General Information About University of South Carolina-Lancaster
USC Lancaster Mission Statement Approved by the Board of Trustees - June 2010 The University of South Carolina Lancaster, a regional campus of the University of South Carolina, has as its mission to provide higher education and intellectual leadership to its service area. At the heart of this mission is a teaching faculty of high quality dedicated to excellence in instruction, scholarship, public and professional service, and creative endeavor which enrich the classroom experience. USC Lancaster offers a varied curriculum grounded in the liberal arts and focused on preparing students to continue their education in the University and throughout life. The University of South Carolina Lancaster recruits students prepared to succeed in completing a baccalaureate-level education. While the institution does not offer remedial instruction, it is nonetheless able to admit most students who apply due to the close working relationship between students and faculty. Enrollment varies with community need, but is expected to remain at approximately 1600 students.
Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.
- 2-year, Public
Special Learning Opportunities
- Distance learning opportunities
- General Education Courses
- Career Services available upon completion
- Dual credit
- The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.Advanced placement (AP) credits
- Not applicable
- Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
- Associate's degree
- Town: Distant
Disability Services Student
- 3% or Less
Admission Total Applicants 540 Percent Admitted 89% Men Admitted 89% Women Admitted 90% Full Time Retention Rate 55%
Submitted ACT & SAT Scores
25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score Critical Reading 390 510 Math 410 530
25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score Composite 15 19 English 14 20 Math 15 19
Student Demographics Total Enrolled 2,067 Native American 10 Asian 26 African American 516 Hispanic 27 Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 883 Enrolled FullTime Graduates 0