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South Carolina Honors College at a Glance

We are top ranked among the best honors colleges in the nation. Our students receive individualized support and engage in research projects, service learning, internships and study abroad. At the Honors College, you can choose from nearly 600 engaging courses designed specifically for you, live with supportive honors classmates, and experience learning that takes you far beyond the classroom.

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  • Infographic: 16 average SCHC class size
  • Infographic: 100% Freshmen Received Financial Aid Awards
  • Infographic: 1478 Average SAT Score (Entering Class of Fall 2017)
  • Infographic: $1,784,000 Value of National Awards won by Honors College students in 2014-15
  • Infographic: Nation's Best Public University Honors College
  • Infographic: 590 courses offered per year
  • Infographic: 1/3 of Honors College students go on to graduate school
  • Infographic: 1/3 of Honors College students pursue law or medicine
  • Infographic: 1/3 of Honors College students take jobs in other vocations (while 1 goes backpacking across Europe)

Statistics are from the most recent available academic year.