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Student body size: 1500 Student/faculty ratio: 15/1 Diversity: 22.7% minority students Campuses: Historic Beaufort Hilton Head Gateway History: Serving students since 1959 Mascot: Sand Sharks Colors: Navy, Sand, Garnet Athletics: National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Sun Conference Teams: Golf, Cross Country, Baseball, Track
Leading to a baccalaureate degree:
Student Government Association African American Student Association Art Club Business Club Campus Crusade for Christ Club Anime Education Club Gamma Beta Phi Gay-Straight Alliance History Club Hospitality Management Association Human Services Student Organization Literary Society Psychology Club Reformed University Fellowship Roges & Vacaboundes (USCB Drama Club) Spanish Club The Shark Byte (USCB Student Newspaper)
Biology Business Administration • Management Education • Early Childhood Education Engineering1 English History Hospitality Management Human Services Liberal Studies • Security Studies Nursing • RN to BSN • 4 year BSN program (opens January ‘09) Psychology Spanish • Heritage Studies
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ENJOY A COASTAL LOCATION Nearby beaches: Hilton Head Island, SC Hunting Island, SC Nearby cities: Savannah, GA Charleston, SC Sea Islands lifestyle: Wide sandy beaches Tidal marsh ecosystem Outdoor opportunities all year: internationally recognized for golf, tennis, kayaking.
Anthropology, Art History, Studio Art, Business, English Literature, Writing, French, Hospitality Management, Human Services, Psychology.
Pre-professional programs: Pre-Dental Pre-Law
Return-to-college programs for working professionals: Saturday Completion Program - BS in Business Certificate Programs - Accounting, Human Resources, Business Management, Small Business Management, Hispanic Culture and Spanish for Working Professionals
Masters Degree Programs: Masters degrees in over 20 areas, including Business, Education and Nursing are offered in conjunction with the USC Extended Graduate Campus. _____ 1In conjunction with Georgia Tech Savannah
“I’m originally from Ohio, but I also feel at home here. USCB and South Carolina are now an extension of who I am.” – Mallary Rice, ‘09
ATHLETICS AND CLUB SPORTS Varsity Baseball Men’s/Women’s Track Men’s/Women’s Cross Country Men’s/Women’s Golf
Club Soccer Ultimate Frisbee Flag Football Men’s Lacrosse
“All my professors - even the hard ones - did everything in their power to help me succeed, and that has made all the difference.” – Brittany McLaughlin, ‘08
LIVE ON CAMPUS
Palmetto Village offers campus apartments in a modern, comfortable complex. Students choose from a private or shared bedroom in a four bedroom apartment with two bathrooms, a kitchen, living room and a washer/dryer. Residential assistants offer leadership and support as students adjust to an independent lifestyle. University safety officers provide security 24/7. Classes, high-tech library and extra-curricular activities are just a short walk away.
Campus tours are an important way to find a college that “fits” you. Take the video tour on our website, www.USCB.edu or join us for a tour at our Hilton Head Gateway campus in Bluffton. Call (843) 208.8000 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Estimated on-campus housing costs for one semester in 2008-2009 is $2,800. While all apartments have kitchens, USCB is considering building a dining facility in 2009.
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AFFORDABLE UNIVERSITY EDUCATION
Our Hilton Head Gateway campus is 30 minutes northeast of Savannah, GA. The historic Beaufort campus is 90 minutes south of Charleston, SC.
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USCB offers the most affordable undergraduate tuition for bachelor’s degree programs in the University of South Carolina system. Georgia residents of the Savannah area – specifically Chatham, Effingham and Bryan counties – pay in-state tuition at USCB.
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Estimated full-time undergraduate expenses for one semester in the 2008-2009 academic year: Tuition* Fees
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In 2006-2007, USCB students were awarded $6.94 million in scholarships and financial aid. *Graduate course tuition and enrollment information available at www.learn.sc.edu. Fees and tuition are subject to change.
ROLLING ADMISSIONS Apply early and USCB will send you an admission decision in two to four weeks. To guarantee a place in the entering class, respond by May 1, 2009.
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USCB is a senior campus of the University of South Carolina system. The university is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033; phone: 404 679-4500 http://www.sacscoc.org/). The University of South Carolina Beaufort is an equal opportunity institution. Savannah
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