For High School Guidance Counselors
USC Upstate strives to change the way students think about their education and future. We know that Guidance Counselors play a vital role in helping students choose their future academic endeavors. Therefore, we have provided the following links to facilitate your efforts in assisting students.
Guidance Counselor Freshman Admission Recommendation Form
Please complete this form, print and mail it to the Office of Admissions with transcripts.
Junior Scholar Nomination Form
Please complete the online nomination form. The deadline for 2013 has passed.
For information regarding an applicant from your school, you may contact:
Have more questions?Ask an Admissions Staff Member!
If you are a high school guidance counselor or administrator and need information packets for your school, please complete the form and they will be sent to you promptly.
There's no better way to get to know USC Upstate than by visiting our campus. Explore our buildings, talk to current students, meet a faculty member, and get a feel for what it's like to attend school here. Learn more about campus visits here.
If you would like to bring a group for a campus tour, please complete the form.
Admissions counselors are available to meet with prospective students and give campus tours at 10 a.m. and 3 p.m., Monday through Friday, throughout most of the year. Call the Office of Admissions at (864) 503-5246, or 1-800-277-8727 to schedule an appointment.
Students can spend a Friday away from high school or with their friends or parents discovering what college is really like. Fabulous Friday is a fun, no-forms, no-stress environment and the best way to find out all of the unique features that set USC Upstate apart from other schools. More information about Fab Friday.
Designed to give students an in-depth, first-hand look at USC Upstate, Open House is a great opportunity to take a Saturday to tour campus facilities and find out about degree programs and student life options. Prospective students will have the opportunity to meet current students, faculty, staff and administrators and have lunch with other prospective students. It's a one-day overview of everything USC Upstate has to offer and a great way to decide if we are the right University for you. More information about USC Upstate Open Houses.
Upstate Fast Facts
Student/Faculty ratio: 18 to 1
Average Class Size: 25
Average GPA: 3.5
Average ACT Score: 21
Average SAT Score: 1000
Student Organizations: More than 70
Total Enrollment: 5,500
Number of undergraduate programs: 41
Number of graduate programs: 3
Athletics: NCAA Division I, Atlantic Sun Conference
Campus: Approximately 330 acres