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Palmetto College

Application Instructions

Ready to apply?

If you're not sure if you have the right prerequisites, we recommend contacting a Palmetto College representative before you start the application process. This program requires you to be an RN with an unencumbered license.

Step-by-Step Application Instructions

  1. Go to the USCU application page
  2. Click on Admissions First Time User
  3. Click on First Time User Account Creation and create your User ID and Pin.
  4. Choose USC Upstate for your campus. 
  5. For Application Type, please choose the following:
    • Upstate Palmetto College
  6. Enter Admission Term and Name
  7. Complete the application.
    • (Permanent Address, Current Address, Emergency Contact, Personal Information)
  8. In the Planned Course of Study section, please do the following:
    • Planned Course of Study - choose Nursing - RN to BSN
    • Enter Other Majors, Minors and Concentration - choose Palmetto College
  9. Complete the rest of the application and then click Application is Complete. 
  10. Complete additional Application to the USC Upstate School of Nursing.


For application questions, please contact the USC Upstate Office of Admissions at 864-503-5246 or

For questions about the USC Upstate Palmetto College nursing program, please contact Trish Wade at 864-552-4262 or


Note: Residents of California are not authorized to enroll in this program. 


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