UofSC offers 350+ degree programs and is one of only 40 public universities to receive Carnegie Classifications for both top-tier research activity and community engagement.
- College of Engineering and Computing
- Darla Moore School of Business
- Arnold School of Public Health
- College of Arts & Sciences
- College of Education
- College of Hospitality, Retail and Sport Management
- College of Information and Communications
- College of Nursing
- College of Pharmacy
- College of Social Work
- South Carolina Honors College
- School of Music
Life in Columbia, South Carolina
As the capital of South Carolina, Columbia offers big-city opportunities with a touch of small-town Southern charm.
Ernst & Young, Indonesia
AgFirst Farm Credit Bank
Application & Visa Help
We provide extensive support services and personalized programs for international students planning to study in the US. Our experienced counselors are committed to your success!
Summer 2021 On Campus
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Tuition & Cost
Tuition, housing, dining, and other fees vary by degree program, housing location, and preferences. Shorelight Signature Student Experience services — including visa help and career services — are included with tuition.
Typical cost for two semesters
Typical housing fees for one academic year. See all housing options below.
Housing prices vary based on room choice, amenities, and program track. Your preference is taken into account, but preferred pick is not guaranteed.
How To Apply
We offer a streamlined application process for international students.
Complete your application
Our advisors walk you through everything you need – transcripts, English scores, passport & more.
Submit additional documentation
Once you receive a final admission letter, you will need to submit your I-20 request form, certification of finances, and other paperwork.
Apply for your F-1 student visa
Our staff guides you through the visa application process and helps you prepare for your visa interview, too.
Entry requirements vary by program track and graduate level. Please contact an advisor for more detail.
Shorelight - Who We Are
As international student experience experts, we bring students to US schools—or connect top US programs with students abroad. Here's how:
A UofSC Chinese Student Gets His Dream Job at Baidu
Siyu — a 2019 graduate of the University of South Carolina — found his dream job thanks to hard work and guidance from his Career Accelerator Program advisors and mentors.
How a University of South Carolina Finance Major Got Hired in London
Discover how Vy, an international student at UofSC, made the journey from South Carolina to an exciting career at The Omerta Group.
A UofSC International Student from India Starts His Engineering Career
The International Accelerator Program at the University of South Carolina gave Shilpkumar the tools to pursue a civil engineering degree and professional development training to start his career as a structural engineer.