University of South Carolina

University of South Carolina Overview

The University of South Carolina features a historic campus dating back to 1805. The University enrolls more than 27,000 students in over 350 degree programs. Known for high-quality academics, the University of South Carolina has nationally ranked programs including the number one ranked undergraduate International Business program according to U.S. News and World Report. In addition, the University excels in research and was recently awarded a $1.3 million dollar grant from the National Science Foundation to study nanotechnology.

Swansea University currently has a University-wide agreement in place with the University of South Carolina.

Key Information

Funding and Costs

Students can apply for the Global Opportunities bursary to help them with costs during their year abroad. Details of funding available for students can be found here.


Accommodation details


Semester 1 Semester 2
 16th August 2015 - 18th December 2015  12th January 2016 - 6th May 2016

Global Opportunities Bursary - £1000

The Global Opportunities Bursary is available for students spending a semester or a year studying abroad outside of Europe as part of their degree (except Texas).

The International Development Office provides students with a £1000 bursary, once students have submitted all the necessary paperwork.

Please note

The prospect of studying at a university abroad is exciting, but there is also a lot of information you need to consider when choosing the right place for you. Below you will find summarised information which should help you with your decision. Please note that this information was accurate at the time of publishing and is subject to change. Be sure to confirm all information on the host university's website.