Difference Maker

USC Upstate is where your dreams become your mission, and your mission impacts others through your life-changing career.

USC Upstate

University of South Carolina Upstate

Change Your Community. Change Your Future.

Your Story Starts at USC Upstate.

You are a difference-maker. An agent of change. A dreamer with big goals and a bigger drive to achieve them. USC Upstate is where dreams become missions, and missions become impactful life-changing careers.

Day of Giving

Save the date | April 11, 2023

Welcome to USC Upstate's Day of Giving! This is a day each year when we ask you to make a gift that will help USC Upstate reach Greater Heights.

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Nationally recognized and best in South Carolina, Upstate prepares globally competitive professionals with an accessible, rigorous, and 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 Upstateā€™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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Invest in Our Future

At USC Upstate, you have the option to direct your gift to more than 400 funds, including athletics, programs, and scholarships.

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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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