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International Accelerator Program


Entry Requirements

Expand your mind and reach beyond the horizon. We offer boundless opportunities to challenge, inspire and spur your intellectual curiosity. Remarkable experiences await you at UofSC.

Our graduate programs prepare students for a competitive job market, our faculty research continues to expand, and our graduate students win top national fellowships and millions of dollars in awards. 


Master's Accelerator Entry Requirements

Program GPA Requirement GMAT / GRE Required Additional Admissions Requirements*
Direct Master’s Accelerator (1 semester)  3.0 GPA or equivalent 

Yes (GRE only)

Must have minimum scores of:
Verbal: 150 
Quantitative: 153 
Composite: 305 
Analytical Writing: 3.0*
Requirements vary depending on disciplines in the College of Engineering and Computing at the University of South Carolina** 
Advanced Master’s Accelerator (1 semester)  3.0 GPA or equivalent No  ** 
Master’s Accelerator (2 semesters)  3.0 GPA or equivalent  No 

Four-year undergraduate degree, or equivalent, from an accredited university.

Three years of full- time professional work experience and a resume.

One course in Statistics and Quantitative Methods. 
Pre-Sessional English (9-17 weeks) 3.0 GPA or equivalent No  **

*Scores vary for all disciplines in the College of Engineering and Computing at the University of South Carolina. Please refer to the guidebook for specific information or our admissions team.

**Additional requirements are degree specific, please refer to the appropriate guidebook for more in depth information. Download Engineering or MBA guidebook.

All students will take an English language assessment test during their orientation. This test is the primary means for final placement and could vary from the preliminary placement identified on your offer letter. As a result, the length of study may be longer than originally anticipated, and may involve additional costs.