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University of South Carolina

College of Education

Columbia, SC

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Overview

University of South Carolina / College of Education is located in Columbia, SC, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Education (M Ed)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Doctor of Education (Ed D)
Specialist in Education (Ed S)
Interdisciplinary Master of Arts (IMA)
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)
Master of Science (MS)
Master of Teaching (MT)
(Certificate)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 392
Doctoral Degrees 35
Other Advanced Degrees 52

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test or MAT
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some
Foreign language (MA)
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test or MAT/qualifying exams
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

442
Applied
269
Accepted
195
Enrolled
61%

Applying

40
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 15th Not reported No
Winter deadline November 15th Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test or MAT
Master's Degree Requirements Official transcripts, letters of recommendation, letter of intent
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test or MAT/qualifying exams
Doctoral Degree Requirements Letters of recommendation, letters of intent, interview

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

1,136
Total Graduate Students
60%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
39%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0.88%
Black or African American 16.9%
White or Caucasian 73%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.18%
Asian 0.62%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 6.43%

Gender

Male (23%)
Female (76%)

Faculty

115
Total faculty
Full-time - 110
Part-time - 5
Male (40)
Female (75)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Inquiry learning, assessment of student learning, equity issues in education, multicultural education, cultural diversity
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
5,013,557

Location & Contact

Address Columbia, SC  29208
United States
Contact Dr. Les Sternberg
Phone: 803-777-7000

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