Located in the southeastern part of the U.S., South Carolina is bordered to the north by North Carolina, to the south and west by Georgia, and the Atlantic Ocean to the east. Columbia is the state capital. Other major cities include Aiken, Charleston, Greenville, Spartanburg, and Rock Hill.
The state is home to over 50 technical, two year, four year and post-graduate schools, including Clemson University, which is ranked #62 in the 2015 U.S. News national university rankings. The South Carolina Commission on Higher Education serves as the coordinating board for the state’s public higher education institutions.
Below are some of the popular colleges in the state. You can also use our college finder search tool to find the right college for you based on your preferred area of study.
For a full list of accredited colleges and universities in South Carolina, contact the state’s Commission on Higher Education.
|College||Popular Majors||Type of Institution||Enrollment|
|Bob Jones University||Business,Education,Visual/ Performing Arts||Private||>10,000||Request Info|
|Winthrop University||Business,Education,Health||Public||>10,000||Request Info|
|Coastal Carolina University||Biology,Business,Parks/Recreation||Public||>10,000||Request Info|
|Clemson University||Business,Engineering,Management||Public||>10,000||Request Info|
|University of South Carolina: Columbia||Business,Education,Health||Public||>10,000||Request Info|