Admission to our program is based on scholastic achievement, prior research experience, stated research interests and the Graduate Record Exam scores. Generally, students have at least a 3.25 GPA and approximately 302 in the revised GRE test or 1100 in the older GRE (Verbal + Quantitative). Letters of recommendation, research experience, and personal statement are especially important. Applications completed by December 1st
will be given priority for admission into the program in the Fall and for funding. GRE scores may be submitted by using the following school code: 5818.
You can do your application by regular mail or you can do your application on-line at the Graduate School of the University of South Carolina.