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Experience Learning Here
For more than 45 years, the University of South Carolina has offered one of the nation's leading first-year learning experiences. But that's just the beginning of something much bigger. At South Carolina, you’ll grow in ways that both educate and inspire you.
Explore Global Culture
Senior Adriana Bowman, a first-generation student, has studied internationally through scholarships and fellowships that bring cultural immersion within reach. Her dream? To one day serve the United States as an international diplomat.
Research Emerging Questions
Geophysics students measured the intense vibrations caused by super-charged race cars. The students built their equipment and developed software to transmit the data in real time from N.C. back to the university.
Widen Your Horizons
South Carolina's Outdoor Recreation team plans excursions throughout the Carolinas each semester. Busy students can bolster their physical and mental health with activities such as rock climbing, mountain biking, paddle boarding and canoeing.
Connect with the World
Each semester, nearly 100 countries are represented on campus. In addition, the university brings global and cultural experiences to campus so all students have the opportunity to share their cultures and participate in others.