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University of South Carolina-Upstate

Spartanburg, SC
University Website: www.uscupstate.edu
Apply Online: https://www.applyweb.com/apply/uscs/
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The University of South Carolina Upstate is a public university located in Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States. Formerly known as the University of South Carolina Spartanburg, the school changed its name in the summer of 2004. The University of South Carolina Upstate is the fastest growing university in South Carolina offering both undergraduate and graduate programs for students in the Upstate and surrounding areas. One of four accredited four-year schools in the University of South Carolina System, it is home to approximately 5,500 students and 340 full-time faculty. It is fully accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

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Fast Facts

  • Public, Four or more years
  • students
  • $18,572.00 avg tuition

800 University Way
Spartanburg, SC 29303-4999
(864) 503-5000

Apply online Admissions:
www.uscupstate.edu/admissions/
Financial Aid:
www.uscupstate.edu/enrollment_ser..

Areas of Study:

  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • Engineering Technologies And Engineering Related Fields
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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University of South Carolina-Upstate

Statistics:
Applied 3,096
Admitted 1,816 59%
Enrolled total 797
Full Time: 795
Part Time 2
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 430 520
SAT Math 450 530
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 420 510
ACT Composite 18 22
ACT English 17 22
ACT Math 17 23
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 67%
4-year graduation rate 20%
6-year graduation rate 40%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Recommended
Secondary School Rank Recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

University of South Carolina-Upstate

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $9,146.00 $9,146.00 $18,572.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $450.00 $450.00 $450.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $390.00 $390.00 $789.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $10,916.00 $10,916.00 $23,444.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $450.00 $450.00 $450.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $455.00 $455.00 $977.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $7,122.00 $9,180.00 $3,371.00
Other Expenses $3,216.00 $4,122.00 $3,371.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $40.00
Graduate Application Fee $40.00
Books and Supplies $1,500.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 97%
Percent receiving grant aid 94%
Avg amount of grant aid $7,948.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 65%
Avg amount of student loan aid $5,610.00

University of South Carolina-Upstate

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Business Administration and Management, General X
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Speech Communication and Rhetoric X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer and Information Sciences, General X
Information Science/Studies X
Information Technology X
EDUCATION
Art Teacher Education X
Early Childhood Education and Teaching X X
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Vision Impairments Including Blindness X
Elementary Education and Teaching X X
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching X
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching X
Secondary Education and Teaching X
Special Education and Teaching, General X
ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIES AND ENGINEERING-RELATED FIELDS
Engineering/Industrial Management X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
English Language and Literature, General X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
Spanish Language and Literature X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse X
HISTORY
History, General X
HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics, General X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X
PSYCHOLOGY
Psychology, General X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Political Science and Government, General X
Sociology X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Fine/Studio Arts, General X
Music, Other X

University of South Carolina-Upstate Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
NRF Next Generation Scholarship Up to $25,000 October 14, 2016
Valedictorian Scholarship - USC Upstate Up to $7,500 February 01, 2017
Chancellor Scholarship - USC Upstate Up to $7,500 February 01, 2017
University Scholarship - USC Upstate $2,500 February 01, 2017
Transfer Scholarship - USC Upstate $2,000 February 01, 2017
Metropolitan Scholarship - USC Upstate $1,500 February 01, 2017
Spartanburg County Foundation Scholarship $1,000 February 01, 2017
Rotary Club of Spartanburg Scholarship $1,000 February 01, 2017
Frances Smith Nursing Scholarship $1,000 February 01, 2017
Clinton Richard Smith Scholarship $1,000 February 01, 2017

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