You've researched, compared, chatted with friends, and discovered what we knew all
along... that the University of South Carolina is exactly what you're looking for!
Now it's time to take the next step.
There are a lot of factors that go into deciding which college or university is the
best fit for you. At the Office of Undergraduate Admissions, our job is to provide
you with information that you need to make informed decisions.
We encourage you to review our
requirements for freshmen, transfers and international students, and also note important deadlines for applications and credentials such as official test scores.
You probably have a lot of questions, and we want you to feel comfortable and confident
in your decision to become a member of the USC family, so
connect with us today. Our staff is dedicated to making the process for applying to the university as smooth
and seamless as possible.
Gamecock Gateway Application Update
Gamecock Gateway is very close to reaching capacity for the 2016-2017 academic year,
and we have established a wait list for female students. A small number of spaces
remain for males. Males are encouraged to submit their deposit now to secure their
If you are a female and wish to be placed on the wait list, please complete the
online deposit form as soon as possible. If a space ultimately does not become available, we will refund
your $750 deposit.
Freshman Class of 2016 Update
All freshman scholarships for the freshman class of 2016 have been issued. Visit
this link for more information and frequently asked questions about our scholarships. All Capstone Scholar invitations were mailed on Tuesday, March 8. If you have not received your admissions decision but submitted your application and
credentials by our stated deadlines, you will receive an update on your admissions
status during decision week beginning Monday, March 14. All decisions are issued via
United States Postal Service. We do not issue admissions decisions on the phone.
Dr. Mary takes the SAT
Did you take the redesigned SAT in March? Dr. Mary did! Read about her experiences
with the test and thoughts on how it will be used in the admissions process.
Attention Prospective Business Students
For students applying as transfer, international transfer, readmit or change of campus
applicants: Admission to the Darla Moore School of Business is competitive and subject
to space availability. Therefore, if you do not meet the 3.0 GPA, earned hours, and
calculus requirement at the point of application, you will need to choose to apply
for the next fall term.Please also note that we will only consider transfer, international
transfer, or change of campus applicants for fall semesters only.
Need a copy of the Counselor Evaluation Form
If you're looking for a copy of the guidance counselor form, look no further. Remember,
is is a recommended but not required part of the application package.
May 1 Attention Admitted Freshmen: Reserve your spot in the incoming class by paying your
enrollment deposit no later than May 1!
Starting at the Visitor Center, our student ambassadors guide you on a walking tour
of the University. These current students can answer your questions while they give
you a closer look at our historic campus.
Schedule your tour today