The search for the next Chancellor of UofSC Aiken has completed. Meet Dr. Daniel Heimmermann.

UofSC Aiken seeks to attract and retain a diverse faculty and staff consistent with our diverse student body and the diversity in the surrounding community.  

All positions have to be applied for online. Paper applications will not be accepted.


Staff Positions

HVAC Technician (Trades Specialist IV), $39,229 minimum per year (Salary commensurate on qualifications and experience), UofSC Aiken Operations

Requires a high school diploma and 3 years related HVAC work experience. Maintains, troubleshoots & repairs the campus energy management system including repair/replacement of controllers, actuator motors, motor drives (VFDS), thermistors, pressure transmitters and other related equipment. Remotely schedules and controls air conditioning & heating system operation based on occupancy. Routine work hours are 8 am to 5 pm Monday thru Friday. Position requires heavy lifting & possible overtime.

Apply online at: https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/95777Application Deadline: 5/02/2021. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. UofSC Aiken is an AA/EOE.

Administrative Specialist I (Switchboard Operator), Minimum Salary: $18,593/yr, UofSC Aiken Computer Services Division

High school diploma and 1 year related experience, or equivalency. Will serve as a switchboard operator for the UofSC Aiken campus. Must be able to operate a multi-line console; must possess a pleasant speaking voice and have excellent verbal communication skills; must be able to follow oral and written instructions; and must be able to use a computer and assorted software packages (i.e. Microsoft Office). Ability to operate an Avaya console or compatible and higher education experience is desirable. Must be dependable and punctual. Additional duties will include data entry, filing and other clerical duties assigned by supervisor.

Apply online at: https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/95749Application Deadline: April 15, 2021. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. UofSC Aiken is an AA/EOE.

Assistant Director (Student Services Program Coordinator II), Minimum salary $35,168/year, UofSC Aiken Career Services

The Assistant Director of Career Services is responsible for coordinating, promoting, and tracking experiential education opportunities for USC Aiken students including cooperative education, internships, job shadowing & informational interviews.  Duties will include maintaining and developing professional relationships with business, industry, faculty, students, alumni, and community organizations. Candidate must have a Master's degree with preference for Student Personnel or related field and one year related experience in either higher education or employer relations, or Bachelor's degree and 3 years of related experience; must possess excellent customer service, interpersonal, group presentation and written communication skills; and must be able to relate effectively to the needs of a diverse student population. Preferred candidates will have a proven background in employer relations or career development and experience with a college student population. 

Apply on-line at: https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/95318.  Application Deadline: April 13, 2021.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. UofSC Aiken is an AA/EOE.  

Technology Project Manager (SSPC II), $35,568 per year, USC Aiken Enrollment Management Division

The Office of the Associate Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Management seeks applications for a Technology Project Manager.  The position is a key member of the leadership team in the Division of Enrollment Management.  The Project Manager oversees enrollment technology implementation and utilization for all enrollment management offices, manages daily activities of artificial intelligence system and customer relationship management system, and coordinates daily technology-based communications with prospective students and parents.  The Project Manager also provides background research and implementation guidance for projects as directed by the Associate Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Management and coordinates functional operations of all graduate admissions and dual enrollment activities.   Master’s degree in Student Services or related area, or bachelor’s degree and two years related experience required. Some knowledge of enrollment management at the university level required. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, faculty, staff, and the public is necessary. Must be familiar with higher education technology and have demonstrated ability to implement new products/services.  Must be able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.  Experience in managing university-based CRM and/or artificial intelligence systems; experience with Ellucian Banner; demonstrated success in managing university admissions and/or enrollment programs or projects are all preferred.

Apply online at: https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/89125Applications accepted until position is filled.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. USC Aiken is an AA/EOE. 

