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University Of South Carolina Beaufort

University Of South Carolina Beaufort

The University of South Carolina Beaufort is a senior campus of the University of South Carolina. It traces its roots to the Beaufort College that was established in 1795. However, this institute closed down in 1861. The University of South Carolina set up an extension campus at the site of this college in 1959. Also referred to as USCB, the campus occupies 208 acres of land in Beaufort, South Carolina.

The University of South Carolina Beaufort offers associate's degrees in arts and science. Several graduate degree programs are also available. Students can choose from courses in the fields of English, human services, nursing, teaching, business, and education, among others.

The sports teams of The University of South Carolina Beaufort are nicknamed the Sand Sharks. The teams participate in golf, cross country, tennis, baseball, track, softball, and volleyball, and are members of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics.

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Contacting University of South Carolina - Beaufort

University of South Carolina-Beaufort
1 University Boulevard
Bluffton , SC 29909
General Phone: (843) 521-4100
http://www.uscb.edu

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University of South Carolina - Beaufort Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts74Spanish language, English, liberal arts and sciences, social services, history
Business and Management30business management
Hospitality22hospitality management
Therapy and Counseling16psychology
Education and Teaching14early childhood education
Science6biology
Nursing and Emergency Medicine0registered nursing

Number of programs and degrees for University of South Carolina - Beaufort in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Bachelor's degree13811
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years01
Associate's degree241

University of South Carolina - Beaufort Student Body

In 2007-2008, University of South Carolina - Beaufort had a total enrollment of 1,461 students (1,145 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 41%
Women 59%
Full-Time 92%
Part-Time 8%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 70%
Black 17%
Hispanic 4%
Asian 2%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 6%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 5%
18-19 30%
20-21 21%
22-24 19%
25-29 12%
30-34 5%
35-39 3%
40-49 4%
50-64 2%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

ResidencePercent
South Carolina80%
Georgia10%
Pennsylvania2%
Maryland2%
(International Students)1%
New Jersey1%
Ohio1%
Virginia1%

University of South Carolina - Beaufort Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 55 %
Part-Time 34 %

University of South Carolina - Beaufort Room and Board (2007)

University of South Carolina - Beaufort offers campus housing for 277 of its 1,145 (full-time) students. Freshmen are required to live on campus.

(Please refer to our profile of Bluffton, South Carolina for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other South Carolina Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

University of South Carolina - Beaufort Admissions and Selectivity

Acceptances:

GroupApplicantsAcceptedPercent
Accepted
EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled
Total78257674%31955%
Men30021873%13060%
Women48235874%18953%

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal420530
SAT Math420530
ACT Verbal1523
ACT Math1621
ACT Composite1721

Application Requirements:

ItemRequirement
GPArequired
Class Ranknot required
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrequired
Recommendationsnot required
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT77%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT37%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

University of South Carolina - Beaufort Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 7,000
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 14,576
Room and board $ 7,119
Room charge $ 5,600
Books and supplies $ 1,100
Other expenses $ 3,728

Financial Aid:
University of South Carolina - Beaufort participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 345000)

University of South Carolina - Beaufort Faculty

University of South Carolina - Beaufort has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Tenured135
Non-tenured, but on tenure track118
Non-tenured and not on tenure track88

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year2*3$83,424
Associate professorcalendar year1*3$84,670
Instructorcalendar year1*1*
All faculty totalcalendar year4$78,3077$81,419

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year4$72,4620*
Associate professoracademic year8$59,7403$57,928
Assistant professoracademic year10$51,8414$51,722
Instructoracademic year6$43,4467$44,848
All faculty totalacademic year28$55,24514$49,615

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

University of South Carolina - Beaufort Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

SportConference
Baseball Florida Sun Conference
Track Florida Sun Conference

University of South Carolina - Beaufort Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching

Hospitality
Hospitality Administration/Management, General

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature, General
History, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Social Sciences, General
Spanish Language and Literature

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Science
Biology/Biological Sciences, General

Therapy And Counseling
Psychology, General

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What Sets University of South Carolina - Beaufort Apart:

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% of degrees in liberal arts
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Top 10%University of South Carolina - Beaufort % of degrees in liberal arts
% of degrees in hospitality
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Top 12%University of South Carolina - Beaufort % of degrees in hospitality
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Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
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% of freshmen enrolled part-time
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Top 18%University of South Carolina - Beaufort % of freshmen enrolled part-time
Salaries of full-time faculty
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Top 19%University of South Carolina - Beaufort Salaries of full-time faculty
Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
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Top 19%University of South Carolina - Beaufort Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs

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