University of South Carolina-Aiken Rankings

By | April 18, 2020

Located in Aiken, SC, University of South Carolina-Aiken is one of the best universities in the state of South Carolina. On this page, you will find in-depth rankings for University of South Carolina-Aiken in the following areas: graduation rates, teaching  resources, financing opportunities, and alumni donations. Latest acceptance rate is also given to show how competitive is University of South Carolina-Aiken.

471 University Parkway Aiken, SC 29801
Phone: (803) 641-3366
Web site:

Rankings: University of South Carolina–Aiken

Rankings, Ratings, and Admissions Statistics
Overall Ranking: 17
Score: 64
Peer college rating (out of 5) 3.2
Graduation and retention ranking: 40
Average freshman retention rate: 65.8%
6-year graduation rate: 41.0%
Predicted graduation rate: N/A
Overperformance(+)/Underperformance(-): N/A
Faculty resources ranking: 9
Classes with under 20 students (2020): 56.6%
Classes with 50 or more students (2020): 0.0%
Student faculty ratio (2020): 15:1
Percent of faculty who are full-time (2020) 86.3%
Student selectivity ranking: 28
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile (2020) 880-1070
2020 Freshmen in top 10 percent of high school class: 13%
Freshmen in top 25 percent of high school class (2020): 41%
Fall 2020 Acceptance rate: 38.1%
Financial resources rank: 47
Alumni giving rank: 47
Average alumni giving rate (2020): 7.6%

University of South Carolina-Aiken History

Essential Facts: University of South Carolina–Aiken

Ranking: #5 Regional College South (2017)
Acceptance rate: 51.00% (2019-20)
Tuition: in-state $10,400 / out-of-state $20,860 (2019)
School colors: Cardinal · White · Navy blue
Mascot: Pacers
Founded: 1961

Rules and regulations Sports Activities 

General Information  
Percent of undergraduate students who live in college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing: 24%
Percent of undergraduates who are members of a fraternity: 7%
Percent of student body who are members of a sorority: 8%
Average percentage of students on campus during weekends: 24%
Are all students permitted to have cars on campus? Yes
Percent of students who have cars on campus: 90%
Is alcohol permitted on campus for students of legal age? No
Additional policies and regulations: class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited, other
Collegiate athletic association: NCAA II
Men’s scholarship sports: baseball, basketball, golf, soccer, tennis
Women’s scholarship sports: basketball, cross country, soccer, softball, tennis, volleyball
Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, international student organization, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, student government, student newspaper, symphony orchestra, yearbook