University of South Carolina-Union

309 East Academy St, Union
SC, 29379
Tel: (864)429-8728
474 students
Public institution
The University of South Carolina Union is a public multidimensional learning center of the University of South Carolina system chartered to serve seven rural counties, and committed to providing outreach, broad access, and a full range of USC programs and services.
School Highlights:
University of South Carolina-Union serves 474 students (54% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 36%.
University of South Carolina-Union is the only community colleges within Union County, SC.

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
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
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 474 teachers has grown by 18% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has decreased from 29:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.47 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 14% over five years.
Total Enrollment
474 students
1,275 students
University of South Carolina-Union Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
254 students
829 students
University of South Carolina-Union Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 220 students
1,020 students
University of South Carolina-Union Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
University of South Carolina-Union sch enrollment University of South Carolina-Union sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan -
1%
% Asian - 2%
% Hawaiian - 1%
% Hispanic -
7%
University of South Carolina-Union Hispanic (2007-2011)
% Black 37%
12%
University of South Carolina-Union Black (2006-2012)
% White 63%
66%
University of South Carolina-Union White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races -
2%
University of South Carolina-Union More (2009-2011)
University of South Carolina-Union sch ethnicity University of South Carolina-Union sta ethnicity
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. 0.47 0.45
University of South Carolina-Union Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $6,284 is more than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has grown by 13% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $15,158 is more than the state average of $10,075. The out-state tuition has grown by 13% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $6,284 $5,940
University of South Carolina-Union In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $15,158 $10,075
University of South Carolina-Union Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Percent Admitted 75%
78%
University of South Carolina-Union Percent Admitted (2006-2012)
SAT Total Avg. 883
940
University of South Carolina-Union sat total (2006-2012)
SAT Reading 425
465
University of South Carolina-Union sat reading (2006-2012)
SAT Math 458
475
University of South Carolina-Union sat math (2006-2012)
ACT Composite Avg. 15
20
ACT English 15
19
ACT Math 16
20
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

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.

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