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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

Helpful Hint For the Three Links Below:
The online application is available on Step Three, but you must create an account first. Please proceed to Step Two. Also, please be sure to closely read www.sc.edu/admissions regarding admissions policies and procedures.

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

Please read the application options carefully and select the application that applies to your situation. If you have questions about which application you should complete, please contact USC's Undergraduate Admissions office at 803-777-7700. Please be advised that all application fees are non-refundable.

Freshman Application
If you are currently a student in high school, or have graduated high school and never attended a post-secondary institution after graduating from high school, you should complete the freshman application. Make sure to have a copy of your high school transcript and information about your SAT or ACT scores available as you complete the freshman application. All application fees are non-refundable, so if you are unclear on whether or not you should complete the freshman application, please call the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at 803-777-7700 and ask to speak with an admissions counselor. We will be glad to assist you.

Freshman International Application
If you are currently a non-US citizen attending a secondary school and have never attended a post-secondary institution, you should complete the freshman international application. All application fees are non-refundable, so if you are unclear on whether or not you should complete the readmission application, please e-mail the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at admissions-ugrad@sc.edu. We will be glad to assist you.

Transfer Application
If you currently attend or have attended a post-secondary institution other than the University of South Carolina Columbia and would like to complete your undergraduate education at USC Columbia, please complete the transfer application. Previous college attendance is part of a student’s permanent record, so please be prepared to list all colleges attended. All application fees are non-refundable, so if you are unclear on whether or not you should complete the transfer application, please call the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at 803-777-7700 and ask to speak with an admissions counselor. We will be glad to assist you.

International Transfer Application
Students should complete the international transfer application if they are non-US citizens who have attended or are currently attending a post-secondary institution. All application fees are non-refundable, so if you are unclear on whether or not you should complete the international transfer application, please e-mail the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at admissions-ugrad@sc.edu. We will be glad to assist you.

Change of Campus (System Transfer) Application
If you are currently enrolled as a degree-seeking student at another USC campus besides Columbia, and wish to change to a degree-seeking Columbia campus program, you must complete this application. You must be currently enrolled to complete this application. If you are unclear on whether or not you should complete the change of campus application, please call the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at 803-777-7700 and ask to speak with an admissions counselor. We will be glad to assist you.

Readmit Application (Into a USC Columbia Degree-Seeking Program)
Please complete this application only if you are a former USC Columbia student who wishes to be considered for admission into a degree-seeking program at USC Columbia. If you have never attended the Columbia campus as a degree-seeking student or if you’re currently enrolled at another USC campus in a degree-seeking program, please do not complete this application. Students currently enrolled in high school and students seeking freshman admission should not use this form. All application fees are non-refundable, so if you are unclear on whether or not you should complete the readmission application, please call the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at 803-777-7700 and ask to speak with an admissions counselor. We will be glad to assist you.

Non-Degree Application
You should complete the non-degree application if you are a college graduate needing additional undergraduate coursework or a visiting or transient student from another institution. Please carefully review the program selections within the application and select the one that applies to your situation. All application fees are non-refundable, so if you are unclear on whether or not you should complete the non-degree application, please call the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at 803-777-7700 and ask to speak with an admissions counselor. We will be glad to assist you.


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