College of Arts and Sciences (Postgrad)


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Faculty Facts

Annual tuition fees

$28,828 $31,828

Graduate scholarship:



2 Years


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List of Programs

  1. Criminology and Criminal Justice, M.A.


Academic Requirements

Bakalorus (Bachelor’s degree); Postgraduate and Professional Diplomas

  • Graduate Advanced Master’s Accelerator 1 Term: 65/100
  • Graduate Direct Master’s Accelerator 1 Term: 65/100
  • Graduate HRSM Master’s Accelerator 2 Terms: 55/100
  • Graduate Master’s Accelerator 2 Terms: 65/100

English Tests Requirements





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About Faculty

Ranked the #22 Graduate Criminology program by U.S. News & World Report (2020), UofSC’s Criminology and Criminal Justice prepare students to address the challenges of crime in society as criminal justice professionals, researchers, and educators.

Top Reasons to Study in University of South Carolina

A Strong Community

The university is a major center for global research drawing students from around the world while also making higher education more accessible for South Carolinians.

Strengthened by Diversity

Institutional excellence demands a level playing field. Diversity-focused programs and organizations help build a more equitable campus climate that supports more members of our campus community. The efforts reverberate from daily life to South Carolina’s African American graduation rate being in the top 10% of public universities.

Nation’s Top Public Honors College

For the fifth straight time, the University of South Carolina received the highest rating among public school honors programs in 2020. Within one of the nation’s most prestigious honors programs, students enjoy a learning experience that’s as far-reaching as global scientific research and as intimate as a small liberal arts college.

Ranking & Accreditation of University of South Carolina

  • #115 National Universities U.S. News & World Report, 2023
  • #1 in First-Year Experiences (public schools) U.S. News & World Report, 2023

Other rankings:
#1 International Business (for 22 years!) by U.S. News & World Report, 2022
#49 Business Programs
#54 Top Public Schools
#11 Risk Management and Insurance
# 9 Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management
# 3 Sport and Entertainment Management
#96 Best UG Engineering (U.S. News & World Report 2022)
# 41 for PG Public Health Program

Student Accommodation at University of South Carolina

Option A: Luxury Off Campus Private Room and Bath: $4,130

Option A: Luxury Off Campus Shared Room and Bath: $3,633

$9,350: Typical housing fees for one academic year.

  • Dining: $4,400
  • Other: $2,400



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