25
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

University of South Carolina / Program in International Studies is located in Columbia, SC, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 4
Doctoral Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
1 Foreign Language
Thesis Alternate accepted
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

27
Applied
19
Accepted
8
Enrolled
70%

Applying

40
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 1st June 1st No
Spring deadline November 15th November 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.3
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.5
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards February 15
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

25
Total Graduate Students
32%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
68%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 4%
White or Caucasian 56%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 16%

Gender

Male (52%)
Female (48%)

Faculty

32
Total faculty
Full-time (32)
Part-time (0)
Male (24)
Female (8)

Research

Focus of faculty research: International relations, international organization, foreign policy, comparative politics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Columbia, SC  29208
United States
Contact Dr. Donald J. Puchala
Phone: 803-777-7000