Graduate Student Population in South Carolina

For academic year 2019-2020, total 26,746 graduate students enrolled in 31 graduate schools in South Carolina. By gender, there are 10,482 male students (39.19%) and 16,264 female students (60.81%) enrolled in graduate programs.
University of South Carolina-Columbia has the most graduate students of 8,062 and Clemson University has the second most graduate students of 5,282 in South Carolina. You can view and compare the graduate student population along with tuition and other admission information at South Carolina colleges at South Carolina Graduate School Comparison page.
By attending status, 15,371 students enrolled as full-time and 11,375 students enrolled as part-time for graduate programs. Next table shows the 2020 graduate students population by gender and attending status at South Carolina graduate schools.
University of South Carolina-Columbia has the most graduate students of 8,062
Graduate Student Population By Gender and Attending Status at South Carolina graduate schools (2019-2020)
TotalMenWomen
Total26,74610,48216,264
Full-time15,3716,7618,610
Part-time11,3753,7217,654

Population by Race/Ethnicity

For academic year 2019-2020, of the 31 enrolled students in South Carolina graduate schools, 69 were American Indian/Native American (0.26%), 668 were Asian (2.50%), 4,087 were Black/African American (15.28%), 990 were Hispanic (3.70%), 26 were Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander (0.10%), 16,881 were White (63.12%), 519 were Two More (1.94%), and 992 were Un-Known (3.71%). The number of non-resident alien students is 2,514 (9.40%). Next table shows the 2020 graduate school students population by race/ethnicity and state at South Carolina graduate schools.
Graduate Student Population By Race/Ethnicity at South Carolina graduate schools (2019-2020)
TotalMenWomen
Total26,74610,48216,264
American Indian/Native American692346
Asian668295373
Black/African American4,0871,1532,934
Hispanic990389601
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander261115
White16,8816,41610,465
Two More519197322
Un-Known992401591
Non-resident Alien2,5141,597917
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