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Start your best adventure yet! Take the next step into your future at the University of South Carolina. It all begins with an application.

Freshman Application

If you are currently a student in high school, or if you have graduated from high school and you've never attended any college or university since high school graduation and you're looking to complete a bachelor's degree, you should complete the freshman application.

Transfer Application

If you currently attend or have attended a post-secondary institution other than the University of South Carolina Columbia and would like to complete your undergraduate education at UofSC Columbia, complete the transfer application. Previous college attendance is part of a student’s permanent record, so be prepared to list all colleges attended. 

System Transfer Application

If you are currently enrolled as a degree-seeking student at UofSC campus other than Columbia and wish to change to a degree-seeking program on the Columbia campus, complete this application.

Readmit Application

Complete this application only if you are a former UofSC Columbia student who wishes to be considered for admission into a degree-seeking program at UofSC Columbia. If you have never attended the Columbia campus as a degree-seeking student or if you’re currently enrolled at another UofSC campus in a degree-seeking program, please do not complete this application.

Non-Degree Application

You should complete the non-degree application if you are a college graduate needing additional undergraduate coursework or a visiting/transient student from another institution.

Palmetto College Application

Our online degree completion programs are a flexible and convenient way to earn your degree if you have previous college credit. If you would like to earn your online degree in Elementary Education, Liberal Studies or Organizational Leadership, you'll select this application.

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