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University of South Carolina-Upstate

Spartanburg, SC http://www.uscupstate.edu/

Costs

Est. full price 2022-2023
$26,100
% of students who get any grants
74%
Est. price for students who receive aid
$15,900
Average price for low-income students
$12,570

Admissions

Acceptance rate
60%
Median SAT/ACT score
1020/16
SAT/ACT required?
No
Undergraduate enrollment
5,240

Financial Aid

% of students with need who get grants
N/A
% of need met
N/A
% of students who get merit grants
N/A
Average merit grant
N/A

Student Success

Graduation rate
58%
Average time to a degree
4.4 years
Median student debt
$22,169
Early career earnings
$42,950
% earning more than a high school grad
66%

Notes: Students who get merit grants are full-time undergraduates who had no financial need and were awarded grants. Graduation rate measures degree completion within six years for both transfer students and first-time students. Early career earnings are the median earnings for both graduates and non-completers, 10 years after they first enrolled.

Sources: U.S. Department of Education, Peterson’s, Money/Witlytic calculations.

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