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Non-Freshman Deadlines

Students applying as non-freshmen must still meet application and credential deadlines. The deadlines are different for each application type, so read these dates carefully.

Transfer Deadlines 

We want to update you on your admissions status as soon as possible, so be proactive! Please pay close attention to the following deadlines. Please be advised that the University of South Carolina reserves the right to close transfer admission for any program at any time due to enrollment limitations.

Fall 2016 (classes begin August 18)

The final deadline to submit official transcripts with completed work through summer 2016 (including dual enrollment work taken in high school) is August 1.

If you apply after May 1, we cannot guarantee consideration for all majors. Some programs will reach capacity, and you may be asked if you wish to consider a different major or update your application for future term consideration. 

If we do not receive your official transcripts or if you have not yet completed prerequisite classes with the required minimum GPA by the stated deadlines, your application is subject to cancellation and you will be advised to update your application for future term consideration.

Spring 2017 (classes begin January 9)

Spring 2017 transfer applications must be submitted by November 1.

Please be advised that admission into the Darla Moore School of Business is restricted to the summer and fall terms only, and it is possible that some other programs will reach capacity by the end of November. If your preferred major is closed for admission, you may be asked if you wish to consider another major. Also, if we do not receive your official transcripts or if you have not yet completed prerequisite classes with the required minimum GPA by the stated deadlines, your application is subject to cancellation and you will be advised to update your application for future term consideration.

Applicants with 30 semester hours of college work or more at the time of application

We strongly encourage you to submit all official credentials within two weeks of applying.

Final deadline to submit all completed coursework through summer 2016: December 1 

Final deadline to submit completed fall 2016 coursework: December 19 

Please note that this is due to the tight turnaround between the university’s holiday closure and the beginning of classes. If your transcript is received after December 19, you will be asked to update your application for future term consideration.

If you are tentatively admitted for spring 2017 while you are attempting college courses in the fall 2016 semester, your final transcript with fall 2016 grades is due by January 2, 2017. Also note that the University of South Carolina reserves the right to reconsider the acceptance of any tentatively admitted student who no longer meets admission requirements.

Applicants with less than 30 semester hours of college work at the time of application

We strongly encourage you to submit all official credentials within two weeks of applying.

Final deadline to submit the following credentials: December 1

  • All college transcripts for all completed coursework through summer 2016
  • Official SAT/ACT scores
  • Official high school transcript with graduation date.  

Final deadline to submit completed fall 2016 coursework: December 19 

Please note that this is due to the tight turnaround between the university’s holiday closure and the beginning of classes. If your transcript is received after December 19, you will be asked to update your application for future term consideration.

If you are tentatively admitted for spring 2017 while you are attempting college courses in the fall 2016 semester, your final transcript with fall 206 grades is due by January 2, 2017. Also note that the University of South Carolina reserves the right to reconsider the acceptance of any tentatively admitted student who no longer meets admission requirements.

Summer 2017 (Classes begin in June)

Summer 2017 applications must be submitted by May 1 and all credentials by May 15.

Fall 2017 (Classes begin August 24)

Fall 2017 transfer applications must be submitted by July 1.

We guarantee consideration for all majors for applicants who apply by May 1. If you apply after May 1, we cannot guarantee consideration for all majors. Some programs will reach capacity by the end of May and you may be asked if you wish to consider a different major or update your application for future term consideration. Therefore, we strongly encourage you to apply as soon as possible. 

If we do not receive your official transcripts or if you have not yet completed prerequisite classes with the required minimum GPA by the stated deadlines, your application is subject to cancellation and you will be advised to update your application for future term consideration.

Applicants with 30 semester hours of college work or more at the time of application

We strongly encourage you to submit all official credentials within two weeks of applying. 

Final deadline to submit completed coursework through spring 2017: June 1

Final deadline to submit completed summer 2017 coursework: August 1

Applicants with less than 30 semester hours of college work at the time of application

We strongly encourage you to submit all official credentials within two weeks of applying.

Final deadline to submit the following credentials: June 1

  • All college transcripts for all completed coursework through spring 2017
  • Official SAT/ACT scores
  • Official high school transcript with graduation date.  

Final deadline to submit completed summer 2017 coursework: August 1

 

International Transfer Deadlines

We recommend that international students apply to the University at least nine months before the semester in which you plan to begin your studies.

