While nothing compares to being here in person, you can get a glimpse of campus by viewing our virtual tour.
From the Lowcountry to the Upstate, our system enrolls more than nearly 50,000 students every year, making higher education accessible and affordable across the state.
With more nationally ranked academic programs by U.S. News & World Report than any other S.C. university, we are preparing graduates for successful careers in everything from nursing to business to nuclear engineering.
Kiplinger's named USC “an overall great value,” singling out the university's high four-year graduation rate, low average student debt, abundant financial aid and low sticker price.
We're one of only 32 public universities to earn the Carnegie Foundation's top-tier designations in both research activity and community engagement.
The Darla Moore School of Business’ international business program is #1 in the nation and has been ranked among the top three for 27 consecutive years, according to U.S. News & World Report.
Home to the state capitol and a diverse population, the Columbia metro area offers a welcoming atmosphere that is student-friendly, combining big-city attractions and opportunities.
Housing 45 young companies, the 40,000-square-foot USC/Columbia incubator encourages public-private partnerships and blends university research with emerging technologies, leading to entrepreneurial opportunities and jobs in the state.
The South Carolina Honors College has been ranked the nation's top public honors college since 2012.
For the fourth straight year, INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine has recognized our commitment to a diverse and inclusive campus environment for all. USC has one of the most racially and ethnically diverse student populations among universities in South Carolina.
We connect researchers and industry partners to find innovative solutions that benefit local communities and global industries.
U.S. News & World Report has ranked the College of Nursing's online graduate program #1 in the nation for their commitment to quality, innovation and rigor.
A proven model to foster student success since 1972, USC’s University 101 program has been adopted by 9 out of 10 colleges and universities across the nation.
Committed to building healthier communities, we have one of the state’s most comprehensive collections of health science programs, including the #1 doctoral program in exercise science, according to U.S. News & World Report.