College Profile

University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie

Allendale and Walterboro, SC
  • Public
    2 year
  • 1,173
    Full + Part time Students
  • 1:24
    Faculty to Student Ratio
  • 10%
    Transfer Student Ratio
  • $10.3K
    Avg. Financial Aid
USC Salkehatchie is a regional campus in the University of South Carolina system, with campuses in Allendale and Walterboro. Students are able to earn an associate's degree, work on the first two years of a four-year degree, or earn select bachelor's degrees right here through partnerships with other USC campuses. Our students get the benefits of a major university, with the atmosphere of a hometown college. Small class sizes, competitive tuition, first-class professors, and diverse student activities are some of the best reasons to become part of the Salkehatchie family. At USC Salkehatchie, you can start here and go anywhere!
Over 143,000 courses transfer into University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie
university of south carolina salkehatchie campus sign
children playing on a colorful inflatable slide
student reading on a wooden swing bench
graduates in maroon gowns smiling
tree-lined street with autumn colors
baseball player pitching with scoreboard in background
basketball team photo with mascot and coaches
three graduates in maroon with arms around each other


Total Faculty 18
Full-Time Undergraduate 651
Part-Time Undergraduate 522
Application Acceptance Rate 71%
Transfer Students 114
Programs 2 Programs
Courses 176 Courses
Transfer Agreements 16 incoming Transfer Agreements
Equivalencies 143,343 incoming Equivalencies
2,906 outgoing Equivalencies

Financial Information

In-State Tuition $6,284
Out-of-State Tuition $15,158
Books and Supplies $1,600
Federal Loans: Undergrads receiving aid 56%
Federal Loans: Average amount received $5,987
Scholarships & Grants: Undergrads receiving aid 77%
Scholarships & Grants: Average amount received $4,278
  • Scholarships and Financial Aid:
    Transfer students are eligible for scholarships and financial aid at USC Salkehatchie. Contact Julie Hadwin at (803) 584-3446 or for detailed information.

Information for Transfer In Students

  • Accepts Transfers:
    USC Salkehatchie accepts transfer students for fall, spring, and summer semesters.
  • Transfer Applications Received:
    Fall: 144
  • Transfer Applications Accepted:
    Fall: 140
  • Percentage Accepted:
    Fall: 97%
  • Transfer Applicants Enrolled:
    Fall: 137

Application Deadlines for Transfer

Fall, Spring, Summer Rolling

Transfer Application Requirements

  • Minimum GPA:
    Transfer applicants from regionally accredited colleges and universities are required to have a minimum grade point average of 2.25 (on a 4.00 scale) on all college-level courses attempted. In addition to the general requirements for admission outlined in this section, some departments and colleges within the University set additional requirements that may be higher than the University's minimum standards.
  • 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 the USCS.
  • SAT Scores:
    If less than 30 semester hours (45 quarter hours) of college-level work have been attempted 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:
    Non-refundable $40 application fee.
  • Interview:
    Admissions interviews are not conducted.
  • Other Requirements:
    All applicants for transfer admission must be eligible to return to the last institution attended as a degree-seeking student
  • Apply Here:

Transfer Credit Policy

  • Minimum Grade:
    Transfer credits to USC must be for academic courses completed with grades of C or better from regionally accredited institutions. The number of credits acceptable to USCS 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 junior or two-year college may be transferred to the University for degree credit.

Information for Transfer Out Students

  • Number of Transferring:
    A large number of USC Salkehatchie students go on to successfully complete their degrees at a 4-year institution. Many students choose to stay within the USC system, but others transfer their credits to colleges/universities throughout the nation.
  • Transfer Agreements:
    As part of the USC system, USC Salkehatchie students can move to another USC campus after meeting minimum GPA and hours-earned requirements. Visit for additional information.
  • Special Programs:
    Contact the Admissions Office today at 1-800-922-5500 to find out more about the simple process of moving to a four-year campus within the USC system!

University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie

465 James Brandt Blvd/PO Box 617 Allendale, SC 29810807 Hampton Street/ PO Box 1337 Walterboro, SC 29488
Allendale and Walterboro, SC
United States
Main Phone:
(800) 922-5500


Transfer Admission Contact:
Carmen Brown
Director of Admissions, Admissions Department
Athletic Director Contact:
Jane Brewer
Last updated on 5/23/2022 by AcademyOne.