USC Students Big Move In Weekend By The Numbers

6:12 PM, Aug 13, 2013   |    comments
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Columbia, SC *WLTX) - University of South Carolina students will descend on the university this weekend (Aug 16-17) to begin their official move-in to the residence halls.   

Here are some fun facts and figures about the 2013 class and  move-in day. 

 

  • Estimated number of students in freshman class            4,900
  • Estimated student population on Columbia campus      30,000
  • High school valedictorians in freshman class                        57
  • Top states for out-of-state freshman:                                NC, VA, MD, GA, NJ
  • South Carolinians make up 51% of freshman class
  • Number of rooms in University's 24 residence halls       3,976
  • Number of rooms in the 20 houses in the Greek Village     381
  • Tons of cardboard estimated to be collected from move in   13
  • Number of text book titles for fall semester                     4,280
  • Number of meals served anually on campus            
  • 6.1 million
  • Number of Pizzas ordered last school year 
  • 115,322
  • Cups of OJ purchased at on campus dining facilities  110,700
  • Number of bagels served last year on campus           275,187
  • Number of fraternity and sororities at USC                              39     
  • Percentage of undergraduates receiving financial aid            89%      
  •  Number of packages delivered last year to student mail  center         77,116
  •   Number of electronics using the university network fall and spring semesters        15,000                  

 

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