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Undergraduate Education

The University of South Carolina opens a new world of research, learning and experiential opportunities for students. The stimulating environment builds community and pushes students to pursue their passions.

Unlock countless pathways.

Choose from more than 100 undergraduate majors crossing 12 colleges and schools. At South Carolina, you’re sure to find more than a path forward. You'll earn an undergraduate degree that amplifies your collective strengths and individual purpose.

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I figured out quickly that my original major wasn’t a good fit. Since I love telling stories, my advisors suggested I look into journalism and communications. As a broadcast journalist, you tell the story of someone who actually went through something. I love it!

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Choose from accounting to visual communications.

From undergraduate to professional, South Carolina has hundreds of majors and degrees that fit nearly any interest area or career path. Pursue your passion as you customize your education with personalized areas of interest. Here, you'll access foundational instruction as well as acclaimed academics including the nation's best public honors college and the invitation-only Capstone Scholars program.

Majors and Degrees
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Tailor your Education

Experiential learning opportunities abound at the University of South Carolina. Expand your education through internships, research, living and learning communities, education abroad and more. You can use My USC Experience to connect your experiential learning engagements to your official academic record.

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With new skills and layers of knowledge, students at South Carolina go confidently from the classroom into labs, clinical settings and even other countries. What happens within classes is just the beginning of what you’ll do beyond them.

Invest in your future.

Your college experience will challenge you in many ways, but paying for it shouldn’t. We work with families to not only make a Gamecock education accessible and affordable, but also a smart investment in your future.

Tuition and Aid
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  • Your best years start here

    At South Carolina, we set the national bar for the college experience. With the nation's #1 first-year experience, we're thrilled that most students choose to stay at South Carolina to progress their education.

    Experience South Carolina
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Become a Gamecock.

Being a Gamecock isn't just a path to a career. It’s the thrill of being part of Williams-Brice Stadium on game day. It’s running into friends on your way to class. It’s the pride you feel in reaching another step in your dream. And it’s why we already know — you’re going to love it here. Let's get started today.

Undergraduate Admissions
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