University of South Carolina--Upstate

The University of South Carolina Upstate aims to become one of the Southeasts leading "metropolitan" universities -- a university which acknowledges as its fundamental reason for being its relationship to its surrounding cities, their connecting corridors and expanding populations. It aims to be recognized nationally among its peer metropolitan institutions for its excellence in education and commitment to its students, for its involvement in the Upstate, for its operational and managerial effectiveness, for its civility and common purpose, and for the clarity and integrity of its mission. As the fastest growing university in South Carolina, USC Upstate boasts two thriving campuses- the largely resident campus in Spartanburg and the campus in Greenville for commuting junior and senior level students. The Spartanburg campus, located on 280 acres in the Piedmont foothills, offers exceptional facilities such as the Humanities and Performing Arts Center, Campus Life Center, Susan Jacobs Arboretum, Palmetto House and the Louis P. Howell Athletic Complex. The Greenville campus, located at McAlister Square, is a state-of-the-art teaching and learning center situated in an important hub in Greenville and surrounded by world-class manufacturing and business centers, both national and international.USC Upstate will emerge as "the metropolitan university of South Carolina" and one of the leading metropolitan universities of the Southeast, recognized as a center of superb teaching, experimental learning, regional partnerships, international opportunity, cultural diversity, and dynamic community activity.USC Upstate strives to prepare its students to participate as responsible citizens in a diverse, global, and knowledge-based society, to pursue excellence in their chosen careers and to continue learning throughout life.

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school_type year_founded religious_affiliation academic_calendar year_2016_endowment address telephone
Public, Coed 1967 N/A Semester $7.2 million 800 University Way, Spartanburg, SC 29303 (864) 503-5000
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63 100.0 South Carolina Spartanburg 246