About University of South Carolina Upstate

Founded in 1967, the University of South Carolina Upstate offers more than 40 bachelor’s degree programs in the liberal arts and sciences, business administration, nursing and teacher education, and master’s degrees in education, informatics and nursing. Among the fastest growing universities in South Carolina, USC Upstate is a diverse and dynamic community of 5,500 students from across the Upstate, 36 states and 51 countries.

The USC Upstate Spartans compete on the NCAA Division I level as a member of the Atlantic Sun Conference. The Spartans field 17 varsity sports – basketball, soccer, tennis, golf, cross country, and track and field for both women and men; baseball for men; and softball and volleyball for women.


Scholar Athlete

USC Upstate junior forward Rachel Baylor was named by the Atlantic Sun Conference on Oct. 28 as its Scholar-Athlete of the Year recognizing her performance both in the classroom and on the soccer field.

about 1 month ago

USC Upstate Student Honored as Newman Civic Fellow for 2015

From across the country, college and university presidents - all members of Campus Compact - have nominated promising student leaders who have demonstrated an investment in their community to be Newman Civic Fellows.

4 months ago

Upstate Men's Golfers Named Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholars

Turning in standout years in the classroom as well as on the course, two USC Upstate men's golfers have been named Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholars by the Golf Coaches Association of America.

4 months ago

Spartanburg County Men's Amateur Championship

USC Upstate athlete wins Coca-Cola Spartanburg County Men's Amateur Championship

4 months ago

USC Upstate Student Taylor Peahuff Awarded Military Order of the Purple Heart Scholarship

Sophomore Taylor Peahuff was awarded the Military Order of the Purple Heart Scholarship for 2015.

5 months ago