Beaufort College Honors (BCH) Admissions

The Beaufort College Honors (BCH) Admissions

The Beaufort College Honors (BCH) program is a residential cohort on the Beaufort campus, designed to offer a shared experience with students living together, studying together and having specific experiences to enhance learning, improve engagement, and develop a sense of community.  Beaufort College Honors (BCH) will offer programs in Biology, Business, Nursing and Lowcountry Studies.


Programs

Beaufort College Honors Biology

The Biology BCH program will offer experiential learning opportunities and undergraduate research opportunities in both coastal ecology and biomedical studies.  Biology Honors students will transition to the Bluffton campus for their junior and senior years.

Beaufort College Honors Business Administration

The Business Administration BCH program offer experiential learning opportunities and undergraduate research opportunities. Business Honors students will transition to the Bluffton campus for their junior and senior years. 

Beaufort College Honors Lowcountry Studies

The Lowcountry Studies BCH cohort, open to all majors, is the only one of its kind in the nation and the premier destination for students wishing to build a broad educational and professional foundation in the study of Lowcountry culture, traditions, and institutions.  Lowcountry Studies students will transition to the Bluffton campus after their freshman year.

Beaufort College Honors Nursing

The Nursing BCH program will offer students direct acceptance into the Nursing Program as entering freshman. 


Admissions

Incoming Freshmen

Minimum requirements include:

  • Completed application for admission to USCB.
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  • Overall GPA of 3.0 or higher, with a minimum math and science GPA of 3.0
  • SAT score of 1100 or higher or an ACT score of 22 or higher

Priority Deadline:

Priority deadline is December 1st. Applications will be accepted after this date until the program has reached capacity. Please direct all questions to Admissions at 843-208-8055 or email admissionshonors@uscb.edu

Continuing, Returning, and Transfer Students

Minimum requirements include:

  • Completed application for admission to USCB Honors Program. The application includes the following items:

    • USCB Honors Program Application Form 
    • Two Honors Program Recommendation Letters from USCB faculty members 
    • Curriculum Vitae (CV) / Resume
  • Overall GPA of 3.3 or higher

Timeline for admission:

March 1st: application deadline.

April 2nd:  an admission decision will be emailed to applicants who submitted a complete application by the March deadline. 


Scholarships

Students accepted into the Beaufort College Honors Program will receive an annual scholarship based on availability. Students planing to live on the Beaufort Campus are also welcome to apply for the 1795 Scholarship


Housing

housing

Honors students live on the Beaufort campus in new "apartment style" campus housing.


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Click here for Directions to the Beaufort campus

Beaufort campus address:
801 Carteret Street
Beaufort, South Carolina 29902


Contact the Office of Admissions

Mailing Address:

University of South Carolina Beaufort
Office of Admissions
One University Boulevard
Bluffton, SC 29909

Phone (843) 208-8055
Fax (843) 208-8290
Email admissions@uscb.edu

Admissions Staff