Carolina Has a Disability Services Site
Individuals with disabilities make up 9.0% of the student population at Carolina. For more information on policies and accommodations that the university provides to ensure all students get the opportunity to participate, you can visit Carolina Disability Services.
Carolina for the Military
While not a "service academy", Carolina does offer support for veterans and those seeking a career in the armed forces. Undergraduates have access to one or more ROTC programs and there is an active student veterans group on campus. For more information on policies related to veterans, you can visit Carolina Veteran Services . For more information, check out our Carolina for Veterans Guide.
Carolina offers On-Campus Day Care
For students with young families, Carolina does offer some day care. Programs like this are often in very high demand, so be sure to inquire as soon as you can.
Freshmen Living Arrangements at University of South Carolina - Columbia
Carolina offers on-campus housing, but freshmen are not required to take advantage of it. In the end though, most do choose to live in the dorms.
* Data compiled from students who received financial aid, including loans.
Full-time vs. Part-time Studies at University of South Carolina - Columbia
Carolina has a comparatively very large, student body. There were 25,556 undergraduates in 2017. Full-time attendance was 24,382 (95.4%). Part-time attendance was 1,174 (4.6%).
University of South Carolina - Columbia is Ranked #329 for Overall Diversity
Compared to other colleges and universities across the nation, Carolina receives top marks for overall diversity. We rank Carolina #329 out of 2,238.
The chart below shows each element that we looked at to determine this ranking, and how that metric compares to the national average. 100 would indicate excellent diversity in each category, and 1 would mean poor diversity.
University of South Carolina - Columbia Competes in the NCAA
Carolina has a total of 691 student athletes, 320 men and 371 women who compete in inter-collegiate athletics.
|Total Revenue (all teams)||$87,608,352|
|Total Expenses (all teams)||$87,073,273|
For more information about athletics including per-team sizes, coaching and scholarships check out our Guide to University of South Carolina - Columbia Athletics