University of South Carolina-Beaufort


Highest Degree Offered: Bachelors

College Type: Public

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Academic Calendar: Semester

State: South Carolina


The University of South Carolina Beaufort is the fastest growing, most affordable four-year institution in the USC system. USCB students pursue baccalaureate degrees in the liberal arts, sciences and professional programs. The university's two campuses, located at the gateway to Hilton Head Island and on the waterfront in historic Beaufort, serve a diverse student body. USCB offers students an exceptional place to learn and live: a beautiful and historic coastal setting in the rapidly growing Lowcountry.

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Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 1502
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Undergraduate Students: 1502
Faculty: 53

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 28:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 28:1

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Contact Information

1 University Boulevard
Bluffton South Carolina 29909


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Main Phone: 843-208-8000

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Admissions Contact:
Monica Williams
Assistant Director of Admissions, Admissions

Transfer Services Contact:

International Admissions Contact:
Monica Williams
Assistant Director of Admissions, Admissions

Athletics Contact:
Kelley Alcorn
Sports Information Director, Athletics

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

Common App Used?

High School Transcript Required?

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Minimum Grades for Transfer:
C or higher.

Credits (Min/Max):
No minimum. A maximum of 76 semester hours may be transferred from a junior college or two-year institution which is accredited by a regional association such as the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Transfer students must complete the final ye

Test Scores for Applying:
Only required for students who are under 25 and have less than 30 attempted college credits or 45 quarter hours.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
Not required.

Essay(s) required:
Not required.

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Other Requirements:
High school transcript is required for students who have less than 30 attempted semester hours or 45 attempted quarter hours.

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Standardized Testing

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Transfer Statistics

Transfers Applied: 800 (fall and spring terms only)

Transfers Accepted: 500

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