Freshman Admission Reqs
Freshman Admission Reqs
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High School Preparation
High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is required
High School Units Req or Recommended
Subject Req Reco
English 4
Mathematics 4
Science 3
Foreign Language 3
Social Studies 2
History 2 1
Academic Electives 3
Examinations
Subject Required Units Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Recommended April 1
SAT Subject Tests Only Not used if submitted
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component SAT: No policy as of now, ACT: No policy as of now
Applying For Admission
Applying For Admission
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Admissions Office
Address
66 George Street
Charleston
SC
29424-0001
Application Dates & Fees
Regular Admission Deadline
February 15, 2021
Application Fee
$50
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
February 15, 2021
Accept Offer of Admission
May 1
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted
Early Admission
Early Decision Offered
Yes
Application Form
Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Accepted
Other Application Requirements
Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Recommended for all freshmen
Other
Letters of recommendation for Honors College recommended for some freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process
Selection of Students
Selection of Students
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Profile of Fall Admission
Profile of Fall Admission
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Overall Admission Rate
79% of 11,783 applicants were admitted
Women
82% of 8,257 applicants were admitted
Men
71% of 3,526 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
2,576 (28%) of 9,230 admitted students enrolled
Women
1,707 (25%) of 6,740 admitted students enrolled
Men
869 (35%) of 2,490 admitted students enrolled
Students Offered Wait List
0
Students Accepting Wait List Position
0
Students Admitted From Wait List
0
Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 Scale)
3.75 and Above
57%
3.50 - 3.74
17%
3.25 - 3.49
11%
3.00 - 3.24
9%
2.50 - 2.99
6%
SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
SAT Math: 576 average, 530-620 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
5.4%
Score of 600 - 700
29.8%
Score of 500 - 600
55.2%
Score of 400 - 500
9.4%
Score of 300 - 400
0.2%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW: 601 average, 550-640 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
8.8%
Score of 600 - 700
42.7%
Score of 500 - 600
44.1%
Score of 400 - 500
4.4%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
25 average, 22-28 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
17.4%
Score of 24 - 29
43.9%
Score of 18 - 23
35.8%
Score of 12 - 17
2.9%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%
Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 22%
Top quarter: 52%
Top half: 86%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
1%
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported