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Admissions & Financial Aid

Come and live Up with us.

We believe that Up is more than a place. It’s a way of living. An attitude. And when you begin your college journey at USC Upstate, it’s a perspective that will fuel your potential and empower you to achieve amazing things.

As you begin the application process, understand that we’re here and will help in any way we can.

Choose Your Journey

Whether you’re applying as an incoming freshman, transfer, international, or graduate student, or if you’re looking to be re-admitted to USC Upstate, take courses while still in high school, or enter as a non-degree seeking student, you’ll experience a highly personalized admissions process that’s focused on providing all the support you need to achieve personal and professional success.

Explore Your Course Options

Once admitted, you’ll find a wide array of courses from which to choose, no matter what your academic major may be. We partner with a wide array of business and industry leaders to develop the most relevant curriculum possible, and you’ll be able to take advantage of exceptional internship opportunities with top employers throughout the Upstate region and beyond.

Gain a Lifelong Value

We provide a wealth of financial aid resources every year that help remove economic barriers and make Upstate’s highly respected, opportunity-rich experience accessible to students. Nine out of 10 Upstate students receive some form of financial assistance. And they gain the kind of knowledge, preparation, and connections that will transform their futures. 

Contact Admissions

We’re open Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

USC Upstate Admissions
800 University Way
Spartanburg, SC 29303

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