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South Carolina Honors College at a Glance

We are among the oldest and the best honors colleges in the country. We offer 490 classes with an average size of 16. You will receive individual attention, support and advising as you engage in research projects, service learning, internships and study away.

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  • Infographic: 16 average SCHC class size
  • Infographic: 100% Freshmen Received Financial Aid Awards
  • Infographic: 1478 Average SAT Score (Entering Class of Fall 2017)
  • Infographic: $1,784,000 Value of National Awards won by Honors College students in 2014-15
  • Infographic: Nation's Best Public University Honors College
  • Infographic: 590 courses offered per year
  • Infographic: 1/3 of Honors College students go on to graduate school
  • Infographic: 1/3 of Honors College students pursue law or medicine
  • Infographic: 1/3 of Honors College students take jobs in other vocations (while 1 goes backpacking across Europe)

Statistics are from the most recent available academic year.