• Students pulling together in a tug-o-war game.
  • Student talking with others.
  • A couple women's basketball team players cheering with their arms raised.
  • Student wearing a graduation cap.
  • Student wearing a hat smiling.
  • Group of students smiling at the camera with their arms raised.
  • Student cheering with a rally towel.

Behold the remarkable


At the University of South Carolina, we're all about the We. Every day, our researchers, our 52,000 students on eight campuses and our alumni throughout the world are working to change what's possible — one scientific study, one conversation, and one treatment at a time.

Get to know South Carolina

We nurse a nation
Back to health

At South Carolina, students don’t just learn to become health care providers; they’re solving some of the state’s — and nation’s — most persistent health care issues.

Nursing at South Carolina
Nursing professor holding an iv bag talking with a student.
Graduates the most nurses in the state

An achievement for one gamecock
is an achievment for all

Student gathering samples in the middle of the marsh crouched on a wooden plank.

We go to great depths to
prevent sea level rise

Our students are focused on the changing coastal wetlands of South Carolina to better understand the larger picture — the growing effects of climate change.

Baruch Institute

We turn big data into
Bigger leaps forward

Public health researchers like biostatistician Jiajia Zhang are wielding data, machine learning and artificial intelligence to better the world’s cancer, HIV and COVID-19 treatments.

Ariel view of people on a crosswalk with parts of the image turning into large pixel blocks.
Crowd of fans at a football game with their arms raised.

stand for
Something Bigger