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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.

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

Seeking a Representative for the CSGS 2015 Master's Thesis Award

The Graduate School at the University of South Carolina, in conjunction with the Conference of Southern Graduate Schools (CSGS), is seeking a representative from USC for the Humanities and Fine Arts category of the CSGS 2015 master’s thesis awards. 

Gamecock Safety and Well-being

At the University of South Carolina, we care about the safety and well-being of all members of our community. Every student has a role to play in keeping the campus community safe and free of sexual misconduct, discrimination, and harassment of any form. If you see something, say something. Step in and speak up. UofSC has resources to help you and members of your support network.

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.