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Carolina Elite Programs

Carolina Elite is a group of specialized programs within the University of South Carolina designed for the most ambitious and high-achieving students. Home to three invitation-only programs – Top Scholars, Honors College and Capstone Scholars – Carolina Elite is a distinguished academic opportunity like no other.

Challenge the conventional. Create the exceptional. No Limits.