University of South Carolina-Beaufort (USC Beaufort)

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USC Beaufort can be found in Bluffton, SC, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Approximately 1,900 students are enrolled at USC Beaufort.

A SAT or ACT exam may be required before applying to this institution. Scores in the range of 830 (25th percentile) to 1010 (75th percentile) for the SAT exam and in the range of 18 (25th percentile) to 22 (75th percentile) on the ACT is usually submitted among applicants admitted to University of South Carolina-Beaufort. We were able to estimate the USC Beaufort average GPA (2.89 - 3.14) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. This school has an acceptance rate of around 73 percent with 40 percent of applicants choosing to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall USC Beaufort Acceptance Rate - Fall 2012


The overall acceptance rate for University of South Carolina-Beaufort was reported as 73.0% in Fall 2012 with over 1,390 applications submitted to USC Beaufort. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • USC Beaufort ACT Scores: 18 - 22
  • USC Beaufort Average GPA: 2.89 - 3.14

How Hard Is It to Get into University of South Carolina-Beaufort?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into University of South Carolina-Beaufort, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for University of South Carolina-Beaufort has been on an upward trend when compared to previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2008-2009: 61.3%
  • 2009-2010: 72.2%
  • 2010-2011: 73.9%
  • 2011-2012: 74.6%
  • 2012-2013: 73.0%
  • Projected USC Beaufort Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 72.7%

How Does USC Beaufort Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for University of South Carolina-Beaufort is thirty-two percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Savannah State University83.0%
Citadel Military College of South Carolina80.4%
Voorhees College50.5%
Charleston Southern University68.9%
Claflin University52.6%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2012)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to USC Beaufort (Fall 2012)

ACT®Score Range
English17 - 23
Math16 - 21
Composite Score18 - 22
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