Skip to Content
A group of students gathered at the steps of Rutledge Chapel with the brick path of the horseshoe beside them.

Admissions at South Carolina

You’ll be more than a student at the University of South Carolina. Apply for admission to join our campus community and start your Forever to Thee.

There’s much to crow about at South Carolina. The excitement of connecting with classmates who share your interests and goals. The joy of a game day at Colonial Life Arena, Founders Park or Williams-Brice Stadium. The pride of crossing the commencement stage into the life you’ve been preparing for. It all starts with completing your USC application.

Group of students gathered together in front of a building off the historic horseshoe with yellow flowers blooming in the foreground.

First time here?

The University of South Carolina has different applications and deadlines based on your academic standing and progress to date. Find the application that’s right for you and know when you’ll need to have it completed and submitted to be considered for enrollment.

Undergraduate Admissions

Invest in Your Future

The Princeton Review and Kiplinger’s Personal Finance have both named the University of South Carolina as one of nation’s best values in public education. With top-flight academics and abundant scholarship and financial aid opportunities, see how a South Carolina degree can be a great investment in your future.

Tuition and Aid
Graduate student leans over a notebook taking notes while holding a test tube in a lab setting.

Graduate School

Whether you’re seeking a master’s, a doctorate or post-graduate certificate, there’s just one stop for all your graduate school application needs.

Apply to Graduate School

Professional Schools

Prepare for a future in law, medicine or pharmacy at South Carolina. Our longstanding professional schools have educated generations of physicians, pharmacists and lawyers. Learn what you’ll need to apply, key application deadlines and more, then connect our professional applications to get started.