University of South Carolina (USC)

Women's WCLA
10 / 10
26,733 Undergrads / 34,795 Students
6 / 10
$21,787 Net Price
4 / 10
69% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    WCLA Div. 1

  • College Type

    4-year, Public

  • Campus Type

    City: Medium

Student Body
  • Male
  • Female
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
17 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
Overall Graduation Rate
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
64% / 76%
Calendar System
Religious Affiliation
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

Recruit Commits
Maddie Ferraioli Archbishop Carroll PA Goal
Gwenyn Grapperhaus Sevier County Sevierville, TN Mid
Paige Willet Riverside Greer, SC Mid
Nicole Halvorsen Byrns Duncan, SC Mid
Dia Prijono Cawthra Park Oakville, ON Def
Haley Wilkins Dutch Fork Irmo, SC Def
Corey Ferguson Hoover Hoover, AL Mid, Def
Jordan Chaisson Blythewood Blythewood, SC Def
Katherine Grant Richland Northeast Columbia, SC Def
Taylor Padgett Richland Northeast Columbia, SC Goal
Kristina Grant Richland Northeast Columbia, SC Att
Iris Betancourth Richland Northeast Columbia, SC Att
Sunema Mauga Richland Northeast Pago Pago, American Samoa, AS Att
Alexis Walden Nation Ford Fort Mill, SC Att
Diamond Brown Hyde School ME Goal
Maddie Anderson Fort Mill SC Att
Taylor Curtiss Blackhawk Darlington, PA Def
Alexa Campbell Great Valley Malvern, PA Def
Emily Parris Steward School VA Mid
Hannah Gierhart Tabor Academy MA Def
Alyssa Simmons St. Mark?s DE Mid
Aaleeyah Brimmer West Ashley/?Emmanuel (GA) Charleston, SC Att
Morgan Solesbee Dorman Wellford, SC Att
Breanna Medford Hanna Anderson, SC
Dessia Davis Dorman Moore, SC Def
Abby Ballard Greenbrier Evans, GA Mid
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Where Grads Live
  • Columbia South Carolina Area
  • Charlotte North Carolina Area
  • Greenville South Carolina Area
  • Charleston South Carolina Area
  • Greater Atlanta Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Greater New York City Area
  • Raleigh-Durham North Carolina Area
  • Augusta Georgia Area
  • Myrtle Beach South Carolina Area
  • Greater Boston Area
  • Greater Philadelphia Area
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • Savannah Georgia Area
  • Florence South Carolina Area
Where Grads Work
  • Palmetto Health
  • BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
  • Wells Fargo
  • Bank of America
  • US Army
  • SCANA Corporation
  • Medical University of South Carolina
  • Richland School District
  • AT&T
  • US Navy
  • United States Air Force
  • IBM
  • Lexington School Dist
  • CSC
  • Lexington Medical Center
What Grads Do
  • Sales
  • Education
  • Operations
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Healthcare Services
  • Media and Communication
  • Information Technology
  • Engineering
  • Research
  • Marketing
  • Finance
  • Community and Social Services
  • Consulting
  • Administrative
  • Support
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Overall Experience
Student Life
Professor Rating
Test Scores
Critical Reading
560 - 650
580 - 690
1190 - 1360
24 - 33
24 - 29
25 - 31

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported.

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Applicants 31,268 12,938 18,330
% Admitted 69% 70% 68%
% Admits That Enroll 29% 31% 28%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 4.07 (weighted)
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    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Business (29%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (10%)
    Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General (10%)
    Engineering (7%)
    Communication & Journalism (7%)
    Finance, General (6%)
    Social Sciences (5%)
    Public Health, Other (5%)
    Biology/Biological Sciences, General (4%)
    Experimental Psychology (4%)
    Marketing/Marketing Management, General (4%)
    Psychology (4%)
    Exercise Physiology (3%)
    Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse (3%)
    Computer & Information Sciences (3%)
    Mechanical Engineering (3%)
    Business Administration and Management, General (3%)
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    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.


    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for students paying in-state tuition rate (public institutions).

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    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$12,688 $30,882
    Books & Supplies$1,085 $1,085
    Cost of Living$10,670 $10,670
    Personal Expenses$4,386 $4,386
    Sticker Price$28,829 $45,716

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    95% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship91%$6,258
    Federal Grants18%$5,192
    Pell Grants18%$4,827
    Other Federal3%$1,959
    State & Local Grants50%$5,609
    Institutional Grants68%$2,836
    Student Loans49%$8,773
    Federal Loans48%$5,377
    Other Loans11%$16,027

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Financial Assets $641 Million $18,436

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.


    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $23,000.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $19,500 $245

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 3.0%

    Avg. rate for colleges with lacrosse is 5.1%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 9,449 students.


    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $44,900

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.


    How long until this college investment pays off: 5.62 years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 64% of students graduate on time.

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    Campus Safety
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 7 7
    Fondling 2 2
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery 1 1
    Aggravated Assault 2 2
    Burglary 12 11
    Motor Vehicle Theft 47 25
    Arson - -

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Basic ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity
    Undergrad InstructionProfessions plus arts & sciences, high graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionResearch Doctoral: Comprehensive programs, with medical/veterinary school
    Enrollment ProfileHigh undergraduate
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, more selective, higher transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, large, primarily residential

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