University of South Carolina



Join your peers from around the world who pursue their education and their dreams at the University of South Carolina. Follow these steps to discover your future at USC:

  1. Read our international freshman and transfer admissions requirements.
  2. Read our international application deadlines.
  3. Send your transcripts, submit all other required documents and be sure to meet deadlines.
  4. Apply for admission using our online application.
  5. Look at USC's cost of attendance.
  6. Continue to check your credentials as you complete the application process.
  7. Contact the Visitor Center about scheduling a campus tour.

Explore your housing options, including the on-campus residential Carolina Global Community at USC that brings you together with American and other international students for mind-expanding, cross-cultural experiences.

Countries Represented at USC

Connect to people, cultures, activities and educational opportunities that span the globe.

USC International Requirements

Freshman International Requirements

In addition to completing approximately 12 years of schooling in your home country and demonstrating proficiency in English, you'll need to meet all USC admission requirements.

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International Student Services at USC


Frank McClary, our contact for International students, is here to help!

Chat: Tues & Thurs, 7:30-8:30am EDT
Phone: 803-777-4071