The South Carolina Commission on Higher Education was founded in 1967 and is the coordinating board for South Carolina's 33 higher education institutions. The Commission for Higher Education is a local advocate for higher education and also serves as the General Assembly's oversight arm for higher education.

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  • Commissioner biographies 

    South Carolina Commission on Higher Education (South Carolina State Library, 2022-02-15)
    This is a collective biography of commissioners of the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education.
  • 2021 statistical abstract 

    South Carolina Commission on Higher Education (South Carolina State Library, 2021)
    The South Carolina Higher Education Statistical Abstract is a comprehensive, single-source compilation of tables and graphs which report data frequently requested by members of the coordinating board, staffs of colleges ...
  • REACH Act guidelines 

    South Carolina Commission on Higher Education (South Carolina State Library, 2021-12)
    South Carolina Act 26 of 2021, hereinafter the "REACH Act" requires undergraduate students to complete a three-credit course that requires, at a minimum, the reading of the U.S. Constitution, the Declaration of Independence, ...
  • Consideration of FY 2022-23 appropriation request and FY 2020-21 annual report for the EIA funded Teacher Recruitment Project, Center for Educator Recruitment, Retention, and Advancement (CERRA) 

    South Carolina Commission on Higher Education (South Carolina State Library, 2021-09-02)
    This gives financial information about the South Carolina Center for Educator Recruitment, Retention, and Advancement.
  • Consideration of Annual Evaluation of Associate Degree Programs FY 2018-2019 

    South Carolina Commission on Higher Education (South Carolina State Library, 2021-08-12)
    This is annual review of associate degrees in the State’s public higher education institutions. The purposes of this is to insure that programs demonstrate responsiveness to employment trends and meet minimum standards of ...
  • Proviso 117.153 of the 2021-21 General Appropriations Act 

    South Carolina Commission on Higher Education (South Carolina State Library, 2021-10-28)
    As part of the General Appropriations Act of Fiscal Year 2021-22, the General Assembly raised the dollar threshold for projects to be considered permanent improvement projects under statute. For projects submitted by ...
  • SC state approving agency update 

    South Carolina Commission on Higher Education (South Carolina State Library, 2021-09-02)
    The South Carolina Commission on Higher Education Veterans Education and Training Section is designated as the State Approving Agency (SAA), by the Office of the Governor. The SAA is responsible for reviewing, approving, ...
  • Annual report on admission standards for first-time entering freshmen, Fall 2019 

    South Carolina Commission on Higher Education (South Carolina State Library, 2021-08-12)
    The Annual Report on Admission Standards for First-Time Entering Freshman provides findings from data reported by South Carolina public senior colleges and universities regarding admission standards and is presented in ...
  • Fines and fees report 

    South Carolina Commission on Higher Education (2021-09-01)
    Fines and fees reports are submitted in accordance with the Appropriations Act. It states in order to promote accountability and transparency, each state agency must provide and release to the public via the agency's ...
  • REACH Act guidelines 

    South Carolina Commission on Higher Education (South Carolina State Library, 2021-09)
    South Carolina Act 26 of 2021, hereinafter the "REACH Act" requires undergraduate students to complete a three-credit course that requires, at a minimum, the reading of the U.S. Constitution, the Declaration of Independence, ...
  • Fiscal Year 2020-2021 accountability report 

    South Carolina Commission on Higher Education (South Carolina State Library, 2021)
    South Carolina laws require that each state agency publish and submit to the Governor and the General Assembly an annual accountability report that contains the agency's or department's mission, objectives to accomplish ...
  • Tuition & required fees for Academic Year 2021-22 full-time, in-state undergraduate students Fall 2021 annualized 

    South Carolina Commission on Higher Education (South Carolina State Library, 2021-08-24)
    This is a schedule of tuition for public colleges in South Carolina for the academic years 2021-22 and percentage of increased fees.
  • Annual report on admission standards for first-time entering freshmen, FY 2012-13 

    South Carolina Commission on Higher Education (South Carolina State Library, 2013-10-03)
    In April 1988, the Advisory Committee on Academic Programs adopted a procedure that requires each institution to report annually on applications, acceptances, and enrollment and to specify the minimum approximate SAT score ...
  • Annual report on admission standards for first-time entering freshmen, FY 2011-12 

    South Carolina Commission on Higher Education (South Carolina State Library, 2012-10-04)
    In April 1988, the Advisory Committee on Academic Programs adopted a procedure that requires each institution to report annually on applications, acceptances, and enrollment and to specify the minimum approximate SAT score ...
  • Consideration of annual report on admission standards for first-time entering freshmen, FY 2010-11 

    South Carolina Commission on Higher Education (South Carolina State Library, 2011-09-08)
    In April 1988, the Advisory Committee on Academic Programs adopted a procedure that requires each institution to report annually on applications, acceptances, and enrollment and to specify the minimum approximate SAT score ...
  • Consideration of annual report on admission standards for first-time entering freshmen, FY 2009-10 

    South Carolina Commission on Higher Education (South Carolina State Library, 2010-10-08)
    In April 1988, the Advisory Committee on Academic Programs adopted a procedure that requires each institution to report annually on applications, acceptances, and enrollment and to specify the minimum approximate SAT score ...
  • Consideration of annual evaluation of associate degree programs FY 2009-2010 

    South Carolina Commission on Higher Education (South Carolina State Library, 2012-03-01)
    This is an annual review of associate degrees in the State’s public higher education institutions. The purposes of this annual review are to insure that programs demonstrate responsiveness to employment trends and meet ...
  • Consideration of annual evaluation of associate degree programs FY 2008-2009 

    South Carolina Commission on Higher Education (South Carolina State Library, 2011-03-03)
    This is an annual review of associate degrees in the State’s public higher education institutions. The purposes of this annual review are to insure that programs demonstrate responsiveness to employment trends and meet ...
  • Consideration of annual evaluation of associate degree programs FY 2007-2008 

    South Carolina Commission on Higher Education (South Carolina State Library, 2010-03-04)
    This is an annual review of associate degrees in the State’s public higher education institutions. The purposes of this annual review are to insure that programs demonstrate responsiveness to employment trends and meet ...
  • Consideration of annual evaluation of associate degree programs FY 2006-2007 

    South Carolina Commission on Higher Education (South Carolina State Library, 2009-03-05)
    This is an annual review of associate degrees in the State’s public higher education institutions. The purposes of this annual review are to insure that programs demonstrate responsiveness to employment trends and meet ...

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