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University of South Carolina

University of South Carolina

Check whether University of South Carolina is right for you as an international student.

Uni facts

Columbia, USA
  • Type
    Public
  • Rank
    181
  • International students
    1966
  • Nationalities
    98
  • Total programs
    110
  • Acceptance rate
    73%

Study abroad at he University of South Carolina

The University of South Carolina (UofSC) is a public research university based in Columbia, USA. Founded in 1801, the University has over 200 years of history and offers a wide range of majors and degrees at undergraduate and graduate level.

UofSC also offer the International Accelerator Program (IAP), designed to help international students adjust to life in the US, and give them the extra help and support they need. You can get help improving your English language skills, choosing which programs to choose and finding the right career for you after graduation.

The University campus offers a wide range of facilities and amenities for all students. The Horseshoe is the original site of the campus, and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The campus has 24 residence halls, many academic buildings, a theater, an arts center and several sporting venues where the Universities sports teams compete.

University of South Carolina logo

Why study at UofSC?

  • Top business programs

    UofSC is number one for international business major and international MBA (U.S. News & World Report)

  • International experience

    The University is ranked top for having the best international experience (Financial Times)

Life as an international student

As an international student on the International Accelerator Program (IAP), you will receive specialized on-campus orientation and classes that are tailored to your academic level and English language skills.

You will get picked up from the airport by IAP staff, making your first day in the US as easy as possible. You’ll also receive help choosing the right classes, with dedicated advisors and language and academic assistance available throughout your time at UofSC.

All international students are encouraged to live on campus, as this is a great way to get the true American college experience. There are more than 400 student clubs you can join on campus, as well as loads of events including a back-to-school party, trip to the State House, and volunteering opportunities.

Student life & facilities

Group of students planning a presentation in a living room
  • Library
    • Individual Study Rooms
    • Computer labs
    • Group Study Rooms
    • Quiet Areas
    • Museum
  • Praying Rooms
    • Workshops
    • Skills classes
    • Language Center
    • Group Praying Rooms
    • Pre sessional English Academic skills courses
  • No. of All Weather Sports Pitches
    • No. of Swimming pools
    • No. of Diving Pools
    • No. of Tennis Courts 12
    • No. of Climbing Wall
    • No. of Basketball Courts
    • No. of Athletics Track
    • No. of volleyball courts
  • Fitness Centre
    • Climbing Walls
    • Machines
    • Free Weights
    • Fitness Classes
    • Swimming Pool
    • Personal Trainers
    • Treatment Rooms
    • Fitness Center Physiotherapist
  • IT Support
    • Loan Laptops
    • Campus Wireless Connectivity
  • Healthcare & Medical
    • Physiotherapy
    • Travel Vaccinations
    • Family Planning
    • Counselling & Mental Health Services
    • Campus Doctor
    • Emergency Contraception
  • Transport
    • Campus Bus Service
    • Bike Rental
    • Car Rental
    • Campus parking
    • Airport Shuttle Service
    • On-Campus Shuttle
  • Food & Restaurants
    • Restaurants 30
    • Cafe’s 8
  • Sports Facilities
    • No. of Natural Turf American Football Pitches 1
    • Sport facilities
    • No. of Natural Turf Soccer Pitches 1
  • Clubs & Organisations
    • No. of Clubs & Organizations 500
  • Tutoring Support
    • Student Tutoring & Support
    • Academic Tutoring & Support
    • Peer & Buddy Program

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University of South Carolina programs

Fees and funding

  • Undergraduate

    33 928 USD / per year

  • Pathway Program ranges from 15 416 to 37 740 USD / per program

Location

University of South Carolina

Columbia, SC 29208, United States

Located in the heart of Columbia, SC main campus is home to over 33,750 undergraduate and graduate students