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Historic Beaufort Campus

USCB North Campus801 Carteret Street
Beaufort, S.C.  29902
(843) 521-4100

Located on one of the larger South Carolina Sea Islands, the Historic Beaufort Campus sits on the Intracoastal Waterway in charming downtown Beaufort. With a history dating back to 1795, the Historic Beaufort Campus offers students the benefits of a distinctive and convenient campus nestled in the historic district, close to the waterfront and downtown shops and restaurants. It provides easy access to Penn Center—a resource for studying the Gullah culture and the history of America’s first school for freed slaves.

Hilton Head Gateway Campus

1 University Boulevard
Bluffton, S.C.  29909
(843) 208-8000

South Carolina's newest campus, the Hilton Head Gateway campus is on US 278 in Bluffton, just minutes from I-95. It offers students a centrally located, 200-acre campus with new facilities, including state-of-the-art science labs, South Carolina's newest library with its own cybercafé, and a Campus Center with dining, recreational and fitness facilities, all within easy driving distance to Savannah, Charleston and Hilton Head Island's resorts and restaurants.

USCB South CampusThe Hilton Head Gateway Campus also offers on-campus, residential living in Palmetto Village, which opened in 2005. Its spacious, four-bedroom apartments are fully furnished with high-speed internet, cable and phone service. The complex also provides TV and game rooms and convenient parking. Living on campus enhances personal safety and provides a convenient option for those who want to meet others, join in activities and get to class on time.

Both campuses offer small classes, plenty of parking, flexible schedules, advanced technology, easy access to the beach, reasonable tuition*, scholarships and financial aid, plus an array of student services, undergraduate research opportunities and an exceptional faculty.

*In-state rates apply for residents of Chatham and Effingham counties in Georgia 

Both Campuses offer small classes, plenty of parking, flexible schedules, cutting edge technology, easy access to the beach, reasonable tuition*, scholarships and financial aid, an array of student services, undergraduate research opportunities and an exceptional faculty.

*In-state rates for Chatham and Effingham County, Georgia residents

Military Classes

Military personnel, military family members, and civilians take courses on both military bases as well as the Historic Beaufort and Hilton Head Gateway campuses. The on-base, general education classes lead to either an Associate in Arts or an Associate in Science degree. Upper-level courses leading to baccalaureate degrees can be taken at the Historic Beaufort and Hilton Head Gateway campuses. For more than 50 years, military personnel and their families have earned transfer credits and degrees at the University of South Carolina Beaufort.

In addition to its 16-week semesters in the fall and spring, USCB offers eight-week semesters at the Marine Corps Air Station and Parris Island, and in the evening and during the summer at its Historic Beaufort and Hilton Head Gateway campuses. These intensive semesters begin in January, March, June, August and October.

South Carolina Sea Islands South Carolina Sunset

South Carolina's Sea Islands provide a remarkable educational environment, rich in American history and Gullah culture, and teeming with the amenities and businesses that support a world-class resort destination.

For a campus tour, call 843-208-8118 or toll-free 877-885-5271.

To learn more about the South Carolina Sea Islands, including Beaufort, Hilton Head Island, Bluffton and surrounding communities, please choose from the following links:

Beaufort Regional Chamber of Commerce

Charleston Convention and Visitor Bureau

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton Chamber of Commerce

Savannah Convention and Visitor Bureau