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State Quick Facts: South Carolina

South Carolina Commission on Higher Education
1333 Main Street, Suite 200
Columbia, South Carolina 29201
Telephone: 803-737-2260
Fax: 803-737-2297
www.che.sc.gov



State Population: (in thousands) (CENSUS FY08)
Total:
4,480
College-aged (18-25):
303
White:
3,026
Black:
1,258
Hispanic:
182
Asian:
49
Native American:
12
Male:
2,179
Female:
2,301
  Total Number of Institutions: (IPEDS 2007-2008)
Total:
66
Public:
33
4-year:
13
2-year:
20
Independent, Not-for-Profit:
25


Total Headcount Enrollments: (Fall 06 & 07)
Total (Fall 07):
217,755
Public (Fall 06):
176,415

Independent, Not-for-Profit (Fall 06):

33,441
Undergraduate (incl. AAs & certificates) (Fall 06):
187,254
Graduate (Fall 06):
21,807
First Professional (Fall 06):
3,361
White (Fall 07):
145,723
Black (Fall 07):
60,347
Hispanic (Fall 07):
4,053
Asian (Fall 07):
3,570
Native American (Fall 07):
885
Alien (Fall 07):
3,177
Male (Fall 06):
82,858
Female (Fall 06):
129,564
  Total Completions: (IPEDS 2007-2008)
Total:
35,057
Associates:
7,963
Bachelor:
20,280
Graduate:
6,814
White:
24,301
Black:
7,222
Hispanic:
527
Asian:
570
Native American:
108
Alien:
770
Other (not incl. above)
1,559
Male:
13,685
Female:
21,372

Appropriations: (Total SHEF FY 2008 in Thousands)

State & Local
Appropriations:

$952,887
  Selected State Reports:
Statistical Abstracts
Higher Education Data

Sources –
Population: Resident FY 2008 Estimate, U.S. Census Bureau
Institutions: FY 2007-2008, NCES/IPEDS Digest of Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education
Enrollments: FY Fall 2006 and Fall 2007, NCES/IPEDS Digest of Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education
Completions: FY 2007-2008, SHEEO-SPRC and NCES/IPEDS, U.S. Department of Education
Appropriations: Educational Appropriations Nominal and Un-Adjusted Dollars from SHEEO-SHEF FY 2008. Educational appropriations measure state and local support available for public higher education operating expenses and excludes appropriations for independent institutions, financial aid for students attending independent institutions, and research, agriculture, and medical (RAM) purposes.

This is a product of the SHEEO/NCES Network.
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