Lowcountry Universities

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The Graduate School of the University of Charleston, South Carolina

The College of Charleston is a public liberal arts and sciences university located in Charleston, South Carolina. With approximately 1,200 graduate students, the Graduate School of the University of Charleston, South Carolina offers 22 master’s degree programs and 8 graduate-level certificate programs. U.S. News & World Report recently ranked the College of Charleston No. 4 among Southern public regional universities.

Current graduate programs taught at the Lowcountry Graduate Center include:

For more information about The Graduate School of the University of Charleston, South Carolina visit gradschool.cofc.edu.

The Citadel Graduate College

The Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina, is located in Charleston, South Carolina. The Citadel provides graduate degree programs to meet the needs of local residents and businesses in a casual non-military environment. While separate and distinct from the South Carolina Corps of Cadets in its operations, The Citadel Graduate College retains the institution’s core values of Honor, Duty, and Respect, and its commitment to developing and equipping principled leaders. The Citadel Graduate College offers 37 degree programs and 13 graduate certificates, with classes offered in the evening (and, in some cases, online) to accommodate the professional schedule of non-traditional students. For the fourth consecutive year, The Citadel has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as the No. 1 public college – with offerings up to a master’s level – in the South.

Current graduate programs taught at the Lowcountry Graduate Center include:

For more information about The Citadel Graduate College visit www.citadel.edu/graduatecollege.

The Graduate School at the University of South Carolina

The University of South Carolina is a premier academic and research institution that boasts award-winning students, renowned faculty, and some of the best doctoral programs in the country – according to the National Research Council. The Carnegie Foundation lists USC as a “very high-level” research university—the only one of this kind in South Carolina. The Carnegie Foundation has also given USC its prestigious Community Engagement Classification, which highlights USC’s collaboration with its local, state, national, and global communities, making USC one of only 40 public universities to receive both designations from the Carnegie Foundation. The Graduate School at USC offers approximately 250 degree and certificate programs, with students hailing from all 50 states and 83 different countries.

Current graduate programs taught at the Lowcountry Graduate Center include:

For more information about The Graduate School at the University of South Carolina visit www.gradschool.sc.edu.

The Graduate School at Clemson University

Clemson University is a science and technology-oriented public research university, located in Clemson, South Carolina. Ranked 20th in national public universities by U.S. News & World Report, Clemson is dedicated to teaching, research and service. The Graduate School at Clemson University offers graduate studies and research opportunities in more than 100 programs.

Current graduate programs taught at the Lowcountry Graduate Center include:

For more information about The Graduate School at Clemson University visit www.clemson.edu/graduate.

South Carolina State University

Since 1896, South Carolina State University has maintained a legacy of excellence in education. The university has been home to generations of scholars and leaders in business, military service, government, athletics, education, medicine, science, engineering technology and more. Located in Orangeburg, S.C., SC State was founded as a land grant college with a mission of providing education and service to the citizens of the state. The School of Graduate Studies at SC State has expanded to now offer 19 different subject matter emphases, which comprise 12 degree programs: an Ed.D. and an Ed.S. in Educational Administration, two M.A. programs, one M.A.T, four M.Ed., and three M.S. programs. SC State is the only historically black college and university (HBCU) to be ranked as an over performing college in the U.S. and is No 5. among national public HBCU’s by U.S. News and World Report.

Current graduate programs taught at the Lowcountry Graduate Center include:

For more information about South Carolina State University visit www.scsu.edu/schoolofgraduatestudies.aspx.

Anderson University

Anderson University is a selective private comprehensive university affiliated with the South Carolina Baptist Convention offering bachelors, masters, and doctoral degrees in approximately 60 areas of study. Anderson is ranked in the Top Tier of Southern Comprehensive Universities by U.S. News and World Report. It is also recognized as one of America’s 100 Best College Buys by Institutional Research and Evaluation, Inc., one of America’s Best Christian Colleges, and is consistently recognized by the Princeton Review as one of the top universities in the Southeast. Since 2009, Anderson has been recognized by U. S. News and World Report as one of a small number of “Up and Coming” institutions in the country for its recent advancements and innovation.

Current graduate programs taught at the Lowcountry Graduate Center include:

For more information about Anderson University visit www.andersonuniversity.edu/graduate.

Medical University of South Carolina

The Medical University of South Carolina is a state university, located in Charleston, South Carolina. With almost 200 years spent in medical education, the Medical University was one of the first in the nation to establish an infirmary specifically for teaching purposes. The Medical University of South Carolina is nationally ranked at 2nd in pediatric specialties, according to U.S. News & World Report, and has a population of over 13,000 clinicians, faculty, staff, and students. Programs currently under development may include graduate coursework taught by MUSC faculty.

For more information about Medical University of South Carolina visit www.musc.edu.