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.
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Most data from the National Center for Educational Statistics
|South Carolina Colleges SAT Scores (mid 50%)
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|Charleston Southern University||430||570||430||530||-||-|
|Coastal Carolina University||450||540||460||560||-||-|
|College of Charleston||540||650||540||630||-||-|
|Columbia International University||500||620||480||590||480||590|
|North Greenville University||470||680||490||670||470||660|
|South Carolina State||370||440||380||450||-||-|
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