University of South Carolina College of Education

Education School Admissions

Application

Director of admissions Dale Moore
Application deadline rolling
Application fee $50

University of South Carolina College of Education
TOEFL

TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required 570 paper test
80 internet-based test

Post-baccalaureate certificate programs

Applications 27
Acceptance rate 88.9%
Enrollment 0 full-time
34 part-time
Test requirements Either GRE or MAT scores are considered or required for some or all of the programs

Master’s programs

Applications 785
Acceptance rate 68.5%
Enrollment 373 full-time
372 part-time
Test requirements Either GRE or MAT scores are considered or required for some or all of the programs

Education Specialist programs

Applications 73
Acceptance rate 76.7%
Enrollment 48 full-time
79 part-time
Test requirements Either GRE or MAT scores are considered or required for some or all of the programs

Ph.D./Ed.D. programs

Applications 282
Acceptance rate 57.8%
Enrollment 72 full-time
313 part-time
Test requirements Either GRE or MAT scores are considered or required for some or all of the programs

Education School Academics

Degree and Program Offerings

Degree programs offered bachelor’s, post-baccalaureate certificate, master’s, education specialist, Ph.D., Ed.D.
(9)
Categories of study offered to master’s students teaching track, counseling/psychology track, administration track, research/policy track, other
Categories of study offered to education specialist students teaching track, counseling/psychology track, administration track
Any programs in education offered off campus Yes
Any programs in education offered through distance education Yes

Program Specialization
89.0 percent of students reported specialty information. Totals may exceed 100% due to students with multiple specialities.

education administration and supervision 30%
student counseling and personnel services 8%
curriculum and instruction 5%
educational evaluation, research, and statistics 3%
social and philosophical foundations of education 1%
elementary teacher education 5%
higher education administration 3%
secondary teacher education 4%
special education 7%
educational/instructional media design 2%
other 34%

Graduates (2010)

Certificate program graduates 12
Master’s program graduates 353
Education specialist program graduates 59
Doctoral program graduates 40

Faculty Resources

Full-time faculty 71
Part-time faculty 0
Full-time faculty with doctoral degrees 100%
Full-time tenured or tenure-track faculty who received awards or were editors of educational journals during 2009 and 2010 2.8%

Research Expenditures (2009-2010)

Total amount of externally funded research conducted by the school (in millions) $6.8
Full-time tenured or tenure-track faculty engaged in externally funded research 45.2%

Education School Ranking

Education Ranking Scores

Score 42
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 3.1
Superintendent assessment score (out of 5) 3.6
Average GRE verbal score, entering doctoral students N/A
Average GRE quantitative score, entering doctoral students N/A
Doctoral programs acceptance rate 57.8% – Medium
Ratio of doctoral degrees granted to full-time faculty 0.5:1 – Medium
Student-faculty ratio 2.5:1 – Medium
Average amount of externally funded research expenditure per faculty member (in thousands) $93.6
Total amount of externally funded research conducted by the school (in millions) $6.8

Education School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director Edgar Miller
Financial aid phone (803) 777-8134

Expenses

Tuition
Full-time: $10,490 per year (in-state)
Full-time: $22,550 per year (out-of-state)
Part-time: $440 per credit (in-state)
Part-time: $945 per credit (out-of-state)
Required fees $400 per year
Room and board $11,661
Books and supplies $936
Miscellaneous expenses $2,420

Financial Aid Availability

Fellowships 27
Teaching assistants 25
Research assistants 4
Other appointments 39
Students receiving grants and/or scholarships 810

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