The University of South Carolina Aiken (also referred to as USC Aiken, USCA, or South Carolina Aiken) is a four-year, public coeducational university in Aiken, South Carolina
University of South Carolina at Aiken offers undergraduate degree programs as well as master’s degrees in elementary education, educational technology and applied clinical psychology. Additional graduate courses and degree programs are offered through the University of South Carolina Extended Graduate Campus program. The University of South Carolina Aiken awards baccalaureate degrees in more than 30 major areas of study include the bachelor of science in business administration online through Palmetto College.
The University of South Carolina Aiken is ranked #1 among top public regional colleges in the South in the 2015 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s guide, “America’s Best Colleges.” Since U.S. News & World Report created this ranking category seventeen years ago, the University has been ranked in the top three public regional colleges every year, totaling seventeen consecutive years. USC Aiken has been ranked first ten times: 2002, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2015.
USC Aiken is one of the fastest growing institutions in the USC system, with approximately 3,400 undergraduate students and 724 freshmen in Fall 2013. Approximately 18.5% of students are 25 or older, 64% are female and 36% are minority. Students enjoy a low faculty-to-student ratio of 16:1 and an average class size of 18.
NCAA Division II; Peach Belt Conference. The University fields men’s teams in baseball, basketball, golf, soccer, and tennis and women’s teams in basketball, cross country, softball, volleyball, soccer, and tennis. Cheerleading and the award winning dance team are also an important part of the athletics department.
USC Aiken is the home of the 2004, 2005, 2006 NCAA Division II Men’s Golf National Champions….becoming only the second program in the 45-history of Division II men’s golf to win three-straight NCAA titles.