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University of South Carolina

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The University of South Carolina is a globally recognized, high-impact research university committed to a superior student experience and dedicated to innovation in learning, research, and community engagement.

  • #104 National UniversitiesU.S. News & World Report, 2020
  • Best First-Year ExperienceU.S. News & World Report, 2020


Undergraduate Degrees

UofSC offers 350+ degree programs and is one of only 50 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
  • College of Arts & Sciences
  • College of Education
  • College of Hospitality, Retail and Sport Management
  • College of Information and Communications
  • School of Music
  • College of Nursing
  • South Carolina College of Pharmacy
  • Arnold School of Public Health
  • College of Social Work
  • South Carolina Honors College

Life in Columbia, South Carolina

As the capital of South Carolina, Columbia offers big-city opportunities with a touch of small-town Southern charm.



Important Dates

Summer 2020

Application Deadline

April 24, 2020

Payment Deadline

May 12, 2020

Move-in Date

May 26, 2020

Program Start Date

May 27, 2020


Get in touch with a Shorelight enrollment advisor about tuition costs. Fees, housing, and dining plans vary by degree and program track.

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How To Apply

We offer a streamlined application process for international students.

  1. Complete your application

    Our advisors walk you through everything you need – transcripts, English scores, passport & more.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

Academic Requirements

Entry requirements vary by program track and graduate level. Please contact an advisor for more detail.

University of South Carolina


  • #104 National Universities
  • 34,795 total enrollment
  • 2.4% international students
  • Mid-size southern city

UofSC International Accelerator

There are 3 months left to apply.

Deadline April 24, 2020

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