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 2
Social Studies 2
History 1
Academic Electives 1
Examinations
Subject Required Units Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required February 1
SAT Only Not reported
SAT Subject Tests Only Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component SAT: Used for admission, ACT: Used for admission
Applying For Admission
Applying For Admission
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Admissions Office
Address
1244 Blossom Street
Columbia
SC
29208
Phone
(800) 868-5872
Application Dates & Fees
Regular Admission Deadline
December 1, 2021
Application Fee
$65
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
March 21
Accept Offer of Admission
May 1
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student cannot defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted
Early Admission
Early Decision Offered
No
Application Form
Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Accepted
Other Application Requirements
Interview
Not Required
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process
Selection of Students
Selection of Students
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Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
First Generation to Attend College X
Recommendations X
Geographic Residence X
Essay X
State Residency X
Relation with Alumnus X
Class Rank X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Academic GPA X
Interview X
Profile of Fall Admission
Profile of Fall Admission
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Overall Admission Rate
69% of 31,268 applicants were admitted
Women
68% of 18,330 applicants were admitted
Men
70% of 12,938 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
7,676 (36%) of 21,464 admitted students enrolled
Women
4,137 (33%) of 12,449 admitted students enrolled
Men
3,539 (39%) of 9,015 admitted students enrolled
Students Offered Wait List
2,588
Students Accepting Wait List Position
11
Students Admitted From Wait List
8
Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 Scale)
3.75 and Above
79%
3.50 - 3.74
12%
3.25 - 3.49
6%
3.00 - 3.24
2%
2.50 - 2.99
1%
SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
SAT Math: Not reported
Score of 700 - 800
22%
Score of 600 - 700
47%
Score of 500 - 600
30%
Score of 400 - 500
1%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW: Not reported
Score of 700 - 800
16%
Score of 600 - 700
59%
Score of 500 - 600
24%
Score of 400 - 500
1%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
Not reported
Score of 30 - 36
37%
Score of 24 - 29
50%
Score of 18 - 23
13%
Score of 12 - 17
0%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%
Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 28%
Top quarter: 59%
Top half: 90%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported
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