University of South Carolina Lancaster

476 Hubbard Drive, Lancaster,
SC, 29720
Tel: (803)3137000
1,832 students
Public institution
School Highlights:
University of South Carolina Lancaster serves 1,832 students (46% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 36%.
University of South Carolina Lancaster is the only community colleges within Lancaster County, SC.
The nearest community college is York Technical College (18.1 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
University of South Carolina Lancaster Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 1,832 teachers has grown by 23% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.53 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 23% over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,832 students
1,272 students
# Full-Time Students
843 students
827 students
# Part-Time Students 989 students
1,016 students
% American Indian/Alaskan 2%
% Asian 2%
% Hawaiian -
% Hispanic 5%
% Black 28%
% White 62%
% Two or more races 2%
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.53

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,045 is less than the state average of $6,030. The in-state tuition has declined by 44% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $7,620 is less than the state average of $10,175. The out-state tuition has declined by 42% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,045 $6,030
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,620 $10,175
Percent Admitted 86%
SAT Total Avg. 893
SAT Reading 435
SAT Math 458
ACT Composite Avg. 18
ACT English 18
ACT Math 18
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Established in 1959, USC Lancaster admits all students who show promise of academic success.  Most of USCL's students are first generation college students from rural areas, small towns, and cities across the central Piedmont area of the Carolinas.  Through a broad commitment to equity, an extensive scholarship and financial aid program, and a variety of weekday and evening course offerings, USC Lancaster seeks to make education accessible, affordable, and convenient to the residents of this area.We are more than proud of our history, we are also excited about the future.  In 2000, USC Lancaster opened a $10.7 million building, the James A. Bradley Arts and Sciences Building.  In 2003, the campus completed another major building project with the expansion and renovation of Medford Library. In 2005, the campus opened the Carole Ray Dowling Health Services Center on newly acquired property adjacent to the campus. In 2013, the campus broke ground on a new classroom building, Founders Hall, to be opened in 2014.

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