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Located in Charleston, South Carolina, Medical University of South Carolina is a public institution. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

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Medical University of South Carolina Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at MUSC.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#17 Best Nursing Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#25 Most Popular Nursing Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Medical University of South Carolina?

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Contact details for MUSC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 179 Ashley Ave, Charleston, SC 29425
Phone: 843-792-2300
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/MUSCCharleston
Twitter: http://twitter.com/MUSCHealth

How Do I Get Into MUSC?

You can apply to MUSC online at: https://education.musc.edu/admissions/ready-to-apply

Can I Afford Medical University of South Carolina?

1.3% Loan Default Rate

The student loan default rate at MUSC is 1.3%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Medical University of South Carolina Undergraduate Student Diversity

315 Full-Time Undergraduates
86% Women
24% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 318 undergraduate students at MUSC, with 315 being full-time and 3 being part-time.

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There are also 2,765 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 315 full-time undergraduates at MUSC, 14% are male and 86% are female.

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Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Medical University of South Carolina students is as follows.

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Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 12
Black or African American 31
Hispanic or Latino 15
White 234
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 23

Over 22 countries are represented at MUSC. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, Saudi Arabia, and Lebanon.

Online Learning at Medical University of South Carolina

657 Took All Classes Online
911 Took At Least One Class Online
6.6% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 911 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at MUSC has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 2nd most popular in South Carolina for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.

Online Affordability Rankings of MUSC

During the most recent year for which we have data, the full-time undergraduate tuition at Medical University of South Carolina was $16,374 for in-state students. Out-of-state students paid $23,200. The following table shows how MUSC is ranked for affordability for both in-state and out-of-state students among colleges and universities that are not mostly online.

Major Tuition for In-State Students Tuition for Out-of-State Students
Maternal/Child Health and Neonatal Nurse/Nursing #1 #1
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing #28 #16

Online Growth Rankings of MUSC

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Medical University of South Carolina was 6.6%. This is the #1,051 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at MUSC regardless of major.

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at MUSC ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at MUSC.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Maternal/Child Health and Neonatal Nurse/Nursing #4
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing #32
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing #42
Nursing Science #67
Nursing Practice #160

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Medical University of South Carolina Nursing Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major TOTAL
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing 0
Maternal/Child Health and Neonatal Nurse/Nursing 0
Nurse Anesthetist 0
Nursing Administration 0
Nursing Practice 0
Nursing Science 0
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing 0
Registered Nursing 0
TOTAL 0

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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