The four-year public institution in Charleston enrolled 10,863 students in fall 2017, including 9,895 in undergraduate and 968 in graduate programs, data shows. 6.4 percent of undergraduates transferred from another college or university.
58 percent of undergraduates are residents of South Carolina, and 41 percent are residents of other states. 1 percent are citizens of foreign countries.
The undergraduate student body is comprised mostly of students who identify as white (77 percent) and Black or African American (8 percent).
The school admitted 80 percent of the 11,900 students who applied for fall 2017. Of those who were admitted, 19 percent enrolled.