Extending Learning Within and Beyond the Classroom

Student Engagement

National Student Exchange Eligibility

Students must meet the following requirements to go on an exchange:

  • Must be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate at USC-Columbia
  • Must have a cumulative 2.75 GPA the semester prior to exchange
  • Must be in good standing academically, personally, and financially (e.g., no conduct/disciplinary/academic integrity issues)
  • Cannot exchange within the first 30 credit hours of college
  • Must have 30 hours completed at the University of South Carolina
  • Cannot exchange within the last 30 credit hours of degree completion (without special permission)
  • Must submit a completed application, pay a non-refundable application fee, and participate in an interview to be approved
  • Must complete a pre-departure orientation

University of South Carolina students cannot exchange within the state of South Carolina