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International Accelerator Program


Important Dates

Whether you’re applying to one of the University of South Carolina's Master's Accelerator programs or preparing for orientation, make sure to keep up with important dates.

For Fall 2017

  Direct Master’s Accelerator
(Engineering only)
Advanced Master’s Accelerator Master’s Accelerator
(MBA only)
Pre-Sessional English
(Engineering only)
Academic English
Application Deadline* July 12, 2017 July 12, 2017 July 12, 2017 July 12, 2017 September 21, 2017
Move-in Date August 16, 2017 August 16, 2017 August 16, 2017 August 16, 2017 October 17, 2017
Program Start Date August 17, 2017 August 17, 2017 August 17, 2017 August 17, 2017 October 18, 2017
Class Start Date August 24, 2017 August 24, 2017 August 24, 2017 August 24, 2017 October 23, 2017

All dates are subject to change. Length of Pre-Sessional English Program is approximate and does not include break weeks.

* This is the deadline to submit all documents stated in your offer letter, and is required for both academic acceptance and I-20 issuance. All necessary items must be received by admissions on or before this deadline or the student will be unable to enroll for the intended semester and will be encouraged to defer enrollment to the following semester.

For Spring 2018

  Direct Master’s Accelerator
(Engineering only)
Advanced Master’s Accelerator Pre-Sessional English Program
Application Deadline* December 1, 2017 December 1, 2017 December 1, 2017
Move-in Date January 9, 2018 January 9, 2018 January 9, 2018
Program Start Date January 10, 2018 January 10, 2018 January 10, 2018
Class Start Date January 16, 2018 January 16, 2018 January 16, 2018

All dates are subject to change. Length of Pre-Sessional English Program is approximate and does not include break weeks.

* This is the deadline to submit all documents stated in your offer letter, and is required for both academic acceptance and I-20 issuance. All necessary items must be received by admissions on or before this deadline or the student will be unable to enroll for the intended semester and will be encouraged to defer enrollment to the following semester.

For Summer 2018

  Pre-Sessional English
(Engineering only)
Application Deadline* May 1, 2018
Move-in Date May 22, 2018
Program Start Date May 23, 2018

*This is the deadline to submit all documents stated in your offer letter, and is required for both academic acceptance and I-20 issuance. All necessary items must be received by admissions on or before this deadline or the student will be unable to enroll for the intended semester and will be encouraged to defer enrollment to the following semester.

Note: The Advanced Master’s Accelerator and Master’s Accelerator Program are not available for summer 2018.