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Academic Rigor
4.1311
Dorm Life
3.7091
Food and Dining
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Bang for the buck
4.3750
Clubs and Activities
4.0625
Campus Safety
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Most Helpful Review for University of South Carolina-Upstate
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Detria from Florence, SC
  • 14 out of 15 people found this review helpful

Academically, I have learned so much this semester. All of my courses were fairly hard, and I anticipated the challenge. I believe a firm education is based resisting the urge to take easy courses.

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  • katherine - tariffville, ct
  • May-10-2016 I am a current student here

    of all the colleges i visit, i found this one to be perfect. it isn't nearly as big as the university but it isn't that small either. the people who work there are so nice and helpful. plus a lot of the dorms were built just recently so its not out of date. there's plenty to do on and off campus. there's a mall and movie theater like 10-15 minutes away and on the weekends if you want to do something different you can drive to greenville. the online courses are so great too! i have taken 3 online courses and couldn't be happier. it's a really great school to go to, my younger brother wanto to join me here in 2 years when he can come.

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  • Sue from Spartanburg, SC
  • Jan-16-2016 I am a current student here

    The campus is not to huge but just the right size if you hate walking long distances. The professor are very nice and if you ask a question they would answer right away. Don't be hesitant in going to a professor office, they would be in there office in there office hours at all time.

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  • Anonymous
  • Jan-07-2015 I am a current student here

    Its a nice, small school that invites good students to work hard. The campus is beautiful, and small enough to easily navigate. The professors are on the more helpful side, making classes educational and not annoying.

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  • Jhaquisia from Irmo, SC
  • Jan-01-2015 I am a current student here

    Upstate is a pretty laid back school, the campus is small and around five thousand kids there. The school tries to host many activities for the students to attend and make things fun. Overall it's a good school and great for kids who don't want to go too far away from home but good for a first time college student.

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  • Tanner
  • Dec-27-2014 I am a current student here

    USC Upstate is a decent school for the price. Upstate has a decent surrounding area, with access to basic needs, while other things can be easily reached. Campus is viewable from the highway, so there is no way to miss it.

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  • Brianna from Goose Creek, SC
  • Jul-01-2014 I am a current student here

    The school is really nice, everyone is very friendly and they try to help you. The environment is very relazing and the campus is fairly large. Upstate is a great place to make friends and have a great college experience.

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  • Preston from Spartanburg, SC
  • May-18-2014 I am a current student here

    The University of South Carolina- Upstate is a wonderful school for commuters to attend, because of the amount of parking. You will never find yourself rushing to class dangerously, because there will be an open parking spot right in front of your classroom building! This school also offers a wide variety of majors spanning from The Mary Black School of Nursing all the way to the Downtown Spartanburg George Dean Johnson School of Business.

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  • Alexandra from Spartanburg, SC
  • Feb-21-2014 I am a current student here

    This college is awesome, especially for someone like me who is an immigrant. It is affordable. I has a lot of interesting study abroad opportunities.

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  • Anonymous
  • Jan-11-2014 I am a current student here

    Rigorous academic courses set in the idyllic Blue Ridge Mountains are the highlight of the experience at USC Upstate. The teachers are as open to learning as the students are, and while there are many students enrolled at the college, it still feels relatively small. Affordable commuter or on campus option to earning a bachelor's degree in the upstate region of South Carolina.

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  • Paige from Clover, SC
  • Jan-05-2014 I am a current student here

    The University of South Carolina: Upstate is a great place to learn. The environment is very positive and teachers encourage students to put their full effort into their classes. The relationship between professors and students is professional, but those teachers make students feel comfortable and not pressured while learning in class.

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