College Profile

University of South Carolina-Beaufort

Bluffton, South Carolina
  • Public
    4 year
  • 1,828
    Full + Part time Students
  • 1:17
    Faculty to Student Ratio
  • 12%
    Transfer Student Ratio
  • $12.6K
    Avg. Financial Aid
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.
Over 70,000 courses transfer into University of South Carolina-Beaufort
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building exterior with 'beaufort' sign
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banner reads 'engaging minds'
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Total Faculty 61
Full-Time Undergraduate 1,392
Part-Time Undergraduate 436
Application Acceptance Rate 75%
Transfer Students 217
Programs 29 Programs
Courses 968 Courses
Transfer Agreements 6 incoming Transfer Agreements
Equivalencies 70,006 incoming Equivalencies
6,649 outgoing Equivalencies

Financial Information

In-State Tuition $8,558
Out-of-State Tuition $17,956
Books and Supplies $1,173
Federal Loans: Undergrads receiving aid 59%
Federal Loans: Average amount received $6,995
Scholarships & Grants: Undergrads receiving aid 65%
Scholarships & Grants: Average amount received $5,613

Information for Transfer In Students

  • Accepts Transfers:
    Yes. Transfer students are required to have a 2.0 cumulative GPA in all previous college-level course work. In addition, they must be in good standing and eligible to return to the institution last attended.
  • Transfer Applications Received:
    800 (fall and spring terms only)
  • Transfer Applications Accepted:
  • Transfer Applicants Enrolled:

Application Deadlines for Transfer

Rolling Admissions

Transfer Application Requirements

  • Minimum GPA:
  • Official Transcripts:
    All official college transcripts.
  • SAT Scores:
    Only required for students who are under 25 and have less than 30 transferable college credits or 45 quarter hours.
  • Letters of Recommendation:
    Not required.
  • Essay:
    Not required.
  • Application Fee:
  • Interview:
    Not required.
  • Other Requirements:
    High school transcript is required for students who have less than 30 transferable semester hours or 45 attempted quarter hours.
  • Apply Here:

Transfer Credit Policy

  • Minimum Grade:
    C or higher.
  • Credits (Min/Max):
    No minimum. A max of 76 semester hours may be transferred from a junior college/two-year institution which is accredited by a regional association. Transfer students must complete the final year in residence at USC-Beaufort.
  • Transfer Policy Document:

University of South Carolina-Beaufort

1 University Boulevard
Bluffton, South Carolina 29909
United States
Main Phone:
(843) 208-8000


Transfer Admission Contact:
Monica Williams
Assistant Director of Admissions, Admissions
International Admissions Contact:
Nicole Maddox
Assistant Director of Admissions, Admissions
Last updated on 5/23/2022 by AcademyOne.