University of South Carolina

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701 S. Main Street
Columbia, SC 29208

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#93 Best Law Schools

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The School of Law at University of South Carolina has an application deadline of March 1. The full-time program application fee at the School of Law at University of South Carolina is $60. Its tuition is full-time: $22,360 per year (in-state) and full-time: $44,752 per year (out-of-state). The student-faculty ratio is 14.0:1. The School of Law at University of South Carolina has 68 full- and part-time faculty on staff.

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Year founded 1867
Public/private Public
Law school designation Regional


Application deadline March 1
Full-time program application fee $60
Part-time program application fee $0
Admissions phone (803) 777-6605
Admissions email


Full- and part-time faculty 68
Student-faculty ratio 14.0:1
Total faculty 85

Student Body

Enrollment (full-time) 619
Gender distribution (full-time)
Gender distribution (full-time)
J.D. candidates graduating in 2012-2013 217


Tuition and fees

full-time: $22,360 per year (in-state)
full-time: $44,752 per year (out-of-state)

Room and board $12,589


Employed at graduation2 35.4%
Median private sector starting salary $70,000
Median public service starting salary $44,000


Total volumes and volume equivalents 567,708

* Law School Overview details based on 2013 data

2. Represents the percentage of all 2012 graduates who had a full-time job lasting at least a year for which bar passage was required or a J.D. degree was an advantage. These employment rates are part of the data on placement success used to determine a school’s ranking.

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