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SAT Scores for Admission to South Carolina Colleges

A Side-by-Side Comparison of College Admissions Data for South Carolina Colleges

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If you're hoping to go to college in South Carolina, you have many excellent options with wide-ranging admissions criteria. The table below provides a partial sense of what it takes to get into some of South Carolina's selective colleges. The comparison chart shows scores for the middle 50% of enrolled students. If your scores fall within or above these ranges, you're on target for admission to one of these South Carolina colleges. Keep in mind that 25% of enrolled students have SAT scores below those listed.

Also remember that SAT scores are just one part of the application. The admissions officers at most of these South Carolina colleges, especially the top South Carolina colleges, will also want to see a strong academic record, a winning essay, meaningful extracurricular activities and good letters of recommendation.

You can also check out these other SAT links:

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Most data from the National Center for Educational Statistics

South Carolina Colleges SAT Scores (mid 50%)
(Learn what these numbers mean)
Reading Math Writing
25% 75% 25% 75% 25% 75%
Anderson University 470 588 470 590 - -
Charleston Southern University 430 570 430 530 - -
The Citadel 480 580 500 590 450 560
Claflin University 380 490 380 490 - -
Clemson University 550 650 590 680 490 590
Coastal Carolina University 450 540 460 560 - -
College of Charleston 540 650 540 630 - -
Columbia International University 500 620 480 590 480 590
Converse College 470 600 460 570 - -
Erskine College 440 565 460 570 - -
Furman University 560 650 560 670 - -
North Greenville University 470 680 490 670 470 660
Presbyterian College 480 590 495 600 470 580
South Carolina State 370 440 380 450 - -
USC Aiken 440 540 440 550 - -
USC Beaufort 420 510 420 520 - -
USC Columbia 540 640 560 650 - -
USC Upstate 430 530 450 530 - -
Winthrop University 460 580 470 570 - -
Wofford College 540 650 560 670 530 630
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