University of South Carolina-Aiken


Highest Degree Offered: Masters

College Type: Public

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Academic Calendar: Semester

State: South Carolina


The University of South Carolina Aiken, founded in 1961, is a four-year, public coeducational university offering undergraduate degree programs as well as three master's degree programs to approximately 3,200 students.

USC Aiken is celebrating 14 consecutive years ranked among the Top Three Public Baccalaureate Colleges in the South by U.S. News & World Report's Guide, "America's Best Colleges" - including eight #1 rankings: 2002, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2012.

We welcome you to review courses that might be transferable to USC Aiken and encourage you to contact the Admissions staff with questions and to receive help in determining that USCA is the right place to continue your education!

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Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 3232
Total Grad Students: Not available
Undergraduate Students: Not available
Faculty: 153

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 21:1
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Contact Information

471 University Pkwy
Aiken South Carolina 29801


Main Email:

Main Phone: 803-641-3366

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Admissions Contact:
Ms. Kathy Brantley

Transfer Services Contact:

International Admissions Contact:
Dr. Maria Anastasiou

Athletics Contact:
Mr. Tim Hall

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

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High School Transcript Required?

Minimum GPA for Applying:
30 semester hours of collegel-level work with a 2.0+ cumulative GPA (on a 4.0 scale)

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
Each course will be evaluated by the appropriate department chair/dean to determine whether to award credit towards the student's major. In general, transfer credit is awarded when: earned at a school accredited by a regional accrediting associat

Credits (Min/Max):
The senior year of work must be completed in residence at USC Aiken and at least 12 hours of the student's major courses must be earned at USC Aiken. At least 25% of credit hours applicable toward the degree must be earned at USC Aiken.

Test Scores for Applying:
SAT/ACT scores are not required unless you have fewer than 30 semester hours of college-level work.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
not required

Essay(s) required:
not required

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Other Requirements:
If you have fewer than 30 semester hours of college-level work, you must also submit your final high school transcript (and SAT/ACT scores if you are under the age of 21).

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USC Aiken offers a very limited number of academic scholarships yearly to students transferring to USCA from two-year colleges within the state of South Carolina.

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