University of South Carolina-Aiken

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University of South Carolina-Aiken



In-state Tuition

$6,590 / year

Out-of-state Tuition

$13,170 / year

Room and Board

$5,580

Application deadline

August 1

Application fee

$35




Educational Resources

Libraries

Department of Engery documents repository, The USCA Library is a member of the Federal Depository Library Program

  • 213,173 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 724 current serial subscriptions.
  • 68,398 microforms.
  • 989 Audio/Visual items.
  • 1,001 e-books.

Museums & Art

Ruth Patrick Science Education Center including Planetarium and Observatory, Wellness Center and Natatorium

Computing

Requirements

  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Microsoft

Campus Resources

  • 784 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 0 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 0 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 0 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 850 Internet connections elsewhere on campus.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in all the libraries, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 700 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, day care, health service

Counseling

minority student, career, personal, academic, psychological

Career

co-op education, on-campus job interviews, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 19% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 100% of housing units are Apartments.
  • In total, there are 2 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 50% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • 50% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is not permitted on campus.
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, literary magazine, music ensembles, pep band, student government, student newspaper, symphony orchestra
  • In total, there are about 60 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Alpha Gamma Chi (Theater Honor Society); Gamma Beta Phi; Kappa Delta Pi (Education Honor Society); Lambda Pi Eta (Communications Honor Society); Nursing Honor Society; Omicron Delta Kappa Leadership Honor Society; Pi Gamma Mu; Psi Chi (Psychology Honor Society); Sigma Gamma Beta (Business Society); Sigma Tau Delta (English); Chi Delta Chi (Veterans); Order of Omega (Greeks);
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Baptist Collegiate Ministries (Soul Train), Campus Crusade for Christ, Campus Outreach, Fellowship of Christian Athletes;
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) African American Student Alliance, Club Hispanica, Minority Achievement Peer Program, USCA Association for Women's Issues
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Alethia Society; Alliance Group (Unity); Broken Ink; Circle K International; College Democrats; College Republicans; Communications Club; Education Majors Club; Engineering Club; Equestrian Club; German Club; GLOBE; High Adventure Club; Martial Arts Club; Math/Computer Science Club; Newman Clun; Nu Chi Alpha; Pacer Law Society; Pacer Union Board; Pacer Times; Pacesetters; Peer Educators; Political Science Club; Psychology Club; Science Club; Skeet and Target Club; Sigma Theta Tau; Student Ambassadors; Student Althetic Advisory Committee; Student Althetic Trainers Association; Student Government Association; Student Nurses Association; Students In Free Enterprise; University Concert Band; University Concert Choir; University Theater Players; USCA Chapter of Save the Children; USCA Cheerleaders; USCA Dance Team; USCA Pep Band; Voices of Praise; Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity; Nu Chi Alpha Fraternity; Phi Mu Fraternity; Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. Sigma Tau Gamma Fraternity; Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity; Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. Zeta Tau Alpha Fraternity; Greek Council; Interfraternity Council; Pan-Hellenic Council; Panhellenic Council; Order of Omega;
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) Pacer Times (weekly)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Columbia (60), Augusta, GA (15)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Augusta, GA (15)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Aiken (2)
  • Public transportation does not serve the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 90% of students have a car on campus

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 5 fraternities
  • 0 fraternity houses
  • There are 7 sororities
  • 0 sorority houses

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Not offered
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Not offered
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance mandatory, honor code, hazing prohibited

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