South Carolina Medical Schools

South Carolina only has two medical schools, Medical University of South Carolina, and University of South Carolina.

Medical University of South Carolina

Medical University of South Carolina is located in Charleston, SC.

Medical University of South Carolina-Degrees Offered:

MUSC offers the MD degree as well as several combination degree programs, these include: MD/PhD through a Medical Scientist Training Program, MD/MBA, MD/MPH, MD/MHA, MD/MS in Clinical Research.

Medical University of South Carolina-School Rankings:

MUSC ranks #60 in Best Medical Schools for Research and #58 for Best Primary Care.

Medical University of South Carolina-Important Admissions Information:

AMCAS applications are due December 1.

Although no prerequisite courses are required, most successful applicants to this medical school complete two semesters of the following courses prior to matriculating: general biology, general chemistry, organic chemistry, and physics. Other courses that have been shown to be of value are: anatomy, biochemistry, cell biology, embryology, genetics and physiology.

Average Mean Scores of Students Matriculated into Medical University of South Carolina:

GPA: 3.6

MCAT: 10

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University of South Carolina School of Medicine

University of South Carolina is located in Columbia, SC.

University of South Carolina-Degrees Offered:

USC offers the MD degree..

University of South Carolina-School Rankings:

MUSC ranks #91 in Best Medical Schools for Research and #73 for Best Primary Care.

University of South Carolina-Important Admissions Information:

AMCAS applications are due December 1.

  • English composition and literature- two semesters or three quarters
  • Biology with laboratory- Work in general biology, general zoology, or botany is acceptable. No more than four semester hours may be botany. Two semesters or three quarters
  • General inorganic chemistry* with laboratory- Work in qualitative analysis, quantitative analysis, or physical chemistry is acceptable. Two semesters or three quarters
  • General organic chemistry* with laboratory- This course work should include studies of aliphatic and aromatic compounds. Two semesters or three quarters
  • Strongly Preferred- Physics, Histology and Biochemistry. Clinical experience

Average Mean Scores of Students Matriculated into Medical University of South Carolina:

GPA: 3.4

MCAT: 9

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Want to learn about medical schools near South Carolina? Try Medical Schools in Georgia, or North Carolina Medical Schools.