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    *In 2014-15, the Office of Institutional Research went through an update of its database procedures and had to rebuild the tables it uses to publicly present data. We chose to start with five years of data to publicly report. One of the things introduced was a stronger delineation between Majors and Concentrations. Views have been added that break Majors out into their specific concentrations. If you have need for data prior to 2009, please feel free to fill out our REQUEST FORM for additional data.
    Information on Student Head Counts
    Information on Student FTE
    Information on Student Credit/Contact Hours
    Student Degrees Awarded
    Information Degrees Awarded
    Student Retention/Graduation
    Information on Graduation and Retention Rates
    Information on Employees
    Information on Graduate Assistants
    Information on Funding
    Information on Class Section Size
    School Migration
    Transference between South Carolina Colleges, Counties, and Highschools:

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    New definitions for race and ethnicity have been adopted to implement the US Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) 1997 Standards for Race and Ethnicity. Under the new guidelines, individuals may select an ethnicity and one or more races. Hispanic is defined as a person of Cuban, Mexican, Puerto Rican, South or Central American, or Spanish culture or origin, regardless of race. To match Federal reporting guidelines, all who select Hispanic will be reported under this category and non-Hispanic individuals who select more than one race will be reported in the category titled, Two or More races. Those who select non-Hispanic and a single race will be reported under that race. The new definitions separate Asian, and Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, however historical data reported under Asian may include Pacific Islanders.

    We are currently in the process of switching our data (including historical data) to the new definitions. Race/Ethnicity Data taken from this site prior to September 2010 may not exactly match current racial/ethnic role-ups due to the new definitions. Please let us know if you have any questions.

    Because head counts, hours, finances, and other elements of the University are always changing, Freezes - snapshots - are taken to use as static references

    As a practice, we try to take these freezes on a consistent calendar basis (take the snapshots the same time each year).

    After we freeze a set of data, we then take the time to confirm the data, and correct any errors using a consistent set of rules and practices before releasing the numbers to the general public.

    The general calendar when we anticipate public release:
    • Student Freeze: November
    • Employees Freeze: October
    • Financial Freeze: August
    • Sponsored Programs Freeze: November
    • Graduate Assistants: January
    • Student Credit Hours: November, March, August (the only one where we are using full academic year)
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    ACT by HS Ranking 2010


    Rank20102011201220132014
    AVGCountAVGCountAVGCountAVGCountAVGCount
    12832328454285062968929851
    22714727184272052731728395
    327582783271002717728187
    427192739273727802777
    526152515262826432829
    62242411271625142614
    72622182722211269
    8225231223284223
    9    243263272201
    10        233        
    GED282742826529333    271


    ACT CountRankACT Composite
    2010201120122013201420102011201220132014
    32345450668985112828282929
    14718420531739522727272728
    588310017718732727272728
    193937807742727272727
    151528432952625262628
    41116141462224272526
    28211972621272226
    5134382223222822
      33219  24262720
        3    10    23    
    274265333  1GED282829  27


    Footnotes:
    FALL enrollment reported to the Commission on Higher Education
    This table reflects fall First Time, First Year Freshman enrollment and does not include spring/summer counts
    Rank refers to where the student placed and is clustered into 10% groupings.
    for example: Rank 1 would mean that the student graduated in the top 10%
    AVG = Average Composite
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    ACT by HS Ranking 2010 to 2014




    FALL enrollment reported to the Commission on Higher Education
    This table reflects fall First Time, First Year Freshman enrollment and does not include spring/summer counts
    Rank refers to where the student placed and is clustered into 10% groupings.
    for example: Rank 1 would mean that the student graduated in the top 10%
    AVG = Average Composite

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    Last Revised: February 5, 2008

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