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The University of South Carolina welcomes your application for undergraduate admission. Before you can begin applying in Step Three below, you must first create a password-protected user account in Step Two.

Step One: Remember Deadlines & Credentials

Step Two: Set Up And Manage Your Account

Remember, once you create your account and begin your application, you may access your account and modify your application as many times as you wish before paying your application fee and submitting your completed version.

Step Three: Complete Your Online Application

Before you begin completing your application online, you must first create your account in Step Two above.

I want to complete the following application: (select one)*

Freshman I am graduating or already graduated from high school, never attended college after graduation (except for summer following high school). A student who participates in dual enrollment while attending high school is considered a 'freshman' for admission purposes.
Transfer I graduated from high school and have attended at least one college or university, even if no courses have been completed or credit has been earned.
Readmit I attended USC Columbia before, but have not been enrolled for at least one full spring or fall term, nor have I attended any other colleges since leaving USC. (Students who have attended USC as a degree-seeking student in the past and have attended another non-USC institution since leaving USC must complete the Transfer Application above.)
Non-Degree I am not seeking a degree at USC, but will be seeking specific courses for personal interest or for transient credit at another institution. Students planning to earn a bachelors degree from USC must complete the Transfer application. Nondegree students are ineligible for federal student aid.
International I am completing secondary education in a country other than the United States, and I am not a citizen of the United States.

Helpful Hints for Freshman Applicants

Save time by gathering the following information before you begin your application:

  1. Full name, office phone number, and current e-mail address of your high-school guidance counselor.
  2. List of all courses you plan to take your senior year.
  3. Names and e-mail addresses of two people who will recommend you for admission into the South Carolina Honors College (only if you plan to complete the Honors College application supplement).

Supplemental Application Materials

For Freshman Applicants

For International Applicants

Contact Information

For technical assistance with the online application, click here

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Columbia, SC 29208, USA

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