3.0 BIOL 101 and 101L Pass / No Credit
AP Biology 4.0 BIOL 101, 101L, 102, and 102L Pass / No Credit
AP Calculus AB 3.0 MATH 141 Pass / No Credit
AP Calculus BC 3.0 MATH 141 and MATH 142 Pass / No Credit
AP Chemistry 3.0 CHEM 111 and 111L Pass / No Credit
AP Chemistry 4.0 CHEM 111, 111L, 112, and 112L Pass / No Credit
AP Chinese Language and Culture 3.0 CHIN 121 Pass / No Credit
AP Chinese Language and Culture 4.0 CHIN 121 and 122 Pass / No Credit
AP Comparative Government and Politics 3.0 POLI 103C Pass / No Credit
AP Computer Science A 3.0 CSCE 145 Pass / No Credit
AP English Language and Composition 3.0 ENGL 101 Pass / No Credit
AP English Language and Composition 5.0 ENGL 101 and 102 Pass / No Credit
AP English Literature and Composition 3.0 ENGL 101 Pass / No Credit
AP English Literature and Composition 5.0 ENGL 101 and 102 Pass / No Credit
AP Environmental Science 3.0 BIOL 270 and 270L Pass / No Credit
AP European History 3.0 HIST 101 Pass / No Credit
AP European History 4.0 HIST 101 and 102 Pass / No Credit
AP French Language and Culture 3.0 FREN 121 Pass / No Credit
AP French Language and Culture 4.0 FREN 121 and 122 Pass / No Credit
AP German Language and Culture 3.0 GERM 121 Pass / No Credit
AP German Language and Culture 4.0 GERM 121 and 122 Pass / No Credit
AP Human Geography 3.0 GEOG 210 Pass / No Credit
AP Italian Language and Culture 3.0 ITAL 121 Pass / No Credit
AP Italian Language and Culture 4.0 ITAL 121 and 122 Pass / No Credit
AP Latin 3.0 LATN 121 Pass / No Credit
AP Latin 4.0 LATN 121 and 122 Pass / No Credit
AP Macroeconomics 3.0 ECON 222 Pass / No Credit
AP Microeconomics 3.0 N/A Pass / No Credit
AP Music Theory 3.0 MUSC 115 Pass / No Credit
AP Music Theory 4.0 MUSC 115 and117 Pass / No Credit
AP Music Theory 5.0 MUSC 115,116,117 and 118 Pass / No Credit
AP Physics B 3.0 PHYS 201 and 201L Pass / No Credit
AP Physics B 4.0 PHYS 201, 201L, 202 and 202L Pass / No Credit
AP Psychology 3.0 PSYC 101 Pass / No Credit
AP Spanish Language and Culture 3.0 SPAN 121 Pass / No Credit
AP Spanish Language and Culture 4.0 SPAN 121 and 122 Pass / No Credit
AP Statistics 3.0 STAT 110 Pass / No Credit
AP Statistics 5.0 STAT 110 and STAT 201 Pass / No Credit
AP United States Government and Politics 3.0 POLI 201 Pass / No Credit
AP United States History 3.0 HIST 111 Pass / No Credit
AP United States History 4.0 HIST 111 and 112 Pass / No Credit
AP World History 3.0 COLA 298A Pass / No Credit

Admissions

Admissions

Selectivity

Selectivity Score: 47/100
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Selectivity

Acceptance Rate: 76.9% accepted of 156 applications

25th - 75th Percentile
ACTComposite14 - 17
English14 - 19
Math15 - 18
 
SATMath390 - 520
Reading380 - 480

Admission Considerations

Very Important: Rigor Of Secondary School Record

Important: Class Rank, Standardized Test Scores

High School Curriculum (years of study):
Required Recommended
English 4 0
Math 3 0
Science 3 0
Science Lab 3 0
Social Studies 3 0
Foreign Language 2 0
Academic Electives 4 0

Other Application Information: SAT or ACT

Admissions Websites

Finance

Finance

Average Net Tuition

The average student pays $10,033 for tuition, fees, and other expenses, after grants and scholarships.

Household Income Real Cost
$0-$30K $9,803
$30K-$48K $8,510
$48K-$75K $10,172
$75K-$110K $12,034
$110K+ $13,408

Sticker Price

Total stated tuition is $6,090, in-state and on-campus, before financial aid.

In-State

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $6,090 Same as On-Campus
Fees $392 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A $6,840
Books $1,600 $1,600
Total (before financial aid) $8,082 $14,922

Out-of-State

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $15,240 Same as On-Campus
Fees $392 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A $6,840
Books $1,600 $1,600
Total (before financial aid) $17,232 $24,072

Students Receiving Aid

100% of students receive some form of financial aid.

Undergrads Receiving Aid Average Aid Amount
Federal Loans 62% $5,089
Federal Scholarships/Grants 77% $4,532
Institutional Grants 14% $2,513
Other Federal Grants 15% $369
Pell Grants 77% $4,460
State and Local Scholarships/Grants 98% $3,631
Student Loans 62% $5,089

Financial Aid Websites

Learn more about financial aid at http://uscunion.sc.edu/finaid/finaid.html.

Estimate the net price for you at http://saeu.sc.edu/finaid/npcalc/union.

Alumni and Outcomes

Alumni and Outcomes

Graduation Rates

29% of students graduated in six years.

44% of full time students continued studying at this school after freshman year.

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