TEMPORARY POSITIONS

Part-Time Faculty - Math 

Part-time instructor needed to teach lower level math courses at University of South Carolina Aiken for Fall 2021. Master’s degree in mathematics or a closely related field with at least 18 graduate hours in mathematics. Teaching experience preferred. Send letter of application, resume, graduate and undergraduate transcripts, and 3 letters of reference to: Dr. Mohammad Hailat, Dept. of Mathematical Sciences, University of South Carolina Aiken, 471 University Pkwy., Aiken SC 29801. Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Ph: 803-641-3446. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. UofSC Aiken is an AA/EOE.

Faculty Positions

Assistant Professor of Teacher Education, Literacy (Tenure-track)

The School of Education at UofSC Aiken invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in literacy to begin August 16, 2021. The position requires an earned doctorate in education with an emphasis on literacy; PK-12 teaching experience; demonstrated effective teaching with diverse populations; and demonstrated or emerging record of scholarly productivity.  Responsibilities include undergraduate and graduate teaching in our CAEP and SCDE accredited teacher education programs; field based supervision; academic advisement; sustained scholarly activity; and service to the community and school. Ability to teach ESOL courses and experience teaching online preferred.  Salary commensurate with experience.

UofSC Aiken is considered a DOE minority-serving institution and continues to diversify its faculty ranks to more closely resemble the 40% minority student population. UofSC Aiken is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities or decisions for qualified persons on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, transgender status, genetics, or protected veteran status, or pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions.

The initial screening of applicants will begin immediately and continue until filled.  To be considered for this position, applicants must apply online at https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/95059 and upload the following with their online application: a current CV, cover letter, unofficial graduate transcripts, and full contact information for 3 professional references. Questions may be directed to Dr. Judy Beck, Dean at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The University of South Carolina Aiken, a public comprehensive university in the University of South Carolina system, offers undergraduate and master’s degrees to more than 3,900 students in 50 programs of study. UofSC Aiken is ranked the #1 public regional college in the South by U.S. News & World Report’s guide “America’s Best Colleges.” The 2021 distinction marks UofSC Aiken’s 23rd consecutive ranking among the top three in this category and its 15th time in first place. Additionally, UofSC Aiken was recognized for being a Best College for Veterans and a Top Performer in Social Mobility. We boast students from 35 states and 32 countries. UofSC Aiken has ten NCAA Division II Athletic programs.

Situated on 450 acres, UofSC Aiken is located thirty minutes from Augusta, GA (home of the Masters Tournament and Fort Gordon, new home of US Army Cyber Command), one hour from Columbia, SC, and within three hours of Charleston, SC, coastal beaches, and the Appalachian Mountains. Aiken is noted for its famous thoroughbred horses, numerous parks and golf courses, wonderful weather, spacious avenues, and stately homes.

Instructor of Teacher Education & Field Experience coordinator

The School of Education at UofSC Aiken invites applications for an Instructor of Education with an emphasis in one of the following: Multicultural, ESOL, Science, Math, or Elementary Education, or Educational Foundations. Expected start date August 16, 2021.

Requirements: Master’s degree in education; PK-12 teaching experience; demonstrated effective teaching with diverse populations. Experience teaching online desirable.  Responsibilities include undergraduate teaching in our CAEP and SCDE accredited teacher education programs; field based supervision; coordinating practicum and intern/student teaching placements. Faculty receive one tuition-free USC course per semester making this position highly desirable for someone looking to complete their doctoral degree.

UofSC Aiken is considered a DOE minority-serving institution and continues to diversify its faculty ranks to more closely resemble the 40% minority student population. UofSC Aiken is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities or decisions for qualified persons on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, transgender status, genetics, or protected veteran status, or pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions.

The initial screening of applicants will begin immediately and continue until filled.  To be considered for this position, applicants must apply online at https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/95061 and upload the following with their online application: a current CV, cover letter, unofficial graduate transcripts, and full contact information for 3 professional references. Questions may be directed to Dr. Judy Beck, Dean at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The University of South Carolina Aiken, a public comprehensive university in the University of South Carolina system, offers undergraduate and master’s degrees to more than 3,900 students in 50 programs of study. UofSC Aiken is ranked the #1 public regional college in the South by U.S. News & World Report’s guide “America’s Best Colleges.” The 2021 distinction marks UofSC Aiken’s 23rd consecutive ranking among the top three in this category and its 15th time in first place. Additionally, UofSC Aiken was recognized for being a Best College for Veterans and a Top Performer in Social Mobility. We boast students from 35 states and 32 countries. UofSC Aiken has ten NCAA Division II Athletic programs.

Situated on 450 acres, UofSC Aiken is located thirty minutes from Augusta, GA (home of the Masters Tournament and Fort Gordon, new home of US Army Cyber Command), one hour from Columbia, SC, and within three hours of Charleston, SC, coastal beaches, and the Appalachian Mountains. Aiken is noted for its famous thoroughbred horses, numerous parks and golf courses, wonderful weather, spacious avenues, and stately homes.

Instructor of Sociology - Criminology or Criminal Justice (Non tenure-track)

The University of South Carolina Aiken (UofSC Aiken) invites applications for an Instructor in Sociology with a focus in criminology or criminal justice. This full-time position is a nine-month, renewable appointment to begin August 16, 2021. Responsibilities include teaching four courses (12 credit hours) per semester where candidates should be prepared to teach Introductory Sociology and courses in the Department of Sociology's criminology and criminal justice concentration. Instructors are also expected to advise undergraduate students and perform service to the department and the university. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Minimum Requirements: Master's degree in Sociology with significant graduate coursework related to crime, deviance, and delinquency, or a Master's degree in Criminal Justice or Criminology.

Preferred Requirements: PhD in Sociology, Criminal Justice, or Criminology. Candidates who are ABD will be strongly considered. Candidates who have previous experience teaching at the college level and who have an interest in teaching Introduction to Criminal Justice, Police in Society, and other criminology/criminal justice related courses are encouraged to apply. 

UofSC Aiken continues to diversify its faculty ranks to more closely resemble our student population, approximately 40% of whom are from underrepresented racial or ethnic groups. UofSC Aiken is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities or decisions for qualified persons on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, transgender status, genetics, protected veteran status, or pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions.

To be considered for this position, applicants must complete the online application at https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/94872 and upload a) cover letter, b) current curriculum vita, c) statement of teaching philosophy and teaching interests, d) unofficial graduate transcripts, and e) full contact information for at least three professional references. The references will be asked to upload a letter of recommendation through the online application portal. Finalists will be required to submit official hard copy transcripts, documentation of effective college-level teaching (one or more of the following: syllabi, student evaluations, etc.), and a diversity statement. Questions may be directed to Dr. DeAnna Gore, Search Committee Chair at [email protected].edu. Review of applications will begin March 15, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.

The University of South Carolina Aiken, a public comprehensive university in the University of South Carolina system, offers undergraduate and master’s degrees to more than 3,900 students in 50 programs of study. UofSC Aiken is ranked the #1 public regional college in the South by U.S. News & World Report’s guide "America’s Best Colleges." The 2021 distinction marks UofSC Aiken’s 23rd consecutive ranking among the top three in this category and its 15th time in first place. Additionally, we were ranked third in Regional Colleges South for Best Colleges for Veterans. We boast students from 35 states and 32 countries. UofSC Aiken has ten NCAA Division II Athletic programs.

Situated on 450 acres, UofSC Aiken is located thirty minutes from Augusta, GA (home of the Masters Tournament and Fort Gordon, new home of US Army Cyber Command), one hour from Columbia, SC, and within three hours of Charleston, SC, coastal beaches, and the Appalachian Mountains. Aiken is noted for its famous thoroughbred horses, numerous parks and golf courses, wonderful weather, spacious avenues, and stately homes.

