l Education - City of Beaufort, South Carolina


County Schools


Colleges and Universities

Beaufort is home to South Carolina's newest four-year accredited university, as well as one of the state's oldest and most respected technical colleges.  Between these two institutions, students have a diverse base of educational opportunities.


University of South Carolina--Beaufort

The University of South Carolina at Beaufort is the state's newest accredited four-year institution.  At USCB, you'll find top-tier faculty and staff, small class sizes and a friendly academic environment designed to give you the most from your education.

The University offers 18 Baccalaureate Degree programs with 12 Concentration/Tracks in areas such as Business Management, Early Childhood Education, English, Hospitality Management, Human Services and Liberal Studies.  Additionally, USCB offers its students 20 minor programs. 


Technical College of the Lowcountry

The Technical College of the Lowcountry provides a strong academic base for those students preparing to transfer to four-year universities, or to those who wish to acquire technical and professional skills necessary to excel in the workplace. 

The College offers 25 Associate's Degree programs and nearly 50 Diploma and Certificate programs.  These courses are designed to provide students with the skills necessary to be leaders in the community and the workforce.


Online Colleges

2016 is an exciting year for education as most public and private not-for-profit colleges and universities in South Carolina are incorporating online degree programs.  Knowing that students and families are faced with trying to figure out the best educational route to take, OnlineColleges.net has refocused their site and its resources to provide an investigative review of the online education landscape and critically evaluate the best program available, from quality to affordability.  Most importantly, they have provided scholarship information that students can leverage to help finance their education.

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