USC Upstate

University of South Carolina Upstate

Apply Now For 2021!

Ranked No. 1 among Southern Regional Public Colleges by U.S. News and World Report, we are now taking applications for admission for 2021. 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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Events for Prospective Students

Check out the new “Up Talks” events to learn about USC Upstate directly from students and faculty members from your major. Join us in person or online to learn more about the great opportunities and experiences that await you at USC Upstate!

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Take The Next Step - Meet With Our Enrollment Team

Do you have questions about admissions, orientation or enrollment? Our Enrollment Team is standing by to help with any questions you may have. Schedule a meeting online or in person to learn more now.

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Bennie Harris Named USC Upstate Chancellor

Harris will assume leadership of the University on July 1.

 

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Academics

Academics

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

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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Athletics

Athletics

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

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Spartan Stories: Profiling Excellence

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Stephen Bismarck

Chair of the Education Department and Associate Professor of Middle/Secondary Mathematics Education

"If you have a strong foundation in your schools, you’re going to produce critical thinkers that are able to do tremendous things in your community."

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Adib Kapasi

Student Government President

"To have that connectivity, to have that genuine love and compassion within our world again, we have to start preaching love and being brothers and sisters."

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Becky Goessel, CPA, CGMA

Senior Accounting Instructor

"I’m most proud of being able to change lives through education and having a bridge into their actual careers."

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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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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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