800 University Way Spartanburg, SC 29303 864-503-5246
About University of South Carolina-Upstate
  • Year of Foundation 1967
  • Size of Campus 298 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 4,409
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 65% 35% 7%OUS
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $5,310 In state, $10,936 Out-of-state
  • Room and Board $4,940
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee $35
  • Enrollment No. 4,237
The University of South Carolina Upstate is a public university located in Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States. Formerly known as the University of South Carolina Spartanburg, the school changed its name in the summer of 2004. The University of South Carolina Upstate is the fastest growing university in South Carolina offering both undergraduate and graduate programs for students in the Upstate and surrounding areas. One of four accredited four-year schools in the University of South Carolina System, it is home to approximately 5,500 students and 340 full time faculty. It is fully accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Contents
Social Life And Activities
  • Percent students who are frat members 2%
  • Number of honor societies Phi Kappa Phi, Alpha Mu Gamma, Gamma Beta Phi, Kappa Delta Pi, Mu Rho chapter of Sigma Theta Tau, Omicron Delta Kappa, Pi Sigma Alpha, Psi Chi
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of sororities 7
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Baptist Campus Ministry, Campus Crusade for Christ, Fellowship of Christian Athletes in Action, Presbyterian Student Association, Upstate Pagan Association;
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 3%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) African American Association (AAA), Asian Club, French Club, Hispanic Awareness Association (HAA), International Club, Upstate Deutsch Klub, Aliya Urban Hip Hop Dance Clique, Amnesty International, Model United Unations, SA
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Number of frats 5
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus N/A
  • Number of students in fraternities 5
Transportation
  • Distance to nearest airport Greenville/Spartanburg International Jetport (15), Charlotte (70)
  • Distance to nearest train Spartanburg (10)
  • Distance to nearest bus Spartanburg (10)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles N/A
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 50%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 14%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 100%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (50%), apartment for single students (50%), other housing options
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 2
Campus Services
  • Number of e-books 13,000
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 500
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 1
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 235,576
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 0
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 7,640
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 0
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological
  • Museums N/A
  • Number Of Subscriptions 14,953
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page No
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • Library Facilities N/A
  • Number Of Microforms 55,051
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing, in all college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 0
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Library On Campus Yes
Student Employment and Career
  • Employed Students after 2 years 100%
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Spartanburg Regional Medical Center, Spartanburg School Districts, BMW, Michelin
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 1%
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 5,000
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 95%
  • Student Employment Federal
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 1 year 100%
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Wofford College)
  • Does the school discourage student employment Yes