International Application Deadlines
We recommend that international students apply to the University at least nine months before the semester in which you plan to begin your studies.
If you are applying as an international freshman student, you will need to meet the following application deadlines:
- Fall 2014 (August) semester: applications must be submitted by December 1, 2013. All credentials are due by February 1, 2014. If you are applying for the South Carolina Honors College, you must submit your application by November 15, 2013. All credentials must be received by November 15 as well.
If you are applying as an international transfer student, you will need to meet the following deadlines:
- Summer 2014 (classes begin May 12): applications and credentials must be submitted by April 1, 2014
- Fall 2014 (August) semester: applications and credentials must be submitted by June 1, 2014.
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