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Veterans and Military Affairs

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We’re Committed to Serving You

Make your next mission an affordable, flexible, and accessible education choosing from 300+ programs at the University of South Carolina.

We Serve. We Inspire. We Equip.

When you enroll, you’re joining more than 2,000 military-affiliated students pursuing degrees at the University of South Carolina, recognized as one of the Best Colleges for Veterans by Military Times for 2021. With many nationally ranked programs — #1 in Online Nursing, #1 International Business and #1 Exercise Science PhD — to name a few, veterans, military servicemembers, and their dependents have a variety of options when it comes to academic and professional growth.

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    Degree Programs

    Whether you are on campus or online, pursue degrees from bachelor’s to doctorate and even customize your education through accelerated or dual degree programs, specializations, and certificates

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    For greater success upon graduation, we have established partnerships in place like the 50Strong partnership, that provides you with weekly opportunities to connect directly with leading military-seeking employers that value your background and skills.

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    With veteran and military-specific scholarships, reduced military tuition, admission deferral options and student and alumni veterans’ associations, you will have all you need to succeed. Our dedicated Veterans & Military Center of Excellence offers centralized, personalized support to any military-affiliated student.



Connect with the Department of Veteran and Military Affairs to discover your options.

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