College Rankings - Local Atmosphere in South Carolina

Making the grade: A high Local Atmosphere grade indicates that the area surrounding campus is safe and scenic. Other factors include nearby attractions, proximity to other schools, and the town's attitude toward students. How exactly does CP calculate these grades?

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Grade Are You Interested? School Name Size
A+
The Citadel
Charleston, SC
2,629
A
College of Charleston
Charleston, SC
10,506
B+
Charleston Southern University
Charleston, SC
2,779
B+
Clemson University
Clemson, SC
16,562
B+
Coastal Carolina University
Conway, SC
8,746
B+
Furman University
Greenville, SC
2,753
B+
University of South Carolina
Columbia, SC
23,363
B
Anderson - South Carolina
Anderson, SC
2,627
B
Bob Jones University
Greenville, SC
2,976
B
Columbia College - South Carolina
Columbia, SC
1,082
B
North Greenville University
Tigerville, SC
2,206
B
Winthrop University
Rock Hill, SC
5,029
B-
Benedict College
Columbia, SC
2,917
B-
South Carolina - Beaufort
Bluffton, SC
1,828
C+
Converse College
Spartanburg, SC
682
C+
Francis Marion University
Florence, SC
3,780
C+
Lander University
Greenwood, SC
2,969
C+
Presbyterian College
Clinton, SC
1,172
C+
South Carolina - Aiken
Aiken, SC
3,124
C+
USC Upstate
Spartanburg, SC
5,427
C+
Wofford College
Spartanburg, SC
1,619
C-
Newberry College
Newberry, SC
1,067
C-
South Carolina State University
Orangeburg, SC
3,265
D+
Claflin University
Orangeburg, SC
1,883
D+
Voorhees College
Denmark, SC
648