Maxcy Monument is named in honor of Jonathon Maxcy, the University of South Carolina’s first president
Established in 1801, the Horseshoe is the heart of the University of South Carolina campus
The gate at South Carolina is the entry point to the original Horseshoe campus
Points of Pride
The Darla Moore School of Business' undergraduate and graduate programs in international business have both been ranked No. 1 in the country in U.S. News & World Report.
South Carolina's Honors College is ranked the nation’s No. 1 public honors college by Public University Press.
U.S. News ranks the South Carolina College of Nursing's online graduate program No. 1 in the nation for their commitment to quality, innovation and rigor.
47 of South Carolina’s academic programs are ranked nationally by U.S. News & World Report, more than any other South Carolina university.
Columbia, S.C., the state capital and home to the University of South Carolina, is the No. 3 college town in the nation according to Livability.com.