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Founded in 1967, the University of South Carolina Upstate is one of the nation’s top public regional universities. What began as a commitment to helping the state avoid a nursing shortage has matured into a more than $500 million annual impact on South Carolina.
Located in Spartanburg County, near the crossroads of interstates 85 and 26, USC Upstate is positioned at the center of an international business hub between Atlanta and Charlotte, N.C. We are a major producer of talent for the region, boasting more than 6,000 students, 1,300 new graduates per year, and about 30,000 alumni, many of whom live and work in South Carolina.
University of South Carolina - Upstate Rankings
Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.
- of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.65 responses
- of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.80 responses
- of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.80 responses
Liberal Arts and Humanities103 Graduates
Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Administration86 Graduates
Information Science71 Graduates
Elementary Education39 Graduates
Exercise Physiology34 Graduates
Early Childhood Education29 Graduates
- of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.90 responses
- of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.103 responses
- of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.45 responses
University of South Carolina - Upstate Reviews
This particular curriculum taught is vigorous and aggressive. However, for the students who are serious and apply themselves to learning the material presented in each class, their knowledge will be greatly broadened, as they become well-rounded professionals in the careers of their choice.
USC-Upstate is an awesome university! Becoming a Spartan from the application, to financial aid, to registration of classes is easy, because Upstate’s knowledgeable and friendly staff will walk the applicant all the way through the entire process from the beginning until graduation.