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University of South Carolina

University of South Carolina

University of Southern Carolina Columbia, SC USA 29208

The University of South Carolina is a Baptist public research university in Columbia, South Carolina. Founded in 1801, the university is the flagship school in the University of South Carolina’s system. In addition to its high research output, the university is known for creating positive transition experiences for first-year students and for cultivating strong communities overall. Its notable alumni include Senator Lindsey Graham, country music star Darius Rucker, and motivational speaker Zig Ziglar.

Its acceptance rate is 68%, and its graduation rate is in the top 10% of public universities. Over 27,000 undergraduates and over 8,000 graduates are enrolled. The university offers more than 350 undergraduate and postgraduate programs. South Carolina’s tuition rate for in-state students is $12,688 per year, plus fees; for out-of-state students, the tuition rate is $12,688 per year for in-state students and $33,928 per year for out-of-state}} students.. The university follows a semester-based academic calendar.

South Carolina has been recognized as providing the best experience for first-year students. Its signature course, University 101, along with other integration programs, ensures that all students feel supported in their journeys. Over 500 clubs and organizations are available to students, including 46 sororities and fraternities. For fun, students might be found enjoying the university’s thriving arts and entertainment scene or cheering on their Gamecocks, who compete in the NCAA Division I Southeastern Conference. The capital city of Columbia offers the resources, opportunities, and entertainment of a big city with a small-town feel.

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