Applying For Financial Aid
Applying For Financial Aid
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Email
USCFAID@sc.edu
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Application Process
Application Deadline
December 1
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning April 1
High School Program
College preparatory program is required
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost
FAFSA Code is 003448 Free
Profile of 2020-21 Financial Aid
Profile of 2020-21 Financial Aid
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Freshman
Financial Aid Applicants
5,227 (91.2%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
3,349 (64.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
3,316 (99.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
874 (26.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
77%
Average Award
$10,087
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,196 (36.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,005
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 2,369 (71.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,382
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 3,257 (98.2%) of aid recipients
2,489 (43.4%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $6,394
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants
18,278 (69.8%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
13,139 (71.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
12,978 (98.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
2,810 (21.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
72%
Average Award
$10,202
Need-Based Gift
Received by 5,595 (43.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,996
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 9,978 (76.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,305
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 11,989 (92.4%) of aid recipients
9,638 (36.8%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $6,696
All Undergraduates
2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
53%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$33,345
Financial Aid Programs
Financial Aid Programs
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Loans
Federal Loans
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Plus Loans
Federal Perkins Loans
Federal Nursing Loans
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants
SEOG
State scholarships
Institutional scholarships
Private scholarships
USC Acc Grant,GGG
USC Oppor Grant USC Inst Grant
Non-Need-Based Available
None
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Area/Ethnic Studies
Biological Sciences
Business
Communication
Computer Science
Education
Engineering/Technologies
English
Foreign Languages
Home Economics
Humanities
International Studies
Library Science
Mathematics
Military Science
Physical Sciences
Premedicine
Religion/Biblical Studies
Social Sciences
Number of Awards
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design
Dance
Debating
Journalism/Publications
Music
Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Cheerleading/Drum Major
Community Service
Leadership
Memberships
Religious Involvement
Number of Awards
Not reported
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Adult Students
Children and Siblings of Alumni
Children of Faculty/Staff
Children of Union Members/Company Employees
Children of Workers in Trades
Children with a Deceased or Disabled Parent
Ethnic Background
First-Generation College Students
Handicapped Students
International Students
Local/State Students
Members of Minorities
Out-of-State Students
Religious Affiliation
Spouses of Deceased or Disabled Public Servants
Number of Awards
Not reported
Employment
Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported
Undergraduate and Undergraduate Financial Aid data displayed on CollegeData’s college profiles is from the 2020-21 academic year.
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