University of South Carolina

Category: Tier 1 research institution | State: SC

About University of South Carolina

One of America's oldest and most comprehensive public universities, USC - Columbia is the major research institution of the University of South Carolina system and its largest campus, enrolling approximately 21,000 undergraduate students and 8,000 students in graduate and professional programs. At the heart of its mission lies the University's responsibility to promote the dissemination of knowledge, cultural enrichment, and an enhanced quality of life. The University serves a diverse population of students and offers over 320 degrees at the bachelor's, master's, doctoral, and professional program levels, affording students the most comprehensive array of educational programs in the state.

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Why you should attend?

USC – Columbia is an excellent institution for military service members and veterans to select for a variety of reasons. USC offers a vast array of choices degree programs for military affiliated students to choose from which are conveniently offered in both on campus, online, and composite formats. As well there many programs and services in place at the university to help aid military affiliated student with success once enrolled, such as a comprehensive Veteran's Center & support personnel.


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A general program of biology at the introductory, basic level or a program in biology or the biological sciences that is undifferentiated as to title or content. Includes instruction in general biology and programs covering a variety of biological specializations.

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