Instructor of English (Non tenure-track)

The University of South Carolina Aiken, a senior institution in the University of South Carolina system, seeks candidates for Instructor of English/Writing Center Director, beginning August 16, 2021.  Required: minimum earned M.A. in English/Composition & Rhetoric or related field with primary expertise, teaching experience, and scholarly record in the teaching of writing. Prior tutorial experience in a Writing Center required; managerial experience strongly preferred.  Specialization open, but experience teaching composition required and additional experience teaching writing online strongly preferred.  ESOL certification required by date of appointment.  In addition to directing the Writing Center, teaching responsibilities will include a 2-course load per semester, combining first-year Composition and upper-level Composition and Rhetoric courses. The Department of English offers the B.A. in English; the B.F.A in Writing; and minors in literature, and professional and creative writing; there are currently fourteen full-time faculty members.

UofSC Aiken is considered a DOE minority-serving institution and continues to diversify its faculty ranks to more closely resemble the 40% minority student population. UofSC Aiken is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities or decisions for qualified persons on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, transgender status, genetics, protected veteran status, or pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.  Apply online at­­­­­­ https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/94493 and include a CV, cover letter, unofficial graduate and undergraduate transcripts, and full contact information for 3 professional references who will be asked to submit a letter of recommendation. Finalists will be required to submit official hard copy transcripts and evidence of effective teaching (ex. syllabi, statement of teaching philosophy, student evaluations, etc.). Additional questions may be directed to the Search Committee Chair, Professor Karl Fornes at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The University of South Carolina Aiken, a public comprehensive university in the University of South Carolina system, offers undergraduate and master’s degrees to more than 3,900 students in 50 programs of study. UofSC Aiken is ranked the #1 public regional college in the South by U.S. News & World Report’s guide "America’s Best Colleges." The 2021 distinction marks UofSC Aiken’s 23rd consecutive ranking among the top three in this category and its 15th time in first place. Additionally, we were ranked third in Regional Colleges South for Best Colleges for Veterans. We boast students from 35 states and 32 countries. UofSC Aiken has ten NCAA Division II Athletic programs.

Situated on 450 acres, UofSC Aiken is located thirty minutes from Augusta, GA (home of the Masters Tournament and Fort Gordon, new home of US Army Cyber Command), one hour from Columbia, SC, and within three hours of Charleston, SC, coastal beaches, and the Appalachian Mountains. Aiken is noted for its famous thoroughbred horses, numerous parks and golf courses, wonderful weather, spacious avenues, and stately homes.

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Psychology Clinical/Counseling Position

The Department of Psychology at the University of South Carolina Aiken (UofSC Aiken) invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in Clinical/Counseling Psychology to begin August 16, 2021.  The position requires an earned doctorate in Psychology by the time of appointment, with candidates expected to become licensed in SC. The area of specialization is open. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Duties include graduate and undergraduate teaching, supervision of master’s theses, participation in the training of master’s-level practitioners, and supervision of practicum and internships. Candidates should be committed to promoting a liberal arts education through undergraduate and graduate instruction using engaged learning strategies appropriate to the discipline and level, and to developing a program of research to support master’s-level theses. The Psychology Department is MPCAC accredited and offers a Bachelor of Science degree in psychology, a Master of Science degree in applied clinical psychology, and is equipped with modern laboratory, teaching, clinic, and computer facilities. To learn more about our department and university, visit: https://www.usca.edu/psychology.

UofSC Aiken is considered a DOE minority-serving institution and continues to diversify its faculty ranks to more closely resemble the 40% minority student population. UofSC Aiken is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities or decisions for qualified persons on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, transgender status, genetics, protected veteran status, or pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Apply online at­­­­­­ https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/94359 and include a CV, cover letter, teaching philosophy, research proposal, unofficial graduate and undergraduate transcripts, and full contact information for 3 professional references.  Finalists will be required to submit official hard copy transcripts.

