University of South Carolina – Union

309 East Academy St, Union, SC

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The University of South Carolina Union offers an outstanding education at an affordable price. The school is dedicated to providing outstanding instruction and student services. USC Union offers a liberal arts curriculum and focuses on preparing students for lifelong learning.

The college does not offer remedial classes, but is able to admit most students who want to further their education. Students and faculty work closely together to enhance student learning. Student enrollment is typically around 500 students. In-state tuition for full-time students is $3,045. Out-of-state tuition is $7,620.

The University of South Carolina Union was founded to offer education to individuals in Cherokee, Chester, Fairfield, Laurens, Newberry, Union, and York. The original design of the institution incorporated a flexibility that has allowed the university to change with the times.

Students who take part in the Associate degree programs typically apply the credits towards a bachelor’s degree at another institution. Anyone planning to transfer to a four year institute needs to carefully plan their course of study.

Bachelor degree programs are offered in Business Administration, Engineering, Education, Arts and Sciences, Information Science, nursing, pharmacy, exercise science, and public health.

While studying at the University of South Carolina Union, you can participate in student organizations and make new friends. Student organizations include International Youth and Students for Social Equality, Young Americans for Liberty at the University of South Carolina, College Democrats, and College Libertarians.

Continuing education programs are available and focus on personal interest. Classes that are typically offered are on computers, physical fitness, and photography.

Admission Requirements & Details

The admissions information below may give an overview of the students University of South Carolina – Union accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college or dual credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

The total student enrollment at University of South Carolina – Union is about 570, with undergraduate students making up about 100% of the total student population and graduate students making up the rest.


Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $10,600. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. There is also a $40 application fee for students applying to the school. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Financial Aid Details

The table listed below helps break down the types of financial aid students receive and the percent receiving aid, as well as the average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid100%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships100%$6,808
Receiving Student Loans72%$5,185
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and alumni, University of South Carolina – Union may provide student services like:

  • Distance learning
  • Remedial courses
  • Career path counseling
  • Work study style employment
  • Assisting students to find work

Graduation Rates

University of South Carolina – Union has an overall graduation rate which is close to 29%.

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