Spring 2017 (classes begin January 9)

Applications must be submitted by November 1, 2016 and all credentials by December 1, 2016. Please be advised that admission into the Darla Moore School of Business is restricted to the summer and fall terms only. The University of South Carolina reserves the right to close transfer admission for any program at any time due to enrollment limitations. Please note some programs will reach capacity by the end of November. If your preferred major is closed for admission you may be asked if you wish to consider another major. Also, if we do not receive your official transcripts or if you have not yet completed prerequisite classes with the required minimum GPA by the stated deadlines, your application is subject to cancellation. You will be advised to update your application for future term consideration. 

Summer 2017 (classes begin in June)

Applications must be submitted by May 1, 2017 and all credentials by May 15, 2017.

Fall 2017 (classes begin August 24)

Applications must be submitted by July 1, 2017 and all credentials by July 15, 2017. Please be advised that the University of South Carolina reserves the right to close transfer admission for any program at any time due to enrollment limitations. We guarantee consideration for all majors for applicants who apply by May 1, 2017. If you apply after May 1, we cannot guarantee consideration for all majors. Some programs will reach capacity by the end of May and you may be asked if you wish to consider a different major or update your application for future term consideration. Therefore, we strongly encourage you to apply as soon as possible. Please note if we do not receive your official transcripts or if you have not yet completed prerequisite classes with the required minimum GPA by the stated deadlines, your application is subject to cancellation. You will be advised to update your application for future term consideration.

Re-admit Deadlines

Fall 2016 (classes begin August 18)

Applications must be submitted by July 1, 2016 and all credentials by August 1, 2016.  Please be advised that the University of South Carolina reserves the right to close admission for any program at any time due to enrollment limitations. Some programs will reach capacity and you may be asked if you wish to consider a different major or update your application for future term consideration.

Spring 2017 (classes begin January 9)

Applications must be submitted by November 1, 2016 and all credentials by December 1, 2016.  The University of South Carolina reserves the right to close admission for any program at any time due to enrollment limitations. Please note some programs will reach capacity by the end of November. If your preferred major is closed for admission you may be asked if you wish to consider another major or update your application for future term consideration.

Summer 2017 (classes begin in June)

Applications must be submitted by May 1, 2017 and all credentials by May 15, 2017.

Fall 2017 (classes begin August 24)

Applications must be submitted by July 1, 2017 and all credentials by July 15, 2017. Please be advised that the University of South Carolina reserves the right to close admission for any program at any time due to enrollment limitations. Some programs will reach capacity by the end of May and you may be asked if you wish to consider a different major or update your application for future term consideration. Therefore, we strongly encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

Change-of-Campus Deadlines

Fall 2016 (classes begin August 18)

Applications must be submitted by July 1, 2016 and all credentials by August 1, 2016.  Please be advised that the University of South Carolina reserves the right to close admission for any program at any time due to enrollment limitations. Some programs will reach capacity and you may be asked if you wish to consider a different major or update your application for future term consideration.  

Spring 2017 (classes begin January 9)

Applications must be submitted by November 1, 2016 and all credentials by December 1, 2016. The University of South Carolina reserves the right to close admission for any program at any time due to enrollment limitations. Please note some programs will reach capacity by the end of November. If your preferred major is closed for admission you may be asked if you wish to consider another major or update your application for future term consideration.

Summer 2017 (classes begin in June)

Applications must be submitted by May 1, 2017 and all credentials by May 15, 2017.

Fall 2017 (classes begin August 24)

Applications must be submitted by July 1, 2017 and all credentials by July 15, 2017.   Please be advised that the University of South Carolina reserves the right to close admission for any program at any time due to enrollment limitations. Some programs will reach capacity by the end of May and you may be asked if you wish to consider a different major or update your application for future term consideration. Therefore, we strongly encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

Non-Degree Deadlines

Fall 2016 (classes begin August 18)

Applications must be submitted by July 1, 2016 and all credentials by August 1, 2016.

Spring 2017 (classes begin January 9)

Applications must be submitted by November 1, 2016 and all credentials by December 1, 2016.

Summer 2017 (classes begin in June)

Applications must be submitted by May 1, 2017 and all credentials by May 15, 2017.

Fall 2017 (classes begin August 24)

Applications must be submitted by July 1, 2017 and all credentials by July 15, 2017.