The South Carolina Commission on Higher Education publishes a variety of documents and reports on higher education practices in the state for citizens, higher education facilities, and the General Assembly.

Recent Submissions

  • 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, ...
  • 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, ...
  • 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 ...
  • Consideration of annual evaluation of associate degree programs FY 2005-2006 

    South Carolina Commission on Higher Education (South Carolina State Library, 2008-05-01)
    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 2004-2005 

    South Carolina Commission on Higher Education (South Carolina State Library, 2007-05-03)
    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 2003-2004 

    South Carolina Commission on Higher Education (South Carolina State Library, 2006-03-16)
    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 ...
  • S.C. Need-Based Grant & College Transition Program 2019-2020 academic year 

    South Carolina Commission on Higher Education (South Carolina State Library, 2021-06-03)
    The S.C. General Assembly established the South Carolina Need-Based Grant Program in 1996, to provide additional financial assistance to South Carolina’s neediest students. The S.C. Commission on Higher Education was ...
  • Annual report on the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) and South Carolina activities 

    South Carolina Commission on Higher Education (South Carolina State Library, 2021-02-22)
    This annual report includes a background of the SARA initiative and updates about NC-SARA and South Carolina activities. SARA is a voluntary, interstate reciprocity agreement that establishes comparable standards for ...
  • Report on program productivity, FY2014-2018 

    South Carolina Commission on Higher Education (South Carolina State Library, 2020-12-03)
    The South Carolina Commission on Higher Education adopted a policy on program productivity which provides for the biennial review of enrollment and degrees awarded in all degree programs by all public four-year colleges ...

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