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Requirements For Transfers

A transfer student is an applicant who has graduated from high school, has attended another regionally accredited post-secondary institution, and has attempted one or more college courses. If you would like more information about the University of South Carolina, provide us with your information so we can add you to our mailing list!

*Note: High-school graduates who take summer school courses in between graduation and the fall semester that immediately follows are not considered transfer students.

Required Admissions Materials

  • Completed application forms
  • Nonrefundable application fee ($65 for US Citizens; $100 for international students)
  • Complete official transcripts from post-secondary institutions through the time of application (these must be supplemented by final transcripts that reflect complete academic work prior to beginning classes at the university) sent directly to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions from each institution attended
  • Complete official high school transcriptsif less than 30 semester hours (45 quarter hours) of college-level work have been attempted in a regionally accredited college or university. Transcripts must be sent directly to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.
  • Complete SAT or ACT scoresif less than 30 semester hours (45 quarter hours) of college-level work have been attempted in a regionally accredited college or university. Official scores must be sent directly from the testing agency.

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