USC Upstate

University of South Carolina Upstate

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Due to expected inclement weather, campus will be closed on Friday, Jan. 21. The university will continue to hold classes remotely on Friday. Students, please contact your professors for further information. Essential employees are required to report to campus unless they have coordinated with their supervisor to work remotely. Non-essential staff should work remotely. If you have any questions, please contact your supervisor. The safety of our campus community is a primary concern of USC Upstate, so please be sure to monitor your email, social media, SpartAlert and this website.

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USC Upstate's lush 330-acre campus is one of the most beautiful in the nation. But don't just take our word for it. Explore what we have to offer from anywhere on any device.

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Ranked No. 1 among Southern Regional Public Colleges by U.S. News and World Report, we are now taking applications for admission. Choose from more than 45 degree programs. Our application process can be completed entirely online, and our team is available to help you every step of the way. Get started now!

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Do you have questions about admissions, orientation, or enrollment? Would you like to learn more about the great opportunities and experiences that await you here at USC Upstate? Our Enrollment Team is standing by to help with any questions you might have.

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U.S. News and World Report 2022 College Rankings

USC Upstate named South's Best College for Veterans!

University remains South Carolina's No. 1 public school for a third straight year!

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USC Upstate is developing the next generation of globally competitive workers by providing an accessible, rigorous, career-relevant education.

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Campus Life

More than 90 student organizations and clubs, along with numerous programs and activities, make it easy to get connected at USC Upstate.

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As a member of the Big South Conference, Spartans compete in 15 NCAA Division I sports.

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Beautiful Campus in a Thriving Community

USC Upstate’s 330-acre main campus is nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in thriving Spartanburg County, between Atlanta and Charlotte, N.C.

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Support Spartans In Need

Our students and their families are facing unprecedented challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Let’s unite to help students in need during this trying time.

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Graphic celebrating USC Upstate's $500 million annual impact on S.C.

Half a Billion Annual Economic Impact

With more than 30,000 alumni living and working in the region, USC Upstate is a major engine of social, economic, and talent development in South Carolina.

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