#282 Overall Influence #1388 Desirability Rank

University of South Carolina

University in Columbia, South Carolina

From Wikipedia

The University of South Carolina is a public research university in Columbia, South Carolina. It has seven satellite campuses throughout the state and its main campus covers over in downtown Columbia not far from the South Carolina State House. The university is classified among "R1: Doctoral Universities with Highest Research Activity". It also houses the largest collection of Robert Burns and Scottish literature materials outside Scotland, and the world's largest Ernest Hemingway collection.

Source: Wikipedia

Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

34,957

Acceptance

68%

Graduation Rate

78%

Median SAT Score

1275

Median ACT Score

28

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$12,288

Fees (in-state)

$400

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$53,900

Employed

91%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

32K

Under-Grads

28K

Graduates

5K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

Columbia-Campus, Columbia SC 29208

City Crime Rates

Property Crime

55 per 100K

Violent Crime

8 per 100K

What is University of South Carolina known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#134 World Rank
Medical
#87 World Rank
Law
#161 World Rank
Business
#118 World Rank
Education
#119 World Rank
History
#310 World Rank
Biology
#367 World Rank
Literature
#228 World Rank
Political Science
#385 World Rank
Engineering
#266 World Rank
Chemistry
#404 World Rank
Mathematics
#212 World Rank
Communications
#248 World Rank
Psychology
#253 World Rank
Economics
#401 World Rank
Physics
#483 World Rank
Philosophy
#489 World Rank
Computer Science
#89 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#192 World Rank
Anthropology
#472 World Rank
Religious Studies
#64 World Rank
Nursing
#245 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#358 World Rank
Sociology
#223 World Rank
Social Work

Influential People

Who are University of South Carolina's Most influential alumni?

University of South Carolina 's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Nursing, Law, and Criminal Justice

Robert R. Reid

Robert R. Reid

American judge

Robert Cahaly

American pollster and political consultant

Richard Riley

American politician

Lola Martinez

Weather presenter

John K. Jackson

John K. Jackson

Confederate Army general

Patrick Tyler

Author/Journalist

Erskine Clarke

American historian

Van Earl Wright

American sportscaster

Alvin Greene

American politician

Josh Dawsey

American journalist

Mark W. Smith

American writer

Sterling Sharpe

American football wide receiver