College Education In South Carolina: South Carolina is home to 63 institutions of higher education, as well as several technical and vocational schools. The state hosts a variety of colleges and universities, ranging from state-funded research universities to small liberal arts and military colleges.
South Carolina Colleges In the Rankings: U.S. News and World Report rankings: Clemson University (#61), University of South Carolina, Columbus (#108); Liberal Arts Rankings – Furman University (#37), Wofford College (#60).
A Closer Look at South Carolina Education: South Carolina is also host to a notable military college, the Citadel.
Did You Know? Founded in 1770 and chartered in 1785, the College of Charleston is the thirteenth oldest institution of higher learning in the United States and the first municipal college in the country.