Please direct additional questions to Dr. Jane Stafford at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The University of South Carolina Aiken, a public comprehensive university in the University of South Carolina system, offers undergraduate and master’s degrees to more than 3,900 students in 50 programs of study. UofSC Aiken is ranked the #1 public regional college in the South by U.S. News & World Report’s guide "America’s Best Colleges." The 2021 distinction marks UofSC Aiken’s 23rd consecutive ranking among the top three in this category and its 15th time in first place. Additionally, we were ranked third in Regional Colleges South for Best Colleges for Veterans. We boast students from 35 states and 32 countries. UofSC Aiken has ten NCAA Division II Athletic programs.

Situated on 450 acres, UofSC Aiken is located thirty minutes from Augusta, GA (home of the Masters Tournament and Fort Gordon, new home of US Army Cyber Command), one hour from Columbia, SC, and within three hours of Charleston, SC, coastal beaches, and the Appalachian Mountains. Aiken is noted for its famous thoroughbred horses, numerous parks and golf courses, wonderful weather, spacious avenues, and stately homes.

Open Rank Tenure-Track Faculty in Computer Science (Cybersecurity)

The Department of Mathematical Sciences at University of South Carolina Aiken (UofSC Aiken) invites applications for open-rank tenure-track faculty position in computer science to begin August 16, 2021 with a focus on cybersecurity.

Applicants must have: a Ph.D. in computer science or related discipline by August 15, 2021 with expertise and interest in cybersecurity; potential for effective teaching at the undergraduate level using engaged learning strategies appropriate to the discipline and level (normal teaching load is 12 hours per semester); and potential for scholarly productivity.  Applicants at the Associate Professor level must also have at least 6 years of experience beyond the PhD with commensurate scholarly productivity.  Applicants for full Professor rank must have at least 10 years of experience beyond the PhD and commensurate scholarly productivity.  Salary commensurate with qualifications and teaching experience. Successful candidates must have the qualifications and interests in teaching a wide range of cybersecurity related courses such as secure software development, hacking techniques, cyber defense & digital forensics and so on.

UofSC Aiken has the “power of proximity” and is already bringing together key partnerships to create a cybersecurity ecosystem in Aiken County that leverages the missions of Fort Gordon (only 20 miles from UofSC Aiken), the Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL) (only 15 miles from UofSC Aiken), and other South Carolina entities.

There are significant synergistic activities that make this position truly unique in South Carolina and throughout the southeast.

  • The U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence (CCofE) was recently relocated to Fort Gordon and is currently working on a MOU partnership with UofSC Aiken.
  • A $50 million Department of Energy Advanced Manufacturing Collaborative (AMC) research building will be built on campus that will focus on cybersecurity and other cutting-edge STEM technologies.
  • The South Carolina National Guard has as their number one priority to build a $30 million DreamPort cybersecurity center on the campus of UofSC Aiken.
  • UofSC Aiken’s degree in cybersecurity has now been approved to be offered fully online through the University of South Carolina’s Palmetto College, opening up the degree for students anywhere in the world.
  • UofSC Aiken is now the only four-year partner institution with SANS Technology Institute (STI) in the world. Through our exclusive agreement with STI, the STI undergraduate certificate has been folded into our four-year cybersecurity degree as an option for students.

This is an exciting opportunity to help grow and shape this new program and our partnerships at UofSC Aiken. Faculty in this position will have the opportunity to collaborate with and develop faculty-student research projects with our industry partners.

UofSC Aiken is considered a DOE minority-serving institution and continues to diversify its faculty ranks to more closely resemble the 40% minority student population. UofSC Aiken is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities or decisions for qualified persons on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, transgender status, genetics, or protected veteran status, or pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions.

