Colleges and Schools
We are made up of schools and colleges devoted to specific areas of study. What distinguishes us from others is our ability to reach across those disciplines to create unique educational opportunities for you.
College of Arts and Sciences
Our largest college is home to 19 core academic disciplines and 53 interdisciplinary programs, centers, institutes and schools. Our students and faculty seek new ways to work together, discover more, break down boundaries and change our world for the better.
Darla Moore School of Business
You will be immersed in your chosen field through internships and study abroad opportunities with our top-ranked international business program. We will prepare you for the challenges of the business world.
College of Education
The College of Education is committed to excellence through leadership, teacher education, research, diversity and outreach with the goal of positively impacting students, families and communities.
College of Engineering and Computing
We blend 150 years of education with real-world experience and access to global research opportunities in energy, cyber security, aerospace and materials. We produce highly trained undergraduates who earn some of the highest starting salaries available.
The Graduate School
We are the clearinghouse for all our graduate programs and are here to help you succeed. We fund strategic awards — such as recruitment fellowships and travel grants — and design collaborative initiatives to enhance your professional and academic development.
College of Hospitality, Retail and Sport Management
We prepare you for a high-growth career in exciting fields ranging from resort management, information technology and entertainment to retail merchandising and entrepreneurship. Our hallmark competitive internships, expert faculty and access to industry leaders give you a future with no limits.
College of Information and Communications
Our schools prepare you for careers in the use of information — journalistically, persuasively, analytically — for all audiences and across all media and formats. At undergraduate and graduate degree levels, we are all about information collection, dissemination and preservation in the 21st century digital world.
School of Law
Yes, we have a 145-year tradition of excellence, but we're far from traditional. Our program gives you the hands-on experience you need to practice anywhere in the world.
School of Medicine Columbia
We introduce you immediately to real-world health care settings and situations to make you a master clinician committed to patient care. You have access to the latest diagnostic technology, such as hand-held ultrasound devices, in all four years.
School of Medicine Greenville
After 20 years of training many of our third-year medical students, Greenville Health Systems partnered with us to create a whole new school serving the Upstate of South Carolina and beyond. Your medical career begins with nine weeks of EMT training and certification.
School of Music
The world-class faculty at our music school will help you turn your passion into your life’s work by preparing you for professional careers and leadership in music teaching, performance and composition.
College of Nursing
We help you gain the practical skills you need for a career in nursing while advancing our profession through an innovative blend of education, research and practice.
South Carolina College of Pharmacy
We are one of three locations for the South Carolina College of Pharmacy. The college brings together USC, the Medical University of South Carolina and the Greenville Hospital System to produce pharmacists at an advanced level of practice to improve the health of our state’s residents.
Arnold School of Public Health
The Arnold School of Public Health works to improve the health of South Carolinians and people around the world through research, education and outreach programs focused on disease prevention, environmental health and access to health services.
College of Social Work
We collaborate with the local, national and international communities to promote social well-being and social justice through dynamic teaching, research and service. Our graduates find careers in gerontology, health care, mental health and addiction services, youth services, support for military members and their families, community organizing, advocacy and social policy.
South Carolina Honors College
We are among the oldest and the best honors colleges in the country. We offer 460 classes with an average size of 14. You will receive individual attention, support and advising as you engage in research projects, service learning, internships and study away.