Arkansas vs. South Carolina

Two Rivalry Colleges in Southeastern Conference

Arkansas vs. South Carolina

Arkansasvs.South Carolina

Both Arkansas and South Carolina are public. Arkansas is located in Fayetteville, AR and South Carolina is located in Columbia, SC.
  • South Carolina has more expensive tuition of $33,928 than Arkansas ($25,872).
  • Arkansas has tighter acceptance rate of 0.65963619617776% than South Carolina (0.72308283682491%).
  • South Carolina has higher SAT scores of 1,240 than Arkansas (1,185).
  • South Carolina is larger with 35,470 students than Arkansas (27,562 students).
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#123 in National Universities
#2 in Arkansas
Rankings#116 in National Universities
#2 in South Carolina
Public, 4 yearsSchool TypePublic, 4 years
Fayetteville, ARLocationColumbia, SC
1 Year Certificate
Bachelor's
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Master's
Post-Master Certificate
Doctorate (Research)
Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Offered Degrees1 Year Certificate
Associate
2-4 Year Certificate
Bachelor's
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Master's
Post-Master Certificate
Doctorate (Research)
Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Research University (very high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (very high research activity)
Tuition & Fees
$9,384 Arkansas residents
$25,872 out-of-state
Undergraduate$12,688 South Carolina residents
$33,928 out-of-state
$8,841 Arkansas residents
$22,121 out-of-state
Graduate$14,137 South Carolina residents
$30,160 out-of-state
$6,725Financial Aid$6,405
Admission
$40 undergraduate
$60 graduate
Application Fee$65 undergraduate
$50 graduate
0.65963619617776%Acceptance Rate0.72308283682491%
0.35367215861491%Yield0.3125299027165%
1,185 SAT, 26 ACTTest Scores1,240 SAT, 28 ACT
Student Population
27,562Total Students35,470
22,825Undergraduate27,271
4,737Graduate8,199
9,232Online Enrollment17,648
Graduation Rate & Outcomes
68%Graduation Rate78%
Transfer-out Rate16%
85%Retention Rate90%
$52,700Average Earning after Graduation$53,900
Special Learning Opportunities and Student Services
Online Degree/Certificate Program Offered for Both Undergraduate and GraduateDistance Learning (Online Classes)Online Degree/Certificate Program Offered for Both Undergraduate and Graduate
ROTC
Study Abroad
Teacher Certifiate
Special OpportunitiesROTC
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certifiate
✔ (Dormitory Capacity: 6,122)
$7,090 average annual costs
On-Campus Living✔ (Dormitory Capacity: 9,049)
$6,530 average annual costs
✔ (15 meals per week)
$3,930 average annual costs
Meal Plan✔ (21 meals per week)
$3,858 average annual costs
Faculties and Staffs
19 to 1Students to Faculty Ratio18 to 1
1,270 Full-time
176 Part-time
Number of Faculties1,693 Full-time
631 Part-time
4,999 Full-time
243 Part-time
Number of Staffs5,639 Full-time
2,094 Part-time
$89,642 for Faculties
$55,058 Part-time
Average Salary$98,857 for Faculties
$61,143 Part-time
All data used in our site is from IPEDS (The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System), U.S. Department of Education, academic year 2019-2020