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.


Monica Petty Awarded Palmetto Gold Scholarship

The Palmetto Gold Scholarship recognizes the student's caring and commitment to patients, families and colleagues; leadership; assistance to others' growth and development; positive promotion of the nursing profession; and high level of academic success.

5 months ago

University of South Carolina Upstate Foundation Awards $100,000 in Scholarships

The University of South Carolina Upstate Foundation awarded 69 private scholarships totaling $100,000 during the 2013-2014 academic year.

6 months ago
Civic Engagement

Orientation Leaders Help Welcome Our Newest Spartans

Orientation Leaders are a dedicated group of undergraduate leaders who assist with implementing orientation programs during the summer and fall. Orientation Leaders serve as guides for new students, who are making the transition from their previous environment to the diverse academic, intellectua...

18 days ago

Nurturing Nature: Two Upstate Seniors Help Revive Brook Glenn Elementary's Garden

The garden is an outdoor classroom, engaging students with active learning and incorporating school pride. Two seniors at USC Upstate's Greenville Campus helped make a positive change when they decided to review Brook Glenn Elementary's garden.

about 1 month ago
Study Abroad

Four-Day Global Discovery Takes Students to Montreal, Canada for Study

Three students departed Spartanburg for a four-day Global Discovery adventure in Montreal, Canada.

3 months ago