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Attracted by some of the best graduate programs in the nation and inspired to achieve in the University of South Carolina’s energetic campus environment, more than 6,200 graduate students call Carolina their academic home.

GCSP Faculty 2016-2017 Co-Directors Announcement

The Graduate School at the University of South Carolina is pleased to introduce Kirk Foster and Allison Marsh as the 2016-17 co-Directors of its Graduate Civic Scholars Program (GCSP).

Gamecock Safety and Well-being

The University of South Carolina cares about the safety and well-being of the Carolina community and has resources available 24/7 to assist victims and members of their support networks by providing emotional support, legal advocacy and protective services. This summer the university has launched a one-stop website —— as the source for information related to sexual assault education, prevention training and reporting. Everyone at UofSC has a role in preventing and responding to sexual assault.

Travel Grants Stats for 2013-2015

Check out the 2013-2015 stats on The Graduate School's Travel Grants. Learn more about the new rules for 2015/2016 applications here.

Presidential Fellow Jennifer Fill is featured in UofSC Today

Learn more about Fill's doctoral research, which examines the eastern diamond rattlesnake and its habitats, here

U.S. News ranks international MBA No.1

The University of South Carolina’s international MBA program (IMBA) regained the top spot in the 2015 U.S. News & World Report’s Best Graduate Schools. 

Individual Development Plans

The Office of Research and The Graduate School have created university-wide Individual Development Plan (IDP) guidelines and forms for USC’s postdoctoral scholars and graduate students.  While the use of IDPs is currently required for graduate students and postdoctoral scholars funded by NIH grants, the Office of Research and The Graduate School strongly encourage the use of IDPs for all USC postdoctoral scholars and graduate students because it identifies professional development opportunities and milestones, as well as providing a written framework for career planning of the trainees. Learn more about IDPs here