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University of South Carolina Upstate

Take your success to new heights.

You’re ready for the next level of your education. USC Upstate will take you there. With over 50 undergraduate and graduate programs available, you can reach greater heights in the field of your choice. Since 1967, we’ve been establishing a standard of excellence and upward mobility for our students with the resources to pursue their passions and shatter expectations. And things are only looking up from here.

Embrace a higher standard.

Expert faculty. Vibrant campus life. A wide range of programs to pursue your interests. That’s what we offer at USC Upstate… plus so much more to help you unleash your full potential.



Over 50

Academics Programs


Student to faculty ratio


Among Top Public Schools in South Carolina

Campus Locations

Thrive in dynamic environment

Our two campus locations in the Upstate of South Carolina grant you access to more resources, a wider network, and even more opportunities in Greenville and Spartanburg, SC.

Our People

Join a community that elevates you

We do more than teach. We empower future leaders and innovators to achieve their highest level of excellence. Led by our renowned faculty and staff, you can start building a network of lifelong supporters who are dedicated to helping you succeed.

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Office of the Chancellor

Bennie L. Harris, Ph.D., serves as USC Upstate’s fifth chancellor, where he fulfills his purpose to inspire and develop young people to change the world. He believes higher education offers opportunities for people to experience possibilities and achieve their greatest aspirations.

Upstate Magazine

A magazine for alumni and friends of the University of South Carolina Upstate.

Get to know USC Upstate

There’s so much more to explore at USC Upstate. Discover what else is waiting for you on campus and beyond.