University of South Carolina

United States of America

316th US-News World Ranking

Founded in 1801 as South Carolina college we transformed into a national institute in the 20th century. We have been nurturing students for their successful lives for more than 200 years now. We are recognized by the Carnegie Foundations as a top research and service institution.We take absolute pride to be ranked no. 1 for undergraduate international business major, international MBA, nursing graduate program and Ph.D. program in Exercise Science.Every discipline at our university offers undergraduate as well as graduate research opportunities. We were awarded $238 million in sponsored research funding in 2012.

Established in 1801, the University of South Carolina is a public research university located in Columbia, South Carolina, United States of America. The university has seven satellite campuses throughout the state. USC is classified by the Carnegie Foundation for Advanced Teaching as the university with the ‘highest research activity’. The university is known for its ‘On Your Time’ program, which ensures students graduate on their terms through summer and online courses

Academically, USC’s offerings are diverse, encompassing more than 290 programs of study across 14 different schools and colleges: College of Arts & Sciences, Darla Moore School of Business, College of Education, College of Engineering & Computing, The Graduate School, College of Hospitality, Retail and Sport Management, College of Information and Communications, School of Law, School of Medicine Columbia, School of Medicine Greenville, School of Music, College of Nursing, College of Pharmacy, Arnold School of Public Health, College of Social Work, South Carolina Honors College. The most popular majors at University of South Carolina include: Finance and Financial Management Services; Research and Experimental Psychology; Physiology, Pathology and Related Sciences; Biology; and Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication. 

The total student population at the University of South Carolina is over 33,700 of which more than 25,000 are enrolled in the undergraduate programs. The student to faculty ratio at the university is 19:1 and the acceptance rate is 65%.

The university’s undergraduate and graduate International Business programs have ranked among the top three programs in the nation for over a decade. The University of South Carolina is a member of the SEC Academic Consortium. The university has a generous financial aid program as more than 80% of the students at USC receive financial aid.

Notable Alumni: Wilson Casey (Syndicated columnist, book author, and Guinness World Record holder), Aleen Bailey (Olympic gold medalist), Knox H. White (Mayor of Greenville), Van Earl Wright (Anchor for Fox Sports TV programs), Lilian Garcia (singer and WWE ring announcer)

Program
Duration
Format
Tuition Fees
Deadlines
Standard Test
English

Government agencies, Small, medium and large private companies, Publicly traded companies, non-profit organisations, self employment.

Freshman application, Official high school transcripts, Test scores: ACT, SAT, IELTS, TOEFL, PTE

Government agencies, Small, medium and large private companies, Publicly traded companies, Non-profit organisations, Self employment.

1st Dec

English

This program offers a combined degree that permits a student to obtain the J.D. and Accelerated Master of Business Administration degrees in approximately three and one-half years.

A complete application, A baccalaureate degree (or the international equivalent) from an accredited college or university, Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended for course credit, Two or more letters of recommendation, Personal statements, Resumes, Writing samples, Test scores: GRE, GMAT, MAT, LSAT, MCAT, IELTS, TOEFL

Management Consultant, Marketing Manager, Investment banker, Operations manager, Financial advisor.

16th Aug

English

The USC Fort Jackson Program is designed for and awards Associate of Arts and Associate of Science degrees to active-duty military personnel (all branches), their family members, Department of Defense civilian employees, National Guard members, reservists, and veterans. Civilians, including Columbia-campus students, are welcome to take courses on a space-available basis, but they may not earn these associate degrees.

Freshman application, Official high school transcripts, Test scores: ACT, SAT, IELTS, TOEFL, PTE

Student trainee, Clinical research coord, Ops f&w biological scientist, Lab technician, Primary and secondary school teachers.

1st Dec

English

The Marketing program emphasizes a strong business core combined with advertising, consumer behavior, marketing research, international marketing and marketing management.

Freshman application, Official high school transcripts, Test scores: ACT, SAT, IELTS, TOEFL, PTE

Marketing Manager, Sales Representative, Marketing Specialist, Sales Manager, Public Relations Specialist, Account Manager, Assistant Store Manager, Operations Manager, Start own company if not Mid level management, business consultant, research and development head, sales head or business reporter for any firm

1st Dec

English

African American and African Studies is dedicated to the interdisciplinary study of the past and present cultures and experiences of peoples of African descent in the United States, as well as in Africa and the Caribbean basin. Through traditional classroom experiences combined with internships and study abroad opportunities, students may select the major or minor with two options: African American Studies and African Studies.

Freshman application, Official high school transcripts, Test scores: ACT, SAT, IELTS, TOEFL, PTE

Adjunct Faculty, Associate Professor, Program Director, African Research Center Director, Credit Union Examiner, Community Counselor.

1st Dec

a) University online application

b) $100 application fee

c) Official high school transcript.

d) Official SAT/ACT scores

e) Typical SAT scores (1200-1340), ACT Composite (25-30)

f) Average GPA 3.61-4.39

g) TOEFL/IELTS scores if the applicant’s native language is not English

h) TOEFL: PBT-50, IBT-77, IELTS-6.5

i) Acceptance rate: 65% (2015)

Requirements vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific requirements.

Fees

Undergraduate: USD 32,360

Fees vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific fees.

Cost of Living

The annual cost of living is USD 20,300  approx.

Accommodation

Yes, the university has in campus dorm facilities.

Undergraduate: Fall- December 1, Spring- November 1

Graduate: Deadlines vary for each program.           

Deadlines vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific deadlines.

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Shanghai
109
Times Higher Education
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University Stats

34100

Students

1600

Faculty Strength

21

Student Faculty Ratio

65
%

Acceptance Rate

$
32360

Tuition Fees

$
20300

Living Cost

$
1000

Other Fees

73
%

Avg. Percentage

1230

Avg. SAT

28

Avg. ACT

6.5

Avg. IELTS

* All cost are in USD