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Admissions & Financial Aid

Are you ready to join the Spartan family?

This is where it all starts for you! Applying for college can be both challenging and exciting, so we’ve made every attempt to make it easy for you to take the first step. 

To begin the application process, let’s identify which admission requirements you will need to follow. 

If you are applying to USC Upstate for the very first time and are in high school, select Freshman. If you are a student who is currently enrolled at another college or university, but would like to finish your education at USC Upstate, choose Transfer. If you are an international student wishing to attend USC Upstate, choose International. Select Graduate, if you have completed your undergraduate degree.

For students who have previously enrolled at USC Upstate, select Re-admit.

For non-degree seeking students or to complete classes while still attending high school, choose Non-Degree and High School

Effective Spring 2018, online students in the Palmetto College RS-BSN program will be charged in-state tuition no matter where they reside - $5,604 per semester for full-time students and $467.00 per credit hour for part-time students.

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