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Our 15 colleges and schools offer 324 unique degree options designed to challenge, inspire and spur your intellectual curiosity.

Academic Overview

Start here for an introduction to our academic programs — from traditional to online to continuing education — and to view our five-year academic calendar.

Research Opportunities

Contribute to your field of study from Day One at the only university in South Carolina designated a center of very high research activity. 

Colleges and Schools

You can focus your area of study in one of our 15 degree-granting colleges and schools or broaden your college experience with interdisciplinary studies.

Career Preparation

Learn to use classroom knowledge in the real world and turn your degree into your life’s work.

Majors and Degrees

Choose the degree that fits your needs among our comprehensive programs of study in sciences, art, business, education, journalism and a host of other fields.

Academic Success Resources

Learn to budget your time, study more efficiently and succeed. Our academic resources are available for any student looking to improve performance in the classroom and in life.

Libraries and Collections

Our South Caroliniana Library is the oldest freestanding college library in the nation. Building on that tradition, our special collections range from early medieval manuscripts to modern literature and politics.