University of South Carolina Union: Narrative Description

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PO Drawer 729
Union, SC 29379-0729
Tel: (864)427-3681
Admissions: (864)429-8728
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State-supported, 2-year, coed. Part of University of South Carolina System. Awards transfer associate degrees. Founded 1965. Setting: small town campus with easy access to Charlotte. Total enrollment: 406. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 14:1. 126 applied, 92% were admitted. 5% from top 10% of their high school class, 18% from top quarter, 41% from top half. Students come from 2 states and territories, 0.2% Native American, 0.2% Hispanic, 20% black, 0.2% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international, 35% 25 or older. Calendar: semesters. Part-time degree program.

Entrance Requirements:

Required: high school transcript, SAT or ACT. Entrance: minimally difficult. Application deadline: Rolling.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $40. State resident tuition: $3798 full-time, $158 per hour part-time. Nonresident tuition: $9460 full-time, $394 per hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $200 full-time, $8 per hour part-time.

Collegiate Environment:

Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 12 open to all. College housing not available. 30 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus.