- University of South Carolina-Union serves 523 students (51% of students are full-time).
- The school's student:teacher ratio of 31:1 is higher than the college average of 21:1.
- Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body.
- University of South Carolina-Union is the only community colleges within Union County, SC.
University of South Carolina-Union
Community College Avg.
|Institution Level||At least 2 but less than 4 years||At least 2 but less than 4 years|
|Instructional Staff Total
(research/public service staff included)
|17 staff||63 staff|
|Total Enrollment||523 students||1,418 students|
|Student / Staff Ratio||1:31||1:21|
|# Full-Time Students||267 students||1,262 students|
|# Part-Time Students||256 students||1,508 students|
|% American Indian/Alaskan||-||1%|
|% Two or more races||1%||2%|
|Finances and Admission|
|In-State Tuition Fees
|Out-State Tuition Fees
|Tuition||2750.00 per semester|
|SAT Reading (25-75%)||370-520||410-520|
|SAT Math (25-75%)||390-480||410-530|
|ACT English (25-75%)||13-18||15-22|
|ACT Math (25-75%)||14-17||16-21|
|ACT Composite (25-75%)||14-17||17-21|
- The University of South Carolina at Union was one of the first Regional Campuses established by The Univsersity of South Carolina. For over thirty years USC Union has provided low-cost, fully-accredited courses which satisfy the degree requirements at USC and at other colleges and universities. USC Union provides students with personal attention, small classes, financial aid opportunities, and co-curricular activities.
- The campus, which is located on East Main Street (Highway 49, east), consists of four buildings. The Main Building, that was beautifully restored in 1991, houses classrooms, administrative offices, science laboratories, the students lounge, the auditorium. The Central Building, that was renovated in 1988, houses classrooms, the central administrative offices, and the library. The Truluck Activity Center provides space for recreational and social activities.
- USCU confers the associate degree in science and in arts. USC Union also offers the courses which allow a student to complete USC Columbia's Bachelor of Arts Organizational Leadership and Bachelor of Arts degree in Liberal Studies. In addition to traditional courses, USCU offers a variety of courses through USC Distance Education. These courses are offered through videocassette and both open-circuit and closed-circuit television. Distance education also allows students to complete graduate programs through the Graduate Regional Studies (GRS) program.