The initial screening of applicants will begin immediately and continue until filled.  To be considered for this position, applicants must apply online at: https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/93465 and upload a) cover letter; b) current curriculum vitae; c) statement of teaching philosophy and teaching interest; d) research statement; e) unofficial graduate transcripts; f) full contact information for at least three professional references. Finalists will be required to submit official hard copy transcripts. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For more information, please contact either search committee co-chairs, Dr. Hani AbuSalem at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Dr. Rao Li at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The University of South Carolina Aiken, a public comprehensive university in the University of South Carolina system, offers undergraduate and master’s degrees to more than 3,900 students in 50 programs of study. UofSC Aiken is ranked the #1 public regional college in the South by U.S. News & World Report’s guide "America’s Best Colleges." The 2021 distinction marks UofSC Aiken’s 23rd consecutive ranking among the top three in this category and its 15th time in first place. Additionally, UofSC Aiken was recognized for being a Best College for Veterans and a Top Performer in Social Mobility. UofSC Aiken is South Carolina’s COPLAC institution providing a unique and strong liberal arts core within our degree offerings.  We boast students from 35 states and 32 countries. UofSC Aiken has ten NCAA Division II Athletic programs.

Situated on 450 acres, UofSC Aiken is located thirty minutes from Augusta, GA (home of the Masters Tournament and Fort Gordon, new home of US Army Cyber Command), one hour from Columbia, SC, and within three hours of Charleston, SC, coastal beaches, and the Appalachian Mountains. Aiken is noted for its famous thoroughbred horses, numerous parks and golf courses, wonderful weather, spacious avenues, and stately homes.  Learn more about UofSC Aiken at www.usca.edu.

Instructor in Computer Science (with emphasis in Applied Gaming)

The Department of Mathematical Sciences at University of South Carolina Aiken (USC Aiken) invites applications for an Instructor in computer science with a focus on applied gaming to begin August 16, 2020.

Requirements: (1) Ph.D. (by July 1, 2020) in computer science with knowledge and experience in applied gaming (which includes augmented and virtual reality) or a combination of a master’s degree with five years of professional experience or a bachelor’s degree with ten or more years of experience in discipline; and (2) potential for effective teaching at the undergraduate level using engaged learning strategies appropriate to the discipline and level. Successful candidates will have the qualifications for and interests in teaching a range of applied gaming related courses. This person will also be able to help the college strengthen relationships with local industry. Faculty normally teach 12 hours per semester. Salary commensurate with qualifications and teaching experience.

This is an exciting opportunity to help grow and shape this new program at USC Aiken. The Central Savannah River Area (CSRA), which includes Aiken, SC and Augusta, GA, is experiencing unprecedented growth, interest, and opportunity in computer science, specifically in cybersecurity and applied gaming. Faculty in these positions will have the opportunity to collaborate with our industry partners (e.g. Savannah River National Laboratory, US Army Cyber Center of Excellence, EDTS, Unisys, Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, and Savannah River Remediation).

Applicants must complete the online application at https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/80337 and upload a) cover letter; b) current curriculum vitae; c) statement of teaching philosophy and teaching interest; d) unofficial graduate transcripts; e) full contact information for at least three professional references. Finalists will be required to submit official hard copy transcripts. 

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. For more information, please contact Dr. Yilian Zhang (search committee co-chair) at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Dr. Thomas Reid (search committee co-chair) at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. UofSC Aiken is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, sex, gender, gender identity, transgender status, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, protected veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions.

USC Aiken, a senior institution of the University of South Carolina System and home to approximately 3,700 students, consistently ranks as one of the top comprehensive, public institutions in the South by U.S. News and World Report, having achieved the number one ranking in 14 of the past 19 years. A 14:1 student-faculty ratio allows for highly engaged pedagogies with USC Aiken selected as the college of choice by students from 36 states and 38 countries. Situated on 450 acres, USC Aiken is located thirty minutes from Augusta, GA (home of the Masters Tournament and Fort Gordon, new home of US Army Cyber Command), one hour from Columbia, SC, and within three hours of Charleston, SC, coastal beaches, and the Appalachian Mountains. Aiken is noted for its famous thoroughbred horses, numerous parks and golf courses, wonderful weather, spacious avenues, and stately homes. Learn more about USC Aiken at www.usca.edu.