Welcome to the website for USC Aiken, www.usca.edu. We hope you will find this site to be informative and easy to navigate. As you explore the site, we anticipate that you will learn about our university’s academic programs, service initiatives, community outreach, and research agenda.
As a public, comprehensive university granting both baccalaureate and master’s degrees in a residential setting, we offer a high quality education at an affordable price. USC Aiken is the only public regional university in the south to consistently receive top rankings by US News & World Report for over eighteen years. In addition to recognized quality, the university has taken decisive steps to keep tuition affordable. In fact, USC Aiken’s net cost is among the lowest in the state. With a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1, our students work closely with the faculty and are supported by a dedicated and friendly staff who are committed to student success.
USC Aiken offers an extraordinary educational experience that is highly ranked and affordable. We hope you will take the time to look through our site to get a feel for our values which include providing a high quality and collegial learning environment, that focuses on developing critical thinking, character, and citizenship. Our values have a high-impact on all we strive to do.
Also, as you take your virtual tour of USC Aiken, you will discover the history and traditions of the University as well as learn more about our faculty, staff, students, and the people who make USC Aiken the great place that it is to work, study, and grow. USC Aiken is a great place! But, you don’t have to take our word for it. In addition to receiving high academic rankings, USC Aiken has been designated "A Great Place to Work" for three consecutive years.
Enjoy your virtual visit of USC Aiken. We look forward to having you on our campus and meeting you in person. In the meantime, please feel free to use my comments form or email me at OfficeOfTheChancellor@usca.edu. You can also contact the Chancellor's Office at 803-641-3403. We would like to hear from you!
Sandra J. Jordan