Arts and Sciences
The College of Arts and Sciences is the oldest, largest and most diverse academic unit on the Columbia campus, with an enrollment of more than 9,000 undergraduate and graduate students.
The Darla Moore School of Business continues to provide academic excellence as seen in its top ranked programs. Business analytics, graduate fellowships and study abroad support are areas of investment opportunities to build the future of the school.
The College of Education is committed to excellence through leadership, teacher education, research, diversity and outreach with the goal of positively impacting students, families and communities.
Engineering and Computing
The College of Engineering and Computing fosters innovation by preparing engineers and computer scientists to develop new technologies that will improve our lives and the world.
USC graduate students study in 70 doctoral programs, 133 master’s programs, 25 certificate programs and 24 dual degree programs. The Graduate School serves students in these programs and promotes and protects academic excellence and integrity.
The South Carolina Honors College is among the oldest and best in the country, with 600 courses annually and an average class size of 14 for the university’s best, brightest and highest-achieving students.
Hospitality, Retail and Sport Management
The College of Hospitality, Retail and Sport Management prepares students for careers in high-growth fields including resort and hotel management, information technology, entertainment, retail merchandising and entrepreneurship.
Information and Communications
The College of Information and Communications unites the schools of Journalism and Mass Communications and Library and Information Science. Students are educated in all aspects of information management.
The University of South Carolina School of Law prepares students to practice law by focusing on professional skills, character and leadership.
Medicine - Columbia
The School of Medicine introduces students to real-world health care settings and situations, preparing master clinicians who are committed to patient care. Students have access to the latest diagnostic technology in all four years.
Medicine - Greenville
The University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville is one of the nation’s first fully-integrated lifestyle medicine curriculum and hosts a one-of-a-kind clinical and community health education.
The School of Music is proud to enrich the quality of life in Columbia, SC, and beyond by energizing all of its stakeholders with the power of music. Students are prepared to be leaders in music education, performance, composition, research and related fields.
Since becoming South Carolina’s first nationally accredited baccalaureate nursing program in 1957, the College of Nursing has produced nearly 10,000 graduates who improve the accessibility and quality of healthcare throughout the state, nation and world.
The College of Pharmacy prepares professionals to practice the highest level of pharmaceutical care and to serve the medication-related health needs of the state.
The Arnold School of Public Health works to improve the health of South Carolinians and people around the world through research, education and outreach programs.
Now in its new home in the Hamilton College building, the College of Social Work prepares professionals to work with vulnerable populations and address issues of social justice and social well being.
Colleges and Schools
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