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                  What SC Colleges Want (GPA, SAT/ACT)

     

     

    College/University

     

    Location

    Average GPA (weighted)

    Average SAT (Math & Reading

    only)

    Average ACT (Composite Score)

     

    Public/Private

    Allen

    Columbia

    Min. 2.0

    not reported

    not reported

    Private

    Anderson

    Anderson

    3.73

    1040

    23

    Private

    Benedict

    Columbia

    Min. 2.0

    760

    15

    Private

    Bob Jones

    Greenville

    3.21

    1065

    24

    Private

    Charleston Southern

    Charleston

    3.70

    1020

    19

    Private

    Citadel

    Charleston

    3.58

    1066

    22

    Public

    Claflin

    Orangeburg

    2.80

    880

    17

    Private

    Clemson

    Clemson

    4.64

    1220-1370

    27-31

    Public

    Coastal

    Conway

    3.0-3.7

    1010-1140

    20-23

    Public

    Coker

    Hartsville

    3.59

    1000

    21

    Private

    College of Charleston

    Charleston

    4.011

    1110-1250

          22-27

    Public

    Columbia

    Columbia

    3.71

    920-1130

    18-24

    Private

    Columbia International

    Columbia

    Min 2.0

    940

    18

    Private

    Converse

    Spartanburg

    3.9

    1150

    23

    Private

    Erskine

    Due West

    3.31

    1120

    23

    Private

    Francis Marion

    Florence

    3.34

    955

    19

    Public

    Furman

    Greenville

    3.70 (4.0 scale)

    1290-1430

    27-33

    Private

    Lander

    Greenwood

    3.59

    1060

    21

    Private

    Limestone

    Gaffney

    3.10

    1060

    20

    Private

    Morris

    Sumter

    2.53

    800

    18

    Private

    Newberry

    Newberry

    3.10

    940

    20

    Private

    North Greenville

    Greenville

    3.80

    1114

    24

    Private

    Presbyterian College

    Clinton

    3.60

    1030-1220

    21-27

    Private

    South Carolina State

    Orangeburg

    2.70

    815

    16

    Public

    Spartanburg Methodist

    Spartanburg

    3.26

    900

    18

    Private

    USC - Aiken

    Aiken

    3.40

    1000

    21

    Public

    USC - Beaufort

    Beaufort

    Min 2.0

    880

    17

    Public

    USC - Columbia

    Columbia

    4.10

    1275

    27

    Public

    USC - Salkekatchie

    Allendale

    Min. 2.0

    not reported

    not reported

    Public

    USC - Upstate

    Spartanburg

    3.20

    900

    19

    Public

    Voorhees

    Denmark

    Min. 2.0

    not reported

    not reported

    Private

    Winthrop

    Rock Hill

    3.98

    1087

    22

    Public

    Wofford College

    Spartanburg

    3.69* (*academic only)

    1130-1310

    24-30

    Private