USCB responds to regional needs, draws upon regional strengths and prepares graduates to contribute locally, nationally and internationally with its focus on teaching, research and service. USCB is a public institution in the University of South Carolina system, with Associates and Bachelors degrees in liberal arts, sciences and professional disciplines. USCB enriches life for students through artistic and cultural offerings, and lifelong learning opportunities. Personalized Attention: The faculty and staff at USCB are devoted to each student and their individual needs. Limited class sizes and a small campus atmosphere means you will receive personalized attention. Location Study at the Beach: Enjoy a relaxed coastal lifestyle at USCB, near the sparkling Atlantic ocean in the South Carolina Lowcountry. Enjoy the beach in your free time. Internships and More Real World Experiences: All of our 21 majors and 25+ minors offer enrichment experiences including internships, community partnerships and volunteer service positions for hands-on learning. From filming a statewide TV show to creating a marketing plan for heritage tourism in Beaufort County, USCB students are connected to the local community. Research: As a USCB undergraduate, you can be involved in ongoing research in marine biology, history, archeology, psychology, public health and more. From recording sounds made by dolphins in the May River to drug discovery for a new coronavirus treatment, USCB students make discoveries in tandem with leaders in their academic fields. Outstanding Leadership: Led by Dr. Al Panu, USCB s faculty and staff are outstanding scholars, authors, researchers, experts and mentors who are waiting to get to know you. Study Abroad: Experience the world and learn from its many cultures. USCB proudly offers opportunities in Spain, Nepal, France and other countries where students travel, explore and grow.