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University of South Carolina-Beaufort

The University of South Carolina Beaufort a small (1 000 to 3 000 students/fall headcount enrollment) senior campus of the state's largest public university brings the University of South Carolina's statewide mission of teaching research scholarship and public service to the rapidly growing Lowcountry of South Carolina. USCB offers baccalaureate degrees that respond to regional needs draw upon regional strengths and prepare graduates to participate successfully in communities here and around the globe. The campus also supports the USC Extended Graduate Campus which provides local access to graduate courses and programs. USCB offers programs in mathematics and the natural sciences humanities and professional and social sciences. Its curriculum is designed to promote acquisition of knowledge and through it the intellectual dispositions and skills that encourage depth of understanding tolerance of others and individual accountability. Attracting a racially and culturally diverse student body of varying ages and experiences the University of South Carolina Beaufort draws its students primarily from the South Carolina Lowcountry with representation from other parts of the state other states and foreign countries. The University encourages students to think analytically and abstractly to explore options to see similarities to be open to differences to communicate effectively and to respect each individual. The major intellectual and cultural center for the region the University enriches the quality of life for area residents of all ages through presentations of the performing and fine arts community service symposia research initiatives and partnerships with area schools businesses and organizations.

School Information

1 University Boulevard
Bluffton, South Carolina 29909
P: (843) 208-8000
F: (843) 521-4179
Calendar: Semester
Locale: Rural: Distant
Open Admissions: Yes
Sector: Public, 4-year or above
Carnegie Basic: Baccalaureate Colleges--Diverse Fields
Religious Affiliation: Not applicable
Accrediting Agency: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Common name(s): USC Beaufort |USCB

Students & Faculty

  • 2,161Total Students
  • 840Male Students
  • 1,321Female Students
  • 10Total Intl Students
  • 6Intl Male Students
  • 4Intl Female Students
  • 189Total Faculty
  • 102Male Faculty
  • 87Female Faculty
  • 18:1Student/Fac Ratio
*All data is provided by the school or compiled from IPEDS as of May 2013

Tuition Information

$ 17,270

Out of State Tuition

$ 1,173

Books & Supplies

$ 7,203

Room & Board

$ 4,024

Other Expenses

$ 29,670



total applicants

admitted (1027)

enrolled (420)

SAT Scores:
25th-75th percentile
ACT Scores:
25th-75th percentile

Note: 25th-75th percentile ranges show the range of scores achieved by the middle 50% of students who were admitted to the school.

Other Requirements:
Admissions Test Scores?
Other Test?
Neither required nor recommended
College Prep?
Neither required nor recommended

Degrees & Programs

Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Computer Science
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Geriatric Nurse/Nursing
History, General
Hospitality Administration/Management, General
Hospitality Administration/Management, Other
Hotel, Motel, and Restaurant Management
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Small Business Administration/Management
Social Sciences, General
Spanish Language and Literature

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