University of South Carolina, Upstate (USC)

800 University Way, Spartanburg, SC 29303

About USC

The University of South Carolina's primary mission is to educate students through teaching, research, creative activity and community engagement. As a Gamecock, you are an important part of our rich 200-year tradition of developing leaders and building generations of bold thinkers and committed problem solvers. Our online courses are designed to bring you the same quality and rich academic experience that our on-campus students enjoy. This flexible, affordable format allows you to grow intellectually while you continue to devote time and energy to growth in your professional and personal life.

University of South Carolina Upstate (USCU) in Spartanburg, South Carolina, is particularly known for its Education or Teacher-Training programs, which offer numerous financial and work opportunities. However, USCU offers other degrees as well, including one for adult learners.

The Colleges at USCU are categorized into the following divisions: Arts and Sciences, Business and Economics, Nursing, and Education, with bachelor's degrees available in each of these departments.

The Education Department sponsors a Teaching Fellows program, which allows students to work as full-time teachers while attending school tuition-free. In addition to its numerous undergraduate degrees, the Education Department also grants several master's degrees in education, the subject area offered at the graduate level.

Degrees and special services made for adult learners give those over the age of 25, many of whom are working full-time or have families, the extra support and motivation they need to get a degree.

Student services for the general population consist of a Career Counseling Center and a Writing Center, among others.

Student life at USCU is partly academic. That is, there are several centers and institutes devoted to research and scholarship in different fields. However, non-academic student life activity can also be found in the more than 80 student organizations and recreational activities.

Applications for admissions and financial aid may be completed online.

School Website: University of South Carolina, Upstate

USC Map & Location

University of South Carolina, Upstate
800 University Way
Spartanburg, SC 29303


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Getting Around USC

Walkability

Very good walkability. We recommend walking in this area.

7/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Spartanburg, SC

Winter
Dec
56
31
Jan
55
29
Feb
59
32
Spring
Mar
67
38
Apr
76
45
May
82
54
Summer
Jun
88
63
Jul
91
67
Aug
90
67
Fall
Sep
84
59
Oct
75
47
Nov
66
38

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