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The University of South Carolina Aiken is a public, four-year, coeducational university located in Aiken, South Carolina, United States. It was established in the year 1961. The university offers several undergraduate degrees and master degrees in various Course Topics including education, educational technology, and applied clinical psychology. The campus spreads across an area of more than 450 acres. The university is organized into the following academic schools and college:

  • College of Humanities and Social Sciences Communications
  • College of Nursing School of Nursing
  • College of Sciences Biology/Geology Department
  • School of Business Administration School of Business
  • School of Education School of Education
USCA is member of the NCAA Division II and competes in the Peach Belt Conference. The men athletes participate in baseball, basketball, golf, soccer, and tennis. The women athletes participate in basketball, cross country, softball, volleyball, soccer, and tennis. Their sports teams are known as the Pacers.

Profile of University of South Carolina Aiken

USC Aiken is in a large suburb, in Aiken, SC. The school is classified as a public college. Students at USC Aiken earn degrees up to the Master's degree.

Course Topics

The most common major fields study at the school include mathematics, fine arts, and nursing and emergency medicine.

USC Aiken Selectivity

USC Aiken does not admit all applicants. The middle range of verbal SAT scores in 2007 was 440 to 540 for students at the school. While math SAT scores among applicants varied, those accepted commonly had scores between 460 and 560.


Some professors at USC Aiken are awarded tenure, allowing the school to retain good faculty members.

Student Enrolment

The school, in 2007, had 3, 267 students (2, 717 full-time equivalent).

Student Life

Many students at USC Aiken are part-timers. Athletic teams at the school belong to the Peach Belt Conference for major sports.

USC Aiken Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Business and Management99business management
Education and Teaching89elementary school teaching, early childhood education, secondary teaching, instructional media design, special ed, music teaching, middle school teaching
Nursing and Emergency Medicine81registered nursing
Liberal Arts63sociology, English, history, liberal arts and sciences, political science
Therapy and Counselling41psychology, community psychology
Science37biology, chemistry
Media31communication studies
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy20exercise science
Fine Arts17fine arts
Mathematics14applied mathematics

Contact: USC Aiken

University of South Carolina Aiken

471 University Pkwy

Aiken, SC 29801

General Phone: (803) 648-6851


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