There are a lot of factors that go into deciding which college or university is the
best fit for you. At the Office of Undergraduate Admissions, our job is to provide
you with information that you need to make informed decisions.
We encourage you to review our
requirements for freshmen, transfers and international students, and also note important deadlines for applications and credentials such as official test scores. You may also wish
to consider other pathways to USC Columbia.
You probably have a lot of questions, and we want you to feel comfortable and confident
in your decision to become a member of the USC family, so
connect with us today. Our staff is dedicated to making the process for applying to the university as smooth
and seamless as possible.
Enrollment Deposit Deadline
Enrollment deposits for fall 2017 must be paid by May 1, 2017 at 11:59 PM EDT.
Gamecock Gateway Update
Gamecock Gateway has
reached capacity for both males and females. The wait list is now also closed.
Fall 2017 Freshman Class Update
Freshman admission decisions will be mailed on Monday, March 13. We do not release
admission decisions on the phone or through the online checklist. All decisions are
mailed via USPS.
Explore Pathways to USC Columbia
There's more than one way to start your path to the University of South Carolina.
Explore the many
pathways to USC Columbia.
Attention Prospective Business Students
For students applying as
t ransfer, international transfer, readmit or change of campus applicants: Admission to the Darla Moore School of Business is competitive and subject to space
availability. Therefore, if you do not meet the 3.0 GPA, earned hours, and calculus
requirement at the point of application, you will need to choose to apply for the
next fall term.
Please also note that we will only consider transfer, international transfer, or change
of campus applicants for fall semesters only.