University of South Carolina (USC) accepts admission in summer, spring and fall season. The University has a total of 34731 enrollments out of which 26362 are undergraduates and 8369 are enrolled in graduate and professional programs.
During the 2017-18 admissions cycle, University of South Carolina had an acceptance rate of 63%. That indicates for every 100 students who applied, 63 students, were admitted, making USC admissions process somewhat competitive.
Points to keep in mind applying to USC -
Factors affecting admission in USC is -
|Application Form||UG – USC application/Coalition|
Application PG – CollegeNET application/Graduate school application
|Application Fee||UG – 100 USD|
|Mode of payment||Online via electronic check or credit card|
|Test scores||UG – ACT/SAT|
PG – GMAT/GRE
|Intake Sessions||Summer, Spring, Fall|
|Contact details for International students||Email – firstname.lastname@example.org|
Phone no. – 803-777-7461
International students should apply to the university at least nine months before the semester in which they plan to begin studies.
|Early answer application deadline||October 15|
|Fall and summer||December 1|
|Graduate||Varies with program|
USC has 1,795 international students (during the fall of 2017) from 91 different countries.
Academic requirements – ACT/SAT, Official transcipts If the applicant has attended any school outside of the United States, then they must submit an official professional credentials evaluation. Undergraduate applicants must submit a document-by-document or course-by-course evaluation from a NACES (naces.org) approved company with the GPA included. An admissions decision will not be made until the evaluation and all transcripts are on file. International freshman applicants are eligible to be reviewed for merit-based scholarships based on GPA and SAT/ACT test scores.
Visa requirements - U.S. government regulations require that applicants for F-1 or J-1 students visa provide evidence of financial resources sufficient to cover the expense of one year of study, including tuition and room and board. Work Opportunities - International students can work up to 20 hours on campus with an F-1 visa.
USC offers over 100 undergraduate programs to the students. Academic requirements - ACT/SAT, Official transcripts Admitted 2018 freshmen displayed a 25-30 midrange composite score on the ACT and a 1200-1350 midrange of total scores on the SAT. If the applicants have already taken the SAT or the ACT, make sure to have access to the scores. If the applicant plan to take the test in the future, make sure to mark the anticipated date on the admissions application.
University of South Carolina offers more than 240 graduate degree programs and certificates. Some completely independent from the Graduate School and have their own process of admission, including separate applications and fees.
Academic requirements – GMAT/GRE, Official transcripts Test requirements may vary from program to program.
Supporting documents – TOEFL/IELTS, Two or more letters of recommendation Many programs require personal statements, resumes, writing samples, audio files (recitals, auditions), art portfolios and/or licensure. The applicants should properly check the programs for further requirements. Popular Graduate Courses of University of South Carolina
|Course||Application Portal||Application Deadline||Application Fee||Academic Requirements||Minimum English Language Proficiency|
|MBA||Darla Moore School of Business||May 25, 2019||100 USD||GMAT/GRE Official Transcripts, Curriculum Vitae/Resume,|
Two Letters of Recommendation,Statement of Purpose,
Interview (on invitation only), Two years of work experience required
|TOEFL, IELTS, PTEA|
|MS in Civil Engineering||College of Engineering and Computing||Fall - May 1|
Spring - September 1
Summer - March 1
|100 USD||GRE, Written statement of intent, CV, Two letters of recommendations||TOEFL(iBT) - 80|
TOEFL(PBT) - 570
IELTS - 6.5
|MA in Economics||Darla Moore School of Business||February 1||100 USD||GMAT/GRE, Two letters of recommendation, Essays||TOEFL, IELTS|
|MS in Computer Engineering||College of Engineering and Computing||Fall - February 1|
Spring - October 1
|100 USD||Official Transcripts, Official GRE Score, Two Letters of|
Recommendation Curriculum Vitae/Resume Personal Statement
|MS in Mechanical Engineering||College of Engineering and Computing||Fall - May 1|
Spring - October 1
|100 USD||Official transcripts, GRE, Two letters of recommendations||TOEFL, IELTS|
Admission to USC is competitive, not all candidates satisfying these minimum standards can be admitted. The applicant needs to exceed these requirements to get admission.
The university release the application dates on or before the week of December 12 for early decision candidates, however, students who are selected for secondary review will be issued their final admissions decision in the second week of March,