University of South Carolina



There are Gamecocks the world over, from China to Brazil. Find out why so many students choose to study at the University of South Carolina.

Great Academics

With more than 75 undergraduate majors available for your choosing, the University of South Carolina offers an inspiring and diverse learning environment that challenges you to achieve your academic, personal and professional goals and supports your efforts to succeed. Top-rated offerings include marine science; international business in USC's Moore School of Business; the School of Hotel, Restaurant & Tourism Management; and University 101, our acclaimed introduction-to-college course. Our Honors College and Capstone Scholars program provide ivy-league education for great value.

Great Location

USC's location in Columbia gives South Carolina's flagship university access to world-class artistic, cultural and entertainment events, as well as extensive internship sites in business, health care, manufacturing and government. With the South Carolina Statehouse located just blocks from campus, you can easily participate in learning about the legislative process.

Find Out What it Takes to Get Here

Our international student section provides you detailed information on the deadlines you need to meet, the application process, and what kind of support you can expect to find at the University of South Carolina

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Life at USC

Life at USC

The University of South Carolina offers a beautiful setting in a small city. Enjoy the good life at USC — dynamic activities, interesting places and exciting events!

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Applying to USC is easy! Most of our students apply online. Make sure you review requirements and deadlines.

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International Student Services at USC


Frank McClary, our contact for International students, is here to help!

Chat: Tues & Thurs, 7:30-8:30am EDT
Phone: 803-777-4071