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Graduate School Admissions

Expand on your undergraduate education through one of the more than 250 respected graduate degree programs at the University of South Carolina.

South Carolina, one of the first universities to confer the doctoral degree, established the Graduate School more than 115 years ago. Today the university is an academic home to more than 6,200 graduate students from all 50 states and 83 different countries. With 56 nationally ranked graduate degree programs, we’re ready to help you excel in your field of study.

Explore Degree Programs

Get details about specific graduate degree programs at South Carolina. Learn about areas of concentration and degree options, application requirements and deadlines, and any required documents or prerequisites that must accompany your application.

Application Requirements
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Your Educational Investment

If you’re considering graduate school but wonder about the cost, you can get a rough estimate of tuition and fees. Evaluate your academic investment whether you’re a resident or nonresident and depending on part-time or full-time enrollment as well as learn about required university and departmental fees that might apply. 

Tuition and Fees

Paying for School

There are a variety of ways to help fund graduate studies, research and scholarly travel. Students can teach, conduct research, apply for grants or scholarships, and more from a range of university and external resources.

Take the next step.

With leading scholarly opportunities and a highly affordable off-campus lifestyle, the University of South Carolina is an ideal choice for graduate studies. Let’s make South Carolina your academic home, too.

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