Easier Transition

Simple admissions process and classes tailored to your academic and English-language level.


More Support

Free airport pickup, greater attention in smaller classes and language and academic help.


Career Growth

Professional development courses, internship assistance and greater cultural understanding.

Is USC International right for you?

Find out if the University of South Carolina International Accelerator matches your goals.

Undergraduate Students

Undergraduate Students

Start earning college credits right away while you:

  • Choose from 100+ undergraduate degrees.
  • Improve your English language-skills.
  • Get academic, career and cultural support.

Graduate Students

Graduate Students

Accelerate your career with a Master’s degree and:

  • Choose from postgraduate degrees in business and engineering.
  • Improve your English language-skills.
  • Get academic, career and cultural support.

About The University of South Carolina


Located in Columbia, South Carolina – the #3 Best College Town (


Friendly small town feel with big culture and industry.


Top 50 Public University (U.S. News & World Report).


33,772 students, including nearly 2,000 international students.


National leader in undergraduate research programs.


100+ undergraduate degrees available.

The USC International experience

Hear why these international students chose friendly, innovative and beautiful USC.


For Accepted Students

IMPORTANT! Before you arrive on campus, you need to apply for your visa,
fill out required paperwork and pay your tuition.

No matter where they are from, our graduates are the next generation of citizens ready to create a healthier, smarter and more vibrant way of life. You’ve come this far. There are no limits to where you’ll go from here.