• 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
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We are building a
healthier future now

At South Carolina, we’re working for a healthier state. More than being the state’s most comprehensive health sciences institution, we’re committed to addressing critical health disparities that affect all South Carolinians.

Health Sciences

We nurse a nation
Back to health

Students at South Carolina 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

We are united for
better brain health

USC neuroscience researchers are collaborating to improve health outcomes for countless South Carolinians. Learn how our multidisciplinary brain health studies address statewide health disparities.

Unlocking the mind
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An achievement for one gamecock
is an achievement for all

We help first-gen students
cross the finish line

Some firsts just mean more — like being the first member of a family to graduate from college. Look inside the first-gen experience through the eyes of past and present USC students.

First-gen experience
Students gathered on the steps of Rutledge College.
A studio portrait of Dawn Staley with net and scissors in hand.

We take lifelong dreams
beyond the paint

The sport is only the beginning for USC women’s basketball coach Dawn Staley. Get the backstory on how South Carolina’s basketball program has emerged as one of the nation’s best.

Meet Coach Staley
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stand for
Something Bigger