Birmingham, Alabama, United States
|Living cost||USD 1,500 per month|
|Student population||Large (More than 10,000)|
|International students||Contact the university / college|
With eight campuses across 18 locations, offering more than 450 degree programs on campus and online, the University of South Carolina system is uniquely positioned to meet the state's educational, cultural, health and research needs.
Carolina makes our local communities a priority, and the university is committed to a superior student experience and academic excellence for all of its students. Through scholarship programs such as the Gamecock Guarantee, flexible scheduling through On Your Time and online degrees through Palmetto College, we’re making higher education more accessible and affordable for South Carolinians.
Our Columbia campus includes more than 6.1 million square feet of academic and research building space located within 480 acres of urban landscape. Our newest buildings are constructed to meet strict LEED certification standards while more than 70 university buildings are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
The University of South Carolina Upstate, set in the picturesque foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, is located conveniently along the thriving economic I-85 corridor between Atlanta and Charlotte and just a few hours drive from the beaches and mountains
Every residence hall environment at the University of South Carolina is considered to be a learning-enhancing community. Living and Learning Communities are an integral part of the university experience, providing students with the opportunity to live in an environment that promotes diversity, embraces excellence, encourages insightful faculty-student interaction and works to develop a strong sense of community.
University Housing offers 19 unique Living Learning Community options available to all students living on campus. Students can apply for one of these communities based off of their academic or personal interests. All communities pages provide details on how to become involved in that community and what opportunities are available to residents in each community. Take some time to explore each community and decide which one will help you excel