University of South Carolina-Upstate Rankings

By | April 18, 2020

Located in Spartanburg, SC, University of South Carolina-Upstate 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-Upstate 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-Upstate.

  • According to AbbreviationFinder, University of South Carolina-Upstate is often abbreviated as USC.

800 University Way Spartanburg, SC 29303
Phone: (864) 503-5246
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Rankings: University of South Carolina–Upstate

Rankings, Ratings, and Admissions Statistics
Overall Ranking: 27
Score: 51
Peer college rating (out of 5) 3.0
Graduation and retention ranking: 53
Average freshman retention rate: 63.5%
6-year graduation rate: 37.8%
Predicted graduation rate: N/A
Overperformance(+)/Underperformance(-): N/A
Faculty resources ranking: 18
Classes with under 20 students (2020): 55.3%
Classes with 50 or more students (2020): 0.8%
Student faculty ratio (2020): 16:1
Percent of faculty who are full-time (2020) 78.8%
Student selectivity ranking: 32
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile (2020) 890-1080
2020 Freshmen in top 10 percent of high school class: 13%
Freshmen in top 25 percent of high school class (2020): 40%
Fall 2020 Acceptance rate: 65.8%
Financial resources rank: 58
Alumni giving rank: 67
Average alumni giving rate (2020): 4.0%

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Essential Facts: University of South Carolina–Upstate

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General Information  
Percent of undergraduate students who live in college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing: 15%
Percent of undergraduates who are members of a fraternity: 2%
Percent of student body who are members of a sorority: 2%
Average percentage of students on campus during weekends: 60%
Are all students permitted to have cars on campus? Yes
Percent of students who have cars on campus: 60%
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, smoking prohibited
Collegiate athletic association: NCAA II
Men’s scholarship sports: baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, tennis, track and field (outdoor)
Women’s scholarship sports: basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, softball, tennis, track and field (outdoor), volleyball
Student activities: choral groups, dance, drama/theater, international student organization, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, student government, student newspaper