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Admissions FAQs

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You probably have the same questions about applying to USCB as other prospective students.  Below are some of the most common ones, but if you still have questions please send them to admissions@uscb.edu. We are happy to help you discover if USCB is the right fit for you.

When is the application deadline?

  • The Fall semester application deadline is July 1st however, the priority date for Housing is            April 15th.
  • The Spring semester application deadline is December 1st and the Summer semester application deadline is May 1st.

How much does USCB cost?
USCB is the lowest priced four-year public baccalaureate institution in the state of South Carolina.

Are the requirements different for first-year and transfer students?
There are specific first-year requirements, transfer requirements, and international student requirements. Letters of recommendation and resumes are not required and are not used for an admission decision.

Who qualifies for in-state tuition?
The University of South Carolina Beaufort is required by state law to determine the resident classification of all applicants interested in claiming South Carolina as their state of legal residence for the purpose of accurately assessing tuition and fees. Laws and regulations governing residency requirements for tuition and fee purposes for the State of South Carolina are maintained by the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education.

Click here for more information on residency.

Are scholarships available?
USCB has ample scholarship opportunities available for incoming USCB students.

Contact the Office of Admissions

If you have any general questions that you can't find the answer to on our website, please contact us.

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