There are 56 colleges in South Carolina, 33 public and 23 private, offering a wide range of programs and majors. South Carolina has both small schools (defined as less than 2000 students) and "very large" ones (10,000 or more students) and everything in between, including community colleges, in urban and rural environments.
The University of South Carolina's flagship campus is located in Columbia. It offers more than 350 programs of study, including those in the Moore School of Business and Arnold School of Public Health. Other campuses include Aiken, Beaufort, Lancaster, Salkehatchie, Sumter, Union, and Upstate.
The College of Charleston , established in 1770 is the oldest university in the state and the 13th oldest in the country. Located in historic downtown Charleston, it retains its liberal arts heritage with a heavy emphasis on languages, literature, history, sciences, and the arts.
The Palmetto State is also home to the Citadel Military College of South Carolina, located in Charleston, as well as South Carolina State University, a historically black university located in Orangeburg.
In 2012, Clemson University, located in Clemson, was ranked 25th among top public schools in the country by U.S. News & World Report. Clemson maintains a strong agricultural and military presence among its 9 colleges of study, including architecture, sciences, engineering, and nursing.
Other South Carolina colleges include Winthrop University in Rock Hill, Wofford College in Spartanburg, Trident Technical College in Charleston, Lander University in Greenwood,Furman University in Greenville, and many more.
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|Aiken Technical College||No scholarships|
|Allen University||2 scholarships|
|Anderson University - South Carolina||10 scholarships|
|Benedict College||13 scholarships|
|Cathedral Bible College||No scholarships|
|Central Carolina Technical College||No scholarships|
|Charleston Southern University||26 scholarships|
|Citadel Military College of South Carolina||245 scholarships|
|Claflin University||1 scholarships|
|Clemson University||427 scholarships|
|Coastal Carolina University||56 scholarships|
|Coker College||37 scholarships|
|College of Charleston||85 scholarships|
|Columbia College||22 scholarships|
|Columbia International University||33 scholarships|
|Converse College||13 scholarships|
|Denmark Technical College||No scholarships|
|Erskine College||11 scholarships|
|Florence-Darlington Technical College||No scholarships|
|Francis Marion University||86 scholarships|
|Furman University||17 scholarships|
|Greenville Technical College||No scholarships|
|Horry-Georgetown Technical College||No scholarships|
|Lander University||100 scholarships|
|Limestone College||56 scholarships|
|Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary||No scholarships|
|Medical University of South Carolina||129 scholarships|
|Midlands Technical College||No scholarships|
|Morris College||44 scholarships|
|Newberry College||12 scholarships|
|North Greenville University||13 scholarships|
|Northeastern Technical College||No scholarships|
|Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College||No scholarships|
|Piedmont Technical College||9 scholarships|
|Presbyterian College||11 scholarships|
|Sherman College of Chiropractic||No scholarships|
|South Carolina State University||28 scholarships|
|Southern Wesleyan University||11 scholarships|
|Spartanburg Community College||No scholarships|
|Technical College of the Lowcountry||No scholarships|
|Tri-County Technical College||No scholarships|
|Trident Technical College||23 scholarships|
|University of South Carolina-Aiken||6 scholarships|
|University of South Carolina-Beaufort||1 scholarships|
|University of South Carolina-Columbia||752 scholarships|
|University of South Carolina-Lancaster||No scholarships|
|University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie||No scholarships|
|University of South Carolina-Sumter||No scholarships|
|University of South Carolina-Union||No scholarships|
|University of South Carolina-Upstate||48 scholarships|
|Voorhees College||15 scholarships|
|W L Bonner College||No scholarships|
|Williamsburg Technical College||No scholarships|
|Winthrop University||24 scholarships|
|Wofford College||8 scholarships|
|York Technical College||No scholarships|