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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.

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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

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

Fees and funding

Fee information

  • Undergraduate tuition: US$34,934 per year
  • Pathway tuition: from US$15,416 to $34,934 per program


Academic Scholar - Distinction Award

  • In 2023, recipients of the Distinction Award had an average SAT score of 1365 (ACT score of 30) and an average high school GPA of 4.4 and were in the top 10% of their high school class, on average. Recipients of this award receive a significant tuition reduction of nearly half of the nonresident rate.
  • Amount: US$500 + tuition reduction

Academic Scholar - Merit Award

  • In 2023, recipients of the Merit Award had an average SAT score of 1300 (ACT score of 29) and an average high school GPA of 4.4 and were in the top 15% of their high school class, on average. Recipients of this award receive a significant tuition reduction.
  • Amount: US$500 + tuition reduction


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

Visa requirements for the University of South Carolina

Many international students will require a visa to study in the US, and this is a vital step of your study abroad journey. Make sure you understand the requirements you may need to meet before applying.

USA student visa requirements