University Of South Carolina Salkehatchie

University Of South Carolina Salkehatchie

The University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie was established in 1965. It is a regional campus of the University of South Carolina. USC Salkehatchie's main campus, known as the West Campus, is spread across 220 acres of land in Allendale, South Carolina. The university also operates an East Campus in Walterboro, South Carolina.

The University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie offers associate's degree programs in arts and science, and bachelor's degree programs in nursing, elementary education, and liberal studies. Students can also pursue certificate courses, and master's and doctorate degree programs through distance learning opportunities.

The University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie is a member of the National Junior College Athletic Association Region X. Its sports teams are nicknamed the Indians, and compete in baseball, basketball, soccer, and softball.

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Contacting USC Salkehatchie

University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie
465 James Brandt Blvd
Allendale , SC 29810
General Phone: (800) 922-5500

USC Salkehatchie Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts55liberal arts and sciences

Number of programs and degrees for USC Salkehatchie in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree551

USC Salkehatchie Student Body

In 2007-2008, USC Salkehatchie had a total enrollment of 909 students (597 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 45%
Women 55%
Full-Time 87%
Part-Time 13%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 54%
Black 41%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 1%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 3%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 20%
18-19 36%
20-21 12%
22-24 8%
25-29 8%
30-34 5%
35-39 3%
40-49 6%
50-64 3%
65+ 0%

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

South Carolina95%
North Carolina1%
New York1%
(International Students)1%

USC Salkehatchie Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 57 %
Part-Time 29 %

USC Salkehatchie Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Allendale, 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.

USC Salkehatchie Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal370500
SAT Math380500
ACT Verbal1320
ACT Math1519
ACT Composite1419

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrecommended
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrequired
Recommendationsnot required
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT43%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT34%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

USC Salkehatchie Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 5,264
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 12,680
Books and supplies $ 1,036

Financial Aid:
USC Salkehatchie participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 345400)

USC Salkehatchie Faculty

USC Salkehatchie has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track24
Non-tenured and not on tenure track53

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Associate professorcalendar year1*0*
Instructorcalendar year1*0*
Lecturercalendar year0*1*
All faculty totalcalendar year2*1*

*: 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 year1*0*
Associate professoracademic year2*0*
Assistant professoracademic year3$44,5434$44,281
Instructoracademic year4$43,0512*
All faculty totalacademic year10$46,4866$43,161

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

USC Salkehatchie Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Baseball Other

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):


USC Salkehatchie Degree Programs (2007)

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

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What Sets USC Salkehatchie Apart:

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Top 11%USC Salkehatchie % of full-time faculty on tenure track
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Top 15%USC Salkehatchie % of freshmen enrolled part-time
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Top 18%USC Salkehatchie Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)

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checked Tenure system for quality teaching
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