About University of South Carolina - Aiken

Tuition, Cost, Financial Aid, Scholarships, and Admission Rates

How much does University of South Carolina - Aiken cost?

University of South Carolina - Aiken Cost of Attendance
In-state $10,196
Out-of-state $20,102
On-Campus Room and Board $8,254
Off-Campus Room and Board $7,994
Average Annual Cost
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000 $11,720
$30,000-$48,000 $11,720
$48,000-$75,000 $15,956
$75,000-$110,000 $16,970
Over $110,000 $17,896

University of South Carolina - Aiken Financial Aid and Debt


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Financial Aid Breakdown for Full-time Incoming Freshman

Aid Type % Receiving Average Amount
Grant or scholarship aid 93% $5,818
Federal Grants 44% $4,692
Pell grants 43% $4,247
Other federal grants 2% $1,476
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 79% $4,482
Institutional grants or scholarships 22% $2,118
Student loan aid 64% $6,173
Federal student loans 63% $7,243
Other student loans 4% $9,825

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Have work experience 116 Up to $6,000
Take a challenging class 272 Up to $3,000
Do an extracurricular activity 244 Up to $1,120
Have perfect attendance for a year 186 Up to $750
Attend a summer program 115 Up to $4,500
Visit a college campus 251 Up to $6,000
Take a foreign language class 148 Up to $3,000
Do community service 246 Up to $75
Play a sport 131 Up to $600

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

University of South Carolina - Aiken Admissions

What is University of South Carolina - Aiken's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 67%
Average GPA
SAT Submissions 16% of applicants
SAT Reading 440-530
SAT Math 430-530
SAT Writing 410-520
ACT Submissions 77% of applicants
Composite Score 18-24

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University of South Carolina - Aiken Campus Life


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Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 3710
Living on campus 10%
Transfer Students 47%
Under Age 25 78%
Gender Balance

Student Diversity

Diversity Index: Chance you’ll bump into a diverse range of students
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino
American Indian or Alaska Native
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

University of South Carolina - Aiken Graduation Success


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About University of South Carolina - Aiken


471 University Pkwy
Aiken, SC

Type Public
Profit Status
Category Baccalaureate Colleges
Setting Large Suburb
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