Points of Pride

  • For two consecutive years, South Carolina has the nation’s best first-year experience among public universities, according to U.S. News & World Report.
  • South Carolina’s undergraduate international business program and its international MBA program are both ranked No. 1 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.
  • South Carolina is rated a top-tier institution for both research and community engagement by the Carnegie Foundation.
  • South Carolina has been recognized by the Education Trust as one of the top institutions in the nation for graduating minority students and closing the achievement gap.
  • South Carolina is consistently recognized among the Top 1 percent of patent-producing universities in the world by the National Academy of Inventors.