Our Mission, Vision & Values

Mission

The University of South Carolina Beaufort (USCB) responds to regional needs, draws upon
regional strengths, and prepares graduates to contribute locally, nationally, and
internationally with its focus on teaching, research, and service. USCB is a public,
comprehensive institution in the University of South Carolina system, offering associate and
baccalaureate degrees in the liberal arts, the sciences, and professional disciplines and select
master's degrees in response to regional demand through on-site and distance delivery
methods. Serving a diverse population, USCB enriches the quality of life for students and area
residents through artistic and cultural offerings; collaborations with regional, national, and
international partners; and lifelong learning opportunities.

Approved April 21, 2017
USC System Board of Trustees
Approved March 1, 2018
South Carolina Commission on Higher Education

Vision

USCB will foster student success by engaging students in an academically rigorous experience that develops individual resourcefulness and cultural appreciation.

Values

Cultural Appreciation
Academic Excellence
Resourcefulness
Engagement and Partnerships
Student Success