College Profile

University of South Carolina-Lancaster

Lancaster, SC
  • Public
    2 year
  • 1,845
    Full + Part time Students
  • 1:17
    Faculty to Student Ratio
  • 7%
    Transfer Student Ratio
  • $9,929
    Avg. Financial Aid
The University of South Carolina Lancaster awards associate degrees in the arts, sciences, business, criminal justice, and technical nursing, and offers baccalaureate degrees through USC Columbia in Liberal Studies, Organizational Leadership, and Nursing. Limited upper-division course work leading to baccalaureate degrees is also taught by the USC Lancaster faculty. In addition, USCL offers a variety of opportunities for area residents to engage in personal enrichment experiences through educational programs and service learning. USC Lancaster admits all students who meet admission criteria and demonstrate promise for academic success.
Over 163,500 courses transfer into University of South Carolina-Lancaster
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Overview

Founded 1959
Total Faculty 56
Full-Time Undergraduate 707
Part-Time Undergraduate 1,138
Application Acceptance Rate 81%
Transfer Students 129
Programs 4 Programs
Courses 382 Courses
Transfer Agreements 17 incoming Transfer Agreements
Equivalencies 163,704 incoming Equivalencies
4,904 outgoing Equivalencies

Financial Information

In-State Tuition $3,474
Out-of-State Tuition $8,664
Books and Supplies $1,600
Federal Loans: Undergrads receiving aid 34%
Federal Loans: Average amount received $5,162
Scholarships & Grants: Undergrads receiving aid 66%
Scholarships & Grants: Average amount received $4,767
  • Scholarships and Financial Aid:
    In order to be considered for need-based financial aid, transfer students must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). To learn more about tuition and fees, please visit: http://usclancaster.sc.edu/busoffic/index.html

Information for Transfer In Students

  • Accepts Transfers:
    The University of South Carolina Lancaster accepts transfer students during the fall, spring and summer semesters.
  • Transfer Applications Received:
    Fall: 185 Spring: 85
  • Transfer Applications Accepted:
    Fall: 94 Spring: 54
  • Percentage Accepted:
    Fall: 51% Spring: 64%

Transfer Application Requirements

  • Minimum GPA:
    The University of South Carolina Lancaster does not have a minimum GPA requirement. However, a student must be in good standing from their previous institution. If a student's transfer grade-point average on a 4.00 scale (A=4, B=3, C=2, D=1, F=0) is less than 2.25, the student will be under a probationary period at USC Lancaster.
  • Official Transcripts:
    Students must submit complete official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions through the time of application (these must be supplemented by final transcripts that reflect complete academic work prior to beginning classes at USC Lancaster).
  • SAT Scores:
    If a transfer student has completed less than 30 semester hours (45 quarter hours) of college-level work in a regionally accredited college or university, a student must submit complete high school records, including SAT or ACT scores.
  • Letters of Recommendation:
    Not Required
  • Essay:
    Not Required
  • Application Fee:
    A non-refundable $40 application fee.
  • Interview:
    Admissions Interviews are not conducted at the University of South Carolina Lancaster.
  • Other Requirements:
    If a transfer student has completed less than 30 semester hours (45 quarter hours) of college-level work in a regionally accredited college or university, a student must submit complete high school records, including SAT or ACT scores.
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Transfer Credit Policy

  • Minimum Grade:
    Transfer credits to USCL must be for academic courses completed with grades of C or better from regionally accredited institutions. The number of credits acceptable to USCL and the number which may apply toward a particular degree may differ.
  • Credits (Min/Max):
    A maximum of 76 semester hours from a regionally accredited college or university may be transferred to USC Lancaster for degree credit. At least the last 15 semester hours must be completed in residence at USC Lancaster to earn degrees.

University of South Carolina-Lancaster

Address:
476 Hubbard Drive
Lancaster, SC 29720
United States
Main Phone:
(803) 313-7000
Email:
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Contacts

Transfer Admission Contact:
Jennifer Blackmon
Admissions Officer, Admissions & Records
803-313-7073
jblackmo@mailbox.sc.edu
Transfer Admission Contact:
Justin Pearson
Executive Director of Enrollment Management, Admissions and Records
(803) 313-7073
JHPEARSO@mailbox.sc.edu
Transfer Admission Contact:
Kelsey Faulkner
Admissions Officer, Admissions & Records
803-313-7073
cannonkp@mailbox.sc.edu
Transfer Admission Contact:
Megan Catoe
Records Officer, Records Office
803-313-7073
mmcatoe@mailbox.sc.edu
Athletic Director Contact:
Kevin Thompson
Athletics Coordinator, Athletics Office
803-313-7464
THOMP349@mailbox.sc.edu
Last updated on 5/23/2022 by AcademyOne.